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!!!
The term 'skin type' refers to two things: how much sebum your skin produces, and where this sebum is most heavily produced. But our skin changes - greasy one day and dry the next. It's under constant attack from internal factors like fluctuating hormones and poor diet, which lead to oiliness and spots, and from… Continue reading All About Your Skin Type: How-To & Tips and Tricks!!!
If you're feeling tired and you've stared at a computer screen (or phone screen) for too long or you're simply fighting off a cold, your eyes might start to look really red and tired. Here's a simple three-step plan to make them sparkle again: A lack of water can make your eyes look really tired,… Continue reading How To Make Your Eyes Look Brighter!!!
I have oily skin that tends to be dry on the surface. This is a frustrating and contradictory problem that is common for women over the age of thirty. You want to prevent wrinkles by moisturizing but are afraid that it will cause breakouts. Most women end up drying out their skin to get rid… Continue reading Pro Tip: A Recipe for Skin that is Topically Dry But Oily Underneath!!!
Many skincare products contain preservatives that give them a longer shelf life. Even so, after a year or two, or if a product starts to smell different, it is time to toss it out. Once it begins to go bad, a product becomes ineffective. Since heat and sunlight accelerate this process, keep your skin care… Continue reading How to Store Your Skincare Products!!!