Unlike your skin type which is due to genetics, most skin conditions are treatable issues that are typically a result of your physiology, lifestyle and environment–skin types cannot be changed, but skin conditions can be improved through proper care. Factors such as stress, pollution, hormones, alcohol intake, smoking, over-exfoliation, health and diet can cause or exasperate skin conditions and while some of these conditions are only temporary, others like rosacea, acne, eczema, and psoriasis tend to be more chronic conditions.
Category Archives: Makeup + Beauty Tips
Coconut oil is one of my favorite cooking oils and I usually buy a huge tub of Extra Virgin Organic from Vitacost, because of the great price. Because I usually purchase such a large amount, I’ll divide it evenly into mason jars; keeping a few jars for cooking and the remainder to use on my hair and body. I’m almost convinced that coconut oil is a cure all and it is endlessly useful–I literally slather it from the top of my head, to the bottom of my feet. So I’m sure you can imagine the sheer delight I felt when I stumbled upon the article, ’10 Amazing Beauty Tricks With Coconut Oil‘ from Prevention, which highlights 10 ways to beautify yourself naturally, with coconut oil. I just had to share!
Cracking, splitting, breaking. These three words are what most women complain about when describing their nails. I have three simple tips that will have your nails in tip-top shape, just in time for this spring’s bright manis.
The first step to taking proper care of your skin is knowing your skin type. Many people choose the wrong products for their skin because they don’t know the difference between their skin type and their current skin condition. Your skin type is genetically predetermined and is the same from the day you’re born until the day you die.