Offsetting my sorrow at saying no to every dessert that passed though my office was the fact that my face generally looked better. My skin appeared brighter, my wrinkles seem less pronounced, and I even seemed to need less under-eye concealer
One word: dentist. When you're at a holiday party engaging women in witty banter, the last thing you want is for them to be wondering -- disgusting tartar build-up, or deviled egg leftovers? Either way -- ewwwww.
Whether it's because you've received a last minute invite to a fancy shindig, engaged in pre-wedding prep procrastination or spontaneously RSVP'd to an event you anticipate needing to look photogenic, certain steps can be taken to ensure your skin looks good in a short amount of time.
Skin regime is a huge part of being healthy from the inside out. There are cheap to expensive options all around - from small boutique businesses to hotel spas. I hadn't ever found the real deal until I came upon Erno Laszlo's Institute.
Put Google to work. Type in the search word "best" plus the spa service and your town. Yelp, Insider, Bing, City Search or some other social media review site should pop up with information on a variety of therapists and spa professionals.
Human breast milk from a stranger, on your face? Sounds gross. Or at the very least, gimmicky.
But hey, we reasoned: We're progressive. Plus, the number one tip for clearing up baby acne is to dab on a little "liquid gold," as new mothers call it.
Flowers, chocolates, perfume -- it's what most of us give the moms in our lives on Mother's Day. But why be conventional? After all, moms have many lives -- they work, they travel, they lead. Get a gift for the woman she is besides a mom.
As a 22-year-old beauty writer who loves to sample new products, I have never felt the need to indulge in luxury treatments. So you could imagine my confusion when Karen, the lovely esthetician giving me my first-ever facial, told me to take off my dress.
For ethnic spa goers, many times the preliminary conversation to determine what we use on our skin, why we use it and what we expect to achieve from our facial is omitted. Were you aware that such a conversation should even take place?
Because acupuncture does not act on a superficial level like Botox, fillers, or plastic surgery do, it really improves the health and wellness of your face and body. It energizes you physically, mentally, and spiritually. It brings true health and true beauty to a person.
The prevailing standard of beauty is sending a message to every woman either directly or subliminally , and that is- we're never white enough, thin enough, glossy enough, taut enough or ultimately good enough.
The winter months are upon us, and so now's the time to think differently about the way you care for your skin. You can easily beat the cold-weather doldrums by taking control of your skin care -- and you'll look better, too!