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Beauty Rest: How Sleep Affects the Skin

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How Sleep Affects the Skin Not getting enough sleep causes: • Dark under eyes…because blood vessels dilate when you don’t get enough rest • Dull skin…from slower collagen production • Inflammation…causing a weaker immune system • Premature aging…skin can’t repair itself faster More Sleep Time Means… • Glowing Skin • More Elasticity • Less WrinklesContinue Reading

5 Skin Care Reasons to Keep Banana Peels

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5 Skin Care Reasons to Keep Banana Peels 1. Lighten Acne Scars: Cut the banana peels in pieces. Rub the inside of the banana peel on your acne scars until the peel turns into a brown color. Do this thrice per day. The acne scars will gradually fade. 2. Treating Acne: Rubbing banana peels onContinue Reading

“Vitamin C Overload Facial”

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“Vitamin C Overload Facial” This fruit belongs to the citrus family and is best know for its astringent and toning properties. Oranges are a good source of Vitamin C which is known to improve the skin texture and color. They help restore collagen in our body which is responsible for skin firming and preventing earlyContinue Reading

For all the busy moms…

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  For all the busy moms, From tea bags for eye bags to finding a good comb over, these very easy and clever beauty tricks put together by Marie Claire will help all the busy moms out there look fresher everyday. Reading this article might just save you from a beauty disaster.

Easter Egg Facial Mask

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Don’t know what to do with all the eggs yolks and egg whites from Easter? Why not give yourself a facial mask with them! Here are a couple of easy DIY Easter egg face mask recipes. Simple Skin Clearing Mask Ingredients: • 1 egg white • 2 teaspoons lemon juice • ½ tablespoon honey SeparateContinue Reading

How to Lighten Dark Inner Thighs

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with Lemon, Honey and Olive Oil Honey is a great exfoliant and skin whitener. Oil is a good moisturizer. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of honey, 1/2 juice from one lemon Procedure: Combine all ingredients and mix well. Apply the paste in the desired area and leave it to on for 20Continue Reading

Lemon + Honey = Clearer Skin

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Lemon + Honey = Clearer Skin – Take half a lemon. – Put 3-4 drops of honey on the lemon half. – Rub the lemon & honey on your face esp. in trouble areas. – Leave on for 5 mins. – Wash off with cold water. The lemon brightens and clears the skin and reducesContinue Reading

Don’t Hold the Guac!

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Don’t Hold the Guac! Avocado is not only yummy in the tummy but it also is the ‘ace’ in face. Avocado has properties that make it an awesome ingredient for skin care. The fruit contains vitamin A which stimulates skin cell production, Vitamin E which blocks free radicals, Vitamin B which has shown to improveContinue Reading

How to Zap Zits Fast!

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How to Zap Zits Fast! Have you ever had a pimple pop up at the worst time- maybe the night before a blind date, or the morning of picture day at school? Why can’t all pimples just come out when we’re in hibernation in winter and we don’t see the light of day? Well inContinue Reading

Beauty Hack: Loco for Coconuts

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Beauty Hack: Loco for Coconuts Coconut is a power fruit that is good for the body, hair, skin and so much more. Here are some easy beauty hacks that coconut can do for you. 1. Shaving Cream: Use coconut oil as a substitute for shaving cream to give you silky smooth legs. 2. Deodorant: CoconutContinue Reading

Anti-aging Cucumber, Green Tea, Chamomile Peel

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Anti-aging Cucumber, Green Tea, Chamomile Peel The following peel can serve both as a normal and an anti-aging facial peel. The ingredients are all natural and will treat the different damages our skin may have suffered due to the rays of sun, pollution or inappropriate skin care. 1 small peeled and seeded cucumber 1 ounceContinue Reading

Benefits of doing At-Home Peels

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Benefits of doing At-Home Peels At-home peels are more popular than ever! There are so many benefits to doing chemical peels yourself. Here are a few of those benefits: – Smooth fine lines and wrinkles – Increases collagen and elastin production – Controls acne – Gives you a healthy glow – Affordable But remember, chemicalContinue Reading

Benefits of Facial Massages to your Skin

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Benefits of Facial Massages to your Skin Facial massage or also known as “Face Yoga” is highly recommended! Incorporating a facial massage into your daily regimen is not only relaxing but it has amazing benefits to how your skin looks and feels. Here are some of those benefits. • Better Circulation: massages provide better circulation.Continue Reading

A Timely Guide to Awesome Skin: Weekly

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A Timely Guide to Awesome Skin WEEKLY • Do an at-home peel (Try Perfect Image’s Glycolic 30% Peel). • Wash your bed sheets, pillowcases and bath towels. • Disinfect your cellular phone. • Exercise at least three times a week. • Disinfect make up brushes and sponges.

Bye Bye Age Spots!

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  BYE BYE AGE SPOTS! Here are a few easy home remedies to help fade spots. Age spots (also known as sun spots, liver spots, and lentigines), are harmless, flat, yellow or brown discolorations of the skin which usually occur on the back of the hands, neck and face of people above the age of 40.Continue Reading

Homemade Mask for Oily Skin

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  Homemade Mask for Oily Skin Ingredients: 1 egg white 1 teaspoon of honey ground oats or flour Whip together the egg white and honey until well combined. Add ground oats or flour until you have a paste. Apply to face and massage paste gently into skin. Leave mask on for 10 minutes and removeContinue Reading

A 31-Day Challenge for the New Year

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  A 31-Day Skin Care Challenge that is very fitting for the start of the year by Popsugar.com. Ready…Get Set…Go!   Treat yourself to a posthangover sheet mask. Stock your bedside stand with makeup-remover wipes. Try an at-home peel. Make your own blackhead-fighting nose strip. Drink at least eight glasses of water every day this week. Refrigerate and applyContinue Reading

Super Cucumber, Green Tea, Chamomile Facial Mask

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Who wouldn’t want to experience a perfect blend of antioxidant-rich ingredients on their skin? Did you know you can get your glow back from a simple cucumber – green tea – chamomile face mask? Let’s kick that winter skin to the curb! Today we combine 3 very different, yet very effective, skincare natural extracts toContinue Reading