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Skin Care 101: Beyond Just Your Face

Crafts: Marvelous Grapefruit Sugar Scrub

Crafts: Marvelous Grapefruit Sugar Scrub This is decidedly the best scrub I have ever made and it's just three ingredients needed. It's the perfect thing to cosset your skin with after the harshness of winter. The citrus scent will raise your spirits and have you in a spring state of mind in no time. Ingredients 1cup fine sugar- to exfoliate and as a natural humectant3/4 cup Macadamia Nut Oil - comparable to natural oil produced by your skin, great moisturizer1/2 cup dried course ground grapefruit peel - to exfoliate and aromatherapy calming & invigorating First peel 2 medium grapefruits.
21 Home Remedies for Oily Skin" Timothy Gower is a freelance writer and editor whose work has appeared in many publications, including Reader's Digest, Prevention, Men's Health, Better Homes and Gardens, The New York Times, and The Los Angeles Times. The author of four books, Gower is also a contributing editor for Health magazine. Alice Lesch Kelly is a health writer based in Boston. 21 Home Remedies for Oily Skin"
TLC Style "This, Not That, Skincare: Cleansers" TLC Style "This, Not That, Skincare: Cleansers" When it comes to skincare, natural or not, lots of women have their favorite products that they tend to stand by, finding it hard to switch to the more natural solutions. Why? Old habits often die hard, and, when it comes to the face (the most visible area of the body), many of us simply aren't willing to test out something new that, let's face it, might not work.
Homemade Hand Cream — Patchwork Times by Judy Laquidara Sometimes those taking my classes bring me gifts. Gifts are never expected but are always appreciated .. especially the ones that have special meaning . . like things people who read the blog know I collect. Homemade gifts are always special too. Last week a lady gave me a little Glad container of homemade hand cream. This may be TMI but my feet crack . . badly! Homemade Hand Cream — Patchwork Times by Judy Laquidara
Homemade Hand Lotion Recipe - Homemade Moisturizer
Facials are a great way to keep your skin glowing, but they can be pricey. We asked Louisa Macan-Graves, author of Hollywood Beauty Secrets: Remedies to the Rescue, and Elda Argenti, owner of the Plantogen skincare line, for their favorite make-at-home face masks crafted from common household ingredients. For All Skin Types Brighten: Cut a slice of ripe papaya and remove the seeds and pulp (save the pulp for a snack later—it’s great for digestion).

8 Do-It-Yourself Home Facials

8 Do-It-Yourself Home Facials
You know those Biore pore strips you buy at the drugstore for about $12 a pop? Yeah, those. Today I’m going to teach you how to make your own homemade pore strips. Why? how to: pore strips

how to: pore strips

A few weeks ago when I was digging around for a post to “revive” from way in the depths of Crunchy Betty, my first thought was a very, very old post titled 27 Quick and Crunchy Home Remedies for Pimples. It’s a great post, full of fun little ideas for when you have a giant monster on your face and want to treat it quickly. I even used several of the ideas in the Simple Pimple Remedies section of Food on Your Face for Acne and Oily Skin. 9 Pretty Simple Pimple Home Remedies

9 Pretty Simple Pimple Home Remedies

10 Steps to Clear Skin With all of my product and lifestyle research throughout the years, I now know what keeps my skin clear and acne free. Here are some tips and products I have used that give results. Don’t pick! This is the first rule of thumb. Picking your skin, especially with bare, unwashed hands, will defeat the effects of any healing products or healthy lifestyle changes you may be doing. Picking your skin with bare hands may lead to small cuts and tears from your nails, and dirt is easily passed from your hands to your skin, thus creating breakouts. 10 Steps to Clear Skin
Perfect Groomed Eyebrows In 4 Steps Perfect Groomed Eyebrows In 4 Steps Map out brows. To find your natural brow shape and thickness, let brows grow out for a month. Then, hold the brush against the side of your nose so its tip rests on your forehead. Your brows should begin where the edge of the bristles lands.
The vast amount of face wash options can be overwhelming, there are lotions, milks, scrubs, foaming mousses, oils, wipes, motorized brushes, and more. However, even with all the advances in products, many of us are still sticking to the same face-wash techniques we grew up with. But now, you will know better. Wash Your Face the Right Way: 7 Mistakes You're Currently Making Wash Your Face the Right Way: 7 Mistakes You're Currently Making
A late night sounds like a blast, right? You have a great time with your friends, meet a new guy, and make some great stories to share later. Then comes the dreaded hangover. Maybe you indulged in one too many pink margaritas. You wake up with a pounding headache and feel like you could drink an entire ocean’s worth of water, yet still be thirsty. How To Refresh Your Skin Post-Party

DIY - MAKE YOUR OWN WAX FOR HAIR REMOVAL

I was chatting with someone on my flight back from my vacation. She lived in another country where salons are hard to come by or if they are around, they aren't very good. So, sometimes a girl has got to depend on herself.

The Beauty Department: Your Daily Dose of Pretty.

We love a good DIY, and we particularly love a DIY that includes flowers. Saw one of these floral ribbons at a retail store the other day. It was way too overpriced for my liking so of course we decided to create a version you can make yourself for about $2. It’s a simple thin ribbon with flowers and a bobby pin attached– not rocket science, but sometimes simple is just prettier. You know we love a flower crown but we’re head over heels for this as a new alternative. Here’s how we made it…
Get Perfect Skin – The 10 Commandments of Perfect Skin – ELLE Ready for some eye-opening news? According to a recent study by the University of Göttingen in Germany, the appearance of the skin on a woman's hands, chest, and arms has a huge impact on her perceived age. The 240 participants of the P&G-sponsored study judged women with dull, dry skin to be older than their actual age, and those with smooth, radiant skin to be up to 10 years younger. But here's the kicker: Those delicate areas are especially prone to visible signs of aging, such as sun damage, and a disparity between the conditions of the face and body can exaggerate the overall appearance of aging.