5 Tips to Avoid the Flu While Travelling

Being sick is never any thing to laugh at.  It is inconvenient when you are down and out with the flu, but it can be even worse when you are travelling and under the weather.  Missing the comforts of home and the items you have at home can make having the flu feel even worse. Here are five tips to avoiding the flu while traveling. Pay attention to others and if they are spreading the flu. Avoid coughing and sneezing and people who look like they are not feeling well or claim that they are sick. While on the airplane,

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Tips for Protecting Yourself From the Flu

The flu is a problem this year and can lead to many missed days of work and school and also just plain annoying.  The flu can creep up on you and tends to happen in clusters in schools, offices and regions.  It is important to know how to protect yourself from the flu and also know the symptoms.  Here are 5 tips to help avoid the flu this season. Pay attention to others around you. Avoid people or getting too close to people who are sneezing or complaining of not feeling well.  Sneezes can release droplets of infected flu particles

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Strange Beauty Practices from Around the World

“If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.” Anatole France In a world where the perception of what is truly beautiful varies, it comes as no surprise that the methods of achieving beauty also vary greatly. In the West, we have become accustomed to thinking that practices such as sucking fat from the body (liposuction), injecting poison into the skin (Botox®) and subjecting the skin to lasers (Dermabrasion) are normal. We never consider how bizarre these practices must seem to other cultures with different standards of beauty. So, which beauty practices in other cultures seem equally

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7 Celebrities Who Battle Acne

Underneath the makeup, perfect lighting and plastic surgery, those people who we hold to an unrealistic standard of beauty are human too. I am referring to celebrities who we too often believe are flawless in every way especially in appearance. But the truth is that celebrities are afflicted with some of the same cosmetic imperfections that plague us ordinary people. Acne, for example, is a condition that a number of prominent celebrities battle daily. Here are some celebrities who suffer with acne along with information on how they cope with this frustrating skin condition. Katy Perry: It may come as

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Acne and Menopause: What You Need to Know

The fact that menopause is a normal part of life for women between the ages of 45 and 55 is of little consolation to those who suffer from one of its seldom discussed side effects – acne. The hormonal changes – specifically a drop in estrogen production – that are at the heart of other changes related to menopause can cause the skin’s sebaceous glands to ramp up production of excess sebum. (Sebum is an oily substance that can block pores.) Unfortunately, this in turn can lead to many women revisiting this condition that is often associated solely with youth.

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Beauty Secrets of a Screen Legend

For many people, screen legend Marilyn Monroe epitomizes feminine beauty. Although she was naturally beautiful and vivacious, her natural beauty was accentuated by some cosmetic practices that the icon swore by. But what are these practices and can the average woman adapt them to her own beauty regimen? Here are some makeup tips from the screen goddess herself. Never skip sunscreen: The practice of applying sunscreen – which seems obvious to us now – was something that Monroe was passionate about. In fact, Monroe once said, “Despite its great vogue in California, I don’t think suntanned skin is any more

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The Proper Order For Your Skincare Routine – Recommended By a Dermatologist

The Proper Order For Your Skincare Routine – Recommended By a Dermatologist Choosing the perfect skin care product is a huge challenge. Knowing what products will work well for your skin type or a specific concern, or just knowing which products work well together in general is tough. Plus, there are so many fantastic options out there, it can seem almost impossible to choose!   After 30 years of practicing dermatology, I know that most women want an effective daily skin care regimen, but they aren’t quite sure how to get started. They’re unsure of which product types they need

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Steps for Creating the Perfect Nightly Beauty Routine

Steps for Creating the Perfect Nightly Beauty Routine You’ve had a long difficult day. Your commute was exhausting and exasperating. You’ve had your meal, perhaps watched TV and spent time with the family and are now preparing for bed. But don’t lie down just yet. It’s time for you to begin your nightly beauty routine, a component of an overall beauty regime that should never be ignored. It turns out that the body replenishes itself during sleep time and by helping it before you place your head on your pillow you can wake up refreshed and looking well. Here are

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Winter Skin Tips

Whether you are enjoying a stroll in the park, snow skiing all day or just walking from the car to the store, winter can wreak havoc on skin.  A quick fix to help with dry, sensitive skin is to modify your daily regimen.  By tweaking a few things, your skin will be thankful. Each season can take a different toll on skin and cause you to change up your daily skin care plan.  Winter can dry skin out with the drop in temperatures and make it scream for moisture.  Replenish dry, flaky tight skin with moisturizers both day and night. 

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How Frequently Should You Exfoliate Your Skin?

Most of us who are in any way familiar with proper skincare know how important it is to exfoliate. Experts generally agree that among the many benefits of exfoliating the skin is that it:   Minimizes pore size Reduces breakouts and acne Facilitates the absorption of other products into the skin Evens out skin tone Thus, experts are in general agreement about the benefits and importance of exfoliation. Where they begin to disagree is in the frequency with which you should exfoliate. This is an important issue since over exfoliating can lead to skin that is red, tender, and sensitive.

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Top Botanicals Used for Skin Care

In an era when people are becoming more and more concerned with substances such as GMOS, pesticides, and other compounds that they are constantly being exposed to, botanicals have become increasing popular in the skin care industry. Botanicals – ingredients that are derived from, herbs, roots, flowers, fruits, leaves or seeds – are the perfect solution for a health conscious public that is wary of all the unnatural ingredients used in a wide range of popular products. The reason for this increased popularity is that many botanicals have been proven to promote healthy skin without possessing all of the artificial

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Topic of the Week: Tips for Flawless Skin

Tips for Flawless Skin It’s a dream for most of us but only very few have it by nature: flawless skin. Indeed, redness, blemishes, pigmented spots and other impurities ruin the magic of perfect skin. Not only is required to take special care but also to wear the proper make up! beautypress lets you know how to just fade away skin blemishes – it’s magic! It’s all about moisture Every person should take care of drinking enough water throughout the day – and this is something that our skin will really appreciate! Once it is lacking in water, it looks

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