See how to make soothing and relaxing bath soaks! DIY recipes for soothing Bath Salts, fizzy Bath Bombs, and relaxing Bubble Bath. See the simple steps to make them yourself + a list of the ingredients you need to make your own homemade bath salts, bath bombs, and bubble bath!
Skin Care & Makeup
Whenever I stop moisturizing my skin (as few as 2 days in a row) the dry, flaky skin starts to reappear on my nose, my hands, and my feet! So I’ve learned the importance of exfoliating and the differences between the 3 types of dry skin moisturizers: body lotions, body oils, and body butters.
If, like me, you’ve started using microdermabrasion products and a face exfoliator to keep your skin looking smooth and healthy, then you’re probably wondering if too much of a good thing could actually be hurting your skin. How often should you exfoliate your face? Here’s everything you need to know — including how to exfoliate your face!
I have extremely dry skin that needs a lot more moisturizing than most people’s skin. I’ve been on the hunt for the best body lotion for dry skin for ages. Well, I’m happy to say I’ve found it! Here’s my review of 9 moisturizers for very dry skin — 2 that I already had on hand and 7 new ones. Plus, 2 bath & body washes for dry skin.
Microdermabrasion is a simple way to improve your skin’s appearance and texture. I use a derma roller on days that I’m not using microdermabrasion products.
Read this before you combine Essential Oils with Argan Oil. Here’s how to combine regular Argan Oil with Essential Oils to make your own scented Argan Oil.
I’m addicted to 100% pure Argan Oil as a daily moisturizer! It helps your skin & your hair – even your hubby’s & your dog’s!
Want long eyelashes? Here’s how to lengthen and and strengthen your eyelashes WITHOUT spending money on expensive fiber mascara or eyelash extensions!
In my search for the best waterproof eyeliner (I have really bad allergies, and need an eyeliner with serious stay power!), I personally tried 4… 2 of which I will continue to buy because they’re AWESOME. Plus, see 5 other waterproof eyeliners that get high ratings from beauty experts.
Most of us don’t think about cleaning our makeup brushes. I know I didn’t until I started hearing makeup experts talk about how important it is on talk shows and news shows.Here are some easy ways to clean makeup brushes.
BareMinerals makeup has been a part of my makeup routine for a few years now. Every time I try a new foundation, I always return to using bareMinerals because they perform better than other mineral makeup lines. Here’s why I love Bare Minerals makeup.
If you’ve never tried a face chamois to remove cleansers from your skin (I hadn’t before this), then you don’t know what you’re missing. Here are the best facial cloths, in my opinion.
I LOVE the Olay ProX Advanced Cleansing brush! I like the Olay brush so much that I use it when I’m just cleansing my face every day AND when I’m using a special exfoliating cream to exfoliate my face a few times each week. The Pro X Exfoliating Renewal Cleanser has microexfoliating beads in it and it’s my all-time favorite exfoliating cream.
Following are the 5 best ingredients to look for and how they work to improve your skin, plus additional info about other anti-aging ingredients that seem to work really well!
I’ll be honest, the Bare Minerals took awhile to grow on me. The biggest reason: I have dry skin. Then I discovered Primer! The Bare Escentuals Prime Time Foundation Primer makes all the difference in the world.
After using the Artistry Microdermabrasion system, the results for me were fabulous! In fact, after one single use the results were so good that I couldn’t wait to use it again a few days later. I attribute the success of this microdermabrasion system largely to the cloth that comes in the kit.
When I heard Dr. Ordon on The Doctors TV show say that at home microdermabrasion kit would yield similar results as the expensive professional microdermabrasion treatments, I decided to try a few. Here’s what my experience was like.
Baking soda is an excellent base for healthy homemade remedies and beauty aids. Here are 8 wonderful recipes taht are inexpensive and very effective. Great alternatives to pricy store-bought products.
