We have all heard that drinking water is good for your skin, while water or other hydrating substances are very important for a well functioning body, it does not serve to hydrate the skin on a cellular level. It does make sense that people think so, I myself have forcibly downed glass after glass of… Continue reading Beauty BS: Drink more water when your skin is dry.
Now that the cold weather has been rolling in (*sobs*) I have noticed my old nemesis . . . dry alligator skin on my legs. . . has returned with a vengeance. I have tried so many things, like shaving with oil, dry brushing and doing DIY salt/sugar scrubs. Though these work amazingly during the… Continue reading Makeup Artist Tips: What To Do For Super Dry Skin On Your Body.
In the last couple of years the natural beauty movement has been HUGE, people have been going out of their way to buy products that are "organic", "free from chemicals" and whatnot. While this is all well and good, natural skin care products are often very low in proven anti ageing or anti acne ingredients… Continue reading Beauty BS: Natural is better.
I have a problematic scalp, I have battled bouts of Eczema for as long as I can remember so I have always kept my eyes and ears open for a "miracle" product that will calm down itchiness and sensitivity. When I was browsing The Ordinary's website (I am a big fan and it soothes me… Continue reading Makeup Artist Review: The Ordinary Multi-peptide Serum For Hair Density.
The Victorians were an eccentric bunch to be sure, some of their leisure activities included unwrapping mummies, taking pictures with dead relatives and taking some arsenic, so it is not that hard to believe that their beauty practices and inspiration were err. . . . weird. One of the main sources of inspiration, the Instagram… Continue reading Weird and wonderful beauty history: Consumptive Chic Victorians (1837- 1901).
Apply a Vitamin D oil to your skin for it's amazing healing and anti irritation properties. I recently decided to research Vitamin D and what skin benefits it has topically, I mean I apply Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Vitamin A to my skin all the time so what will happen if I slice open… Continue reading Unconventional Beauty Tip 01.
As we mature it gets a little bit harder to navigate how to have fun and pretty hairstyles that are work appropriate. For too long I fell into the dark hole of the low ponytail. . . every. single. day. I realised that this is mostly due to me being bad with doing hair (I… Continue reading Hair Accessories For Grown Ass Women.