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).
This time of year, the chances are high that your body has had some sort of sugar and carb overhaul from your holiday tradition of choice. It's hard to pick just one poison - that third slice of pie? Or piece of candy? Or how about that cup of nog? It's all the same to your body, and your hormones, sleep, energy levels, and habits are likely to be all kerfuffled. Whether it's post-turkey, tofurkey, holiday ham, or roast beast, it's probably time to take things down a notch and get back to your healthy roots. Here are the best ways to detox after too much indulgence this holiday season without breaking a sweat.
The winter months are fast approaching. That means eggnog, family, holiday cheer, and...dry skin? Ugh. Luckily, the last one doesn't have to be a a part of your holiday season if you take our advice here at Got Beauty. Seasons change, and your skin care routine should change with them, so before you begin you Sugarhouse Christmas shopping, stop by Got Beauty to make sure your skins is looking fresh for this chilly holiday season ahead (because you know your aunt is going to take like...a thousand pictures of your face)!
As we get older, the appeal of a giant bag of trick or treat candy starts to lose its appeal (especially if you are like me and too much sugar makes your skin hate you). Instead of wearing a stinky latex monster mask, I'd rather opt for a pore refining charcoal mask. It just so happens, your favorite Sugarhouse day spa has a remedy for those who feel they are outgrowing Halloween: Trick Or Treat Yourself! Yes, friends - cozy up on this fall eve with your favorite scents and pamper yourself with some of our favorite luxury items. Put your mask on, kick up your feet, and turn on the bath water - we promise you'll feel like a kid on Halloween, with all the treats and no tricks.
Those first few moments of waking up can be so lovely...right up until you look in the mirror and realize that a monstrous breakout has made its way onto your face. Ugh. First of all, why? Second of all, how do we make this not happen again? Lucky for you, we've done some trial and error ahead of time to narrow down a few random causes of adult acne so you aren't left scratching your head.
By this time, I'm sure you've been hearing these three letters buzzing around your social media feed. What's the deal with hemp and CBD, anyway? What is it? What does it do? THC is illegal (in some places) and CBD is legal, so what's the difference? I am fascinated by holistic and naturally sustainable beauty alternatives, so of course I had to dive in and do some research. If you're curious about this new game-changing super oil then stay tuned, because according to what I learned, it's more than a passing beauty/health trend.
If you've rounded the thirty year mark, you might remember the toner craze of the 1990s (Sea Breeze, anyone?). Back then it was a harsh, alcohol-laden slumber party-style spa skin treatment that stung like crazy, and which subsequently faded into obscurity. Thanks to cosmetic and dermatologic advancements, facial toner has made a comeback and achieved a certain sophistication with formulaic adjustments and variances to satisfy all skin types. In light of these changes, here's why facial toner is actually good for your skin, and why you should consider adding it to your regimen.