Skin Articles

Summer’s $25 and Under Beauty Guide

Affordable hairs, makeup, help out items for this hot summer. Get ready to save some money! $25 and Under Skin Miracle The ultra-lightweight moisturizer, Olay Regenerist Micro Sculpting Serum is a distillation from the original formula that won’t make you break out or leave you too shiny, the key ingredients, peptides and vitamins, are incredibly potent, it firms brighten and smooth lines under makeup or sunscreen. Olay Regenerist Micro Sculpting Serum, $25, drugstores Cleansing Bars The most gorgeous, super moisturizing [...]

Overachieving Eye Creams

These cutting-edge, science-driven substances are serious multitasking products: They eradicate wrinkles, puffiness, dark circles, and dehydration – and they feel wildly smooth and luxe as you pat them on. Tightening Chanel Precision Ultra Correcting Total Eye Lift [$100, chanel.com] This soufflé-ish mousse repairs and firms all around the eye. Plus, pearlized powders disguise fine lines the moment you apply it. Hydrating Bulgari Regard Merveilleux Nutritive Firming Eye Contour Cream [$150, neimanmarcus.com] A complex of vitamins and plant oils in a [...]

My Maintenance: A top nutritionist’s (eco) beauty essentials

A three year odyssey backpacking around the world (the trip included several shamans, not to mention seven months of living out of her car in Africa) gave New York/L.A. – based nutritionist and yoga instructor Kimberly Snyder a fresh perspective on health and beauty. “These women would look so amazing – and everything they used was natural, and it changed my philosophy”. Here, Snyder’s personal all-natural must haves: Hair Smoother: SHAMPOO – “My all time favorite, 100 percent plant based [...]

Sun Smarts

Photo-aging, the technical term used to describe sun damage, can take years to show up on our skin. But every time you expose yourself to the sun sans protection, the skin loses the ability to repair itself, collagen and elastin become damaged, and that damage accumulates. Skin becomes saggy, wrinkled, and leathery, and fails to spring back. And forget about throwing pricey skin care at the problem. “I’ve seen so many women try to undo the damage with expensive skin [...]

Clear Skin Forever

12 Rules for achieving a perfect complexion – no matter how bad you think it is. 1. The importance of exfoliation cannot be overstated, even if you’ve got sensitive skin. You’ll have to experiment to figure out how often you need to do it – every daily, twice a week, etc. – and what strength works best for you, but it’s always better to start with a milder or less abrasive product. Never scrub so hard that you cause irritation [...]