All posts in "Skin Care"

DIY Home Hair and Skin Treatments

By Disha / June 13, 2013

Here are some of my favorite DIY (do-it-yourself) home hair and skin treatments. Make your own lotions and conditioners and deep-cleaning treatments, naturally, using products in your kitchen! 1) Honey + brown sugar = an exfoliating scrub These organic ingredients will work together to tighten your pores and retain moisture in your skin. 2) Cinnamon […]


6 Ways to Save on Summertime Skin Care

By Disha / April 22, 2013

Your skin needs protection in the summertime. Unfortunately, sunscreens and lotions are expensive. Here are 6 ways to save on summertime skin care. Use waterproof sunscreen. It is important to reapply sunscreen no matter what. But waterproof sunscreen is immune to sweat and water which means it will stay on your skin longer, allowing you […]


7 Ways to Save Money on Fashion and Beauty

By Disha / April 9, 2013

Shopping at discount stores and secondhand shops can be convenient, but can also become repetitive. There are more ways to save money while maintaining your style. 1. Online shopping clubs These are member-based websites that sell high end and designer products at discounted prices. Some of these sites are invitation only or have waiting lists […]


4 Beauty Routines You Can Cut

By Disha / April 2, 2013

On a tight budget? Need to save money? Try cutting these 4 beauty routines: #1: Stop Using Toner. If you’re washing your face and exfoliating, toner is an additional waste. Washing and exfoliating is enough. A bottle of toner costs $6-$12 and you need a new one every 3 months if you use it daily. […]


Best Ways to Quit Smoking

By Disha / March 12, 2013

If you’ve decided to give up smoking, you may already be wondering how long it’ll take before the cravings start to get the better of you. Nicotine is an intensely addictive drug, and the psychological habit of smoking itself can be just as hard to break – taken together, kicking the habit can take a […]


Why Toner is a Waste of Money

By Disha / March 6, 2013

Do your friends or family tell you that you should apply toner to your face in order to get it squeaky-clean? Well, guess what – you don’t have to. Skip the toner, save some money, and avoid drying out your skin. People use toner to get a tingly feeling, remove excess oils and makeup, and […]


Prioritize Your Beauty Budget

By Disha / October 8, 2012

You have a limited budget for beauty supplies. What you should spend your hard-earned cash on, in order of priority? #1: Sunscreen Forget creams and balms … 50 percent of your fight against wrinkles comes in the form of using sunscreen daily. Pick something with a minimum SPF of 30. Choose a brand you like, […]


Raid Your Kitchen Cabinets for Beauty Products

By Disha / October 1, 2012

Want to save money? Raid your kitchen cabinets for natural beauty products! Don’t get me wrong; I love buying brand-name products as much as the next gal. But with a tight budget, I sometimes “save up” for that YSL moisturizer or Clinique foundation by spending a few weeks applying a homemade, natural mask to my […]


Best Cheap Face Cleansers

By Disha / September 24, 2012

What are some of the best cheap face cleaners, or facial cleaners, on the market? For Dry-Normal Skin: Cetaphil Cleanser is a $10 drugstore cleanser without chemicals or perfumes that irritate your skin. It’s suitable for sensitive skin and dermatologists recommend it. For Oily Skin: Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Face Wash in Grapefruit — often referred […]


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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