The perks of travel are obvious: new experiences, perspectives, relaxation, and adventure are only a few to name. One aspect that all routine-loving beauties can agree adds a little sour to the sweet is taking care of your skin amidst all the movement. There are ways to combat the disruption in your regimen, even for those super long bouts of 18+ hour travel to a part of the world you’ve never been. Here’s how to keep your skincare game strong, even in the face of the ever-changing TSA regulations.
Last week on Talk Beauty, we featured some clean beauty hacks and products even the neatest of neat freaks would approve of! But if you are looking to clean up your beauty routine by adding holistic elements using clean, non additive products, essential oils are also great place to start! The nice thing about essential oils is that because of their high concentration, a little goes a long way! Instead of buying all new products, you can try adding a drop or two to your conditioner or other favorite beauty products. Sure they smell nice, (and they're all natural) but these oils actually have some real powers for specific treatments or improvements you may be looking to add to your routine. Whether it's a cosmetic concern, or you're just looking to relax with some aromatherapy, the uses for these essential oils are endless! Let us introduce you to a few of our favorites!
It's 2018, and amongst endless preventative health trends, beauty hacks, and trade secrets, there is still one classic, affordable solution to many beauty and health ailments that can be found in your pantry at home: Apple Cider Vinegar. It might sound like an old wive's tale, but its true, apple cider vinegar is a miracle in a bottle thats got health and beauty communities raving. ACV can boost your metabolism, clear up acne, lower blood sugar levels, and even clean your hair! Allow us to show you a few examples as to you why you've got to add Apple Cider Vinegar to your daily routine!
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.
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.
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!"
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.
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).