more about: skincare

Makeup Remover Alternative

What happens when you’ve run out of your makeup remover, and washing your face isn’t an option either (at the gym for example)? Surprisingly enough, your favorite moisturizer can sub-in when necessary. Simply apply a generous amount to your skin, and blot it off with a tissue. The majority of your makeup will come off with it. You might also […]

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How to Soothe Windburn

With cold temperatures and fun outdoor activities (like skiing, sledding, and ice skating) windburned skin could be in your future. Luckily, it’s easy to heal. The trick is to use a 1% Hydrocortisone cream in addition to your moisturizer. Normally used for anti-itch needs like bug bites, the cortisone can also help skin in the winter. Get more winter skin tips.

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3 Surprising Things That Affect Your Skin

If you’re trying to improve your complexion (and, really, who isn’t?) pay attention to these three things you might not have thought about before: 1. Your water quality: Determining if you have hard or soft water can help you choose your facial cleanser. For hard water, use a gentle nonsoap formula, and for soft water, you can use any kind […]

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The Best Tired Eye Remedy

I always look tired. I am convinced that my dark circles get darker every morning. This is why I am constantly looking for eye treatments that will give a quick pick-me-up. I recently discover the greatest little invention, yet. Skyn Iceland is a skincare brand that focuses on de-stressing the skin. Most of us can probably attest to getting a […]

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True or False: Drinking Water Prevents Dry Skin?

While drinking water is good for you and keeps your vital organs running smoothly, it won’t specifically help prevent dry skin. Oil and moisturizers are what really keep your skin soft and healthy. So in addition to drinking enough H2O, make sure you have a moisturizer as part of your morning and evening skincare routine.

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Eye Creams: What To Look For

I remember the day I got my first eye cream–if this isn’t telling of why I enjoy my job, I’m not sure what else is. I was eighteen years old and my mom bought me Bobbi Brown’s Hydrating Eye Cream (which I still think works wonders). After years of watching her and my grandmother practice this daily application, I was […]

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Poll: Do You Think Twice About Your Deodorant?

This past week I met with Natalie Yin, a Brand Manager at Jason Natural. We spent the afternoon chatting about studies in the last few years that discuss the risks associated with the ingredients in antiperspirants. It got me thinking about my own deodorant choices, and I wanted to see what the rest of you were using. These are four […]

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Obsessed: Clarisonic Deep Cleaning Pore Brush

I had heard friends rave about the Clarisonic Skin Cleansing systems, but I tend to be very skeptical when it comes to beauty tools. Then a few weeks ago Clarisonic came out with a brush head that works to give an even deeper clean; and now I’m hooked. If you like scrubs, this little gadget will be life changing. To […]

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Save 25% off the Ultimate Travel Essentials Kit

We found the best-kept secret for anyone hitting the road this summer. And we’re also treating you to 25% (yay!) off of it! This kit includes those items you must remember to pack like the shampoo and conditioner. This kit also includes the items you wish you remembered like the facial moisturizer and lip butter. Go to loveandtoast.com and enter […]

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Get 1/3 Off Ole Henriksen Makeup Remover Wipes

These citrus-scented cloths with Vitamin C by Ole Henriksen cleanse skin and remove makeup. Yep, even stubborn mascara. Best of all, they won’t explode in your suitcase. Enough said. Go to olehenriksen.com and use the code REALTRUTH to score 1/3 off the price of this product now through July 31, 2011, or while supplies last.

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