Up until the twentieth century, having tanned skin was something that most people considered unflattering. Women wore hats, head scarves and long-sleeved dresses to protect their fair skin from the sun. Sophisticated and aristocratic women often carried parasols to avoid sun exposure. The reason why most people frowned upon the look of browned skin was […]
Yes, as embarrassing as it is to admit, those are my lips. My husband and I moved to the desert about three years ago and my lips are not happy about it. The dry air and high summer temperatures cause them to shrivel. Only dried prunes are jealous of the contours of my lips. As […]
Summer is right around the corner, which means sandal season is nearly here. Now is the time to start pampering your feet with the tips below so you will be ready to show off your well-groomed tootsies at the beach or that company picnic. 1. Use a Foot Soak Fill a bowl or small basin […]
I love this easy body scrub recipe because it only contains three ingredients which you very likely have in your kitchen already. Ground coffee, sugar, coconut oil. How simple is that? Plus, the smell of the coffee helps perk you up in the shower! How Does It Work? The caffeine in the coffee can temporarily […]
Today’s post is a guest post from fat loss expert, Dr. Charles D.C. In it, he shares 3 things women need to know about removing cellulite from their bodies. 3 Simple Tricks To Get Rid of Cellulite A woman’s body is often genetically prone to the development of cellulite. Exercise, alone, does little to alleviate […]
Isn’t that a great updo? I found this girl on twitter after @besthairstyles tweeted one of her tutorials. Her name is Katie and she does some fabulous braids! In this 7 minute video, she demonstrates step-by-step how to braid a French fishtail updo. (I’ve listed the basic steps below the video.) Step 1: Part hair to […]
Mmmmmm, I love avocado! My love for the green-fleshed fruit has only grown since moving to Phoenix, where I indulge regularly on creamy guacamole and street tacos with sliced avocado. Avocados are known for being a rich source of vitamins and antioxidants. So why not take that creamy goodness and use it on the skin? […]
I found these interesting tidbits on Bella Sugar and thought I’d take a shot at turning them into an infographic of sorts. (I used the free service offered by Piktochart.) The original Bella Sugar article can be found here. So will you now consider sex as part of your skincare regimen???