For Beautiful Face and Body Skin
YOUR BAGS. This simple anti-puffiness tip for your
eyes really works. Soak a cotton ball or pad in chilled Milk of
Magnesia (keep refrigerated). Apply under each eye and let dry
several minutes to de-puff. Then rinse off with lukewarm water.
For occasional flare-ups (not all-over acne), quench the redness
and inflammation by constricting the blood vessels that feed swelling
and redness. You'll get great results with a combo of Preparation
H Hemorhoid Cream and Visine Eye Drops:
a cotton pad with Visine and pat on the spot to reduce redness
pad there for 3-5 minutes
dry with a towel
a little Preparation H on the spot. Let sit for several minutes.
Rinse off. Inflammation should be gone or quite reduced and
easy to hide with concealer or foundation.
PART TOO. Another blemish de-fuser is ice. Hold a cube
on the blemish for 60 seconds. Pat dry and apply concealer or
THOSE BLACKHEADS. Create a paste of 1 tablespoon baking
soda (sodium bicarbonate) and water. Massage over blackheads to
loosen debris and oil. Rinse clean with water.
OIL TO THE MATTE. If your skin is oily or shine builds
up after several hours, apply a mattifying toner under foundation
to keep the t-zone area shine-free. The best formulas have ingredients
like tea tree oil, silica and copper peptide.
PORES. Aloha! Did you know that pineapple is great
for de-clogging pores? Use a facial cleanser or polishing treatment
with pineapple. Smooth generously over your skin. The enzymes
can absorb up to 1000 times their weight in embedded pollutants
and oil. Leaves skin smelling as delicious as it looks.
WAVE DRYNESS AWAY. A soothing tip for dry, stressed-out
skin: Scoop some of your moisturizer in a micro-wavable bowl and
heat for 5 seconds before you apply it. The heat helps the moisturizer
penetrate faster and deeper into your skin for enhanced results.
THE FLAKES. If you're troubled by flaky areas on your
nose, your elbows, heels or knees, wrap a ribbon of scotch tape
around your finger, sticky side out and pat over the flakes to
lift them off instantly.
THE DECKS WITH FACIAL EXFOLIATORS. Virtually all skin
except the very dry and delicate, needs a good rub from time to
time to get glowing again. Choose the finest grains like the classic
beauty grain powders for example, if your skin is delicate or
dry. Normal or oily skin with clogged pores will benefit more
from medium-grained exfoliants, like an apricot facial scrub.
Massage over the face for just a minute or two. To avoid redness,
dryness, irritation or overstimulating oil glands, don't overdo
it at any one session.
POLISHING. At the start of every season, shed your
cocoon and come clean, baby-smooth and evenly radiant, all over,
naturally. The latest scrubs are laced with natural ingredients
like salt, pomegranate and sugar to make your body smell as yummy
as it looks.
how to polish your body to perfection:
Dry. Skin will shed faster and more evenly if you polish
when its dry.
in the bathtub or shower stall with the water off. Use your
hands - not a loofah or sponge - to massage a body scrub product
into the skin with circular motions. Choose a scrub with granules
suspended in essential oils and moisturizer base for moisturizing
and conditioning as you scrub. Concentrate on the rough areas
- heels, knees, elbows, legs.
Let Sit. Let the scrub stay on 3-5 minutes before you
rinse it off completely with pleasantly warm water.
leaving the skin slightly damp. Slather on a body cream, lotion
the whole process 2-3 times a week. For sensitive or super-dry
skin, limit to once a week.
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