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Why is body sugaring a better alternative to Waxing?

July 20, 2016 by Uncategorized No Comments

Hair removal can be such a pain in the neck especially if have to do it regularly. The process can be a lot more burdensome than your normal skincare routine. However, if you have decided to upgrade your beauty care, then you need to find the best hair removal method available today. There are different hair removal techniques for getting rid of unwanted hair on your body. The first technique that is the simplest and most convenient is shaving, however, shaving can leave your skin feeling dry, flaky and itchy with stubble, bumps. Waxing on the other hand, if not done correctly, can lead to more serious problems like ingrown hairs, pimples, and bumps. Nowadays, you can get rid of hair completely using laser and electrolysis, however, they are very costly hair removal methods. So, what is the best alternative for hair removal? Body sugaring, if you have never heard of it then you need to pay close attention. Sugaring is an ancient Egyptian hair removal technique that has made its way into the 21st Century. All beauty enthusiasts are crazy about sugaring and its popularity is growing. It makes skin so yummy, you might want to take a bite! The sugar paste or gel used in body sugaring is a combination of water, lemon juice and of course sugar. It is completely organic and is free of preservatives, chemicals, dyes and sticky resins contained in regular wax. Nonetheless, it has a color and consistency similar to wax. Heat the mixture moderately to room temperature, apply it against the grain of the hair and remove it along the grain of the hair growth. The skill of flicking off the paste or gel to remove all the hairs from the body takes needs a little practice to master if you intend […]

6 Ways to Get Your Skin Winter Ready

October 16, 2015 by Skin Care No Comments

The long, sun-drenched days of summer are passing us by once more, and the colder winter months are ahead. Winter brings beautiful fall leaves, boots, and festive holidays. But the harsh, dry, cold months also mean flakey, dry skin and sore, chapped lips. Or do they? This winter you can follow the below 6 steps to keep a healthy, nourished and moisturized glow to your skin. Exfoliate Cold, dry air in the wintertime can zap all the moisture right out of your skin, leaving it feeling rough, flakey, and itchy. Using a gentle exfoliating wash a couple times a week can help keep the rough layer of dead, dry cells from building up and flaking off. This will give you fresh, lovely skin to lavish with rich moisture. Amp up your moisturizer Once you have a smooth, clean surface unveiled from your gentle exfoliation, it’s vital to apply moisturizer to hydrate your skin. During the winter, it’s a good idea to use a more intensive moisturize lotion or cream to make sure that your skin is getting nourished and protected. Keep in mind that doesn’t mean thicker, heavier formulas. You just need a lotion that is well suited to your skin type, and keeps necessary moisture locked in. Apply lotion right after your shower As soon as you step out of the shower, pat your skin with a towel, leaving it a bit damp. This is the best time to apply lotion all over your body and face to help seal in the moisture. Within 3 minutes of getting out of the shower, the water on your skin begins to evaporate so it’s important to get your lotions on immediately. Also, as luxurious and warming as a hot bath sounds in the cold of winter, it will only further dry […]

Make Your Own Eyelash Growth Serums At Home

May 15, 2015 by Uncategorized No Comments

Long, luscious lashes are something that many women have gone to great lengths to achieve for years already. Some wind up turning to fake, glue on lashes while others head out to the salon for expensive eyelash extensions. Some women even opt to purchase expensive eyelash growth serums such as fysiko, but the problem with all of these fake lashes and serums is that they can cause allergic reactions, infections and even cause eye color changes. Many people look to natural ways to lengthen their lashes and the truth of the matter is that you can make your own eyelash growth serums at home by using natural ingredients you are already familiar with.   Great Ingredients for Longer Lashes   So, if you are wondering what you can use on your lashes at home to make them grow and make them look dramatically longer, there are a few things you can try. First and foremost, you can try castor oil on your lashes. This is a natural source of Omega-6 fats and is also packed with protein and vitamins that can seriously encourage hair growth. You can also opt to try emu oil as well, as it has anti-inflammatory properties, promotes healthy skin regeneration, nourishes and does not clog pores. Coconut oil and vitamin E oils also work great on the lashes.   What Works Best?   You will see that out of all the oils you can use on your lashes, castor oil alone is the best. It can lengthen and thicken hair, but when you add emu oil, coconut oil and vitamin E oil with it, its benefits get boosted and can make your lashes grow much quicker. You can mix all of these oils together, or use the ones you want on your lashes at night before […]

Key Benefits of Investing In an Epilator

January 15, 2015 by Uncategorized No Comments

Any hair removal system that entails pulling out follicles will naturally cause most women to cringe, especially if they are told they can do it on their own. Most of us are unhappy having to deal with hairs that grow in inconvenient places and are constantly on the lookout for hair removal techniques that will make grooming easier. An epilator is a highly underrated device that can make other procedures like waxing and shaving feel antiquated. Long lasting Because epilators pluck hair right from the root, it will take much longer for this hair follicle to re-grow afresh. This hair removal system is much more effective than shaving which essentially trims that hair follicle to skin level with stubble appearing as soon as the next day. Most women report only having to use the epilator once a month in order to remove any new hair. Reaches the tiniest hairs Waxing also helps to pull out entire hair follicles, but you have to wait until the hairs have grown out to a length of about 0.5mm above the skin to have the procedure done. This length is needed so the wax has enough surface area to grip when pulling out the hair. Epilators can however reach the shortest of hairs and pluck them out. This means you do not have to wait for hair to grow out before you get rid of it. Affordable Much like when men buy an electronic shaver, you can expect a quality epilator to last you several years. This means that rather than keep spending small amounts on waxing sessions or shaving tools like razors and foam, you simply make a once off purchase. It is evident that sum of small purchases made by those that prefer waxing and shaving is far higher than the cost […]

