Flawless skin is the Holy Grail of looking good and feeling great. And that message came through loud and clear in the Spring 2014 RTW Collection. Models at Calvin Klein were brought as close to “natural perfection” as possible, with a perfectly balanced “no-makeup” makeup.
Mills’s timing could not be more perfect. From the holiday season, the New Year, and Valentine’s Day, there will be no shortage of people looking to “get their glow on.”
We all know that it’s a good idea to put on sunscreen. Most of us are just trying to keep from getting burned, and at worst . . . developing a nasty little melanoma that might go wonky, turn malignant, and set out to kill us. But there’s more to sunscreen than just protecting against cancer.
The never-ending quest for beauty has led us to some pretty unusual (Vampire Facial, anyone?) places. The constant advertised onslaught of quick fixes, strange remedies, and fabulous cure-alls are enough to keep the curiosity of even the most jaded beauty junkies. But after decades of research, mishaps, trial, and lots and lots of error . . . we’ve learned that there’s probably no such thing as lightning in a bottle.
These days there are supplements for just about everything that ails you. Now, Twinlab has come up with a formula that they believe can go where no supplement has gone before: directly to combat fine lines and wrinkles.
The beauty world is buzzing with all manner of BB and CC and similarly named “miracle creams” to make you look like you on your best day.
The world of skin care is filled to the brim with miracle oils, creams, and elixirs that promise to do everything from basic moisturizing to imitating the effects of a facelift. Most of these claims are . . . well . . . bogus.
“Sun exposure can increase the rate of skin wrinkling, dark aging marks, and skin cancer, all of which are negative tendencies and health concerns related to overexposure and premature aging,” says Dr. Pierce. “It’s crucial to protect your skin on a daily basis to maintain healthy, youthful looking skin.”
Choosing the right beauty products can be a daunting task. There are literally thousands of products and formulations . . . all promising to change your skin in some fundamental way and make it the best ever. We turned to aesthetician Anne-Cecile Curot for a little help. She says no matter what brand you choose, there are five items that should be in your beauty cabinet.
The orchid has long been praised for its beauty . . . but an increasing number of beauty companies are harnessing the gorgeous bloom for its cosmetic properties. Orchids are often considered the “perfect plant” for the skin. They are famous for moisturizing, boosting skin’s immunity, soothing irritated skin, and reducing the look of fine lines.