Living in the world as an individual with sensitivities is cumbersome enough without throwing travel into the mix. Breaking established routines are practically sacrilegious to these folks, and with good reason - an entire day, week, or month can be thrown off when one strays from healthy rituals. As a frequent traveler, a complaint I often hear is that the struggle to maintain routines is more than real. While it may require a little more work than the typical jetsetter, there are travel hacks that are sure to keep you on track without feeling the pangs. After all, sensitive beauties deserve to see the world, too!
The first thing I always like to make clear when talking about makeup, is that when you chose to wear it, it should be for you. Not anyone else. I love it, because it tells the story of who I want to be on any given day. It’s artistry. I’ve always been creatively inclined, and I’ve seen myself as a canvas when it came to self-expression through clothing, hair, and makeup. Over the years I’ve created and perfected my go-to look. It may be a bit on the glam side for some, but I’ve always had a penchant for being a little extra. I think of my signature look as pin-up meets old Hollywood movie star, so if you’re into that kind of thing, here’s exactly what I am using to get it!
If you're looking for the perfect brass-busting shampoo and conditioner formula, look no further. Redken has recently come out with the holy grail of toning for trendy granny grays, and they call it Graydiant. If you want to see this color care duo in action, read on for the full first-hand experience from GBG marketing guru, Liz (complete with before and after pics).
The season of lights and festivities tends to bring out the glamorous side of most of us - and why shouldn't it? Ain't no shame in finding a reason to celebrate your best self. Often times, we're feeling like we want to try something new to spruce up an event, yet lack the inspiration to know what that something is. For your taste-testing pleasure, we've rounded up three makeup looks to try for your next holiday party.
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.
Are you a green beauty geek doing the most to do the least amount of harm? We LOVE that. However, sometimes it can be annoying to sift through labels and ingredients in a store with lots of different items to find out which ones fit your ethics and lifestyle. Luckily, this Sugarhouse day spa has lots of options when it comes to luxury beauty for our vegan vixens. Just for you, we've created this handy guide to the very best products that are cruelty free, vegan, or both.
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.
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.
Maybe it's just us, but even so much as the suggestion of makeup brush cleaning used to send a tingle of fear and loathing down our spines. In an age which boundless responsibility is met with a staggering time deficit, menial tasks are often begrudged and, consequently, avoided. But with all we're learning about the perils of waltzing with woebegone wands, we decided it was time to translate the loathsome aspects of makeup brush cleaning—especially frequency—to a more digestible dialogue.
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.