Everybody knows the benefits of a spa mask treatment, but we also know most wallets can't support too many spa days. These DIY face masks are the perfect solution. Get all the benefits of an in-spa treatment with ingredients you can (mostly) find in your own kitchen. Remember, it's always a good idea to test DIY beauty products on a small patch of skin on your wrist before applying it to your face.
It seems everywhere you turn someone is talking about how awesome coconut oil is for absolutely every beauty dilemma. Frizzy hair? Coconut oil. Makeup remover? Coconut oil. Mosquito bites? I think you're beginning to pick up on the coconut-infused picture I'm throwing down. In order to truly experience how to use coconut oil, I gave up my favorite products and walked around smelling like a coconut cloud for a weekend. These are my 28 ways to use coconut oil in your beauty routine.
As a makeup artist and beauty blogger, I've heard it all. The world of makeup and skincare is vast and confusing, so I'm here to break it all down and answer the questions I get the most. If you want a crash course in makeup, read on!
I love me some Trader Joe's. Nearly everything they sell is a winner in my book, and—no surprise—that extends to beauty products as well. I've pulled together my 10 favorite Trader Joe's beauty buys, so the next time you're shopping, grab some of these awesome skincare products along with your Two Buck Chuck!
No matter what your budget is, you deserve healthy skin. We spoke with skincare experts to learn what ingredients are best for 10 common skincare concerns and picked the best face masks -- one a saver choice, one a splurge -- for every skin type.
Your skin is the largest and most visible organ on the body. This fleshy covering does more than protect us internally; it also ensures we look good, which is why it is important to take the necessary precautions to achieve flawless skin for a lifetime. Follow these tips, tricks and product suggestions from industry professionals for a glowing complexion and flawless skin this summer.
Great skin doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. We scoured the earth (okay, our favorite beauty stores) to find the best acne treatments for a girl on a budget. All of these are $20 or less, and yes, you can thank us later.
Many who have this common ailment misdiagnose it as acne or something else, so the first step in seeking relief from Keratosis pilaris is understanding it.
Whether you're 20, 30, 40, 50 or beyond, wrinkles are something that will bum you out. Smile lines, crows feet, forehead furrows--we hate 'em all! Your best course of action against wrinkles is prevention with SPF and hydration. But no matter how perfect your skincare routine might be, a good wrinkle cream must be in your arsenal of beauty products. Try one of these awesome creams and kick those wrinkles to the curb!
Just because the awkward teen years are over doesn't mean the issues we dealt with are. People with acne-prone skin can attest to this. Nearly 50 to 70 percent of adult women experience bouts of acne during hormonal changes in their adult years. Rather than hiding away like our younger selves, we've got a few tips for how to care for acne-prone skin.
For some, the lumpy, red, blotchy grossness of acne was confined to the awkward pubescent years of adolescence. The affliction only added to the already seemingly painful experience of being a teenager, but for most, the whole ordeal was quickly and eagerly left behind once adulthood arrived. However, there are some people whose acne may have left their face only to migrate to other parts of their anatomy. Body acne is just as difficult to deal with as facial acne, perhaps more so in some ways. And being that it's often genetic, it can prove inescapable.
Watermelon is one of the best things about summer, in whatever form it takes. That's why we were so pumped when we came across all this amazing watermelon-theme swag. So if you love the 'melon like we do, check out these juicy products you'll want to buy ASAP.
Sugaring is our new favorite way to get smooth, hair-free skin--without the razor.
Is there any part of the face more vital and visible than the lips, yet is any part more sorely neglected? Lips are subject to the same environmental and lifestyle stresses as the rest of our skin, and they deserve the same kind of loving care. To keep lipstick in place, soothe chapped lips, or put a little extra plumpness in your pucker, stock your makeup bag with these essentials.
With recent controversies about the safety and effectiveness of both natural and chemical beauty products, we asked some experts for their advice on choosing the right sunscreen.
Chances are you've got stretch marks, or striae, on at least one part of your body. Most of us consider stretch marks a side effect of pregnancy, but non-pregnant women and men also get them regularly. But do these lines ever go away?
Give your skin some moisture with this easy and beneficial oatmeal face mask made with three simple ingredients. Skip the expensive skincare when products with great benefits are sitting in the refrigerator.
As the first bikini wax of the season looms on the horizon, millions of women around the country are having the same conversation with themselves: I would really like the smoothness and thoroughness of a bikini wax, but the idea of a stranger pouring hot wax down there is a little scary.
There are dramatically different ways to approach a skincare regimen. Some women simply cleanse, moisturize only once per day, or use a single all-purpose product, while some women have an arsenal of creams and serums that they apply at specific times of the day under specific circumstances. What's the difference between day and night creams and do you really need both?
The secret to a gorgeous, wrinkle-free complexion lies in what you eat. These seven super-nutritious foods can work miracles on your skin. Before you reach for the bounty of cleansers, moisturizers, and toners in your bathroom, add the following seven foods to your diet to clear the way for a beautiful complexion. "The nutrients found in these foods benefit the skin because they nourish us from the inside out," says Sue Moores, RD, spokeswoman for the American Dietetic Association. According to Moores, glowing skin starts at the supermarket.
Gone are the days of braces and backpacks, but what happened to acne hitting the road? If you're suffering from adult acne, you're not alone. Many women are prone to breakouts thanks to natural hormonal shifts as we age. So, on top of worrying about fine lines and wrinkles, we also have to stress about bumps that appear overnight. No need to overreact, though. We've got a few tips to keep your skin smooth and acne free!