Category: RECIPES

3 DIY Face Scrubs You Have Always Had In Your Kitchen

You probably never thought of this, but most of us probably already have that perfect inventory for a great DIY facial scrub in our kitchens. And since you already have these, and they are inexpensive, it could be really fun to try using what you have. So raid your kitchen cupboards and mix them up for your very own customized face scrub! Here are a few great (and safe) ideas. 1. HONEY AND BROWN SUGAR I first got this idea from… my manicurist! Using different versions for their extensive mani- and pedi- sessions, this can revive even the dullest and roughest-feeling feet (let alone a dull facial complexion). You only need to titrate how strong the exfoliation should be. Sugar crystals help buff away dry and dead skin on the surface, and both honey and sugar are both natural humectants – locking in moisture. 2. BAKING SODA This basic baking ingredient has a fine unique texture that’s perfect as an inexpensive at-home microdermabrasion facial scrub. Just add a teaspoonful of Continue Reading

Bring the Sexy Back: How to Banish Back Acne & Marks

Whether you are fashion girl basking in the southern summer sun or braving the northern winter winds, the allure of the sexy back is eternal, season after season, year after year. So does back acne (or bacne, in short) and its scarring aftermath – which can serve as one of those helpful reminders that the universe tends toward chaos and complications. Acne is like the worst kind of house guest: It shows up uninvited at the least convenient time, overstays its welcome, and leaves a mess after it’s gone. The breakouts on your chest and back tend to be a little different than the acne on your face. While some may see zits on their shoulders, chest and back just their facial acne, many cases of isolated bacne spots may be technically folliculitis, which is when the hair follicle becomes infected. However, it looks the same as facial pimples and is treated the same skincare ingredients and medications.   Bolt To The Shower After Your Workout One of the first Continue Reading