Nothing is perhaps as uplifting as a fresh new color to pull you out of a hairstyle rut. In an instant (or, more like an hour), you can refresh your look and style. But coloring your hair not only comes with health risks, but it damages the hair leaving it dry, brittle, and prone to breaking. Do you know the best tips for taking care of color-treated hair?
For severe conditions, be sure to check in with your doctor. But for mild cracking and itching, give some of these DIY home remedies for treating cracked heels. Winter can be super rough on heels, leading to cracking, dryness, and even bleeding. Ouch!
Whether you prefer a cleansing oil or foam, or are a basic bar soap fan for washing your face, cleansing grains may just be the secret to a better natural skin care. Soaps can strip away the skin’s natural oils. But cleansing grains, while they may sound more harsh, can actually be gentler to the skin’s balance of oils.
This black seed and honey face mask is your winter skin BFF. While crèmes, lotions, and fragrant botanicals are more commonly associated with glowing skin, the newest beauty superstar, black seed (nigella sativa), also known as black cumin, or cumin seed, is an unsuspecting skin friend.
It’s that time of year again. Time to take a look back and a look forward by setting those New Year’s resolutions. Still using a synthetic deodorant? Maybe start there. Or how about that beauty salon hair conditioner? We bet there’s a cleaner one that’s just as good. Make as many (or as few) swaps as you like.
If your skin is acne-prone, try an elimination diet (with the aid of your primary care physician), and even try removing natural skin care items one by one to see if any of those may be the culprits. Identifying the cause of dark spots is the first step in preventing them.
If you don’t love yourself, you make it hard for others to do it, too. And you know what else? That whole thing about beauty being on the inside? It’s the truth. If we’re not finding or feeling beautiful from within, there’s no serum, moisturizer, or mascara that can do it for us.
Winter skin can seem like it needs hours of love every day just to look normal—forget about all the other conditions that can be making you panic (wrinkles, pimples, dryness, age spots, etc). But sometimes, less is indeed more, even when it comes to your winter skincare routine.
Ah, winter. It’s so cozy, right? Curling up with a book or weekend knitting project. Cute sweaters, gloves, hats, and frizz. Lots and lots of frizzy hair. Yippee. But frizz doesn’t have to be your signature look until summer. You can hack your way out of frizzy hair without actually hacking it off.
In a new survey conducted by the USDA and the Federal Trade Commission, consumers are widely misinformed about the ingredients in their personal care products, specifically whether or not they’re organic. And, says the Environmental Working Group, scores of personal care companies make questionable and misleading claims about their products.