When it comes to beauty products, we live and die by this mantra: If a second grader can't pronounce the ingredients list, then there's probably a lot of extraneous junk in there that shouldn't go on our face/body.
Oil-based paint is vibrant and durable, but all that means that getting it on your skin is a major pain. Watch this video to learn about some easy ways, including rubbing yourself with turpentine, of getting oil-based paints off of your skin.
This recipe will work as both a body wash and a shampoo, and has been formulated specifically to moisturize black skin and hair. Add a few drops of castor oil or coconut oil for texture, feel and smell. Always use distilled water.
Nail oil doesn't need to be applied onto bare nails for the tissue to feel the affects. Nail oil will help keep skin healthy, hydrated, and will help the nails grow strong. In this video, Anna also shares some beauty tips for using coconut oil in her routine to keep her skin glowing and her hair shiny. Watch this video beauty tutorial and learn how to use nail and coconut oil.
If you’re one of the 100 million Americans with dry, itchy skin, find relief with these home remedies and lifestyle tips.
Dealing with oily skin is a challenge, but a few simple grooming tips can cut the shine and give you glow.
In this video, we learn how to reduce and prevent stretch marks with argan oil. This is great to keep the skin elastic and is enriched with antioxidants. First, grab your 100% natural argan oil and almond oil. Mix one part argan oil with one part almond oil, then add in a couple drops of rose oil. After this, stir it all together until combined. Use this on the area with stretch marks twice a day, in the morning and at night. This has such rich properties, it will keep the skin firm and help ...
If you have super sensitive skin or annoying skin conditions like eczema or rosacea, argan oil is your savior. Made of only one ingredient, vitamin E, argan oil moisturizes without being too thick and can be used on skin, hair, and nails.
Beauty products don't have to cost an arm and a leg. You can make your own night cream for a fraction of the price. This homemade olive oil night cream is meant for oily skin, with vinegar to help restore your skin's pH balance.
You can’t change the size of your pores, but you can make them look a lot smaller. You Will Need
You know the brown sugar facial scrub from Fresh? Well, this DIY facial scrub is pretty much the same thing, minus the cancer-causing parabens. Exfoliate and nourish your complexion without putting yourself at risk for some nasty side effects by making this brown sugar and olive oil facial scrub.
In this video, we learn how to make your own dry skin remedy at home. If you are already using a hydrating moisturizer and your skin doesn't react to it, this is a great remedy. The first ingredient you will need is extra virgin olive oil, then organic honey. You will also need regular sugar that you have around the house. Now, pour three tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil into a plastic container, then add in 2 tbsp of organic honey and mix together. After this, add in 1/2 c of sugar and ...
Olive oil isn't only good for tossing up a Caesar salad; in fact, olive oil has a bunch of uses for your skin as well. And the best part about using olive oil as a skin problem remedy is that it's inexpensive: You either already have it lying around or can purchase it anywhere for about $5.
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make your own all-natural face masks. Tired of spending a lot of money on facial products that don’t even work? Try on some masks made from items you already own—they’re all natural and good enough to eat!
A salt glow or salt scrub spa treatment mixes sea salt with grape seed oil and aromatherapy oils to exfoliate and vitalize the skin. Learn about spa salt glows from an esthetician in this free spa video series.
Don't walk around with dry skin ever again! This great step-by-step video gives you thew tips and tricks of keeping your skin silky and smooth. Everything from fish oils, to oatmeal, and everything in between, this video has it all!
Do you always get razor burn? Razor burn can be painful, irritating and lower self-esteem. Follow these simple steps to get a smooth shave without the irritating bumps and burn.
Still using the same lightweight, oil-free lotion during the winter as you did last summer? Then it's obvious where your flaky, dry winter skin is coming from. The shift from warmer, more humid days to dry and cold immediately saps your skin of moisture, meaning you have to update your beauty routine to stay moisturized.
In this video, we learn to prevent dry skin by avoiding very hot water. Make sure when you take a bath or shower, you don't use very hot water. Use warm water, which will keep moisture in your skin. Hot water will reduce the moisture from your skin, which will make your skin itchy if you have a rash. Also, if you take a bath, make sure you don't add in any oil and that you use only warm water. When you are done with your shower or bath, pat yourself dry and apply moisture right away so you do...
Still using the same lightweight, oil-free lotion during the winter as you did last summer? Then are you really surprised to hear that your flaky, dry winter skin is coming from your incorrect moisturization habits? The shift from warmer, more humid days to dry and cold immediately saps your skin of moisture, meaning you have to update your beauty routine to stay moisturized.
Learn how to avoid dry skin that develops on extended airplane flights. 1 Buy a small sprayer (under three and a third ounces, due to airplane security) and lip balm. 2 Every hour that you are on the airplane, spray your face once with the sprayer's fine mist setting. 3 Do not wipe off the water and apply a thin layer of oil free moisturizer. 4 Apply lip balm every hour.
Nili Nathan shows you how to make a homemade clay facial mask for oily skin. To make your own clay mask, do the following: You will need 3 tbs of green clay. Mix with some hot water, about 3 tbs. Add 2 drops of Rosemary essential oil, 2 drops of lemon essential oil. Mix well with a fork, until it becomes a paste. Add more hot water if needed. Apply evenly to your face and neck, leave on for about 7 minutes. Rinse off with warm water. Enjoy the deep cleansing, healing effect.
In her video, Carol describes her skin care regimen, which she claims has been very effective in treating her acne and improving her skin. This regimen is for acne-prone / combination skin types and involves the use of multiple products, including cleansers, scrubs, masques, washes and moisturizers. Carol takes us through her morning, evening and weekly cleansing routines, explaining which of various products she uses for each such routine. She also discusses each product, explaining its stre...
