Browsing articles in "Beauty Tips"
Aug
17
2011

Green Your Beauty Routine

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I talk a lot about greening your life, but so far, I’ve left beauty routines out of it. I thought it was too hard … but I was wrong. I recently decided to find some ways to make my beauty routine as green as the rest of my life is. Surprisingly, there were some easy ways to do it. Try more eco friendly products. L’oreal makes an Ever Pure brand of hair products that are [...]

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Aug
17
2011

Best Beauty Products for the Price

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I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for great beauty products that don’t cost the earth. I have to pick and choose my beauty products – they have to give me value for my money. I’m on a budget – like most of the rest of the world – and I can’t spend money like a celebrity to look good. About.com did an article called 65 Best Beauty Products, and these are my [...]

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Aug
16
2011

Don’t Let Your Shower Damage Your Hair

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Did you know your daily shower might be damaging your hair? It’s true. Use the following tips to keep your hair shower safe. Don’t stress your hair with water temperature. Using steaming hot water to wash your hair and then following up with a freezing cold rinse – which is often recommended to help you achieve shiny hair – can stress your hair. Not only will it dry it out, negating your moisturizing shampoo or [...]

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Aug
12
2011

Moisturizing Your Fine Hair

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Is your fine hair dry? If so, you have a problem. You want to moisturize your hair, but you don’t want to weigh it down. Fine hair has a tendency to go limp, and any product that adds weight can add to that problem. How many times has your hair looked great in the morning, then two hours later it’s flat and limp again? You don’t want to leave it dry, either. Dry hair is [...]

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Aug
10
2011

Keep Your Hair Healthy

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You want healthy hair. Who doesn’t? Shiny, beautiful tresses are the thing we’re all striving for. What can you do to get them? You might be surprised at some of the answers. Eat right. Yes, what you eat definitely has an effect on your hair. Eat walnuts, salmon, and sprinkle flax seeds on your cereal in the mornings. Don’t like any of those things? Omega 3 Supplements will keep your hair healthy, strong, and shiny. [...]

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Aug
8
2011

Hair Loss in Women – Can it Be Reversed?

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It’s not only men who have problems with hair loss. Lots of women experience hair loss and thinning hair, especially as they age. This is a topic that is near and dear to my heart, since it happened to me. I was experiencing a lot of loss at the hairline, and at the top of my head. Can it be reversed? was my first thought. Or am I going to have to wear a wig [...]

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Aug
5
2011

Maintaining Your Chemically Treated Hair

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Do you color your hair, or use other chemical treatments on it? If you do, your hair is fragile. You need to treat it differently than hair that hasn’t had processing. Chemical treatments swell the cuticle during the process and drys it, plus leaves rough and nicked. This makes it prone to breakage and makes hair dry. Your chemically treated hair has lost a lot of cuticle, and that means it doesn’t absorb conditioners as [...]

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Aug
4
2011

Get Rid of Under Eye Circles

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You’ve got an important event, and there are dark circles under your eyes. What are you going to do? Camouflage only works so well – you’re still going to see them. Don’t panic. There are things you can do to reduce your under eye circles. The night before, go light on the salt, alcohol, and caffeine and don’t over indulge. All these things can cause puffiness and dark under eye circles. Use an eye lifting [...]

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Aug
4
2011

How to Whiten Yellowed Nails

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Your polish looks great – but when you take it off, your nails are yellowed and discolored. That’s not good. You want your nails white and pretty. You might want to wear clear nail polish or a translucent pink, and you don’t want the yellowing to show through. What can you do? You can soak your nails in denture cleaner. Yes, you read that right. Leave your nails in the solution for about five minutes, [...]

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Aug
4
2011

Common Beauty Questions Asked and Answered

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We’ve all got beauty questions. Sometimes products make claims, and we’re not sure if those are real or just hype. In this post, I’ll answer some of the most common beauty questions. Can I make my hair grow faster? Not really. You can, however, improve the strength of your hair and improve blood flow to the scalp which gives you healthier hair. Try scalp massages, and use a good shampoo and moisturizing conditioner. Products like [...]

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