Making Brest Implant Surgery Recovery Easier

January 5, 2015 by Plastic Surgery No Comments

Breast implants are statistically the most satisfying cosmetic procedures done. According to a study conducted by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, an overwhelming majority of patients that undergo breast augmentation are entirely satisfied with results. Not only do they like what they see when everything heals, but they also experience genuine feelings of higher self esteem and better quality of life. These kinds of numbers are one of the reasons that so many there are so many medical professionals headed towards specializing in cosmetic surgery. It is also clear that in order for women on the receiving end of these kinds of procedures to achieve such satisfactory results they need to adhere to the recovery guidelines provided. In many instances of dissatisfaction and discomfort after the surgery, the problem has primarily been patients failing to adhere to simple recovery advice provided at the clinic. Here are some basic things that will ensure an easier time and faster recovery. Plan ahead. In order to ensure a good recovery you need to plan for aftercare. One of the most important concerns is having someone to take you home after surgery and stay with you for at least 48 hours. You will be on pain meds and highly disoriented. Be sure to also stock up on the right kind of food. Anesthesia and pain medications often make people nauseous, so besides stocking up on frozen meals for the week that you can zap in the microwave, also bring home bland items like crackers, bread, soups and ginger ale. Eating this kind of plain foods can really help to alleviate the nausea. Drinking plenty of water before the surgery can also help in dealing with this. Adapt to sleeping on your back. Sleeping on the side or front can interfere with the healing […]

How To Prolong The Life Of Eyelash Extensions

December 20, 2014 by Cosmetics No Comments

Eyelash extensions have become a very popular cosmetic choice for women with thinning lashes. When you can achieve thicker lashes, it helps to add more beauty and draws more attention to the eyes. Most of us have experience with mascara as the default option when it comes to volumizing lashes. Unfortunately, most of us also get irritated when we tear up and it becomes obvious we used mascara or by small particles getting into the eye, making it very irresistible to rub away. Eyelash extensions have become a more long lasting solution that allows the person to do away with mascara and only go to the salon for touch ups every few weeks. The results are very impressive when done by a qualified technician. To help prolong the life of your eyelash extensions, it is a good idea to adopt certain behaviors and care regimen that will promote their stability. To ensure safe eyelash extensions Winnipeg expert Lisa (from Lashes by Lisa Winnipeg) has provided the following checklist. Always allow ample time of the glue used to bond the extensions to your lashes to set. This means ensuring no exposure to moisture for at least 24 hours after the procedure. Also avoid steamy showers and saunas for at least 48 hours. Avoid mascara. While many estheticians will tell you that you can use water soluble mascara, it is not worthwhile when the extensions have already done the job of filling out your lashes. Making use of makeup removers and cleansers to get rid of the mascara will likely weaken the bonding agent and encourage the extensions to fall out. It is generally advised that you avoid prolonged exposure to moisture when you have eyelash extensions. You can cut back on the risk of damage by using a blow dryer on its […]

5 Simple Hairstyles To Try Out This Holiday Season

November 25, 2014 by Hair No Comments

The holidays are a hectic time, especially for moms. You have to organize parties, elaborate meals, shopping and more. With all that has to get done, it is tough to find enough time to squeeze in a hair appointment. The last thing you need is for the holiday photos to really show how tired you actually felt. Here are our top recommendations of hairstyles to try that can easily be put together using items already within most women’s homes. Braid it Braids are very much in fashion right now and make for a great option, especially if you are to attend a formal do. If you have the length, go for the milkmaid braid that wraps around the top of the head. Part your hair down the middle and create a loose French braid to one side. Wind it around the base of your head and add it to a new braid that you create on the other side of the part. You can wrap this final braid around the top of the head and pin in place. High Ponytail This is a very simple and sleek do that is great where you have plenty of long hair. For a party, tie off the hair a bit higher, towards the center of your scalp. Make use of a flat iron on the hanging ponytail to help smooth the strands and give a tidier finish. You can keep the band discreet by wrapping some of your hair around it, or go for a festive colored ponytail holder that complements your outfit. Big Bouncy Waves If you prefer a more voluminous vampy look, then keep it simple with the big bouncy look. All you need is mousse, a blow dryer and a round bush. Comb out your damp hair with the brush […]

Mixing It Up With Your LBD

October 19, 2014 by Fashion No Comments

The LBD or little black dress is considered a staple of any woman’s wardrobe. It is the go-to clothing option for formal events where you just cannot seem to find the right dress. Even with recent fashion trends advocating for the inclusion of the little white and little grey dresses, black still manages to dominate the fashion stakes. The LBD is a popular for several reasons including the fact that it hides weight problems easily, looks flattering on most body shapes, is elegant and is a classic look that will endure for generations. This is why fashion experts always recommend that when a woman buys her LBD, she picks it from a reputable store or brand that uses quality material and stitching that will last for ages. The LBD is just as described, a short dress of about knee length, made with plain black material. Embellishments are discouraged so that the wearer has more flexibility in how she can dress up the look and appear different each time she wears the dress. When looking to spruce up your look there are simple ways to go about it without straining your bank balance, especially if you think you may have worn your LBD a few too many times. Belt up Belts are a great way to dress up plain black LBDs, especially if you have one that is a lovely color. It can be any size as long as it is differently colored. It will add a little pop to your look and can be a good way to draw attention to your tiny waist if you have it. A large glittery buckle or bow on the belt will also add flavor. Luxe it up When the event is particularly formal and your LBD could go either way, you can make […]