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Beauty Myth – You DON’T Need 8 Glasses of Water a Day

By Disha / September 10, 2012

Myth: You need 8 glasses of water a day to keep your skin looking soft. Fact: This conventional wisdom is not true. The outermost layer of skin is made up of dead skin cells. It doesn’t absorb water that you ingest. It DOES, however, absorb humidity from the air, so if you want the dead […]

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Does a Chemical Treatment Ap-peel to You?

By Disha / August 11, 2012

Does a chemical treatment ap-peel to you? It would be interesting to know just how many chemicals we ladies pat on to our skin over the course of a lifetime in the name of looking good. Cleansers, moisturizers, makeup and even shower gels are seemingly packed with different chemical ingredients (or that’s the impression you […]

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8 Best Foods for Your Skin

By Disha / August 3, 2012

First of all — a HUGE congratulations to Lauren, the winner of our $50 giveaway! She decided to get her prize in the form of a PayPal deposit. Lauren now has $50 in cash! Thanks to everyone who entered. Stay tuned — we’ll be hosting another giveaway this fall! And now, back to our regularly […]

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Are Facials an Investment?

By Disha / July 31, 2012

Okay, my husband is going to read that headline and laugh, but I think it’s a valid question: Are facials a good investment? If you don’t understand what I’m talking about, hear me out: Most estheticians agree that women who get facials regularly — say, every 8 to 12 weeks or so — age more […]

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15 Tips for Aging Gracefully

By Disha / July 24, 2012

Women like me, who are “seeing signs of age” (whatever that means!), are often worried about aging gracefully. We don’t mind looking our own age – and we’ll accept it if you tell us we look younger! – but we certainly don’t want to look older than our years. At the same time, we don’t […]

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How to Do a Budget At-Home Spa Treatment

By Disha / July 10, 2012

Can’t shell out $75 to $120 on a spa treatment? Create a budget spa treatment at home, using these four simple steps: #1: Steam your face over a hot pot of water. This will help open your pores and prep your skin for your spa treatment. #2: Cleanse and exfoliate as usual, then apply a […]

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4 Budget Uses for Baking Soda in Your Beauty Regimen

By Disha / July 3, 2012

Trying to achieve beauty on a budget? Check out these four creative uses for baking soda: #1: Use Baking Soda as an Exfoliant: Eww! The thought of putting baking soda all over my face scared me at first, but this beauty hack actually feels great on your skin. Mix one-half teaspoon baking soda with your […]

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8 Cheap Beauty Tricks

By Disha / June 25, 2012

Interested in learning some cheap beauty tricks? Want some homemade hair and skin recipes? Here you go! #1: Use olive oil to remove eye makeup. Wearing waterproof mascara? Switch to sesame oil. #2: Got leftover olive oil? Use it to soak your fingernails and cuticles. #3: Mix one teaspoon of honey into one quart of […]

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How to Get Great Looking Skin for Less

By Disha / April 18, 2012

Lots of people want to get great looking skin but have tight wallets. Don’t worry. Protecting your skin is not as expensive as you might think. Here are a few ways you can achieve great skin for less. #1: Work out! Exercising not only secretes out the sweat and the dirt from your body, it […]

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Frugal Hack: How to Increase the Life of Your Razor Blade

By Disha / April 16, 2012

Want to learn a frugal hack that can save you $20 per year? You probably go through a ton of razor blades. The cost of these can really add up. A 12-pack of razor cartridges costs $30, and lasts about 1 year. I’m going to show you how to triple the life of each razor […]

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