The Woman in the Mirror

Self Image

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 (ESV) Do you ever stand in front of the mirror and all these negative thoughts start racing through your head? “Look at those wrinkles!”, “I can … [Read more...]

Reduce Dark Eye Circles

dark circles

Dark circles under eyes can be unsightly and at times, putting on more concealer just does not cut it. According to Skin Beauty Review black circles can be caused by different reasons; for example, if inflammation is the problem, tea could be your solution. If pigmentation is the problem, prevent dark circles by rubbing raw potatoes on your skin. If hydration is the issue, try leaving a … [Read more...]

How to Use Essential Oils for Hair Growth

hair growth

Most people know that you can use essential oils to greatly improve the health of your skin and hair. But did you also know that you can use essential oils for hair growth as well? There are number of essential oils that can not only make your hair thicker and stronger, but can also make it grow far faster as well. So, how do you use essential oils for hair growth? Well, the first thing you … [Read more...]

Keep Your Lips Kissable, Even In Winter

kissable lips

Wearing unprotected lip gloss is like lying in the sun slathered in baby oil. Many products designed for lips are made to shine or at most, moisturize. However, to really protect your lips from drying, cracking, peeling, blistering, and hurting, you need something with SPF. Furthermore, a regular old lip gloss will simply not do when you’re faced against the elements of sun, wind, and snow. Lip … [Read more...]

Benefits of MSM

msm skin cream

Methyl Sulfonyl Methane sounds like an intimidating thing, but this naturally occurring nutrient has nothing to do with yellow-tinted irritants sulphur, sulphate or sulphite. It has nothing to do with methane gas that contributes to global warming or explodes when mixed with other compounds. In fact, MSM is a beneficial substance that is found in oceans, rain, and in a living organism’s amino … [Read more...]

Pomegranates – great inside and out!

Pomegranate for skin care

Who doesn’t want to look younger and enjoy smooth beautiful skin? Pomegranates have many health benefits and should be included in our daily diets, but did you know can be applied topically on the skin? Being in the skin care industry, I've noticed pomegranate juice or oil on several cosmetic formulations. You can apply it on the skin either by using the raw fruit or purchase it in a cosmetic … [Read more...]

Why The PH Level Of Our Skin Is Important

skin care ph levels

The acid mantle of the skin is our body’s first line of defense against microorganisms, toxins and wind. Though often overlooked, it’s this fine, slightly acidic pH film on the surface of the skin that is responsible for protecting our body from the external environment. The skin regulates our temperature, prevents harmful bacteria from entering into our body, and takes in oxygen. A normal … [Read more...]

Acne Diet Tips

acne diet tips

If you want to eradicate acne once and for all, you have to start fighting from the inside out. Acne is caused by so much more than greasy fingers and unwashed faces. What we eat often triggers a flare-up of acne, whether we realize it or not. In fact, the food we ingest is used by our bodies the same way we use medications. Therefore, if medications can impact acne, it stands to reason that food … [Read more...]

20 Skin Care Tips For Rosacea

msm for rosacea

An estimated 16 million Americans have Rosacea, but very few people seek professional help. Most people just live with their flushed skin or try to manage their symptoms at home. Here are 20 quick skin care tips to provide reprieve from this disorder. Gently clean your skin twice a day to remove oil, toxins, bacteria and residue. Wash your face using your fingertips and avoid excessive … [Read more...]

Foods That Help Skin Problems

foods for healthy skin

Our ancient ancestors spent their days hunting deer and gathering berries in the forests. Today, our idea of “hunting and gathering” involves driving to the nearest pizzeria or drive-thru. There are a number of proponents who support a more natural diet that harkens back to a simpler time – before fried foods, microwavable conveniences, and fattening grease became our staples. Watching what … [Read more...]