Category Archives: Beauty

Advantages of the Buff Manicure

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If you are unfamiliar with a buff manicure, it’s a type of manicure that leaves the nails with a beautiful shine. It includes careful cuticle maintenance, even more than a normal manicure because, with smooth bare nails, rough or dry cuticles will really stand out. After moisturizing and pushing back the cuticles, the nails are […]

Great Uses of Lavender Oil

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With all of this talk about multi-use moisturizers and carrier oils, sometimes we also want a little fragrance! But sometimes added fragrance is not necessarily good for you. However, when you turn to essentials oils instead of artificial fragrances, you also add all the beneficial properties of the essential oil too! One of my favorite […]

Five Great Uses of Jojoba Oil

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The unique aspect of jojoba oil is that is most closely resembles the oils that naturally occur in our hair and skin. This feature makes it amazingly good for a variety of uses, from the top of your head to the bottom of your feet! Hair Massage in a quarter-size dose into your scalp and […]

Five Great Uses of Argan Oil

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Another fabulous multi-use item to keep around is argan oil. This rich golden moisturizing oil has amazing nourishing properties as well as vitamins, antioxidants, essential fatty acids, and minerals to help just about anything you apply it to. Face or Body Moisturizer Since argan oil is widely regarded as a ‘dry oil’, it absorbs quickly […]

Five Great Uses of Shea Butter

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Whether you prefer to use it pure or you choose to use a product that includes it, shea butter is an amazing moisturizer. For those of you who worry about such things, it is a plant-based butter. It even has a slight SPF to it (but not enough to count as your sun protection alone. […]

Five Great Uses of Vitamin E Oil

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One of the most useful products you can keep in your medicine cabinet in vitamin E oil, either in liquid form or capsules. Not only is it beneficial to take internally as part of your vitamin regimen, but there is a variety of topical uses as well. Here are just a few suggestions to get […]

The Latest Makeup Tricks and Techniques

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Makeup seems to be getting more complicated lately, with new methods and techniques being touted by beauty videos everywhere. But which ones actually serve a practical purpose? Curling Lashes – The devices for this makeup trick look positively medieval, but it’s not that scary. And it’s worth it, the way curled lashes make your eyes […]

Five-Product Makeup Routine

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It’s very easy to keep adding products and steps to your morning routine. And before you know it, you are spending thirty minutes on your makeup alone. But it does not have to be that way if you don’t want to. With the right selection of products, you can easily get your full face accomplished […]

The Monochromatic Makeup Look

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This particular trend comes and goes, and right now it is getting a huge boost! The monochromatic makeup look does not mean it has to be boring though. When you choose the same color for your eyes, lips, and cheeks, it can be a quick and easy way to look pulled together without having to […]

Using Highlighters at Any Age

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Same as shimmery eyeshadows, highlighters are a great way to emphasize certain features but we should be smart about using them to accentuate the positive. Twenties I think the true irony is the fact that twenty-something skin already has that youthful glow but is also the most suited for using a highlighter product generously. Be […]