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
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)
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)
Combination Skin A.M. Routine Wash your face with a foaming gel cleanser. If your skin feels tight, switch to a non-foaming creamy cleanser or a foaming cleanser formulated for dry skin. Moisturize with a lightweight lotion. If that doesn't do the trick, switch to something heavier, or just spot treat the dry areas with something… Continue reading A.M. & P.M. Skincare Routine For Combination Skin!!!
Always use SPF 15 or higher. You want a broad spectrum formula, meaning that it protects against both UVA and UVB rays. Chemical Block These sunscreens have ingredients that absorb ultraviolet radiation and, as a result, prevent your skin from soaking up the rays. The best ingredient to look for is called Parsol 1789. Physical… Continue reading How-To Choose The Right Sunscreen For Your Skin!!!!
Choose a self-tanner that gradually builds color. No carrot-shockers! Always exfoliate and shave before application. Afterward, run a cotton swab between your fingers and toes to prevent color from congealing into muddy lines. If you want a deeper-looking tan; do not apply moisturizer to the skin before a self-tanner. It dilutes the self-tanner and can… Continue reading Self-Tanning Tips & Tricks!!!
Headed for the airport? Skip the makeup and reapply moisturizer throughout the flight to keep your skin hydrated. Let's get to these travel beauty tips. If you're going to splurge on a skincare product, put your big bucks down for an eye cream that's packed with age-fighting ingredients. The newest formulas can create a visible… Continue reading Travel Beauty Tips & Tricks!!!
This super-simple scrub gently buffs away dead skin. The oatmeal grains are a natural exfoliant. Oatmeal and baking soda also absorb oil and dirt. This scrub is good for every skin tone. What You Will Need: Measuring Spoons 2 Tablespoons of Oatmeal 1 Teaspoon of Baking Soda A Bowl Water A Spoon A Basin … Continue reading How-To Make An Oatmeal Soda Scrub!!!
Skin-care technology has grown by leaps and bounds, allowing us to manipulate our skins in ways never before possible. Today mattifying agents can improve oily skin, retinoids can erase the years and full-spectrum sunscreens protect all year round. Yet increased awareness and the proliferation of beauty products has led to a lot of confusion when… Continue reading Skin-Care Necessities!!!