With Daylight Savings around the corner, it's time to address the evil foe of a change in sleep schedule: dark under-eye circles. It happens to the best of us: maybe you've spent time covering all evidence of an unnecessarily long night, or maybe you got the best eight hours of uninterrupted sleep that you've had in months. You're feeling relatively bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. All of a sudden, someone close to you—a colleague, a classmate, your boss, your mother—blurts out, with all the best intentions (and probably too loudly), "Oh man, you look so tired." Ouch.
Anyone who's cared to take a dip in the deep end knows that lingering chlorine smell. If you're not swimming very much, the smell can be easy to rinse off. But let's be real: it's summertime, which means going to the pool is not a "once in a while" ordeal. Unfortunately, this means that lingering smell can be a lot more permanent if you're not careful. Taken straight from the beauty buffs on the swim team, here are 6 tips on how to NOT smell like chlorine after swimming (and smell rather pretty, might I add).
Ingrown bikini hairs from waxing or shaving might just be one of the most uncomfortable and unsightly beach woes known to bikini babes. At their best, they're slightly annoying…and at their worst, they're downright painful. If ingrown hairs by your bikini line are something that have been creating a doom cloud over your summer, you’ll be pleased to know that they are neither forever nor unfixable. If, it just so happens that this doesn’t apply to you (yet), take our advice – nip it in the bud before it does.
The things I have subjected my skin to over the years are cringe worthy to any skincare junkie. I've laid out in the sun, pulled all nighters, skipped my SPF, and slept in my makeup. Some of these things I've even done in the same day (sorry guys but I'm being honest here). With my 30s creeping in disturbingly fast, I've finally decided to take my skin care seriously and take some preventative measures, my future self will thank me, right? I was also interested in seeing if these skincare routines and mask trends were actually worth the hype or if it was all youtube fluff from sponsored beauty gurus. I picked up a skin brightening mask treatment called Glamglow Flashmud. So does it actually make a difference, even with all this damage? If you're interested in my results, stay tuned.
Before I had my son three years ago, I was sure I would be able to remain as busy as ever. My plan was to simply incorporate him into my life, and already existing routine. I would always have time to do my hair and makeup, and I would never trade my heels for flats.
The point of a vacation is to find refuge from the abrasion of day to day living - so why is it that the very remedy we seek often distributes its own set of trouble? For those of us with delicate skin-sibilities, that trouble often pertains to adjusting to foreign climates when we're away from our own. The truth is that sometimes, your skin will freak out while you're abroad, even if you're freakishly prepared. The good news is that comebacks are many and aplenty if you've got the right arsenal - here's how to recover from vacationized skin.
Some call it spring fever, others call it hay fever - either way, 'tis the season of change and starting fresh, which means calling it quits on the old that no longer serves you. This stands true in many areas: old belief systems, old styles in your closet, even old makeup that reeeeally shouldn't have lasted this long. If you're struggling this spring and could use a little guidance on how to gently let go of all you deem as junk, we've got a list of for sures and certainties that will have you breathing easier. Unless, you know, your breathing struggles comes from allergies - in which case, you and your immune system are on your own.
Sometimes less is more. Coming from us here at Got Beauty, that may be hard to believe, but when it comes to skincare, it's true. If you are over exfoliating or cocktailing products that shouldn't be stacked on top of each other, you could be doing more harm than help for your precious pores! We break down the mistakes you might be making with your skincare routine, and suggest ways to fix them with products we think you'll love. Read on to learn how to keep your skin pore perfect in these winter months.
New year, new you! And that means bringing in new good habits while kicking out the old ones. Now, you may already have your skincare routine set in stone - and if it's working for you, power to you! However, if you're either interested in being a little healthier or are even looking for ideas to replace habits you know aren't working, we've got a few suggestions: here are 11 healthy changes you should make to your skincare routine (should you feel so inclined).