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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Pamper Yourself: Spa Basics Right At Home

Who doesn’t love a day at the spa? Truthfully it’s one of the main reasons I look forward to my friends’ weddings—hello! bachelorette spa pampering—it’s honestly the only time I allow myself to splurge on those delicious treatments. I mean let’s face it, most of us can’t afford to drop a few hundred on facials, mud masks and expensive serums made from angel wings or some such nonsense. The good news though is that treating your skin right—cleansing, pampering and feeding it the good stuff—has never been easier. All you...

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Laser Hair Removal: 5 Things You Should Know Before You Pay

Usually when it comes to hair removal women fall into two categories, the shavers and the waxers. But there’s a growing number of women who would like something that lasts a bit longer, and that’s where laser hair removal comes in handy. Whether you want to go to a place where they perform laser hair removal or buy one of those handy at home machines, there are a few things you should know before you do it. First let’s talk a little bit about this procedure. The basics of the...

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Everyday Skin Care: The Basics

Most of us believe that we learned everything we ever needed to know about skin care when we were teenage girls spending big bucks on Noxzema and Clearasil, but as time passed we realized we’ve barely scratched the surface of proper skin care. Not all skin care is created equal and the sooner you learn that, the better prepared you will be for taking care of your skin. What works for your best friend might not work for you, which is why we’re talking skin care basics today. What’s Your...

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Eat Your Way To the Skin You Want!

You know that old adage, ‘you are what you eat’? Well those words have never been more true when it comes to your skin. If you want smooth, flawless skin that glows you need to give your skin the nutrients (and micronutrients) it needs to look it’s best. When you need to lose weight you cut out simple carbs, eat more salad and reduce the booze…right? Well this is the same thing, only you have to keep at it if you want your skin to keep looking good. And before you...

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Chemical Peels – 6 Myths DEBUNKED

Mention chemical peels to your circle of friends and the answers you get will all be along the lines of, those things are so bad for you. Then at least one of your friends will probably mention some anecdotal horror story from way back when. It’s enough to scare off even the most desperate for skin rejuvenation woman. But just like that whole myth about Pop Rocks, those chemical peel myths are as false as they are pervasive. Get ready to learn a few truths about chemical peels. Myth #1...

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Faking It: A good night’s sleep

Whatever your reason for not getting a full 8 hours; working late, teething baby, partying with the girls, date night… you get the idea. There are a million reasons why you aren’t getting your zzzz’s on a nightly basis. Waking up looking like a cast member from “Night of the Living Dead” is a literal nightmare to wake to. Popping a couple Ibuprofen and downing a cup of black coffee followed by a quick dip in the tub might get you back to 80%. But getting that last little bit...

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Beauty Hacks Everyone Forgets About

You’ve probably heard a few nonchalant words from people with glowing skin about how they’re “just lucky” when it comes to beautiful, glowing skin. Others go on and on about expensive skin care treatments that keep them looking their healthiest. We roll our eyes at those lucky souls and secretly curse their good fortune. But the truth is that it isn’t just genetics that play a role in healthy, beautiful skin. It is also environmental factors as well as diet, and that’s something most of us tend to forget. Here...

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5 Skin Care Items In Your Kitchen

Figuring out the right skin care products with so many on the market can seem like an impossible task. Do you choose the bargain generic brand at your favorite drug store or do you blow your entire skin care budget on some super expensive moisturize recommended by the latest out of touch celebrity? If you have an bottomless budget good for you, but the rest of us need to look good without breaking the bank. If you’ve ever had to make it work on a shoestring budget then you probably...

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Must Have Ingredients to Lift and Tone - no surgery required

Whatever your opinion may be on plastic surgery, I think we can all agree that a little toning and tightening is on all our minds. Deciding to go the surgery route can mean serious medical risks, high costs, and let’s not even think about ending up with a botched job! Even going the less extreme injectables route has its risks, not to mention it could cost as much buying yourself a whole new wardrobe! Wouldn’t we love that. Lucky for us, there have been serious advancements in skincare over the...

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