• June 13, 2024

Do You Know When To Toss Your Makeup?

Its spring and that means one thing – time for spring cleaning (and that includes your makeup bag!). If you are like most of us, we have a drawer or makeup bag that’s packed with all kinds of makeup products, from eyeliner to lipstick. Ever wonder just how long you should keep your makeup before tossing it and buying a new one? We have the answers and they may surprise you! Eyeliners Pencils: 1 year or more Pencils can last…

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Top Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

Dry Shampoo Tooth Whitener Acne Treatment Volumizing Shampoo Hair Brush Cleaner Facial Scrub Removes Chlorine from Hair Nail Cleaner Exfoliator Skin Brightener Deodorant Body Scrub Makeup Remover Sunburn Soother

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Lemons Add Zest to Your Beauty Routine

Lemons can really flavor up a dish but this little yellow gem can be used in your beauty regimen in many ways. Packed with vitamin C, antioxidants, and other compounds, lemons will aid in reducing fat and regulating acidity. Lemons can act as a natural astringent, disinfectant, and as a natural skin and hair lightener. Let’s take a look at the breakdown of how lemons can help us in our health and beauty routines. Promotes Clear Skin The astringent properties…

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The ugly truth of using dirty makeup brushes

You’ve heard that you should be cleaning your makeup brushes on the regular, but who has time for that? Well, after hearing the ugly truth of what happens when you use dirty makeup brushes, you might start setting aside the ten minutes it takes to clean them.  Here’s the down and dirty: You could get staph infection. Your pores get clogged. You could get pink eye. You can pull your eyelashes out. You could be causing yourself to get more…

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Take Back Your Lips This Winter. Keep Them Soft and Kissable

It’s so easy for our lips to go from soft and supple to dry and cracked in the winter. No one wants that and luckily, it’s easy to gets those puckers back in tip top shape with a simple trick using things you most likely already have around the house: Vaseline and a toothbrush! Here are the easy to follow steps: Step 1: Put petroleum jelly all over your lips Step 2: Using a toothbrush, massage in the jelly in a circular…

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The Wonderful Beauty Uses of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil may be the biggest beauty secret out there. It’s wonderful because it’s organic, very moisturizing, can be used for many different purposes, it smells amazing, and best of all, it’s very easy to find. No wonder people love it! Here are just a few of the great things you can do with a little coconut oil (and trust us, a little bit goes a loooooong way!). Body Moisturizer When you use a typical skin moisturizer that is mostly…

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10 Beauty Habits We Should All Be Doing Every Night

Your mind may be getting some much needed rest but your body can still be put to good use and work for you while you sleep. Here are 10 beauty habits we should all partake in to look refreshed and beautiful the next morning.   1. Remove your makeup – every last bit! The most important habit to form is removing all of your makeup before hitting the sack. Make sure to remove any mascara, lipstick, blush…everything! Removing makeup will make…

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Are Your Hair, Skin, and Nails Suffering from Winter Time Blues?

The low temperatures, dry air, and bone-chilling wind can really leave your hair looking lifeless, your skin dry and cracked, and your nails chipped and brittle. It’s normal at this time of year to experience dry hair, flaky, cracked, irritated skin, and brittle nails, but there are a few simple things you can do at home to ease some of these winter time woes.  Sometimes there’s nothing you want more than to sit in a hot bath or stand in…

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Biotin for Beautiful Skin and Hair

Biotin is a water-soluble B vitamin that does wonders for your skin and hair! It eliminates dryness, produces keratin, and increases hair elasticity. Biotin also helps thicken hair, which creates a fuller, more voluminous look. This vitamin also relieves dry, itchy skin leaving it beautiful and glossy.  While you can take a biotin supplement, there are 20 foods that are rich in biotin and will leave your skin and hair looking and feeling healthier, in addition to increasing your metabolism,…

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Help Your Hair, Skin, and Nails Skip Into Spring!

The sun is shining, the days are getting longer, tulips are starting to peek through, and there are buds on the trees. That can only mean one thing – spring is finally here! It’s time to start packing away those warm winter coats and bringing out the soft pastels and everything that screams spring! It’s not just your wardrobe that needs an overhaul when seasons change. Your hair, skin, and nails also need some help switching from season to season.…

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