Beauty

Beauty

Check out the latest beauty tips and tricks!

We all know the health risks involved with smoking - cancer, lung disease, heart attack, etc. - but smoking also affects the skin tissue by leaving it more coarse, dry and wrinkled than a non-smoker's. The color is somewhat greyish-yellow and dull-looking. Skin aging is almost synonymous with the loss of moisture. Along with sunlight, crash dieting, alcohol, stress, etc., smoking depletes...

If I use a sunscreen product when I go south in December, will I still tan if it has an SPF of 10? If I apply the sunscreen twice, does that mean a protection of SPF 20? What about tanning oils? By using a sunscreen product you will still tan. The sunscreening agent helps to absorb the damaging ultraviolet rays...

Removing acne scars
Is there anything that can be done to remove the acne scars on my face? I am 28 and have had them since my teen years. Scars are a normal part of the healing process. The amount of scarring produced by acne flare-ups depends on the grade of acne (mild to severe) and the individual's ability to heal. Fortunately there are...

I work in an office and my hands and cuticles seem very dry. I usually have a manicure every 10 days to two weeks, but I still find that the cuticles especially are cracked and dry. I can't wear a greasy hand cream during the day so what can I do? There is no magic to having beautiful, soft hands...

If the vellus hairs are stimulated either topically (such as with shaving) or systemically, it is possible that they could become terminal hairs. This change may be gradual - over a period of months or years - and the cause may be of long duration as well eg., prolonged shaving, hormonal changes, fever, medication etc. When shaved, terminal hairs also...

You pick up your dry cleaning and feel good. Your clothes have been purified, starched, pressed, and returned in a sanitary plastic Good as new, right? Hardly. Dry cleaning is toxic process that not only leads to an array of annoying symptoms, but can cause illnesses as serious as cancer. Many of us use it because we don't know After all,...

Want smooth skin, a radiant complexion, and healthy hair? It's easy with these 25 simple and effective home treatments. Looking your best is no accident. It is the natural result of a healthy lifestyle that includes eating wholesome foods, getting enough sleep and exercise, and treating your body's special needs simply and naturally. We've heard about hundreds of skin and hair care...

1 CLEAN UP A LITTLE Have you checked the toolbox (below) to see what you need? Great. Now use a cotton ball soaked in polish remover to swipe away any old polish (do this even if you're not wearing color - it gets rid of grime). Then fill a basin with warm tap water, add a scoop of your favorite...

A few weeks ago, I turned forty-three. I felt fairly good about die occasion, but a few of my female friends almost apologized when they offered their good wishes. l know you don't want to be reminded," they said, "but ... Happy Birthday." Perhaps I'm not exactly the "average" forty-three-year-old woman. I have lived much of my life abroad -...

Bikini wax effective
I swim all year round at an indoor pool. I have been shaving the bikini line area but find it tiresome to do it so often and it is irritating. What does a bikini wax involve and how long does it last? Waxing is an efficient way to remove hair on a temporary basis with the use of a warm...