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.
You would never guess that Cynthia Nixon, star of Sex and the City, is a rosacea sufferer. Let alone that the symptoms were aggressive enough to make her self-conscious and stressed and eventually to become a spokesperson for the National Rosacea Society.
Do you find that having someone massage your feet and polish your nails soothes your anxiety? Do you get uneasy when your hair stylist is on vacation or can't fit you in for monthly highlighting or coloring?
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?
Tired of looking at celebrities and wondering how on earth they manage to have such a youthful appearance -- despite their heavy work schedules? Well, wonder no more because we've found five ways to make 2013 your year.
My mom has always looked and smelled good. As a matter of fact, it's become a family joke. The mother of three daughters, she always reminded us to wash our faces, not pick at them and -- at the very least -- to remove our makeup before bed.
If you haven't thought that deeply about the way you cleanse your face or the lip balm you pick up at the drugstore, these profiles might give you a new perspective on your usual beauty routine. And they'll certainly give you unique beauty ideas to incorporate as you see fit.