3 DIY Skin Care Secrets That You Should Not DIY

Take a quick look around the internet and you’ll find an overwhelming amount of skin care “secrets” to try on your own at home. But beware, because many of these skin care DIYs are actually just myths that could end up making matters worse. These are some of the most popular culprits, and what you […]

Leave the Lasers at Home to Your Cat & Your Skin to the Pros

Laser skin resurfacing can be amazing, but can also be quite expensive, so those gadgets and gizmos designed to let you do it yourself at home may seem like a win-win solution. You—in theory—get the results you’re looking for, you save cash and you don’t even need to go out to do it. (Especially if […]

3 DIY Skin Treatments You Should Never, Ever Try

Slowly back out of the kitchen. Put down the mixing bowl. What you’re concocting in there should never be slathered all over your face. If you’ve been emboldened by Pinterest or you’re just looking to clear your skin up and get rid of some leftover condiments at the same time, this is your reality check. […]

There’s a Legit Treatment for Stretch Marks, Cellulite & Saggy Skin

You are fabulous and so is your body. Truth. Of course, that doesn’t mean you don’t have any annoying habits or pet hates about your own figure, or that you simply need to accept what you’re not so keen on. If we were making a list of unwanted features, it’d be almost guaranteed that you’d […]

3 Old School Skin Care Tricks You May Want to Try This Summer

Ever wonder how your mother or even grandmother always had such glowing skin in those old photos? Turns out, she probably had a few homemade skin care tricks up her sleeve. Here are three throwback summer skin care tips you might want to try to get that gorgeous glow. 1. Eyebrows on Fleek with Castor […]

There’s a Better Way to Look Younger Than a Sheep Placenta Facial

So, you want to look younger? You’re not alone in hating the signs of aging and wanting to do what you can to reclaim your youth, but how far are you willing to go? It’s no secret that there’s a huge number of weird, wonderful and downright disturbing beauty treatments available to those who’re happy […]

Can the Coconut Oil Craze Save Your Skin?

Follow any beauty blog out there right now and you’re bound to come across a bazillion recipes for coconut-oil-inspired face masks, creams, lotions and scrubs. But before you start bathing in coconut oil, you might be wondering if this ingredient is really the miracle cure for every skin problem under the sun. Luckily, we’ve got […]

How to Skip the Snails & Still Do Your Skin a Favor

The latest weird beauty thing to make news is the snail facial. Nope, that is not a type-o. A snail facial is pretty much what it sounds like. People are paying other people to put slimy snails on their faces in hopes of achieving prettier skin. While we’re all for hearing about new cosmetic treatments […]

What Gross Ingredients Are in Your Facial?

Very few people actually embrace the signs of aging, particularly if they start to appear sooner than expected. Whether your aging is premature or definitely in sync with your actual age, there’s a plethora of anti-aging treatments of various kinds available, from both reputable and less than scrupulous sources, some of which are eccentric to […]

The 4 Things You’re Doing at Night that Hurt Your Skin

Sure, you need your beauty rest to look and feel your best, but if you’re guilty of some of these not-so-desirable bedtime habits, you could be wrecking your skin. Read on to find out if you’re unknowingly hurting your skin while you sleep and how you can fix your nighttime skin care routine. 1. Not […]

Are You Up for the One-Finger Selfie Challenge?

So, the latest thing in selfies is the one-finger selfie challenge. It originated overseas, borne (like so many weird trends) of an anime artist’s picture of an impossibly skinny girl doing something kind of odd but also sexy. As you may have guessed, it doesn’t involve taking a picture of your finger. For the one-finger […]

5 Tips to Get that Summer Glow & Rejuvenate Your Skin

Just because the sun is on hiatus for the winter doesn’t mean you have to accept skin care defeat and live with a dry, dull complexion. Follow these five must-know tips to rejuvenate winter skin for smooth, glowing skin all year-round. 1. Ditch Your Long, Hot Showers As heavenly as they might feel, your long, […]

Do Your Skin a Favor and Get Naked Already

We spend so much of our time in stuffy, often uncomfortable clothes. So why not take every chance you get and strip down to your birthday suit? Actually, being in the buff has all kinds of awesome benefits for your overall health, especially for your skin. A good skin care regimen, mixed with a little […]

Boob Masks & Butt Facials: The Weird Side of Skin Care

Sheet masks for your face are so last year – boob sheet masks are where it’s at now, apparently. If a normal skin care routine isn’t enough for you anymore, you may wish to explore some of the more, well, weird and wonderful treatments available. Chocolate facial, anyone? Boob Sheet Masks A sheet mask is, […]

Can’t Stand the Election? Escape with a European Facial

Politics can be dirty business, especially during an election season. If the 24 hour news cycle and partisan wrangling make you wish you could leave the country, I’ve got the next best thing to a one-way ticket to Canada: a European facial. Mud on Your Face The thing about all the mud-slinging that happens in […]

Chocolate Facial? Yes Please!

Chocolate lovers rejoice! Now you can enjoy slathering chocolate all over your face with a scrumptious chocolate facial. While this sticky yet delicious-sounding plan may sound like your white sheets’ worst nightmare, a chocolate facial surprisingly has many health benefits for your skin. Chocolate Face Masks How can the same pieces of chocolate that, when […]

A Facial for Your… Butt?

There’s no denying that the butt is having a cultural moment. Until JLo burst on the scene several decades ago and flaunted her assets everywhere from dance routines to the red carpet, little attention had been given to the derriere. A lot has changed since then. Baby Got Back The trend pendulum quickly swung from […]

The Top 4 Ways to Improve Your Complexion Imperfections

While a lucky few people are blessed with perfect skin, most of us have trouble areas we’d love to eradicate. Here are four popular procedures that can improve even the trickiest complexion problems to give you the clear, smooth skin you’ve always wanted. 1. Fraxel® Laser Resurfacing Fraxel® Dual is an FDA-approved technology that uses […]

4 Reasons Sleep Is Essential for Skin Health

“I need to get my beauty rest” is a cliché women have used forever to justify a longer snooze. It turns out, there’s scientific evidence to backup the importance of sleep for the overall health and beauty of skin. 1. Lack of Sleep Weakens the Skin’s Natural Defenses Sun damage and exposure to pollutants are […]

It’s Not Just for Teenagers: 5 Answers for Adult Acne

Acne is generally considered a necessary evil of the pubescent teenage years. However, many adults also suffer from the frustration and embarrassment caused by acne. Oftentimes, older acne sufferers don’t realize there are a variety of treatment options available that can clean up their blemishes and leave behind clear, beautiful, healthy-looking skin. 1. Topical Medication […]