Beauty Review

Do A Full Beauty Treatment On A Dime

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Do you want to look stunning, truly stunning? Then you probably have your sights set on a lot of expensive beauty treatments that promise all fantastic results. The good news is that in most cases the luxury products will deliver. If you spend money on advanced anti ageing moisturiser, don’t believe the naysayers. It is going to make you look ten years younger. But is there another option for people who don’t have the money to spend on these beauty products. As it turns out there are a few ways you can improve your look without expert treatment.

Natural Oils

If you want thicker, fuller hair that looks radiant and glistens in the morning sun, you need to start using bamboo oil. Natural bamboo oil can be found on the market at low prices and it will do wonders for your hair. Research shows that the oils present in bamboo actually strengthens hair cuticles. This can make your hair healthier and even fix damaged hair that has been affected by either heat or dye. As such, it’s a great way to get your hair looking beautiful once more for a cost anyone can afford.

Those Pearly Whites

Are your teeth looking a little dull and maybe a shade too yellow? If they are, you might be thinking about using an expensive teeth whitening treatment. But why bother when there are home treatments that work just as well. If you want brighter whiter teeth check out Teeth Whitening At Home Tips or a similar help website. They have some great advice on the affordable DIY teeth whitening kits that you can use at home. Or alternatively, you can create a treatment yourself. You can add lemon juice to baking soda to form a paste. Once put over your teeth, it removes the plaque that has built up over them. After a few ‘treatments’ you will see noticeable differences with the shade of your teeth.

Steaming

Do you have blotchy or greasy skin? If that’s the case, you might be considering going to a sauna. Many people are aware that the minerals in saunas cleanse and clear the skin leading to a more beautiful complexion. Of course, if you don’t have money to go to a sauna, you can get the same type of effect by using boiling water. With boiling water, it is possible to create the same effect as a sauna by putting a towel over your head to catch the hot air. You should spend ten minutes doing this and again within a few days, you’ll see a change. It can work wonders for people with skin problems like acne.

Make Your Own Face Mask

Rather than buy an expensive face mask you can make your own, using ingredients that are easy to find online. You can use oatmeal as a base and then add useful minerals and nutrients for the skin. Again, this can clear up the skin beautifully or make you look younger. The best part is that most of the ingredients that you need are probably already in the cupboards of your home.

I hope you see now that looking great doesn’t have to cost a fortune. You can do it on a dime!

 

Laneige Balancing Emulsion

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There comes a time of year where no amount of moisturizer seems to be enough. If I could swim in a pool of it I would, no lie. That time of year is now sadly. The constant tight skin feeling, the itchiness, and the scaly knees and elbows. I’ve been searching high and low to at least be able to smile without the fear of cracking my face in half. I needed to find something to accompany my daily moisturizer to help provide a long-lasting and soft face. I decided to give the brand Laneige a try.

Laneige is a Korean skin care line that is blowing up the Sephora shelves at the moment. Their idea is to harness the moisturizing power of water without the drying aspects. The Balancing Emulsion can be used on it’s own or in addition to your daily moisturizer. It’s meant to balance the natural oils in your skin while helping to remove impurities, leaving your face moisturized for a longer period of time. Even once the product wears off, it’s done it’s job to invigorate your natural moisturizer to balance a healthy glow in your face.

I use the Emulsion before my moisturizer so that it can really sink into my skin. On it’s own I find that my face still feels quite dry but together my face feels amazing. I find that colours have balanced themselves, and my dry cheeks but oily nose have evened themselves out a bit. I’ve also tried a night mask from Laneige that left me feeling ahhhh-mazing. So I’m really excited to try some more. I now know my the Korean Skincare lines are getting so much attention and praise.

Have you tried any amazing Korean skin-care products?

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Easy Ways To Love The Skin You’re In

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It doesn’t matter how carefully you have applied your makeup if your skin isn’t at its best. Clear, well moisturised skin is essential if you want to achieve a flawless Instagram-worthy look. Here, we take a look at the easiest ways you can look after your face for model esque results…

  1.     H2O

Water is your best friend for clear skin. If you don’t drink enough, your skin will be as thirsty as you are. Dehydration can cause dryness, and accelerate the ageing process. Making sure you get enough water also helps to flush out the toxins that can cause breakouts and uneven skin tone. Drink eight glasses a day to quench your skin and your insides, and you’ll be catwalk ready in no time!

  1.     Keep it clean

Cleansing and toning your face every day is vital to keep it looking as good as possible. If you’re looking for impressive results, choose korean skin care brands to remove your makeup and get super clean for youthful glow.

  1.     Moisturise

A great moisturiser is really important, and should be chosen according to your skin type. Read reviews of the best products, and weigh up the pros and cons of going for cheaper buys versus more expensive brands. Moisturise twice daily to keep your skin plump and to minimise the appearance of lines and wrinkles.

  1.     Get moving

Spending all day sitting at a desk in a centrally heated office can play havoc with your skin. Make a point of getting outside every day for some exercise. Take a walk, go for a run or throw a ball around the park – anything to get your heart pumping harder and increase blood flow to your skin. The combination of fresh air and exercise will improve your skin dramatically, and can help you to look years younger than you are.

  1.     Fill your face

You’ve probably heard the phrase ‘you are what you eat’, and it’s certainly true that your diet can dramatically affect how good your skin looks. Eat lots of fruit and vegetables for a face that glows with health. If you need any ideas on how to incorporate more of the good stuff into your daily diet, check this out.

  1.     Bin the bad habits

We all know that smoking and drinking alcohol are bad for us, but did you know that both of these bad habits can destroy your skin? Smoking accelerates the ageing process, giving you lines and wrinkles years before you would have got them naturally. Alcohol dehydrates the skin, and can cause uneven red patches as well as spots and unsightly blemishes. If you need help on how cutting down on your drinking, have a look at this advice.

It’s easy to be fooled by celebrities who tell us that they don’t do anything special to get great skin, but it’s no accident. You wouldn’t expect your car to perform well if you put the wrong fuel in, and the same applies to your face and body. Looking after yourself with the right food, exercise and good products is the key to achieving amazing skin that people envy.