Posted in Beauty on April 30, 2012

Many people today are turning to cosmetic surgery as a fast way to get a desired look instead of taking steps to enhance the natural beauty they already possess. The fact of the matter is that it is much less expensive and less painful to takes steps to enhance what you already have. This is not something for a select few, all women have there own degree of beauty and it is crucial that you think about enhancing the features you already have.

 

There is hardly anything that one can do that will make a statement as much as enhancing the beauty of your eyes, almost everyone looks at the eyes first and nearly everyone will comment on a beautiful pair of eyes. You can choose to go with an exotic look that really draws attention or just a moderate eye shadow, but either choice will make others sit up and take notice and draw attention to your eyes.

Adding mascara to the eye lashes is one method that many women use to add to the beauty of their eyes, especially women who have short or light colored lashes. The process can be messy and can also increase the risk of infection in the eyes. Another alternative to this process is the addition of extensions to the eyelashes that are made of lightweight, synthetic material and look just like real eyelashes.

 

The application of the right color of eye shadow can go a long way to bringing out the beauty of the eyes. Contrary to what many women think and practice, the eye shadow does not have to be super dark and usually a lighter color will be more attractive and complimentary to the eye. You can use an eye shadow that matches the color of your skin under the eyes to cover any dark circles that you may have.

 

Next to the eyes, the lips also attract a lot of attention and you don’t have to have lips like Angelina Jolie to take advantage of this. There are new lip gloss products available today that make the lips look moist and beautiful. Be sure that the lipstick or lip gloss product that you wear also contains sunscreen since the lips have no melatonin to protect themselves from the sun. Lip liner is another product that can really make your lips stand out and look more full and thick.

 

Using the right skin care products to keep your skin looking youthful can help immensely with the overall look you are trying to create. There are many products today that can reduce wrinkles as well as the signs of aging. You should also practice exfoliation on a regular basis to rid of your skin of the dead cells that accumulate. By following these practices and using facial creams that contain parelastin you can keep your skin supple and reduce sagging that can occur with aging.

 

Posted in Beauty on September 27, 2009

What if we didn’t have hair? What a crazy thought. The country literally spends billions on hair care and beauty products each year. This means that everything from makeup to hair loss products are becoming the norm. So how can some people become so bold as to shave their head – well they do. They give up on the fight for hair thinning to become hair thickening when there are clearly new brands on the market that help to grow fuller and thicker hair. One of these brands is Nioxin and another is Healthy Hair Plus.

 

Hair thinning has become a popular topic in the salons and in the malls and no one is impervious to hair thinning anymore. Even women are suffering from hair thinning or hair loss before they reach menopause and some possible causes are diet and stress as well as heavy build up on the scalp from hair products over the years, especially the sticky hair products like hair sprays that trap dirt and bacteria. The best products to use for dirt and bacteria build up on the hair are deep cleansing shampoos. Nioxin and Healthy Hair Plus both manufacture deep cleansing shampoos that help to deep cleanse away hormones and dirt build up on the root of the hair.

 

Another serious problem that has been around for years is dandruff and today most people only know about the medicated dandruff shampoos but they are not targeted at getting to the source of the problem. Products like Nioxin and Healthy Hair Plus work as much on the scalp as they are targeted at the hair. This is because the dandruff is on the scalp and leaving excess product behind or irritating the scalp can cause dandruff to pop up even in women and men that typically don’t have a dandruff problem.

 

Many people mistake dandruff for actual flaky scalp that appears to be dandruff but is actually dry scalp that flakes away. For this problem it is much more effective to use a dry scalp shampoo that has one of the following oils: jojoba oil, emu oil or hemp oil. These oils work well to end dry scalp. The problem is that most companies don’t put enough oil in the shampoo to make a difference. Our favorite is emu shampoo since it also has jojoba oil but does not leave the hair or even scalp oily in any way but it does leave the hair and scalp super moisturized and that is vital to health hair.

 

So this begs the question of what you should actually be looking for in a shampoo and conditioner as well as hair care treatments or products that style the hair and the answer is that every situation is different. I would say that the most important thing is to look how dry your hair is first. Then I would rate that as my top priority. Dry hair can cause numerous problems. And each of these problems can lead to more serious problems. We have had women with dry hair quickly turn gray and then we have had dry hair quickly turn to the most frizzy hair that eventually became unmanageable. Dry hair can also be a sign that your hormones are changing and that means that you need to start using products that protect your hair from thinning and loss. Itchy dry scalp is one of the chief complaints that we get in the salon. End dry itchy scalp by focusing on the correct problems and don’t be scared of oils for the scalp and hair.

 

For those that pull the wrong straw and are starting to thin out then we strongly suggest a deep cleansing shampoo and hair vitamins that can help you get your hair growth back on target. Brand like Nioxin and Healthy Hair Plus can definitely help and work better when caught in the early stages of hair thinning or loss.

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