Cosmetic procedures are a wonderful thing but must be kept in perspective. They are not for everybody, but everybody can have a cosmetic procedure if need be. It isn't magic and you won't be the belle of the ball simply because you had some unsightly moles removed. But if you feel more relaxed and pleased with your appearance, your self-esteem improves and so does your confidence level. That alone is worth a cosmetic procedure or two.
Prepping up for the day of love? How about starting your shower routine all pink, red and natural during this 'love in the air' month of February? Here are five 'love-filled', 'heart-y' natural shower products to pamper yourself with.
Parties, parades and masquerades! It’s time for Mardi Gras again. In with the Purple, Gold and Green, Get this look – be the Mardi Gras Queen!
Guess what! Super Bowl Sunday is only second to Thanksgiving when it comes to America’s highest calorie-gain day? The average football fan consumes almost 2 days’ worth of calories during the game. Fried and salted, fatty, unhealthy foods and alcoholic drinks add on those inches and play havoc with the health of your skin. Here are three healthier, skin friendly choices you can make for the Sunday game.
You love your skin care routine and you are careful not to take it lightly. You moisturize regularly, drink lots of water, avoid very hot showers and slather on you favorite moisture packed cleanser for your face and body. But, do you still feel your skin to be dry? Here are three surprising causes of your dry skin woes.
What if we tell you that Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) treatments were a part of Cleopatra’s daily skin regimen! The earliest known use of AHA’s, albeit in their natural form, right from sour milk baths, to applying freshly squeezed lemon juice was a common beauty practice.
You consider your ‘once-in-the-morning’ and once-in-the-evening’ water-splashing routine perfect and you have even invested in expensive products. Great! You sure get a pat on the back for making a start! However, are you really washing your face the ‘correct’ way? Arm yourself with right dos and don’ts of face washing.
What’s the hype about these “antioxidants”? Every product you consume or slather on your skin is screaming “antioxidant” these days. Are the tall claims that antioxidants keep aging at bay and even prevent cancers and heart disease really true?
As the weekend nears, all you pretty ladies start planning your beauty appointments. While you spend the weekend pampering your skin and getting your purses considerably lighter by paying anywhere between $50-100 for a facial spa, check out these DIY, out-of-your-refrigerator, winter facial masks you can try out at home. These masks cost you less than a dollar!
Little skin care steps, when followed regularly and correctly go a long way in maintaining good skin health. Sometimes, even the most beauty-wise woman tends to forget repeated sunscreen application, skip removing makeup before bed or even forgets her yearly skin check-up. If it is complexion perfection that you desire, these ‘do-it-daily” resolutions will get you there.