During the colder months, the characteristics of aging eyes, like dark circles, bags and puffiness, become more pronounced—and women can look up to 5 years older because of it. The real culprit, according to Byrdie, is a shortage of vitamin D. Here, learn how to do what you can to mitigate the situation.
Three words that infuriate even the best of us: “You look tired.” Since there’s nothing worse than hearing them following what actually was a good night’s sleep, we thought you’d like to know that there are certain makeup mistakes known to contribute to a sleep-deprived appearance. (Skipping blush? That’s a problem.) Here, the complete list of mistakes to avoid, if you want to look youthful and well rested.
Fat-melting lasers? Vampire face-lifts? These days, the menu of anti-aging procedures at any given medical facility probably sounds a little like science fiction. And, as Allure points out, when it comes to plastic surgery, “new” does not necessarily equal “better.” If you’re skeptical as to whether or not the latest fast fixes are anything near what they’re cracked up to be, it seems you’re a step ahead of the game.
We all know that any skin care routine begins with a properly cleansed face. Nowadays, your means of getting there might be an oil, a balm or a sonic cleansing brush—maybe even a combination of all three. (You could also use a good old-fashioned gel cleanser—it’s something I still swear by.) Obvious as it sounds, whatever you use, you’ll want to make sure you rinse properly. And if you’ve long sworn off washcloths to perform this task, I encourage you to take a look at Into the Gloss’ report on The Best Washcloths. I have a feeling it will change your mind.
Dr. R. Sonia Batra, a cosmetic, medical and surgical dermatologist in Santa Monica, CA, and frequent guest on the hit show, The Doctors, needs to stay up to date on all developments in the skin care business. Read what she has to say about a new skin care device, called JeNu, that she’s now using “every day.”
If you keep up with the latest skin care trends, then it’s safe to say you’ve got an oil or two in your beauty cabinet—no matter how much oil-is-the-enemy messaging was shoved down your throat in the 80s! I happen to love skin care oils, too. They make great cleansers, they offer luxurious moisture, and hey, some of them even help with acne and other bothersome issues. But according to Byrdie, oil is about to be ousted as skin care’s “it” ingredient—and its replacement might surprise you.