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Beauty Rules Were Meant to be Broken

Beauty Rules Were Meant to be Broken

Beauty rules are such an integral part of our lives that we don’t even know who made them in the first place. Some are not even scientifically proven to work, and some we were taught since childhood. Even those routines suggested by professionals may become outdated over time due to the ever-changing trends and advancements in the cosmetic industry. Whether it’s about the piece of clothes or make-up style, beauty rules have never been more challenged than in the past decades with bold attitudes by celebrities like Rihanna and Taylor Swift. These trendsetters sure made we question even the oldest of the rules and reinvent ourselves with new habits and tactics. 1. Don’t go to bed with wet hair This is something your parents probably taught you since you were a little kid. And they did have a point especially in the winter months or when you already have some…

3 Tips For Your Anti-Aging Skin Regimen

3 Tips For Your Anti-Aging Skin Regimen

Youthful, glowing skin can greatly impact your overall appearance and self-confidence. However, as you age, so does your skin. According to the National Institute on Aging, aging skin can affect everyone differently — dryness, wrinkles, age spots, sagging, more visible veins and being less plump being just a few examples. So what can you do to slow down this aging process? Here are three tips to keeping your skin looking healthy and young. 1. Cater to Your Specific Needs Everyone has different skin, and therefore has specific needs they must consider when planning their skin regimen. Whether it’s dark circles, puffy eyes, uneven skin tone, oily t-zone, excessive dryness, sun damage or dark spots, research in depth what you can do to support your skin issues and ensure these factors do not get out of control or contribute to premature aging. On top of your daily regimen of cleansing and moisturizing,…

Why Go Organic? The Benefits of Natural Beauty Products

Why Go Organic? The Benefits of Natural Beauty Products

We all know that heavily processed foods are not as healthy as the organic options. The benefits of eating organic have been studied and reported on, but did you know that organic beauty products have similar benefits? From taking care of your skin, to not flooding your body with potentially dangerous chemicals, and the positive attributes of many natural ingredients, here are three of the many benefits of using natural beauty products. They’re Environmentally Friendly Natural beauty products are generally better for your skin in the long run because of the lack of synthetic products, and they also tend to be better for the planet. While other products use ingredients that may have been exposed to chemicals, organic products tend to come from cleaner processes. This means that not only is your skin not getting saturated with potentially harmful chemicals, these chemicals are not being pumped into the air during the…

Skin Care Tips for age 40 and Up

Skin Care Tips for age 40 and Up

Your skin care needs change as you get older, but is it really necessary to go the extra mile with your beauty regimen once you reach a certain age? The following article will discuss tips on skin care at age 40 and beyond. Cells Function Differently with Age According to the observations made by principal Olay scientist Dr. Frauke Neuser, cells function differently with each decade. In other words, the signs of aging are a combination of cell processes that change over time but seem to appear “overnight.” Cell Processes and How it Affects Your Skin A two-year gene research study done on over 200 women of different ethnic groups revealed five different cell processes that slow down or stop at different age milestones: Natural antioxidant production starts to decrease in the 20s. Collagen production, skin repair, and skin absorption slow down in the 30s. Natural life cycle of skin…

The Do’s and Don’ts of Properly Washing Your Face

The Do’s and Don’ts of Properly Washing Your Face

It seems so simple, so basic. But many people are washing their face all wrong. During our adolescent years, we all learned about the importance of keeping our face clean. Battling hormones was a big enough challenge without adding dirt, sweat and environmental factors on top of it. Chances are you swiped on an Oxy pad or washed with a salicylic acid bar soap and called it a day. Achieving silky smooth skin starts with properly washing your face. The do’s and don’ts below will help you perfect your daily cleansing routine to reveal beautiful skin under the build up. Don’t Forget It’s a 4-5 Step Process Washing your face properly doesn’t end when you rinse off the cleanser. That’s just the first step. To really get your face fresh and clean, you should follow up with an alcohol-free toner and then a serum that nourishes the skin. Finally, top the…

3 Beauty Secrets For Men: The Perfect face.

3 Beauty Secrets For Men: The Perfect face.

Every morning it is the same struggle: how to take care of your skin and still keep things time efficient. As a man, your face is your visit card and year after year you need to take care of it. Naturally men tend to spend less time on beauty routines. In the morning every second counts, generally taken by shower and coffee! In order to help you keep things efficient, here are the 3 essential gestures you need to do and how. 1- Exfoliating your face: the essential gesture that every man forgets Your skin is the largest organ on your body, made up of several different components, including water, protein, lipids, and different minerals and chemicals. If you’re average, your skin weighs about six pounds. It’s job is crucial: to protect you from infections and germs. Throughout your life, your skin will change constantly, for better or worse. In…

