6 Tips for Healthy Skin in Colder Weather

keep your skin healthy as weather turns coldDon’t wait until the snow hits the ground. Redness, flaking and cracking of the skin can be common during the winter months when temperatures outside are so cold and the indoor air so dry. Start prepping your skin before the itching and drying starts, so you can have soft, glowing skin all season long.

Healthy skin isn’t just about creams and potions… although the right one for your skin is important. What you put in your body, and the environment you are in, also plays a role in hydrating your skin. Continue reading “6 Tips for Healthy Skin in Colder Weather”

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My 3 Must-Have Natural Beauty Products

lavenderWe can easily be seduced by promises of longer lashes, less wrinkles and smoother skin, and then end up with drawers full of useless stuff!

The three products below are my favorite natural beauty products. They are tried and true, and some may even sound “old school,” but they work even without a movie star endorsement. They have multiple purposes, are inexpensive, and are great for your skin.

Coconut Oil: The current darling of the health food industry, coconut oil does it all. Not only can you cook with it, it can soften skin too. For some it may be too rich to use as a facial moisturizer, but it is an ideal body moisturizer. Massage it into parched winter skin, such as legs after shaving, or dry elbows. Continue reading “My 3 Must-Have Natural Beauty Products”

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7 Tips for Youthful Skin – Without Botox

youthful skinI was invited to a botox party a few months ago and graciously declined. I like my wrinkles… I do wish there less of them, but I am okay with that. Perhaps the main reason I declined is that I am not keen on someone injecting anything with a very sharp needle into my face, even for the promise of more youthful skin.

Whether you are against botox, or just plain afraid of needles (that’s me), there are many non-painful ways to make your skin appear more radiant and healthy.

Try the following:

1. Stop tanning. Baking in the sun is a sure way to get the leathery skin that people want to avoid. Wear big hats and sunglasses to protect your face, and use sunblock for extra protection. Don’t forget your neck and hands! These areas tend to be forgotten and can really show age.

2. Sleep. Getting insufficient shut-eye can age skin prematurely and, in the short run, result in dark circles and a lackluster complexion.  Continue reading “7 Tips for Youthful Skin – Without Botox”

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