20 Beach Essentials You Don't Want To Be Without

 

We know many of you are gearing up for your well deserved beach vacation. But just because you're on vacation, doesn't mean your beauty routine should be! We've come up with some of our favorite vacation beauty essentials you won't want to forget!  (trust us, these aren't your typical hotel complimentary toiletries).
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7 Tips For Hiding Red Eyes and Noses During Allergy Season

As the sunshine revives the world from the dreariness of winter, so does it bring the inevitable onslaught of allergy season. Not only is it practically indiscernible from the common cold - it gives you a perpetual appearance of having just finished a good bawl. For those of us trying to enjoy the friendlier weather, this is a major downer, especially when trying to look our best. When Claritin and Benadryl aren’t doing the trick, the best thing to do is fake it until you make it; that being said, here are the best tips for hiding red eyes and nose during allergy season.

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Why You Should Ditch The Tanning Salon (And How To Get A Tan At Home)

It's pretty much common knowledge at this point that tanning salons present a host of problems to your skin, ranging from bacterial to cancerous. For starters, most states do not have monitoring or enforcement methods for maintaining cleanliness in tanning salons. There have even been reports of fecal matter, staph bacteria, and the herpes virus on improperly sanitized tanning beds. If that isn't scary enough, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, it's estimated that tanning beds are the cause of up to 400,000 cases of skin cancer each year. Even after one use, your chances of getting melanoma increase by 20%. Yeah, we didn't think that sounded so good, either. 

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How to Get Rid of Dark Circles and Bags Under Your Eyes


It never fails. You think you've impeccably buried every piece of evidence pointing to a long night followed by an early wake-up call, or perhaps you got the best eight hours of uninterrupted sleep that you've had in months— whatever the case, you're feeling relatively bright-eyed and bushy-tailed either in spite or because of recent decisions, then someone close to you—a colleague, a classmate, your boss, your mother—blurts out, with all the best intentions, and probably too loudly, "You look tired!"

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Two Dermalogica Products That Go Well With YOUR skin Type

Are you familiar with your own skin? Okay, how about comfortable in it? If you're answering no to one or both of these questions, then we want to take a few minutes to acquaint you with a very large part of yourself (the largest organ in the body to be exact). The straight of it is that there are so many different skin types, and you're going to have different needs based on your type. Don't feel like undergoing an intense process of trial and error? Don't worry, we've done your homework for you so you know which two Dermalogica products that go well with your skin type.

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How To Get Permanent Cosmetics Removed (Including Bad Microblading)

With more and more microblading availability on the rise comes the dark side of permanent cosmetics - microblading gone wrong. Just like a tattoo, mis-shaped or low quality microblading can leave a person feeling intensely regretful and often times embarrassed. Laser treatment removal can be a terrifying option for someone who wants their eyebrows amended for the sole reason that it can burn off the remaining eyebrows you were trying to fill in the first place. Leave it to the revolutionaries of the microblading industry - PhiBrow - to come up with an equally revolutionary removal process that leaves you looking and feeling satisfied and comfortable with your permanent cosmetics. Here's how to get permanent cosmetics removed when you've had bad microblading (yes, even it's really bad).

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How To Ease An Itchy Dry Scalp

 

With the exception of just having watched an intensely perplexing murder mystery, no one likes to be caught scratching their head. You don't need us to tell you why, as the implications alone are a bit scary. But we're not here to talk about those implications - we're here to talk about why having a dry scalp can be impossible to ignore and difficult to address. When you've got an itch that you can't seem to scratch, we recommend the following steps to get your itchy dry scalp to its healthy natural state (free of funny looks forever). 

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How To Heal A Sunburn ASAP

With summer slowly dwindling away, it's pertinent to keep your skin in tip top shape to maximize on all remaining sunny day activities. So what do you do if you've accidentally fried yourself into a human mozarella stick? Try not to worry, because while the sun's sting may still be fresh, there are ways to treat your burn so that it becomes barely noticeable (rather than all-encompassing). Here's how to heal a sunburn ASAP so you can get back in that pool.

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How To Take Care Of Your Lips

Our lips are a hard-working duo determined to facilitate, personalize and embellish your all time favorite activities. Most of all, they represent expression in such an integral way that we simply would not be who we are without their subtlety; whether it be that slight curvature of a smile when we see a clever meme, that quivering lower lip when you’re about to burst into tears, that pout when your friends want to go to that restaurant they KNOW you hate. We don’t give enough credit to these beauties, and often even forget to take care of them in the way we should. To preserve that kick ass smile for years to come, here are a few ways on how to take care of your lips - so that they stay smooth and sultry as ever.

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This Anti-Aging Oil Changed Our Skin and Lives Forever



For those of us touched by its glory, we can categorize our life into two separate parts: life before and life with the Eminence Rosehip Triple C+E Firming Oil. Seriously, it's that revolutionary. Long have we been on the path for the perfect product to provide aging prevention, hydration and that goddess glow within - only to encounter obstacle after obstacle as our skin takes the hit. Ain't nobody got time for that. The day we slathered this soothing treatment on our face was the day we regained faith in our natural beauty and left everything else behind scattered to the wind. In short, this anti-aging oil changed our lives and our skin for good...here's why.

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