Archive for February, 2012
Vanilla isn’t just great in cakes and icecream – it’s also a valuable skincare ingredient. That’s because vanilla has the ability to provide antioxidants to your skin, soothe stress, boost hydration and even retain moisture.
Most of us will have to deal with skin discolorations at some point in our lives. However, that doesn’t mean we have to live with them. Read on for quick tips on managing hyperpigmentation.
Winter makes our skin unbearably dull and dry sometimes, which makes exfoliating during the cold season more important than ever. However, it’s important not to overdo it. Here are some tips for exfoliating in the winter to help you make sure you’re striking the right balance.
You’re likely to encounter some conflicting advice when it comes to whether you really need toner or not. However, toner is not just for oily skin types anymore. You can find a toner that’s made for you (and will act as an essential staple of your skincare routine).
It’s true that w receive much needed Vitamin D from the fun, however, if your fun in the sun routine doesn’t include applying sunscreen beforehand then there’s trouble ahead. You may have heard this before, but it never hurts to repeat it – the sun plays a huge role in this called aging. When you hear the terms UVA & UVB, the former means ultraviolet “aging“ rays” and UVB stands for ultraviolet “burning” rays. Aging rays cause the breakdown of collagen which plumps up our skin and it loosens elastin fibers which we need to prevent wrinkling and sagging skin. Devastating news isn’t it?
We’ve heard them all…” an aging woman is like fine wine”…”with age comes wisdom”…but what any over the age of 40 knows now, is that, “youth is wasted on the young.” Think about it, all those things you wanted to change and/or did not appreciate about yourself in your teens, 20’s, and even 30’s…..wouldn’t you …
It goes without saying that embracing a healthy skin care routine is key to looking as young as possible. In fact, following a strict regimen can save your epidermis – the top layer of your skin – from beauty blunders such as sun damage, dryness and premature aging.
Should you wait until wrinkles appear before you begin fighting against them? The anti- aging campaign can begin at any age – in your 30s and even in your 20s. In fact, the earlier you get the jump on those wrinkles and ages spots – the better.
The face gets all the best treatment. We cleanse, tone, moisturize and exfoliate our faces daily. Look at the millions upon millions of articles and videos dedicated to how to properly exfoliate one’s face. Where’s the love for the parts of you below the neck? Let me tell you this, if you are not exfoliating …
When it comes to proper skin care many people are left guessing what to do. The market is so saturated with creams, serums, balms and the like that is difficult for the average consumer to know where to turn. There is no product line that works for everyone’s skin. However, there are guidelines and suggestions …