Amazing Natural Lip Gloss Recipe

Lip gloss. Lip balm. Lip moisturizer. Whatever you call it, keeping your lips smooth and moist is an essential part of the day. But just like with the right serums, moisturizers and mascaras, finding the right lip gloss can feel like an impossible task. You, like most women, have probably spent untold thousands trying to find a gloss that isn’t too slick, too sticky, too goopy and most of all, one that doesn’t have you applying and re-applying it all day.   Right?  The answer might lie in your basic DIY...

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Lifestyle Choices Making You Look Bad

You’ve done everything all the so called beauty experts have advised to keep your skin clean, clear and youthful looking. You wash your face morning and night, apply toner in between and you go to great lengths to keep your skin moisturized from sunrise to sunset. Yet still you are no closer to the skin you want.  Why?  In a word, lifestyle. That is to say that all the things you do in your life that are not directly related to skincare are not doing  your skin any favors. Lifestyle...

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5 Foods Your Skin Needs EVERYDAY

We do a lot in our lives in order to sure we have smooth, youthful and clear skin from sun up to sun down every day of our lives. We buy serums, masks, cleansers, toners and exfoliates just to get ideal skin. We make sure we drink lots of water to keep skin healthy and moist, limit our alcohol intake—mostly—and try weird concoctions simply because they might work.  But there’s one aspect of our daily lives that we do, three times a day, without regard to how it may impact...

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5 Tips for Healthy Skin

We all want skin so healthy it glows but we don't always have the time or the pocket book for for it. Does that mean we’re all doomed to dull, lifeless skin or is there any hope for the eternally busy penny pincher? Listen carefully, there is hope. Tips for healthy skin don’t always mean a lengthy nighttime facial process that takes hours on end. There are some things we should all do, even if you don’t wear a drop of makeup or if you have clear skin. Why? Because skin care...

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6 Things Every Makeup Bag Needs

As women we know there are certain staples we need. In the closet it’s the perfect little black dress, the comfortable pair of heels, proper business attire, jeans and the perfect trench coat. In the bathroom you need a good moisturizer, cleanser and toner to keep your skin looking smooth and glowing. Yet despite knowing the importance of basics to help you keep your life in order, most of us forget one of our most used tools. Our makeup bag. From the moment we hit 13 and become an official...

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Rosehip Oil 101: What You Should Know Before You Apply

When it comes to skin care there’s always some new super ingredient that the know it alls promise will make your skin smooth, firm and youthful. And it seems lately—thanks to technology—that new products are cropping up every single day. There are so many that it can be hard for us to figure out where to begin. Today we’re going to talk about one ingredient that has captured the attention of makeup artist, aestheticians, cosmetologists and skin care gurus. Rosehip oil. I’ve heard all types of things about it from the...

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Everything You Need To Know About Skin Rejuvenation & Resurfacing

It is me or does it seem like there’s a new revolutionary skin treatment guaranteed to give you the vibrant, supple flesh of a twenty year old? Well no matter what I think, the truth is that there is always something. Today that something is skin rejuvenation and resurfacing. It’s a mouthful I know but it covers a wide variety of skin care treatments to fix a variety of skin problems. Before we begin I want you to think of all the different skin issues you would fix if money...

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Behind the Label: What Your Favorite Skin Care Products ACTUALLY Do!

Do you consider yourself a skin care expert? Are you that friend who’s always introducing everyone else to the latest and greatest ingredient that promises firmer, smoother skin? Or are you the one who nods uncomfortably, pretending that you know all about the latest blemish clearing acid and cold-pressed oil? Whichever one you are, doesn’t matter, we all have much to learn. What’s important though, is getting to know the ingredients before you pick up the latest product du jour to smooth, tone and clean your skin. Some of these...

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MORE Chemical Peel Myths DEBUNKED

The thought of undergoing a chemical peel for many people seems like a risk that is not worth the reward. Mostly that’s because, let’s face it, calling it a chemical peel isn’t exactly good branding. But it’s also because most of us have no idea what chemical peels are or what they do, and what we do know comes from horror stories and television. Though we will debunk some of the myths surrounding chemical peels today, make sure you speak to a qualified clinician who will be able to answer...

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5 Beauty Lies Harming Your Skin

One of the best things about the internet is that with the click of a mouse you can find information on pretty much anything. The problem is that mixed in with all of that legitimate and helpful information, is a ton of misinformation. Which is probably why you’re terrified of chemical peels and generic brand facial cleansers. Today we’re going to talk about a few common beauty myths that harm your skin, intentionally or unintentionally. Beauty Lie #1 – Aging Spots Are Untreatable This is one I’ve seen quite a...

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