What you eat is written all over your face. Think you're getting a balanced diet? Take a look in the mirror just to be sure. As the old adage goes, we are what we eat, and nothing reflects that sentiment more than your skin. When you're slashing calories from your diet, it's important not to slash skin-boosting vitamins and minerals. Dieters' skin can sometimes look sallow, discolored and dry. So what treats should you feed your skin?... Read More
We all know we have natural beauty inside and out; it's just that the outer beauty can always benefit from a little boost, no matter how minimal.
There are a few essential must-haves out there if we want to cast that radiant glow to the world at all times. In addition, using these beauty products is a joy unto itself - a little refuge in your day when you can do something just for you. But it's not just about the face and... Read More
Bangs are one of the most stylish ways to eliminate wrinkles without having to rely on costly creams or Botox injections. OK, maybe not eliminate, but mask. A fashionable fringe on the forehead is cute and covers those pesky little lines that can appear after years of raising our eyebrows in surprise or furrowing our brow in concentration.
Bangs can instantly transform your appearance and the entire look of your face, depending on... Read More
Unless you have permanent eyelash extensions, chances are you use mascara. If you don't, consider that it's an easy way to add depth to the eyes with literally just a few flicks of a wand.
The variety of mascaras out there are almost endless - from waterproof formulas when you're out playing in ocean waves to volume-boosting numbers that will accent your sexy red dress on a special night out.
There are even colors to choose... Read More
Ah, the iPhone. For many, a trusted digital companion, always keeping you connected to friends, family, news and trends no matter where you are - at home lounging on the couch with a glass of wine or on the go.
These top beauty applications are all available for download through the iTunes store. They're fun, informative and some may even help you lead a healthier life. Choose a few favorites - or all of them! - and you'll have a... Read More
When you're shopping for nail polish, it's easy to get drawn in by all the eye-catching store displays. Who can pass up neatly stacked towers of tiny shimmering multi-colored bottles of fun? You might be tempted to buy one of each. But all nail polishes are not created equally, and there's no point spending your money on a product that won't yield the desired results.
Which brands or formulas of nail polish... Read More
Imagine you run into a high school friend whom you haven't seen in 20 years; you hug, you quickly play catch-up and she says; "You haven't changed a bit!"
It's easy to take that as a compliment, particularly if you were prom queen and head of the cheerleading squad, but if part of that "trapped in a time warp" phenomenon includes your hair (and Aqua Net), it's probably time to consider an update.
Though some women can pull... Read More
When the opportunity to go out on date night with a new guy - or even your husband - presents itself, it may be tempting just to stay in and do the same old thing. But you can get primped and polished and out the door in a hurry with just a few minutes and a few products. The same goes for those snooze-button mornings when you oversleep or just can't seem to get it together in time to get to work. First, if you washed your face well the... Read More
Before you exchange vows, you should promise to love, honor and obey these helpful hints for saving money on your wedding dress. Planning a wedding can be costly, which is why it's important to cut corners wherever you can. And while many brides cringe at the notion of paring back their dress dollars, it's important to realize that you can still get the dress of your dreams without breaking your bank. Consider this -- most wedding gowns... Read More
When most women hear silicone, the first thing that comes to mind is breast implants. What they fail to realize is that silicone is great for giving you another kind of lift... in your hair. This active ingredient can change how you handle your hair forever. The benefits of silicone are far reaching. And these products fight frizz, tackle tangles, protect hair from heat and leave those lovely locks looking shiny and soft. Silicone is so... Read More