If your hometown’s having the same nice, sunny weather we’ve been experiencing in New York City, you’re probably browning a bit and noticing a layer of dead skin dulling your complexion. Sadly, though the type of dryness changes, skin dehydration doesn’t disappear when humidity enters the picture. But because a lot of people don’t realize… More »
Even though I’ve mostly outgrown breakouts (finally!), I still get the occasional gift from the acne fairy. When this happens, there’s only one thing to do: Bring out the big guns, in the form of Mario Badescu’s Drying Lotion. While this spot treatment can’t exactly be used during the day, due to it going on… More »
There was once a time, when I was young and naive and acne-ridden, when I didn’t moisturize. I mistakenly thought that because I had been cursed with oily and pimpled skin that there wasn’t a need for any additional moisture. I was wrong. Nowadays my skin is much clearer, though I still get the… More »
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. … More »
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. … More »
There’s nothing sexier than the touch of silky soft skin. And while facial moisturizers and hand creams are commonplace products to keep you smooth, you need some serious exfoliating action to sloth off the dead skin that keeps your sexiest layers on lock down. Here’s how to do it. … More »
There’s nothing worse than kicking your shoes off after a long day only to gawk at your cracked heels and rough toes. Our little piggies take a lot of hits between high heels, standing at bars, and walking around the office. Do yourself, and your feet, a favor: Take the time to pamper yourself with… More »
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. … More »
Acne was a bummer when you’re going through high school, but at least you weren’t the only one walking the halls with zits. Fast forward to a few decades later and the suckers still haven’t gone away! Only now you are the only one at the office with acne. Luckily, The Frisky’s got your back… More »
No that’s not a pimple. Last time we checked pimples don’t itch, turn hard, or swell up. Bug bites have all the beauty-slaughtering side effects of a zit without the easy-to-fix pop. Got a bad bite that won’t quit? Here is how to smash that sucker like the fly it came from. … More »
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.
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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… More »
A pimple on your face can be embarrassing, so just imagine finding blemishes on your back and body. Some people are predisposed to body acne, while others just need to jump start a decent skincare routine. Either way, steps to ridding yourself of pimples south of your collar bone are waiting for you after the… More »
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!
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Body shimmer has a bad rap. OK, maybe it deserves such after the massacre known as the ’90s (rave anyone?), but here’s how you can bring glitter back with all the class and none of the skanky.
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Whether you’re craving a sun-kissed glow in the dead of winter, or simply looking for a healthier option than baking in a UV box, gradual tanning lotions are a safe tanning bet. Prep your skin and carefully follow directions to have a golden tan all year round.
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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.
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Removing bikini hair is a tough task that can end in a lot of pain, little red bumps, or unwanted stubble. With just a few steps, you can be silky smooth and ready to show off even the smallest string bikini. Learn how to remove bikini hair easily, after the jump!
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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… More »
How can we be expected to wear fabulous shoes if nasty little callouses keep causing us pain? A combination of prevention and treatment will rid you of corns forever and have you wearing skin-bearing sandals all summer long.
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