I loved my first-ever facial, but not for the reasons you’d think.
Kate Middleton isn’t just an English rose glowing with natural beauty. She also fancies a bit of bee venom on her skin — AKA “natural” Botox — to sooth lines and wrinkles. Her stepmother-in-law, Camilla Parker-Bowles, turned her on to the $265 bee venom facial by aesthetician Deborah Mitchell, who works with Victoria Beckham and…
OK, so this has been the year of skin woes for me. First, I accidentally burnt my lips using two common beauty products — teeth whitener and Blistex. After a few weeks, my lips healed for a short time, and then began to peel again. Few products offered any long-term therapeutic relief, and after speaking…
Preventing wrinkles has to do with good habits. Healthy skin won’t turn on you quite as quickly as skin that hasn’t been cared for. Take measures to reduce the appearance of age-defining creases and indentations.
A zit on your chin, or a little off-center on your forehead is an easy fix. Even uncovered, no one will notice. But when the sucker pops up on your nose, you can either take our advice for eradicating the dreaded pimple, or spend the next week looking like Rudolph’s first cousin.
There’s nothing worse than shelling out cash to get pampered only to have something go wrong with your treatment. A bad facial can put a damper on your usual routine but! We can deal with this people. Here’s what to do when you leave the spa less than satisfied.
Dry skin is a pain in the ash. We all crave supple, smooth skin and now achieving that baby-bottom touch is super easy. Check out the five steps to banishing dry skin after the jump.
Grease is not a word that a beauty monger likes to hear. It’s bad in your hair, on your clothes, and especially on your face. Oil build up makes you look sweaty and shiny, not to mention it will lead to gross clogged pores and breakouts. Learn how to put an end to your oily…
Red blotches and discolorations in your skin can look like signs of aging, botched makeup, or weird irritations. While a few dabs of concealer will only help you for a few hours, there are plenty of ways to even out you skin tone in a snap. Read how, after the jump!
Sunscreen is so important that a trip down the SPF isle at a drug store ends in us holding one dozen bottles of sun-blocking-who-knows-what. Use our tips of the trade to find the perfect sunscreen for your skin.
Your foundation makes you break out, your eye shadow makes you itch, and that fragrant new lotion gives you a rash. These daily trials have now left you as irritated as your sensitive and allergy-prone skin. With some careful label reading and a list of irritants, you’ll be able to calm your skin… and your…
Your skin needs a pick-me-up but spa prices can be steep. Give yourself a facial in the comfort of your own home with this quick and easy guide to pampering your complexion salon-style.
No one wants to take off their sunglasses and instantly age ten years because of the lines on their face. Eye cream reduces the fine lines and wrinkles that are the most obvious signs of aging, and its never too young to start using a product that reduces crow’s feet and heavy bags.
Clearly, journalist Marty Beckerman is desperately in need of some attention. How else to explain this video, where he films himself getting a sperm facial–they’re all the rage, you know–at a fancy NYC spa? But if he thinks it’s so gross, why is he filming the alarmingly disgusting boring procedure at all? And…
Sure they’re not throbbing, puss-filled pimples, but they are only one step away from becoming the zit of your worst nightmares. Blackheads are gunky little suckers that ruin perfectly good complexions. We’ve all got ‘em, and we are all dying to get rid of ‘em. Learn how, after the jump…
Whether you’re making your own remedy, buying a stick of glorified vaseline, or scrubbing off the damaged layers, fixing chapped lips is as easy as these simple steps.
There’s nothing worse than a smooch that ends in scratches. Make sure your lips are always silky and pink with our four steps to great lips!
Facials are the most popular treatment for spas, but most menus have so many packages it’s almost impossible to know what’s happening to your skin. We’ve got the step by step rundown of any good facial so you know the process just as well as your esthetician.
For those of us with sensitive skin, the mere mention of exfoliation is enough to make our faces turn red. But not to worry, there is a way to get rid of the nasty dead skin on your cheeks without angering your complexion.
Everyone looks better with a little bronze, but the line between summer glow and Snookie orange is a fine one. Less is more, but little is not enough. Find you bronzing balance after the jump.