• Beauty Tips

    Skincare Tips Dermatologists Know (That You Don’t)

    Every day, it feels like there’s a new ingredient, technique, or product on the scene with a bevy of skincare tips to go along with it. Don’t get me wrong—I love innovation. Learning about skincare is one of my absolute favorite things to do. But there’s something to be said about the skincare tips that have become classics over the years. I reached out to a slew of top dermatologists and estheticians about the most effective, time-tested information they’ve learned throughout their careers. What are the best skincare tips of all time? Well, you’ll just have to keep reading to find out.   “Avoid the sun, and when you can’t avoid it, wear sunscreen…

  • Cosmetics

    Cosmetics: Tips for Women

    People use cosmetics to enhance their beauty. These products range from lipstick and nail polish to deodorant, perfume and hairspray. Get the facts before using cosmetics. General Tips Read the label. Follow all directions. Wash your hands before you use the product. Do not share makeup. Keep the containers clean and closed tight when not in use. Throw away cosmetics if the color or smell changes. Do not use spray cans while you are smoking or near an open flame. It could start a fire. Use aerosols or sprays in a place with good air flow. Eye Make-Up Tips Do not add saliva or water to mascara. You could add…

  • Nail Care

    Fingernails: Do’s and don’ts for healthy nails

    Are you taking good care of your nails? Here’s what you need to know to keep your fingernails in tiptop shape. Take a close look at your fingernails. Are they strong and healthy looking? Or do you see ridges, dents, or areas of unusual color or shape? Many less than desirable nail conditions can be avoided through proper fingernail care. Others might indicate an underlying condition that needs attention. Fingernails: What’s normal, what’s not Your fingernails — composed of laminated layers of a protein called keratin — grow from the area at the base of the nail under your cuticle. Healthy fingernails are smooth, without pits or grooves. They’re uniform…