Archive for November, 2011

Can I Use My Face Moisturizer As An Eye Cream?

I have often wondered, are eye creams a fable…an urban legend that we all listen to and abide by or are they an absolute must. With the growth of the beauty business into a billion dollar industry, I wonder if all these new inventions really work and are they scientifically driven in reality. It was time for some expert consultation to figure out if the veterans saw eye to eye with the eye creams!
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10 Skincare ‘Bare Minimums’ For Winter

Thanksgiving done with. Turkey consumed and officially Winter is here! We need to be 'skin ready' to enjoy the white season of Christmas:) Here are 10 skincare "bare- minimums" - they’re the least you can do to care for your skin this winter...

Do You Have Beautiful Elbows?

Are dry, chapped, hyper pigmented or scaly elbows a part of your identity? Surprisingly, we land up with bad looking elbows with our neglecting them in our skin care regimes. A little effort and care will transform your corners:)

5 Beauty Facts Of Actress, Natalie Wood

The reopening of the case that surrounds Natalie Wood’s mysterious drowning 30 years after the fateful day, generated curiosity in me- I don’t belong to her generation of cinema but if her death even today, generates interest, I'm sure this actress must have been an All American beauty icon!

3 Skin Infections Viral In Origin

I’ve heard of viral marketing, but it came in as a surprise to know of skin infections being viral in origin too. Viruses attack and compromise the skin- we need to have our battle plans ready against them. These infections range from being common to rare and can go from being mild to severe. Here are three viral skin infections that you should ideally keep your eyes open to...

Guest Post: Scars, Scarring And Scar Care

All of us have some sort of scar somewhere. Some are light and barely noticeable; others can completely change a person’s appearance. There's no magical cure for any scarring, but you don't need to earn a PhD to know that proper scar care can diminish their appearance and provide a huge boost to your self-esteem.

Does Passive Smoking Affect The Skin?

If you are a smoker you will have bad skin. There is no gentle way to say this. I don't smoke; one of the many reasons being the fear of an early onset of fine lines and wrinkles. You must have noticed how most smokers have ashen looking skin, exaggerated fine lines and deeper set wrinkles. But what I didn't know was that being around smokers was affecting my skin as well. There was nothing passive about being a passive smoker!

8 Skin Smart Tips For Thanksgiving

With the holiday season set to begin officially from Thanksgiving day its time to prep our body well in advance to feel like a 'skin-llionaire'! Here are eight skin smart tips that will help you retain your youthful glow and keep your pounds in check.