Ahh … cocoa butter. It’s versatile, smells heavenly and truly loves dry, irritated skin. Better yet, it’s the go-to natural ingredient you can use to make a whole range of homemade skincare solutions – from lotions and salves, to belly balms and foot remedies.
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Fragrance is a popular component of many personal and household products. But when you stop and smell that rose-scented lotion, you’re not actually smelling roses. In fact, “fragrance” is a vague blend of ingredients that can be hazardous to your health and the environment. Here are four compelling reasons to go fragrance-free:
Q: With colder weather on its way, what can I do to keep my skin soft and smooth? Winter dryness is the worst!
MyChelle Dermaceuticals licensed esthetician Catie Wiggy responds:
Dry skin—characterized by a tight, dehydrated, flaky, dull-looking appearance—can be beyond frustrating. Besides making you feel uncomfortable, dryness can lead to inflammation, redness and irritation, not to mention making fine lines and wrinkles even more noticeable.
They’re not the star of the show at the salon. They don’t require much maintenance. In fact, you may not consider cuticles at all, unless they get in the way of your perfect polish job. But the truth is, these unsung heroes of the hands play an important part in keeping nails healthy and beautiful. So before you pick up the clippers, try these tips to give your cuticles the TLC and treatment they deserve.
Now that summer has faded to fall, little may be left of that lovely tan you earned exercising outdoors or spending time poolside when warmer weather was here. Sure, you’re bundling up in sweaters and scarves without much skin exposed—but that doesn’t mean you should forget about flaunting a healthy glow when the layers are peeled off. Sunless tanners are a safe, easy and inexpensive way to stay radiant all year round.
BB Creams are the newest miracle product to hit the beauty scene. First appearing in the Western beauty market only a short year ago, many traditional beauty Bombshells are still trying to understand why they’ve caused such a commotion. Let’s talk about the ABCs of BB creams and find out what they can do for you and your beauty routine.
OK, you and I may not want to admit it, but fall is upon us. Even though we aren’t brandishing our bare skin in this cooler weather, we can keep our sexy summer skin – even under our sweaters. With my patented (no, not really) three-step routine of “polish-primp-pamper” you will have healthy, glowing, supple skin all season long.
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