Green Grapes the Secret Wrinkle Reducer

    Are Green Grapes the Secret Wrinkle Reducer?  Try this and let me know if it works for you as well as others have told me it worked for them.   Cut a green grape in half and gently crush it on your face and neck. Make sure that you get the "crows-feet" and the lines around your mouth. Leave it on for twenty minutes or so and rinse with tepid water and pat dry. Repeat every day and before you know it... those nasty old lines will be hard to find! Don't forget to drink at Read more [...]

More Moisture / Clearer Skin / Fade Spots on Skin

It has been known for years that honey will add moisture to your skin and the lemon juice will fade spots on your skin. This easy tip can be added to your weekly routine; Enjoy!  More Moisture / Clearer Skin / Fade Spots on Skin Take a fresh lemon and roll it around on the kitchen counter. This will help with the juice. Cut a lemon in half and add ½ tsp. honey to the top of the cut lemon. If you have acne problems add a few drops of tea tree oil. Rub the lemon with honey on top all over your Read more [...]

Facial Masks

    Apple Zinger Facial Mask This is good for oily or skin that has acne problems 1 medium size apple, grated fine 5 tbs. honey Mix the grated apple and honey well. Smooth over skin and let sit for 10 minutes. Rinse off with cool water.   Carrot Facial Mask 2-3 large carrots 4 1/2 tablespoons honey Directions: Cook carrots, then mash. Mix with honey. Apply gently to the skin, wait 10 minutes. Rinse off with cool water.   Glowing Facial Mask 1 tbsp. fuller's earth 1 tbsp. Read more [...]

Shake up That Makeup!

  After 40, it is time to rethink how you do your make up! Just changing a few little things with a trick or two can help make those years a little less noticeable. So take a few minutes and shake up that makeup! Here are some tips to update your look: Lesson One: Go One Darker Get foundation one shade darker. Many people go one shade lighter, and that works well for younger people, but as we age our skin is not as even of a tone. Those little spots start showing up. A lighter color does Read more [...]

DIY Anti-Aging for under $1

What we need to make a batch of anti-aging treatments and most come in under a dollar. Many of these items you already have in your home.   Almond Oatmeal Facial Scrub 1/4 cup almonds 1/4 cup of oatmeal Grind the almonds then add the oatmeal and grind again. Store in an airtight container To use place a dime size amount in your hand and add just a bit of water to make a paste.  This great facial scrub is good for your morning and night routine.   This is a bit mess but the Read more [...]

DIY Recipes for Homemade Skin-Care Treatments

  It is pretty easy to duplicate some treatments found at upscale spas -- and much less expensive. Here are a few ideas I have found.   Hydrate!!! One quick and easy trick for a facial steam is to carefully take a bowl of steaming hot water, add two drops of your favorite essential oils, then lean over the bowl with your face is about 10 inches away. Cover your head with a towel to capture the steam and relax for about 15 minutes. Lavender and geranium essential oils are great Read more [...]

Uses for Coffee Grounds

  Many of us love a nice cup of coffee to get us going in the morning. Did you know that you can find get even more uses for the leftover grounds? There are so many everything from beauty tricks to odor reducers and pest repellents.   FACIAL EXFOLIATION MASK: Mix 2 tablespoons of coffee grounds with 1 teaspoon coconut oil and 1 tablespoonful Shea butter. Mix together till you have a paste-like consistency. Apply on your face by rubbing your fingers in small circles. Let dry for 15 Read more [...]

Bad Beauty Day Fixes

We all have bad beauty day just like bad hair days. By using some of these tips and tricks, you can look great even if you don’t feel great! When your skin starts looking dull, exfoliate to get a nice glow and then add some color with pink blush and bronzer. Brighter colored lipstick will make your teeth look whiter and not as yellow. Treat acne with glycolic or salicylic acid but only put it directly on the pimple. A yellow tint concealer should cover it up nicely. Dark circles will Read more [...]

Anti-Aging for Every Skin Tone

    Your skin color plays a major role in how your skin ages. You need to be aware of the differences and how it will affect your anti-aging skin routine. Not only does his skin color affect how products respond for you it also affects the results in procedures. Everyone should have this basics in skin care regimen: cleansing sun protection and additional products geared toward your skin type. Within each skin type there also many skin tones. Basically, what’s different in our skin Read more [...]

Fighting Age Foods to Look and Feel Younger

  Beauty and health start on the inside and work it way out. Remember the old saying “You are what you eat.” Well it is very true. Here are some foods that will help you look and feel younger. Whole Grain Pasta: Whole grain pasta (whole wheat should be listed as the first ingredient) have 3 times more antioxidants than other pasta. Whole grains reduce the risk of heart disease To make sure you are getting what you are paying for the whole wheat should be listed as the first ingredient. Coconut Read more [...]