In this how to video Raven Symone teaches us about three different skin types and then makes a mask for her face. For dry skin you will need 1/2 a carrot, 1 avocado, and 2 tbs almond oil for your face mask. If you have oily skin you will need 1 apple, 1 egg white and 2 tbs lemon juice for your face mask. If you have sensitive, combination skin you will need 1/2 banana, 2 tbs yogurt, and 1/2 small cucumber for your mask. Raven Symone will also teach us how to do a tea steam to open your pores....
Acne sucks - or, more correctly, acne oozes. Which is why it's so important to take care of your skin with oil-reducing, calming products. Most anti-acne medications you can buy are severely drying and irritating, meaning they can cause the adverse effect of making your skin compensate by producing even more oil.
This video explains the easiest way to get rid of the oil on your skin is to use blotting paper, and light dab it on oil spots on your skin. Do not rub it, dab it on the skin, the blotting paper will absorb the oil on your skin without adding dark colors onto your face that other papers would. If you have trouble finding blotting paper, a easy way to find some is go to a public washroom, and get the toilet seat paper that people use to put on top of toilet seats. They are the same material as...
Do you want to achieve a nice, clean look? Flawless skin is the first step in achieve just that. This video will show you exactly how to achieve that flawless look you've always wanted.
Forget Sephora and "Allure" - we subscribe to the old Italian grandmother school of beauty. Italian women like the gorgeous Sophia Loren are known to soak their faces in a vat of olive oil to help replenish moisture. And with skin so soft it feels like a baby's bottom, they've got the right idea in mind.
Yogurt has a variety of uses, some of which you may be unfamiliar with. For just $60 a cup you can whip up a (rather tasty) yogurt mask that combats acne as well as acne scarring. Yogurt contains lactic acid, which dissolves the top layer of skin to remove dead debris.
It's not only women that need to worry about their skin. A couple minutes a day of proper skin care will have a men's skin looking and feeling great. In this video, learn how to take good care & maintain healthy, fresh looking skin.
Is all that sunbathing you did as a college freshman finally catching up with you? Around your 30s and 40s all the sun damage you have accumulated over your lifetime finally starts taking its toll, resulting in a sudden influx of fine and deep lines, sagging skin, and mottled texture.
This video shows a way to finally get rid of your acne. Cleaning the skin is the first thing to do. Use Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser at night only without moisture. During the day wash with water and use Day Oil-Free Neutrogena Advance Solutions to moisturize. Exfoliate only one to two times per week with St Ives Apricot Scrub to prevent acne scars from getting dark. For under the makeup treatment use Clean and Clear Advantage or Rare Minerals Blemish Therapy. A good makeup to use is made by...
One of the most important beauty tips to follow is removing your makeup properly at the end of the day. By using the right ingredients to take your cosmetics off, you will be able to avoid panda eyes and premature wrinkles caused by rubbing underneath your bottom lashes.
Make and apply your own cheap and effective toner and mask for your acne prone skin. 1 Combine apple cider vinegar, sugar, honey, brewed green tea as shown in the video. Be careful to follow the instructions and use APPLE vinegar, not WHITE vinegar. Mix together. 2 Use a pad to apply the mixture to your face. Spread evenly. 3 Use your finger tips, not your palms, gently, rub into your skin. 4 Let the mask stay on for 10 minutes. 5 While you are waiting make a toner by mixing the green tea and...
Simple but effective tips for a better and beautiful you. For a whiter teeth use a toothpaste with a high fluoride content such as Sensodyne. Brush teeth as usual but avoid rinsing your mouth and do not spit off all the fluoride and let it stay in your mouth. Do this every night. For scars, stretch marks, cellulite, anti-aging, dry skin, use bio-oil. It is pure saline oil and a non greasy formula that has healing properties. Just spray a little bit of bio-oil to the affected area. for underar...
In this two-part tutorial, learn how to make a homemade, preservative-free refresher spray to set your makeup after application. Hosted by Koren of EnKoreMakeup, part one shows us what goes into making the mixture: Distilled water, glycerine, a tea bag, cucumber, rose water, and essential oils: tea tree, rose, rosemary, sage, lavender, & lemon oil. (Oils can be found at Coastal Scents.) In part two, Koren shows us how to combine these ingredients to make the refreshing, makeup setting spray.
Acne develops when pores become blocked with dead skin cells and oil. They usually disappear over time but sometimes they leave a scar. When those blemishes form white blood cells rush to the surface to help heal the area. But occasionally a scar forms. Popping and picking can send bacteria further into the skin and increase the blemish and it greatly increases the likelihood that a scar will appear. Nodules and cysts are more severe blemishes and have an increased likelihood of leaving scars...
We love the way spritzing on our favorite perfume before we got out for a night on the town makes us feel instantly sexier and more confident. But we don't love how those charming vanilla notes fade after just half an hour or so.
How to create a flawless look to your skin:MakeupbyCheri here show us how to create a complete flawless look to your skin. It isn’t as difficult as you feel. Let’s see how it is done. Start off by moisturizing your skin. It’s better to use Clean & Clear Dual action Moisturizer. It is oil free and you might get a slight reddening on your skin as you apply it. That is fine ladies, no problem as such. Next, just pep your lips with a little CarMax. Now, use Max Prep n Prime and prime your skin al...
Not everyone in Hollywood owes their nice complexion to a dermatologist. Here are some homespun beauty secrets you can steal.