If you’ve ever used an eyelash curler, you know that it can make your lashes look dramatically longer (and of course, curlier) in a matter of seconds. But here’s a little trick you may not already know: To give your eyes extra oomph, you can blast the curler with a hair dryer for a few second before you crimp. The […]
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Fabric softener and static sprays have their place, but the number one thing you can do to prevent that cling that makes your clothing creep and your hair stick up? Change your shoes. Rubber-soled shoes are the primary culprit for static—they actually help create it. Because rubber poorly conducts electricity, it stores up in your soles. Switching to leather soles will […]
Secretly, I hate body lotion. I know it’s something I need to use daily, and I’ll admit that it does make my skin look ten times better, but I hate the time it takes each morning. But I’ve resolved to be better about it since I know my skin will thank me in 10+ years. Here’s some advice I’m keeping […]
If you’ve been trying to save money by skipping the nail salon, here’s a tip that will make your at home manicure turn out even better. When painting your nails, start by painting your dominant hand. (If you’re right handed, paint the nails on that hand first.) That way when you’re painting with your weaker hand, you won’t have fresh […]
Though I know it’s important all year long, sunscreen isn’t something I typically think to use during the winter months but, as I hit the slopes this past weekend, I did remember to dig out my sun block. Why?
If you’re good about taking off your makeup and washing your face every.single.night you probably go through quite a few makeup remover pads each week. (Get our recommendations for the best makeup removers here.) Why not try going green by investing in a reusable option? First off, you can simply use a wash cloth (just choose a dark colored one […]
We’ve all been there: Wanting to give yourself an at-home manicure…if only you could get your favorite bottle of polish to budge! Here’s the reason nail polish sometimes get stuck: Each time you remove the brush, you swipe it against the bottle’s edge to get rid of excess polish. Some drips down the outside and dries—and it’s as good as […]
As if you needed another reason to slather on the sunscreen (year-round) in the morning. It turns out that sunscreen can help prevent your skin from thinning and browning—two of the main causes of those pesky, hard-to-conceal under-eye shadows. For tips on applying concealer and solving other eye problems, head to Real Simple.
If you’re dealing with cold temperatures and dry indoor heat like we are in New York City, then you’re probably also dealing with parched skin. Thankfully, it’s fairly easy to restore a dewy glow to your face: All you need to do is slightly adjust your skin-care routine. Cleanse your face just once a day―at night, to remove dirt, impurities, […]