Beauty Care: Steaming

Steaming is beneficial for cleaning all types of skin. It cleans the skin of all surface dirt, stimulates the circulation and unclogs blocked pores. If your skin is dry, steam your face once a week. It can be used every day if you have a very greasy skin. Electrical devices are available to produce steam and this process is known as Sauna Facial. Steaming can be taken by leaning over a large bowl of boiling water, by covering your head with a towel and making a tent around the bowl. The steam will open the pores, loosen blackheads and bring spots to a head. Do not get to close to the boiling water, for if the steam is too hot, …

Celebrity Stylist Shares Secrets For Terrific Hair

Hair care expert Tim Rogers, who has among his clients Yoko Ono, Missy Rayder, Diane Sawyer, Kelly Gray, Samantha Boardman and Amanda Peet, combed through some of the secrets he gives celebrities when they have a bad hair day and came up with a few you may use: Q. Any advice on how I can take better care of my hair? A. Wash hair no more often than every other day. Water can be very drying to hair, exacerbating frizz and static flyaways. Wash with lukewarm water and always follow with a conditioner. Protect color-treated hair. New Results Colour Bright shampoo and conditioner are created specifically for treating and protecting multitonal hair shades. Don’t forget sunscreen. The sun’s rays can …

Beauty Care – Antiperspirants

Perspiration and body odor have been of concern for many of us who wish to present a beautiful body to others. Here it is important to note that deodorants and antiperspirants are not the same. Deodorants hide the smell with fragrance. They do not dry the perspiration at all. They also do not prepare the skin for not perspiring. Deodorants will not keep you dry. They will make you feel good with their fragrance and hide body odor. For keeping yourself dry you have to use antiperspirants. An antiperspirant blocks the sweat ducts and does not allow the sweat from reaching the skin surface. Aluminum chloride has been a choice ingredient in antiperspirants. Many new aluminum compounds are now being …

Celebrity Colorist Shares Insider Tips For Maintaining Beautiful Hair Color

Every season, women take a page from fashion magazines and update their clothes, shoes and makeup while overlooking their greatest accessory: hair color. Some women don’t realize that hair color, like perfectly shaped eyebrows, can actually define a woman’s look. While a change of season becomes an opportunity to experiment, it’s important to not only know the basics behind color-treating tresses, but also the process of maintaining it. “My clients are always asking how they can sustain color and keep it from fading,” says Pantene Celebrity Colorist Rita Hazan. “I always emphasize that there is no use spending a lot of money to color your hair if you aren’t going to follow the right steps and use products to actually …

Beauty Below The Neck

For years, women have witnessed and embraced the technological explosion that is the anti-aging face care category. In fact, it seems there is a cream or serum designed to diminish every possible telltale sign of aging that appears on the face. But what about the rest of the body? Women are so concerned with laugh lines and crow’s-feet that they tend to neglect caring for the body’s skin. The truth is women love having beautiful, smooth, touchable skin all over their body, even below the neck. It’s the difference between high collars and plunging necklines. Also, with the expansion of the anti-aging market, there are many ingredients saturating this category. However, there is one breakthrough ingredient on the top of …

Beauty and the Beast – The Answer To Being Beautiful

It is said that absence makes the heart grow fonder – well so does Beauty – the more you peer at something beautiful the more you yearn for it. Beauty injects an essence of elegance – an emotion felt within which comes with feeling good about your self. But leading a healthy lifestyle has to be the most important of all. Health plays a major role in contributing to the beautiful feeling experienced when looking good. Many women tend to suffer from Beauty and the Beast syndrome – where one day an effort is made to look good and then the next – no matter what you do – it just isn`t happening. Why? Well it is no secret; there …

Beautiful Looking Nails with Solar Nails

Giving a new twist to artificial fingernails is the use of Solar Nails. Though more expensive, the use of these nails are definitely worth your money. Not only do they look natural despite the fact that they are artificial, they also last longer compared to cheaper varieties of artificial fingernails. Solar Nails are the upgraded counterpart of Acrylic or artificial nails. It is applied quite differently from Acrylic nails. Where Acrylic nails are placed on the nail bed, the Solar variety are applied in a two step process. The white tip is placed first, followed by the pink natural-looking artificial nail. Due to its appearance, Solar variety nails commonly resemble a French manicure. There are a lot of advantages when …

Beautiful Hairstyles with Hair Extensions and Hair Weaves

Long, silky, healthy hair can radiate beauty, fitness and youth. A change of hairstyle is often enough to make you look more sophisticated, younger or simply different. Hair extensions Hair extensions are becoming an increasingly popular way of instantly getting that long beautiful hair some of us can only dream of! Growing your hair long takes 5-6 years at an average of 1 cm per month! Hair extensions can give you around 21 inches of thick hair in just a few hours! There are two main types of hair extensions. Hair extensions can be made out of synthetic fibers and are referred to as synthetic hair extensions or out of human hair and referred to as human hair extensions. Human …

