Tag Archives: Moisturize

What’s All the Fuss With Cleansing Conditioners?

Woman washing her hair in bathtub

I don’t tend to write a lot about hair care because I just don’t know much about it. I have a wash-and-wear hair style; I don’t color or heat style, and I only get it cut once every quarter. It’s long and fine so I do have to be a little careful with it because […]

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 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 […]

Realism: Quick and Minimalist Skin Care

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There has been a lot of chatter about 10-step skin care regimens, and while that sounds like a lovely treat, it isn’t realistic for most people. However, most of us don’t want to fall into bed with a full face of makeup either. Here is a realistic three-step regimen that would work for most skin […]

Five Tips For A Smoother, Closer Shave

Woman shaving legs

In addition to the date night skincare and makeup routines, having soft smooth skin everywhere can make you feel confident and ready to face your evening plans. Here are five quick easy tips on how to get softer smoother legs (and most of them work for the underarm and bikini areas too!). Exfoliate first. Buffing […]

Date Night Skin Care

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It is not always something you think about when you are getting ready for a date – skin care. But when your complexion is soft and radiant, you will just feel better walking out the door. If you have time in advance of the date (i.e., they gave you more than one hour’s notice), it’s […]

Skincare for the Weekends

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Do you tend to reduce your skincare regimen over the weekend or step it up?  If you wear less makeup, then a reduced skincare regimen might be in order.  Perhaps you step back and just use a mild cleanser and a restorative moisturizer to keep your skin healthy and happy.  If you tend to wear […]

Choosing a Body Moisturizer

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After you have chosen your body exfoliator and have used it gently but thoroughly, it is time to moisturize that fresh new skin.  But again, so many options are available that it can easily be overwhelming.  Again, we can apply the same criteria to choosing a body moisturizer that we did to a body exfoliator. […]

How to Layer with a Moisturizer

Woman with face product

Facial oils have really taken off lately and can do wonders for a complexion in need of some tender loving care.  But sometimes I find that the oils by themselves are just not enough to moisturize my poor skin.  That is when I turn to the layer technique of using an oil and a moisturizer in […]