4 Ways to Get Silky Smooth Skin

4 Ways to Get Silky Smooth Skin

Every woman wants the smoothest, silkiest skin possible but it seems like no matter what they do or how hard they try, their skin just seems to get rougher and drier. Actually, according to board certified dermatologist, Dr. Jessica Krant, that may be the problem. Women just try too hard and in so doing will do more damage than good. If you are looking for the silkiest smoothest skin imaginable, here are great four ways for you to have the skin of your dreams. 1. Avoid Over Washing and Harsh Soaps Most women are laboring under the impression that they need to scrub their face several times a day. This could be the most worst move they can make if the silky smooth skin they are looking for is on their face. Dr. Krant says that the market is flooded with all kinds of anti-aging products that dry the skin…

4 Ways to Care for Your Beard

4 Ways to Care for Your Beard

Due to the fact that the hair that is on your face is much different from the hair on your head, it comes with its very own set of instructions. Beards are trendy at the moment, but only when they’re well cared for.  No one likes to look at a scraggly, scruffy beard with food stuck in it after all! If you are considering, growing a beard for the first time, here are four tips that will help you keep your bead in the best shape possible. Color with Care If you find that the hair in your beard is graying, or you have a beard that is a vastly different color to the hair on your head, you may want to consider coloring it. If either of these apply to you, it’s vital that you take the time to find a specialized dye for the job. When you have…

Tips for reducing skin problems rather than hiding them

Tips for reducing skin problems rather than hiding them

Having a natural and healthy skin is the basis of any beauty ritual. So it is not only about what you put on your skin but also how you treat yourself from a lifestyle point of view. Here is a clever infographics about essential tips to keep a clean and healthy skin.

Tips for Choosing the Best Day Spa

Tips for Choosing the Best Day Spa

Are you planning on spending a day at the spa? If so, you’re going to want to read all the advice and tips we have below to make sure you have a wonderful experience. Choosing the right day spa doesn’t need to be difficult – even if you want somewhere to relax and maybe take a nap while you wait for your massage appointment. Tips to ensure an enjoyable day spa experience Here’s a few things you can do to make sure you don’t spend too much money and that you receive everything you need to be able to relax and rejuvenate while making yourself look great at the same time. Call and confirm so that there will be no nasty shocks or surprises or when you learn the actual prices upon completion of treatment. Once satisfied, you should make an appointment that suits your schedule Ask for recommendations from…

The Face Bar Verbier, get inspired.

The Face Bar Verbier, get inspired.

Discover this amazing beauty service in Verbier, called The Face Bar. It is all about Hair and Make-up artistry. It is our Editor’s pick up of the month. The Face Bar Verbier was created ealier this year in Verbier-Switzerland by Hair and Make-up artist Rebecca Thoirs. Verbier, the place to be. Verbier is a ski resort in Switzerland. It is recognized as one of the premiere “off-piste” resorts in the world. Some areas are covered with snow all year long, so it makes the perfect spot for many top skiers. Verbier has generally around 2’800 inhabitants but in the winter season this number can rise up to 35’000 residents. There is a noticeable population of Scandinavian and British residents, according to wikipedia. The ski domain is huge. It goes from the Verbier village at 1’500m up to 3’330 m. Summer is also an option as it has more than 400km…

Carmen Dell’Orefice, oldest top model in the world.

Carmen Dell’Orefice, oldest top model in the world.

Carmen Dell’Orefice is the oldest top model in the world.  She has been modeling for more than 40 years and she is still on track!   Carmen Dell’Orefice was born in June 3rd 1931 in New York city. She is today 82 years old and she is worldwide known as the oldest top model still working. She was on the cover of Vogue at the age of 15. At that time she had her first contract for $7.50 an hour.   At the age of 50, after a bad marriage, she was obliged to get back to modeling for financial reasons. And she has been modeling since then. Nowadays, she is still the muse of many photographers, creators and Brands. Here is a 2009 campaign for Rolex on the topic “Class is Forever”. A very sophisticated campaign in which Carmen Dell’Orefice is highlighted with the Rolex watches. Very edgy campaign….