Skin and Beauty

Appearance-related features, tips and tools.

Remedies for Summer Hair

No matter how glorious and wonderful the warm, sunny days of summer are, they can wreak havoc on your hair. Summertime hair can be dry, frizzy, brittle, and full of split ends.

Skin Deep

Your skin also serves as a sort of early warning system for everything that is going on inside of your body. In fact, your skin is talking to you all of the time. But are you listening to what it has to tell you?

Winter Skin Care

The temperatures have plummeted, the wind is howling, the snow is flying—winter is officially here. During winter, we may rejoice in the thrill of snow, sledding, skiing, and hot cocoa by a crackling fire. There is no doubt that the season is quiet and magical, but one downside is that it can also take its toll on our skin.

Fall Skin Care Tips

As the days grow shorter, the temperatures drop, and the air becomes drier, your skin may lose precious moisture. Autumn is a time of transition, and the best autumn skin care routines will correct any summer damage that has occurred and prepare your skin for winter.

Protecting Your Skin from Pollution

If you want healthy, glowing skin, the best place to start is with a healthy lifestyle and an excellent skin care routine. Nutritious food and adequate sleep are the building blocks for healthy skin. However, there is one often-overlooked factor in skin care that might be affecting the health of your skin—pollution.

Summer Skin Safety

School may be out, but it never hurts to take a refresher course in summer skin safety. We all know the basics—wear sunscreen and a hat. But it turns out there’s a lot more you could be doing to protect your skin from the summer sun.

Get Healthy Looking Skin

Healthy skin begins on the inside. It’s tempting to invest in expensive skin care products, but if you really want healthy looking skin, follow these simple steps to get the glow.

Summer Sun and Your Skin

Margaritas and sunshine just belong together, don’t they? It sounds delicious, but if you’re not careful, it could result in a condition called “margarita dermatitis.”

Healthy Pedicures

The sun is shining and the flip-flops have emerged from hibernation. It’s time for a pedicure! But not so fast—do you know how to choose the right pedicure? You want to walk away with fancy feet, not infected feet.

Make Way for Microdermabrasion

ver seen those women with glowing, radiant skin? Chances are they do a lot more than wash their face every night to get that complexion. Some women swear by the monthly facial, while others use peels, masks, and other products.

Skin Care on Schedule

Skin care may seem like rocket science, especially if you’re prone to pesky breakouts—but it’s actually quite simple. Establishing a skin care schedule will take some of the magic out of the process.


We all cope with the occasional blemish—it’s an irritating, but inevitable fact of life. However, those who suffer from rosacea cope with a chronic “blemish” that can be uncomfortable, embarrassing, and sometimes painful.

Coping with Hyperpigmentation

It’s no fun to look in the mirror and discover blemishes on your skin, and it can be downright alarming when that blemish is actually a dark patch of skin that doesn’t look like it will ever go away. Fear not—those dark patches are actually a common condition called hyperpigmentation.

Zap Zits Naturally

Those pesky pimples pop up at the most inopportune times. No matter your age, you’re bound to face a blemish every now and then. While it’s tempting to pop them, resist the urge.

Home Grown Spa

If a visit to the spa isn’t in your budget, don’t despair—you can have a spa day at home without spending a dime. Look no further than your kitchen.