Puffiness can be the result of fluid retention in the tissue under the eyes, which may be exacerbated by eating processed foods with high sodium content, as well as by dehydration. The inflammation under the skin could also be due to an allergic reaction, perhaps to a fragrance in a skin care, cosmetic, or household… Continue reading How-To Combat Puffiness!!!
A lifeless, dull complexion can be due to a lack of exfoliation: the dead-skin-cell layer is covering the fresh skin underneath. Internally, it can be an indicator of dehydration, lack of sleep, lack of exercise, or possibly a vitamin deficiency. What You Can Do: As we get older, our skin does not renew itself as… Continue reading How-To Battle Dull Skin!!!
Concealer Brushes Large - Use large concealer brushes for the undereye and inner corners of the eyes closest to the nose, as well as the eyelid area when concealing visible veins. Look for sable or synthetic brushes that are flat and rounded at the tips to fit into the contour of the eye. Soft tapered… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Concealer!!!
Beginning the morning with perfectly applied makeup only to glance in the mirror at lunchtime to see a shiny face and half the makeup smudged away, it has all happened to the best of us! This is because our pores naturally release oils, which keep our skin from drying out. This is great, but sometimes… Continue reading Top 10 Tips for Tackling Shine
We all have our favorite makeup products we wouldn't go anywhere without, but when packing for a vacation it isn't always possible to take everything you want. Less is definitely more on a beach vacation, so I have compiled a list of essential products to take for your week (if lucky two) in the sunshine,… Continue reading What To Pack In Your Vacation Makeup Bag
Coconut oil is quickly becoming one of my favorite products, as it has so many great uses! It is great for hair, skin, body.... the list goes on! Here are a few reasons why it has become so popular and how it could benefit you: Coconut oil is naturally anti-bacterial and anti-fungal. In tropical parts… Continue reading Benefits of Coconut Oil
There's nothing better than some much-needed pamper time with a nice bubble bath and a face mask. You might not realize that a lot of ingredients in your kitchen can be used for this (the face mask, not the bath)! Bananas, eggs, milk and even mustard can be great for your skin for a variety… Continue reading DIY Honey Face Mask (For Normal to Dry Skin)
I suffer from Milia (small bumps under the skin) and so I have a couple of small red scars under my eye area. I started to use this mask and began to see results fairly quickly. Please note, this may not work for everyone and should not be used too often. Lemon juice can lighten… Continue reading DIY: Coconut Oil Face Mask (For All Skin Types)
As mentioned in (How-To Apply Lipstick, The Right Way) blog post, exfoliating your lips is very important. Exfoliation helps your lips to retain moisture for longer and will prevent them from cracking. It is recommended to use this lip scrub every week or two, depending on how dry your lips tend to be. You Will… Continue reading DIY: Lip Scrub (including tips)
The appearance of puffiness is most often due to the swelling of tissues around the eyes. It is often caused by: Too much sleep (or not enough sleep) Fluid retention Excess salt intake Pregnancy, which often causes edema Alcohol and Tobacco consumption Thyroid disease There is another type of puffiness, which is caused by loose… Continue reading Puffy Eyes Tips & Tricks!!!!