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Tag Archives: Skin Care

Get Smooth Skin With The Right Moisturizer

Not all skin moisturizers are equal, just as skin types vary. With the number of moisturizers on the market, it is often difficult to decipher which is best for your own skin. Many brands heavily advertise the benefits of their moisturizers, often depicting airbrushed images of models sporting perfectly flawless skin. And if a picture

Smoothing it Out: Exfoliate Your Skin

30 Days of Beauty, Day 4: Smooth Your Skin and Prep it for Makeup and Products With The Right Exfoliation Skin exfoliation is a fancy term for scrubbing dead skin cells from the body. The very top layer of the skin, the stratum corneum, is composed of dead skin cells that help protect the skin

Keeping it Clean: Makeup Removal and Cleansing

Clean skin is an essential step to healthy and beautiful skin. Properly removing makeup can avoid blocked pores and acne, while using the right cleanser can improve your skins overall appearance and texture. But using the wrong cleanser can be disastrous.  Some cleansers can strip your face of natural oils, doing more harm than good,

Skincare for Women in their 20s, 30s, 40s, & 50s

No one should have the same skin care regimen as they age.  Women in their 20s should not have the same skincare as women in their 30s, 40s, or 50s.  As women age, their skin requires different care for different needs.  Aging skin is more prone to moisture loss and elasticity loss.  To maintain healthy

Using Cosmetics During Pregnancy

While many women experience a “natural glow” during pregnancy, other women do not. For those women, pregnancy can be a very difficult time. Of course, it is difficult to look your best when you may not be feeling your best. Due to the hormonal changes experienced during pregnancy, some women may experience less than desirable

Clarins Extra Firming Day Cream Review

Clarins, which has long been a favorite of mine for skin care, has a new Extra Firming Day Cream. As part of an April promotion, you can get a generous seven-day sample pack of it to try at Clarins counters nationwide! I say generous on that because, unless you really slather on the cream thick,

Five Cosmetic Ingredients That Might Kill You

Cosmetics are comprised of a wide range on ingredients and despite these ingredients being listed on products, the majority of the time, consumers do not really know what they are putting on their body.  While most products are completely safe, there are a number of ingredients that consumers may want to be wary of.  Below

The Best Facial Scrubs, and the Worst!

Total Beauty always does a decent job with these best of and worst of lists. Here is their list of the best and worst facial scrubs, based on reader’s reviews. My personal favorite right now is Kate Sommerville Exfolikate. Love, love, love, that scrub!!!! Here is our previous review: Exfolikate Review. 15 Best and Worst