Fall Beauty & Skincare Guide
- By Monica Bullock | Yahoo! Contributor Network | Mon, Aug 5, 2013 4:39 PM EDT | Comments
I'm always sad to see summer wave goodbye: I adore my free-flowing, highlighted tresses and bronzed skin. But, the promise of crisp, fall days and the accompanying style changes excite me, too. In my experience, the summer-to-fall beauty transition is one of the easiest to navigate because the basic color palette remains the same. With the approach of fall, beauty mavens get to blend in warmer tones and tackle any skin issues that the brutal summer sun may have left behind. Follow these five rules for summer to fall beauty transitioning!
Let's freshen that hair! It's time to trim those ends and possibly, sport a new hairdo. No matter how hard I try, I always end up with hair that's too light for fall hair fashion. Transition into fall with a few well-placed low lights. Repair any pool- or ocean-damaged hair with a deep hair moisturizer.
Introduce warm oranges to your makeup collection. Autumn colors, like apricot or burnt orange for deeper skin tones, is the perfect addition to summ...Read More »
- Girls In The Beauty Department, Glamour Magazine | Fall Beauty | Fri, Aug 9, 2013 5:06 PM EDT | Comments
by Petra Guglielmetti
five most underrated beauty habits--and once the post went up, you ladies had a lot of thoughts to add. We've had so much fun reading your comments, and here I've rounded up 10 more of the most underrated beauty habits, according to you, our readers.
1. Applying plain-old coconut oil as body lotion. (I've long suggested this to you ladies!) "I use coconut oil in the shower after the water is off. Apply generously all over and then just pat dry. You can reapply to very dry areas and even put socks on after applying to heels and feet. I keep it by the shower and use it to shave my legs as well." --abqkid28 [Note: Just be very careful, coconut oil makes your shower super slippery!]
2. Exfoliating regularly and thoroughly. "Exfoliating is key, otherwise you are putting creams and lotion on dead skin and it cant do its job." --StefiNY
3. Exfoliating your lips too. "When I wash my face, I use an extra-gentle exfoliating Buf-Puf sponge...Read More »
- Fri, Sep 20, 2013 2:04 PM EDT | CommentsWith fall collections already being glimpsed here and there, the time is right to think about heading into the new season with a fresh look. And what better way than with a sharp, of-the-moment haircut? Here, we take inspiration from the latest silhouettes, whether you prefer a length that hits at the chin or well below the shoulders.
By Kari Molvar
- Give your topical creams some backup, and care for your face naturally, as well. Nutritionist Dana James shared her favorite things to eat for a flawless complexion.
You've probably used papaya in a facial scrub, but are you eating it, too? The fruit is a vitamin C serum and exfoliant all-in-one. It contains two days' worth of vitamin C, which helps to brighten and tighten skin. It's packed with vitamin A compounds, which regulate cell turnover in much the same way that a topical retinol-A does, albeit gentler. Papaya also contains the digestive enzyme, papain, which helps decrease redness in the skin by combating inflammation.
The Easy Recipes: A golden smoothie made with papaya, almond milk, and raw honey is a skin elixir. Or try fish topped with a papaya, carrot, and cilantro salsa.
2. Coconut Kefir...Read More »
You've heard of coconut water. Now it's time to get acquainted with its even richer counterpart, coconut kefir, which is made by fermenting coconut water with beneficial bac
- Beauty High | Fall Beauty | Mon, Aug 12, 2013 1:24 PM EDT | Comments
By Kristin Booker, Beauty HighWe have all been there. You get one bad hair day and you want something new. You cut cool short bangs. You go for a bob, a lob, or tons of layers. Inspired by someone's wildly playful style, you chop your hair into a pixie. You're exhilarated, you're excited…for a while. Then, the fun starts: You now have to patiently wait while your hair grows out.
Growing Out Your Hair
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Since you'll have to leave the house during the in between stages of growing out said hair, we thought a little expert advice was in order to help ease the process. We asked Lisa Stephenson, Sassoon Salon Creative Director in New York City, to give some important styling and maintenance tips for how to handle your hair while it begins the growing process. Below, Lisa's best tips.
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Go sleek. Honestly, sometimes the best way to mask a regrettable haircut is to change the direction and appe...Read More »