Tag: ahas

  • The Skin Health & Beauty Pyramid (Yes, This Exists!) 

    Tue, 30 September 2014 8:30AM

    We’re a species obsessed with pyramids. The Ancient Egyptians started the whole pyramid craze in Giza. The Romans thought it was pretty neat and plonked a giant one in bella Roma. The French designed a swanky glass version at the Louvre in Paris (and so on and so on it goes…). Point is, pyramids are historically… more

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  • How to: Layer Your Skincare (AKA Seven Steps to Stunning Skin!)

    Wed, 19 June 2013 1:19PM

    I don’t know about you, but sometimes I feel like I’m using about 649 different skincare products – and that’s just in the morning. Sure, I’m usually in testing mode. But even on my ‘off-duty’ days, my skincare regimen is never so routine. I’m constantly having to stop and think about what I need to… more

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  • What to Buy this Week: Lancôme Visionnaire Correcting Polishing Cream

    Mon, 23 July 2012 5:28PM

    I love me a beauty gadget. Anything that works in a nifty new way, whether it’s super-simple or high-techy. Under-eye patches and face cloth masks. The Orly SmartGels system for salon-free long-last manis. Motorised pumice rollers that buff away dead skin on the feet. DIY needling tools (such as the Medik8 Titanium Dermaroller, $114, Medik8),… more

    Skincare

    Lancome-Polishing-Cream-Featured

  • Blitzing Blackheads and Purifying Pores

    Tue, 10 July 2012 12:54PM

    I need help getting rid of blackheads and reducing the size of my pores, which seem to be large and clogged. I find that I have larger pores and lots of blackheads on my chin and along my lower lip. What should I do?  Photo: courtesy of OPI Okay, let’s start with the blackhead situation first, shall… more

    Skincare / How To

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  • How to: Do a Super-Easy Skin-Brightening Facial

    Mon, 9 July 2012 2:53PM

    Glowy skin never goes out of style. But while it’s in fashion every season, it’s especially lust-worthy in winter, when the winds and chill can zap skin of its soft suppleness. Here’s how to get your glow back … without having to leave your bathroom. Remove all traces of makeup with a creamy cleanser. Wipe off… more

    Skincare / How To

    Bright-Skin-Facial

  • The Top Five Beauty Myths. Busted.

    Fri, 6 July 2012 3:53PM

    Having trouble deciphering the smoke and mirrors that is the dizzy world of beauty? With so much information available to us on all things cosmetic it can get somewhat confusing. It’s a jungle out there (albeit a very well groomed, sweet smelling, preened jungle) but confusing all the same. Circumnavigating one’s way around the old wives’ tales,… more

    Skincare

    Miranda Kerr glowy skin

  • Fact: Your skin is missing out massively if you’re not using AHA’s.

    Mon, 28 November 2011 11:00AM

    If my skin were human, there’s no way I’d be friends with her. It sounds harsh, I know, but she’s caused me nothing but grief. All through my teen years, I battled with breakouts and blemishes and fast forward ten or so years to now and I’m still fighting the same battles, except now I’m… more

    Skincare

    md formulations facial cleanser

  • What’s an ideal (daily) skincare routine for great and glowy skin?

    Thu, 30 June 2011 3:31PM

    What’s your ideal daily skin care routine (not including makeup, JUST skincare), in order to maintain that perfect glow I so deeply desire? What prodz do you swear by? How often do you moisturize? Love, Amy Hi Amy, Great question(s). Hard and with a plethora of possible answers, if we are to make it as universally helpful… more

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  • How do I treat my hormonal breakouts?

    Fri, 10 June 2011 11:19AM

    I just went off the pill and am having MAJOR hormonal breakouts around my chin and jaw- any suggestions to get rid of these ASAP? Thanks, LoopyLexy Dear LoopyLexy, Your question (unlike your very exciting name) was not unique to you, so I thought I would answer it and “clear up” a few things, including, hopefully, some of… more

    Skincare / How To

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  • AHA’s, and Chemical Peels

    Wed, 27 October 2010 5:10PM

    Celebs, models, rock stars and skincare professionals all use it. Now more popular than ever in the skincare market, if you haven’t heard it before this will eventually become your skin’s best friend. A beauty secret that has been available for the last 20 years, AHAs were first used back in the days when Cleopatra bathed… more

    Skincare

    AHAs and chemical peels