Posted in Beauty on November 18, 2013

There was a time when women were just busy with household chores and baby-sitting but now, they have to check their mails and do social networking; remain out of the house to fulfill their ambitions; manage home, work and self. What will you call such a woman? Busy bee-one who doesn’t have time even to look at her in the mirror. We simply cannot expect her to follow a beauty regime when she is always on the go. But, on the other hand, is it wise to ignore the demands of your skin? There can be simple beauty tips busy women can follow when they are on the run. Read on to know how it is done.

Is your closet brimming with skin care products? You have everything- anti-aging creams, night creams, day creams, wrinkle creams, toners, cleaners, fairness lotions and so on. The good news is that you don’t know which one is essential and has to be used daily. Rule number one- get rid of extras that you have not used for more than two months and those that are living beyond expiry date. You will not use either of them and your shelf will take a breather. Now, decide which of the remaining products go with your skin type. Don’t know your skin type yet? Determine yourself if your skin is dry, oily, combination/normal, or sensitive or go to a dermatologist for help. Once determined, keep only those skin care products that suit your skin.

Further, remember that you only have to follow a basic AM and PM skin care regime. Busy women can take out time in the morning and at night to follow simple and quick how-to for skin care. First thing in the morning, cleanse your face with a cleanser that suits your skin. You can also exfoliate gently, twice a week. Now, this part is important- apply a moisturizer according to skin type. Lastly, never leave home without layering your skin with an appropriate sun block lotion (minimum SPF 30, maximum SPF 50), half an hour before stepping out. This AM skin care regime will not take more than ten minutes. As for the PM regime, cleanse your face again, apply a correction or soothing night cream and voila, you are done for the day.

Just follow these simple and quick tips for skin care- they will suffice for your skin care regime. Remember, beauty comes from within; you have to eat right and drink more water to get that flawless skin.

Posted in Beauty on October 8, 2013

Majority of women these days shave their armpits every other day for hygienic reasons as well as to have silky smooth armpits. But have you ever wonder if you are doing it wrong, I mean shaving your armpits wrongly!

Shaving your armpits might be annoying and a tedious task to do. But how unpleasant it might be, one cannot avoid this very essential, socially necessary beauty routine task.

Shaving your underarms make you look attractive, give you smooth silky armpits, helps in removing the bacteria which sticks to the hair. Fewer bacteria mean fewer odors from the underarms.

Underarm is one of the most delicate part of our body and shaving this part requires a lot of finesse on your part. If you are doing it wrong, it can lead to irritated skin, rashes, redness, nicks and scrapes and razor burns.

Shaving these days is no big deal for women. But doing it the right way is what matters. So, here are some beauty tips for smooth silky underarms.

  1. If possible shave at night. It will allow the sensitive skin to heal and recover overnight.
  2. Always take a warm water shower before shaving as it will open the hair follicles and will make hair and skin soft.
  3. Never do a dry shave. It will irritate the skin and will cause pain and redness.
  4. Always use a moisturizing shaving gel, a lotion or foam and wet your underarms before shaving.
  5. Use a sharp razor and don’t apply a lot of pressure while shaving as this could cause underarms bumps. Also rinse the razor after every stroke.
  6. Opt for a razor with lubricated strips and multiple blades.
  7. Always keep your armpits moisturized as this will make shaving smoother.
  8. Always pull the underarm skin to make it taut as this will help in stretching the natural creases and folds and it will become easy to reach hair which grows in different direction.
  9. Avoid shaving too close as this could cause pain or bleeding. And always exfoliate your skin before shaving as this helps to remove dead skin cells.
  10. Rinse the area thoroughly as leftover gel or lotion may cause redness, dryness or itchiness. And always pat dry the area as this will not irritate the skin.

 

So, these are the few tips to manage your armpit hair daily. Shaving is the easiest way to remove your armpit hair. Do it the right way!

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