Is Your Skin Stressed? 10 Ways to Fix It

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Let's talk about Stress, baby! Managing stress levels is a really good example (and should we even say vital) of living a beauty-filled life - you know, getting the inside right first in order to maximise your outer glow. We all know stress is bad for us, although health psychologist Kelly Macgonigal's research reminds us that stress is only really bad if we perceive and believe it to be (source). However there are certain physiological changes take place when our cortisol levels rise. So our intent is certainly not to cause further worry by discussing 'the big S', but starting with a simple understanding of the situation, then making small, gradual changes should become easier. We love the way that Dr Lissa Rankin explains the physiology of stress: The body knows how to heal itself. Our ... (read more...)

How to: Fix A Bad Haircut

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Ah, the dreaded Hair Disaster. We've all been there, and it's almost a rite of passage in the beauty experience! But if you're especially upset over a bad haircut, here are some ways to deal... If anyone has had some disastrous haircuts, it's definitely me. (By the way, check out What Hairstyle ... (read more...)

Thrift Shop & Flea Market Shopping Tips

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Flea markets are one of my favorite ways to spend an afternoon - I just love taking my time going through all the bits and pieces, finding little treasures on the way. And of course, not to mention, the bargains! If you're looking for a new way to spend the day, or are looking for some unique ... (read more...)

Jourdan Miller, America’s Next Top Model

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You might remember Jourdan Miller as winner of America's Next Top Model Cycle 20 - and this time, that title really holds true. If you're a fan of the reality TV modeling competition, America's Next Top Model, Jourdan Miller needs no introduction - she was the winner of Cycle 20, the first season ... (read more...)

Are BB Creams Bad For Your Skin?

Are BB Creams Bad for Your Skin? Find Out here

There's no denying that BB Creams have changed the way (and paved the way) for more products that is both a makeup and skincare product. BB Creams (short for "Blemish Balm") came into the beauty industry after a plastic surgeon concocted it for a patient who just underwent plastic surgery: the idea ... (read more...)