Category Archives Cosmetics

Low pH Cleansers

The skin’s natural pH is on the acidic end of the scale, measuring about 4 to 5.5. The skin has a protective layer called the acid mantle made up of sebum and fatty acids. High pH cleansers upset the pH balance of the skin and leave it open to infection and inflammation. Low pH cleansers could be the way to…

Best makeup for acne

Makeup can clog your pores and trap dirt, oil, and debris in your skin, which can lead to acne. People with acne-prone skin should look for oil-free and powder-based makeup to prevent clogged pores. A good skincare regimen is the most important part of preventing makeup-related breakouts. Some cosmetic brands offer makeup that contain acne-fighting ingredients specifically for acne-prone skin.…

Puffy eyes

Eye puffiness can be caused by a variety of factors, including allergies, fluid retention, irritants in skin care products, pink eye, stress, lack of sleep, and aging. Puffy eyes can be unsightly, but they are not usually cause for serious medical concern unless they are accompanied by other specific symptoms. There are a number of ways to alleviate puffy eyes,…

Skin Care Sequencing

The order in which you apply your skincare products will help you maximize their benefits. Cleansing is essential, as is starting with the lightest products and finishing with the heaviest creams and oils. Experts recommend choosing the right products and adjusting your routine to suit your skin type. Applying skin care products in the right order -- also known as…

make nails grow stronger

Products for healthy nails and maintenance have come a long way in recent years. Forget the manicurist: give yourself a manicure at home with ingredients from your pantry. Following a few simple tips can help you avoid damaging your nails. Whether you wear them bare or topped with your favorite shade of nail polish, strong, beautiful nails aren't only aesthetically pleasing…

Permanent Eyeliner Makeup

Permanent eyeliner is applied to the eyelid with microinjections. This form of micropigmentation uses the same technique as tattoos. Although it entails injecting a foreign substance into the skin, this procedure is considered safe. Permanent make-up offers us a way to go from work to the gym to a night out, and then wake up the next morning with our…

Make-up coverage

BB cream and CC cream both claim to combine various skin care benefits with makeup coverage. The lines between BB cream, CC cream -- and recent newcomer DD cream -- are becoming increasingly blurred. Skin care benefits and makeup coverage vary based more on the particular brand than the overall type of cream. BB cream, CC cream, and now DD…

Botox in a jar

Argireline is composed of chains of amino acids known as peptides. It inhibits the movement of facial muscles, allegedly improving skin texture and tone. Research suggests that Argireline may not penetrate deep enough into the skin to consistently provide benefits. The anti-aging industry is vast and highly competitive, with many products grappling for their share of the global market valued at…

24K Gold Sheet Mask

Gold face masks are reputed to improve skin in many ways, from reducing wrinkles to treating sun damage. There are plenty of options on the market at a wide range of price points. There is little scientific evidence to support the effectiveness of these masks. Allergic reaction is a common side effect. Sometimes it seems like the cosmetics industry has…

The Golden Ratio

From seashells to hurricanes, the golden ratio is said to exist within all nature’s designs. Researchers debate over the significance of the golden ratio within the human body. Some cosmetic surgeons turn to this formula to inform their perception of ideal beauty. Scientists and mathematicians have long sought to crack the code behind nature’s aesthetics. By analyzing proportions and patterns…

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