Basics Of Tooth Whitening

For people who want a smile that is brighter, the process of tooth whitening can be easily administered. Tooth whitening can reduce staining and discoloration and ultimately grant a patient a whiter and brighter set of teeth. But how much really can your teeth become whiter? Some tooth whitening products claim that your teeth can become nine shades whiter. This is exaggerating. A whitening of two or three shades is more possible and can already provide a significant change in a person’s smile. It is important to note at this point that our teeth have no uniform whiteness. Usually, the whitest teeth are the two front teeth while molars are generally two shades darker. A realistic goal for anyone wishing …

Banana – A Skin Care Product To Reckon With

Bananas are one of most high calorie fruits one can find in the market. It has some of the best uses you can think of when it comes to skin care. As bananas are so common in many of the countries it is not that hard to use it as a beauty product. It has become an essential part of our life with respect to the benefits it provides us. Banana is a good source of fiber, potassium and Vitamin C; these are very good for our skin. It has helped in curing some of the most fatal diseases like heart disease, problems with kidney stones and a type of cancer. It also helps in strengthening your muscles and maintains …

Balding Cures Scams or Not

If you’re one of the millions of men and women who are balding, you’re probably paying an incredible amount of attention to the many companies touting products that will end your problems. Before you rush out to pay for the miracle cure, take a minute to evaluate the products and the companies. One of the most important things to remember is your mom’s advice – if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. If you have eight hairs left on your entire head, a can of spray paint isn’t going to make those eight look like a full head of hair. While there’s some merit to the idea (mascara works roughly on the same principal and women …

Balding Cures – Scams or Not?

If you’re one of the millions of men and women who are balding, you’re probably paying an incredible amount of attention to the many companies touting products that will end your problems. Before you rush out to pay for the miracle cure, take a minute to evaluate the products and the companies. One of the most important things to remember is your mom’s advice – if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. If you have eight hairs left on your entire head, a can of spray paint isn’t going to make those eight look like a full head of hair. While there’s some merit to the idea (mascara works roughly on the same principal and women …

Avoiding Anti-Aging Scams

Despite what you may think, the unsightly signs of aging don’t play favorites. With every coming day your skin sheds more and more signs of aging. The older you become, the more your skin looses its radiance and firmness, and thus nears its approach towards fine lines and wrinkles. These are the horrible signs of aging. One of the biggest fears amongst the human population is the loss of youth. Many individuals attempt to evade this natural phenomenon by utilizing the plethora of cosmetic products currently available. Signs of aging will appear despite any futile attempts to wage war with mother nature. However, one can do several things to delay the onset of aging skin by taking proper care of …

Avoid Injury or Fainting With a Proper Warm-up and Cool-Down

Warm-up You must prepare your body before taking part in physical training, sports competition, or vigorous physical activity. A warm-up may help prevent injuries and maximize performance. The warm-up increases the body’s internal temperature and the heart rate so that more oxygen-rich blood can be pumped through the muscles. The chance of getting injured decreases when the heart, muscles, ligaments, and tendons are properly prepared for exertion and, vica versa the risk of injury increases unnecessarily when you do not go through a proper warm-up. A warm-up should include some running-in-place or slow jogging, stretching, and calisthenics. Get all the major muscle groups involved in the warm-up and pay particular attention to warming-up the parts of the body that will …

Avocado Great For Skin Care

Avocado is also known as Alligator Pear originated in southern Mexico. It has become a useful ingredient for our daily skin care routine. It is rich in fat as well as protein. These fats are monounsaturated which is good for a healthy heart. The provision of vitamin E in avocado helps the heart to remain fit. It is also known to supply 60% more potassium in comparison to banana. It is also rich in fiber, foliate (folic acid), vitamin B6, iron, copper and magnesium. Other than applying avocado on your skin, consuming it in salad form can also be beneficial for your skin. Avocado contains vitamins like A, D, and E which has penetrating qualities to improve your skin. Avocado …

Attrack An Avalanche Of Compliments About Your Healthy, Fit and Beautiful Body

A healthy body is just enough for everyday life but a fit body is one that can do even more. It is capable of eliminating the toxic substances generated by its normal functioning and imposed on it by an unnatural lifestyle. In retrospect, an unhealthy body is when you don’t care enough about yourself to take care of your body. The way to a healthy body is through fitness exercises and a proper diet. Diets and weight loss programs are generally more flexible now than they once were. Dietary changes combined with exercise programs and supplements will result to a long-lasting weight loss. The American Cancer Society recommends a predominantly plant-based diet that includes a variety of vegetables, fruits, and …