Browsing articles in "Beauty Tips"
Jun
30
2011

Shampoos and Conditioners for Brunettes

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There’s been a recent resurgence in brunette and dark hair in Hollywood, and that means my brown locks are now in fashion. After years of being upstaged by blondes, I’m now IN. It’s about time, I say. Perhaps because of this sudden brunette popularity, there are lots of companies that now make hair products specifically for brunettes. I was skeptical, at first. A shampoo and conditioner made just for brunettes? How could a shampoo make [...]

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Jun
29
2011

Brighten Colored or Highlighted Hair

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Ok, we’ve all had it happen: We dye or highlight our hair, and the color is gorgeous. In what seems like no time, the color has faded from rich to dreary. There is a noticeable loss of color and tone, and we’re just not happy with it anymore. Joico Color Endure can fix dull, dyed hair and extend the life of your highlighting or coloring. Really. It’s a process that preserves, protects, and nurtures your [...]

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Jun
28
2011

Stop Biting Your Nails

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Nail biting is a common habit. It is usually not a serious problem, but it can become habitual, and it’s a nasty habit. It’s also a habit that can cause bacterial infections, bleeding, and even permanent nail damage, not to mention that it makes your manicure look horrible. It’s common during the teenage years, when about half of all people bite their nails to some degree. With some people, however, the habit lasts into adulthood. [...]

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Jun
24
2011

Home Manicure Tips

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I manicure my nails at home. How about you? At first, I wasn’t very good at it and it took me a long time. Now, my nails look great, and I can whip through a manicure in no time. It was a trial and error process for me. Here are some tips and tricks to help you with your own manicure. Sally Hansen’s Teflon Tuff Extra Strength nail protector makes my nails long, strong, and [...]

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Jun
23
2011

Glowing Summer Skin

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Summer time is all about showing your skin. It’s hot, and a lot more of your skin is going to be on display, so you want to make sure that it looks good. Skin that glows with good health is the best summer accessory you can have. Here are a few things you can do to make that happen. • Exfoliate Your body is constantly shedding skin cells, and if you don’t get rid of [...]

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Jun
23
2011

Hair Styling Secrets

BIOSILK Silk Therapy

I obsess over my hair. Admit it: You do it, too. I constantly check in the mirror to see if my hair looks all right, and if I find split ends, I think it’s the end of the world. If my hair looks nice, I’m happy. If it looks bad, I’m unhappy, so I’ve come up with a lot of ways to make it look good, all the time. I’m going to share a few [...]

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Jun
20
2011

Get Beach Ready

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You know you want to hang out on the beach this summer – or at least be poolside for those long, hot days. It’s been a while since you had on that bathing suit, and you want to look your best. Getting beach ready is easy; soon you’ll be ready to strut your stuff this summer. Bump up the shine: Increase your hair’s color dimension by using Pureology’s Glossing Mist. This is an ultra-light mist [...]

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Jun
20
2011

Summer Hair Care

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Sun exposure can damage your hair and make it brittle, especially if you have dry, color treated, or chemically treated hair. And how damaging to your hair is the chlorine in pool water? We’ve all heard the horror stories – and maybe have first hand knowledge – of hair discoloration after a lot of swimming in the pool. My own hair once had a distinctly green hue, and it’s not a pretty look. You know [...]

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Jun
8
2011

Summertime Manicures

rio

I always change up my nail polish colors and do things a little differently in the summer months. I feel that I want to go with brighter, lighter colors for my summer manicure. I shorten my nails the tiniest bit, make sure I add a top coat for plenty of shine, and use a shiny nail polish that pops. When I’m out in the bright summer sun, I find myself admiring my nails more; do [...]

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Jun
3
2011

Help for Thinning Hair

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When we think of thinning hair, we usually think of men. It isn’t unusual, however, for women to experience thinning hair, especially when menopause begins. Women don’t usually get the typical pattern baldness that men exhibit, but you can certainly have hair that is thinner in spots, and even places where your scalp shows. If you are experiencing thinning hair, keep in mind that some of the following reasons can contribute to your hair loss. [...]

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