POSTS WITH TAG: beauty tips

Routine beauty treatment leaves mom disfigured & you have to SEE the pic

Treating myself to spa days and facials is my indulgence, but with all the beauty treatments gone wrong stories I've been hearing, I'm almost too paranoid to book another appointment. The Queen of Versailles star and mom of eight Jackie Siegel looked like a hot mess after suffering a major allergic reaction to a laser treatment. Her face was covered in red blotches and peeling skin that looked like she fried herself for hours in the sun. It's terrible!

Continue Reading >

5 Ways almond oil is your new beauty miracle

I used to think coconut oil was the holy grail of all beauty oils. This super duper miracle product, which could easily cost you less than 10 bucks, does it all from hydrating your skin, leaving you with a clear and glowy complexion, to even boosting shine on your hair. It's so awesome I swore I'd never waste my time with any other oil--that is until I was finally introduced to almond oil. This stuff works wonders!

Continue Reading >

7 Beauty products that will keep you cool this summer

We had a pretty bad winter this year--probably one of the worst I've ever experienced anyway. So even though I've never been a huge fan of sweltering hot and humid temperatures (I'm more of a fall/spring kind of girl), I promised myself that I wasn't going to complain this summer. But I'm sorry, having sweat and eyeliner dripping down my face in the middle of the day isn't exactly my idea of fun and leisure. Seriously, it's NOT cute!

Continue Reading >

The 4 best natural oils for hair growth

When the hair oil craze first began I was NOT into it. Just the thought of putting oil in my hair and be left with greasy results made me absolutely want to cringe. But after months of extensive research and discovering that things like coconut oil and argan oil could actually leave my strands healthier, softer, shiner and stronger, I finally gave in and decided to give it a shot. And let me tell you girl, I haven't looked back. Not only do hair oils work wonders but they stimulate growth too!

Continue Reading >

5 Surprising ways to prevent split ends

No matter how much hellfire you apply to your hair to make it sleek and shiny, split ends can still make your mane look dull and damaged. In fact, it's that very exposure to blowdryers and hot irons that can cause those fragile tips to fray. Long exposure to sun, chlorine and saltwater can also leave hair brittle while brushing your wet hair and wreak havoc on your ends. (Seriously, my wide tooth comb is my curls' BFF!) But don't despair because there are ways to keep those splitting tips to a minimum. Here are five tips to keep those split ends away:

Continue Reading >

7 Mistakes you NEED to stop making with your eyebrows

If there's one thing I'm anal about, it's my eyebrows. Maybe it's because my naturally thick and long brows require high maintenance or maybe I've seen too many bad brows in my lifetime. Either way, I definitely know a thing or two when it comes to brow mistakes. Don't think you need tips? If you're still sporting tadpole brows that date back to the 90s or brows so dark they look like you filled them in with a Sharpie, then you might want to sit down and read this. And yes girl, there is such thing as too big and bold!

Continue Reading >

These 5 emergency beauty tricks will save your life!


Let's face it, we all have good and bad days at the office--and I'm not talking about work, I'm talking about appearance! Yes, a bad hair days, a day with swollen eyes, another with stains, and wardrobe malfunction day to mention a few. There are some beauty emergencies at the office that make our day a little tougher. The solution is here!

Continue Reading >

These 6 Beauty "myths" are actually true!

We're all constantly hearing of new beauty do's and don'ts, so sometimes it can be hard to tell the fact from the fiction and what works from what doesn't. But it turns out there are several common beauty-related "myths" out there that actually aren't as made-up as you may think. In fact, not only are they true, but they could change the way you approach your skincare and beauty routine altogether! Below, check out six common beauty myths, debunked!

Continue Reading >

5 Ways to look sexy in seconds!


Have you ever noticed how sunglasses have this dramatic way of changing the way you look? I'm not saying that you're unattractive, but don't you think you look hotter with a pair of shades on? A study done in the U.K. by Vanessa Brown, a lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, proved that somehow wearing sunglasses can make you instantly more attractive.

Hmm, I wonder why that is?!

Continue Reading >

Makeup Genius + 12 other amazing beauty apps you have to try

One of the downsides to buying cosmetics at a drugstore versus a beauty department store like Sephora is that you can't actually try on the products. But imagine walking into your local pharmacy and being able to test out a cool eye shadow or a new lipstick before buying them? Well now you can thanks to a new innovative beauty app, Makeup Genius by L'Oréal Paris (now available for downloading). I actually got to test-drive this thing out and I swear to you--it WILL change your life!

Continue Reading >