A luxurious treatment that smells of everything pumpkin latte goodness for your face, and it actually works.
Now that fall's officially here, everybody keep your cool -- I'll teach you how to keep that glow even though the humidity in the air has lifted.
The handwriting is on the wall. It's time to prepare my skin for the fall and winter and give up my summer skin care routine. I am going back to my winter routine, which you should also find helpful.
The stress of new beginnings and putting your best foot (and face) forward can cause breakouts. School is in session and today our lesson plan is what you can do to lower your chances of that first day breakout.
Trying out new skincare products may seem as simple as pumping a tester at a beauty shop or applying the contents of a free sample, but there's really more to it than that.
No matter what season you're in, it's always a good idea to check in with your skin health and make sure you are doing everything you can to realize your full skin potential.
The chilly run-up to Christmas can dry out your skin, so it's wise to start thinking about those heavy duty moisturisers and lip balms before fine wrinkles begin to appear. Your first point of call should be your skin care routine, so out with the old and in with the new!
Obviously, there's no substitute for using an SPF lotion that's appropriate for your skin -- liberally, every day (seriously... no skimping!). But bet you didn't know that what you eat can also do a lot to aid your skin in protection from the sun.
As the summer season winds down, many of my clients and friends have asked me how to keep their summer glow alive. I asked everyone my most trusted friends and clients for their input.
By understanding what each step of your skincare routine is trying to achieve, you'll understand how just slightly improving the step will make a big impact on your regimen's results. After all, we want to get the most out of those 5 minutes at the sink each morning and night, right?
If you feel like you're already doing everything you can to get clear skin -- eating right and using good-for-you skin care products -- yet... you're still battling blemishes, acne or eczema or other skin issues that just won't die, you could actually have an allergy to gluten.
I stood back as several of the women asked her to repeat the name of the product while they furiously typed it into their phones. I had to put an end to this madness. "Um, did your BB Cream replace your other skincare steps?" I couldn't let these ladies drink the BB Cream Kool-Aid.
Remember when your mother used to say you're only hurting yourself? That's right. Committing these skincare crimes is just making things worse for your skin. Our poor skin doesn't need a magical elixir or potion; it just needs a little TLC and SPF.
Dara Kennedy, the founder of Ayla, has 5 skin care tips for post 50 women.
Hands have fewer oil glands, which means they get drier faster than the rest of your body. Thus, it's important to moisturize your hands often during winter months.
Guard yourself against the winter blues by making sure you get enough of this "sunshine vitamin" and do wonders for your skin at the same time.