Beauty Pageants: Should You Enter Your Child In One?

Are you the parent of a toddler or an elementary school aged child? If you are, have you ever thought about entering your child in a beauty pageant? If you are like many other parents, there is a good chance that the thought has at least crossed your mind before, but it is a good idea? When it comes to deciding whether or not you should enter your child in a beauty pageant there are a number of important factors that you should take into consideration. One of those factors is your location. Where do you live? If you do not live near a big city or a popular one, like Hollywood or New York City, there is a good …

Choosing the Right Hair Removal Method

You’ve got some unsightly hair and you want to remove it, but how? How do you know which of the many methods currently available is the right one for the job at hand? Before making a decision, ask yourself a few questions. Here are some tips on what you should consider. First of all, the method of hair removal you select will depend on the area of the body you want hair-free. Do you want to remove hair from your face or your body? From there, be even more specific. Do you want hair removed from your arms, legs, eyebrows, back, chest, belly button, nipples, pubic area, knuckles or somewhere else? Once you’ve determined the area of the body you …

Baldness Cures and Treatments

The most common cause of hair loss, especially in men, is androgenetic, or male pattern baldness. Mid-teens or puberty starts the ‘balding’ process for individuals whose genetics predispose them to baldness. The normal production of hair by the follicle is altered by the pubertal increase in testosterone production resulting in an increased production of DiHydroTestosterone. Hair strands become thinner, grow slower and fall out at shorter lengths with each cycle until eventually the follicle stops production altogether. The case becomes severe when the follicle is lost permanently and hair production literally comes to a halt. In an attempt to obtain a normal looking head of hair or to slow hair loss, American male population alone reportedly spend hundreds of millions …

Body Hair Removal Techniques: What Options Are There?

Is there a way to remove body hair from the entire body? Today, many people are looking at ways to effectively remove the hair that is growing from every part of the body, from the face and neck all the way down to the toes. Is it safe to do this? Yes, in most cases, body hair can be removed without any problems what so ever. And, it can be quite successful as well. While you may need to call in a professional to help you, chances are there is a way to get rid of the hair on your body. A Costly, But Good Option One of the most effective ways of removing hair from the body in a …

Buying Your Shampoo – Three Myths to Avoid

More often than not, we are besieged with commercial advertisements that claim to do miraculous work with their different brands of shampoos. Million dollars have been spent to create hypes after hypes inasmuch as they provide more fictions than facts about their shampoos. Below there are some of the most common myths found with your shampoo. 1. Hair Types When you read the commercial literature, talk with your sales girls, advertisement pamphlets, you are more often advised to buy your shampoo according to your hair types. However, this seems to be another marketing technique that is commonly adopted by big shampoo companies to create more market segmentations in order to sell their products. The truth is that the categories are …

How To Do Linear Color And Other Funky Color Techniques

At home hair color is a million-dollar business, but there are some services that at-home hair color cannot provide. These services include new and funky techniques used by stylists to create custom styles and looks. But if you know how to do the techniques, you can do them yourself without having to set foot in a salon. Here are just a few of the latest salon color trends and how to do them yourself: Slicing Slicing is probably the easiest highlighting technique for you to master at home. The look is very trendy and is identified by a few chunky highlights around the face or in the front of the hair. To use this technique on your hair, make 1, …

How To Choose Over-The-Counter Products For Your Hair

Ah, the never-ending debate over professional and non-professional hair-care products. In the past, this debate was resolved easily with a famous quote, “You get what you pay for.” But today, the line between professional and non-professional products has become blurry due to the emergence of inexpensive professional products and expensive non-professional products. You see, it used to be that you almost always paid $10 for a bottle of shampoo from the salon. Non-professional shampoos, on the other hand, only cost a couple of dollars. Today, however, you can spend as much or more on a bottle of shampoo from your local department store as you can for a bottle from the salon. The reason that this is so is because …

How To Choose The Right Skin Products

One of the most important things a woman can do to look good is to take care of her skin. Glowing skin beats having on tons of make-up to cover up blemishes, lines and an uneven skin tone. The better you take care of your skin especially when you are young, the lesser skin problems you will have to deal with when you are older. Using anti-aging skin care products when you’re in your 20s and using sun block regularly will prevent sun damage to your skin and will make you more youthful looking even when you age. There are also specific skin care treatments you must do to address your skin problems. One way to make sure you are …

How healthy are the strength supplements that we are using today?

We’ve all heard of steroids, prohormones, and protein powders. And we know that the supplement industry is a billion dollar industry, often feeding on the weaknesses of people hoping to make dramatic changes to their physiques in a short period of time. But how do we know which muscle building supplements are the most popular, and how they affect the health of their users? We could look at some retail websites and see the top-selling supplements on their home pages, or, alternatively, we can examine what people are searching for on the Internet. (It is reasonable to assume that the most searched supplements are also going to be purchased relatively more frequently.) This article will look at the latter option. …

How to Find the Perfect Beauty Pageant Dress for Your Child

Have you recently decided that you would like your child to enter into beauty contests? Whether your child is a toddler, a teen, or an elementary school aged child, it is likely that you will be in charge of choosing and buying a beauty pageant dress. A beauty pageant dress is an important part of a pageant; therefore, you will want to make sure that you take your time and choose the perfect beauty pageant dress for your child, not just any ole one. One of the first things that many parents do is try to envision what type of dress they would like their child to wear. While this is more than possible to do, you never really know …

The Ingredients of Your Cosmetics

The cosmetics industry is big around the world. Consumers across the globe spend billions of dollars a year on make-up, fragrances, cleaners, and shampoos. Make-up is definitely not a recent development. Women over 3000 years ago in Greece used make-up that contained lead in it to get a pale complexion and women in ancient Egypt used a dark substance known as kohl to darken their eyelids. Today, make-up is more widely used than ever. Cosmetic advertisers now target males and females in an effort to expand their massive business. The exact definition of what a cosmetic is was defined by the Australian Trade Practices Act of 1974 as “a substance or preparation intended for placement in contact with any external …