Posts Tagged ‘skincare routine’

Fashion’s Night Out is Here!

It’s that time of the year again! Time to celebrate the annual shopping extravaganza of FNO (Fashion Night Out). Stop by your favorite stores and you’ll experience the following: Shopping discounts Complimentary champagne and/or cocktails Tasty hors d’oeuvres Fashion shows Live DJ’s Special merchandise Celebrity appearances And the best part is that they’re extending store hours to late so you don’t have to leave... 

The Beauty Serum Guide: All you need to know about Serums

What exactly are serums? Why are they so pricey? What should we look for in the ingredient label? Thanks to Allure magazine, here’s a quick guide to serums and why tiny bottled serums are so pricey yet so effective! WHAT IS A SERUM? While there is no formal definition of a serum, typically they’re the most potent part of a skin-care line and are used as part of a layering skincare routine. In case you need a refresher course on a proper... 

New Study says Women Spend More on Beauty during a Recession

Ladies, are you spending more on beauty products during this recession? A new study seems to think so, according to researchers at Texas Christian University, the University of Minnesota, the University of Texas at San Antonio and Arizona State University.   The study called “Boosting Beauty in an Economic Decline: Mating, Spending, and the Lipstick Effect,” hypothesizes the following: The more insecure the economy, the more money... 

Anti-Freckle Cream could be Amelia Earhart’s!

Nearly 75 years after the mysterious disappearance of  legendary aviator, Amelia Earhart, researchers from the International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) said they  found on a remote Pacific island a small cosmetic jar that is almost identical to a jar of Dr. Berry’s Freckle Ointment, a once-popular American face cream for fading freckles. It was a well-known fact that Earhart disliked her freckles so TIGHAR is investigating... 

FDA Issues New Sunscreen Label Rules

Finally! We’ve been reporting that the FDA will be making significant changes to sunscreen labels and we now may see the results! The FDA is making changes to how sunscreens are marketed in the United States as part of the Agency’s ongoing efforts to ensure that sunscreens meet modern-day standards for safety and effectiveness and to help consumers have the information they need so they can choose the right sun protection for themselves... 

How to Streamline your Skincare Routine

Ever feel like you never have enough time in the morning getting ready for work? This month’s Allure magazine shows us how to streamline our skincare routine so that YOU have more time for that well-deserved cup of coffee: Morning Rush: Start right by washing your face with a gentle cleanser that best fits your skin type. You can apply an anti-aging serum or you can finish off with a facial moisturizer with SPF. Sleeping Beauty: Make the most... 

Skincare Routine 101: How to Apply Skincare Products in Order

According to the NRDC, women use an average of 12 beauty products on a daily basis.That is  whole lot of time spent on our daily maintenance! If you’re like me and use a mix of different skincare and makeup brands and products, sometimes its confusing on what to put on first so here’s a quick guide from InStyle magazine’s August issue on WHAT TO APPLY FIRST: Dab an acne spot treatment first (if you use one) Then apply your serum... 

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