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!!!
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)
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!!!
Try this toner for acne-prone skin. Witch hazel is a natural astringent that keeps skin from getting too oily. You can find it at many retail stores. Lavender oil heals and soothes damaged skin. Look for essential oils at health food stores or online.What You Will Need:Witch HazelLavender essential oil or Fresh LavenderA… Continue reading How-To Make Lavender Toner!!! (Facial Spray)
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!!!
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!!!
Enjoy brighter, cleaner, and softer looking skin using your own products at home. Like everyone, I don't always have time to visit a spa and enjoy a professional facial, so once a week, I treat myself to one at home! These are the steps and products that I use to give myself a facial treatment… Continue reading DIY: At Home Facial Treatment!!!