Do your legs turn to itchy sand paper the moment winter strikes? Do you have dry, scaly patches along your arms or your face? Are you dealing with the pain of chapped lips and cheeks? Here are all the best ways to deal with your dry winter skin problems.
I only recently started using makeup brushes. Here’s how I found the best kabuki brush that’s refillable and retractable too!
Curious about all the mineral makeup hype, especially with regard to all-natural mineral makeup? Mineral makeup does sound good for your skin and it looks great too, so I set out to see if it really is as good as it seems.Here’s what you need to know about natural mineral makeup — the good, the bad, and the truth.
Indoor tanning lotions are VERY different than typical suntan lotions that were formulated for use outdoors. Believe it or not, you should never use a regular suntan lotion in a tanning bed. You should only use indoor tanning lotions. Here’s why, plus some important facts about indoor tanning lotions, amplifiers, bronzers, and more tips that you might not realize…
If you want to look beautiful but NOT made up, here are some tips for achieving a fabulous flawless complexion, the perfect plump lips, and the most natural looking eyes. These are the best videos showing how to achieve the most natural makeup look.
When watching beauty pageants & admiring the contestants, have you ever wondered what some of their secret beauty tips are? Here are some interesting beauty secrets from Miss America and other beauty contestants that will probably surprise you!
When I began to look into indoor tanning, I discovered some very scary facts about tanning beds and tanning booths. This info had a dramatic impact on the way I view indoor tanning, so I thought I would share in case anyone else is on the fence about this subject.
Following are a few things to keep in mind the next time you think you want a tan, including the SAFEST ways to get a tan… if you must.
Check out these specific types of foods that are good for your skin… AND your body!
The Top 10 dry skin care natural home remedies for people with seriously dry skin. From eczema and dry, cracked bleeding skin to simple dry skin from winter’s wrath… you can treat it yourself at home with these natural treatments for dry skin.
Here are a few aromatherapy recipes that that might help with acne. These acne recipes include the following essential oils: Bergamot, Lemon, Tea Tree, Juniper, Hazelnut, Jojoba, Rosemary and Cedarwood.
I’ve been a loyal Secret antiperspirant user, and I sometimes use Certain Dri to really stop the wetness. Upon closer inspection of the labels on the bottles of antiperspirants on the store shelves, I found that the ones I was most interested in have very high amounts of Aluminum Zirconium Trichlorohydrex Gly. Here’s the most surprising thing… PRICE!
Want to save a fortune on health and beauty products? If so, then add this one product to your next shopping trip: coconut oil!
Going green can mean big money for small businesses, fun products, and new careers. My favorite part: How big mega businesses gobbled up some smaller — but very popular — household brands. Here they are…
We like to keep several different bottles of shampoos, conditioners, and shower gels in the shower itself, yet we don’t really have enough flat space to store them all. So these nifty little suction-cup wall hangers — that came with Axe shower gel — seemed like the perfect answer. It’s a way to keep your bottles upside down AND closer to eye-level AND more within reach while you’re showering. But do they work?
Not only did Martha Stewart and her staff recommend Kiehl’s for their generous free sampling program — in the March 2007 issue of Real Simple — but they also recommend Sephora for similar reasons. Here’s the scoop…
Have you requested your 3 free samples from Kiehl’s yet? Here’s how…
Now you have yet another reason to try e.l.f. makeup. If you haven’t already checked out the Eyes, Lips & Face cosmetics, now’s the time… check out the e.l.f. elements personalized compact!
What does e.l.f. stand for? Eyes, Lips & Face… of course! Elf cosmetics is the hottest new makeup line. Here is my little attempt to ‘spell out’ for you exactly why I like elf makeup so much.
There’s a new line of makeup products for Eyes, Lips and Face e.l.f. on the market. The best part? They’re only $1 apiece! Here’s what elf cosmetics are like and where you can buy them…
3-in-1 bubble bath is THE best bubble bath I have ever used!!! And, by the looks of things, apparently, I’m not alone. Here’s why…