We all know that thermal styling can cause damage to your delicate tresses and that by choosing the right styling tools you can reduce that damage considerably. But how do you know which tools are the right ones? I mean, the packaging on most thermal styling tools announces that the dryer or curling iron contained inside is your best option. With all of the manufacturers touting their products as the best on the market, just how are you supposed to choose your tools wisely? Continue reading “Tips for Choosing The Right Hair Dryer”
Many people avoid artificial colours in their foods, but don`t check out the colours in cosmetics and personal care products. It is only in recent years that cosmetics have started to carry a full list of ingredients on their packaging. Continue reading “Beauty Tips For Color And Cosmetics”
Most people know that sun exposure can be quite detrimental to our skin. However, studies have recently found that sun damage can be reduced and prevented though the utilization of anti-oxidants. What are anti-oxidants? Anti-oxidants are molecules which basically slow down the oxidation process. Below, we will be looking at a popular anti-oxidant known as Vitamin E, and how it can prevent/reduce damage from UV rays. Continue reading “Beauty tip – Vitamin E for beautiful skin”
What is the aspirin mask? The aspirin mask is a homemade BHA mask available to each and everyone of us, totally inexpensive and highly efficient, made of salicylic acid or tablets of aspirin.
BHA is known to help tremendously with cleaning pores from deep inside and therefore contribute to keeping our skin blemish-free. BHAs are efficient on existing blemishes as well, by helping them heal faster and keeping pores clean afterwards.
Good for: all skin types, especially normal to oily and combination skin, acne-prone and clogged skin.
Basic preparation: 1/4 tsp. salicylic acid (ask for it at pharmacy,but if you cannot find it, then crush 3-5 tablets of plain aspirin instead),then add distilled water. Mix the powder with the water until it becomes of a creamy consistence, apply on clean dry skin (focus on T-zone and sides of the nose). Keep it on until completely dry. Take a small cotton pad, wet it lightly and begin scrubbing the areas covered with the mask, making small circles. Finally, rinse with plenty of water.
It would be a great idea to apply a calming mask or a hydrating mask first, followed by your regular moisturizer.Your skin will be left completely smooth and even. Continue reading “Beauty tip: The aspirin mask – good for oily and combination skin”