Little Tricks to Look Younger #1

            Keep It Light Wearing heavy makeup it tends to sink into your wrinkles and dull your face. Use light foundation, blush, and eye shadow, to enhance your natural beauty. Select Warm Colors Warm and light colors will brighten up your face. Toss all the dark and dramatic colors and replace them with ones that reflect light this will give skin look firmer. Light and shiny colors tend to bring back fullness and help smooth the little lines. Moisturize Moisturizing 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 [...]

Could Monoi Oil BeYour Next Best Beauty Secret?

    I had never heard of Monoi oil until the other day while watching the Live Well Network. Tamika Fletcher Co-Owner of Natural Resources Salon in Houston Texas was on telling about the benefits of this product. She said, “it’s a wonder ingredient for hair, lips and skin.” Monoi oil is made from soaking Tiare’ flowers (Tahitian Gardenia) in coconut oil. The oil can be traced back over 2000 to the Maori tribe in Polynesia. The tribe used this oil from birth till Read more [...]

Wrinkle Reducer Recipes

  Wrinkle Reducer #1 Banana is wonderful as an anti-wrinkle treatment. Mash 1/4 banana until it is a cream paste. Spread all over face and leave for 15-20 minutes rinse with warm water followed by a rinse with cold water.   Wrinkle Reducer #2 Green seedless grapes are your new best friend to fight wrinkles! All you do is cut a 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 on for twenty minutes Read more [...]

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 [...]