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 … Read More >

June-30-2017 by Kelly

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. … Read More >

June-14-2017 by Kelly

Acne and Menopause: What You Need to Know

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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 … Read More >

May-27-2017 by Kelly

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 … Read More >

May-26-2017 by Kelly

Steps for Creating the Perfect Nightly Beauty Routine

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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 … Read More >

February-07-2017 by Kelly

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 … Read More >

January-24-2017 by Kelly

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 … Read More >

January-17-2017 by Kelly