Tag: health and beauty

Tips for beautiful skin in the New Year

Tips for beautiful skin in the New Year

One of my favorite sayings is “You are never too young or too old to start taking care of your skin,” and I firmly believe it. (Get it “firmly” which is what we want our skin to be?! ) With that said, I’m going to make skin care simple. I know the more complicated and time consuming things are the less likely we are to do them.

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Fun with coconut oil… seriously

Coco Oil

My new favorite thing to use and to make gifts for this Christmas season (drum roll please)… coconut oil.  I started hearing great things about coconut oil months ago from a friend of mine who owns a health shop. It was somewhat expensive so I didn’t pay that much attention. Well, as Julia Roberts says in “Pretty Woman”, “big mistake!”

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A ‘feel good’ gift idea for Mother’s Day

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and we all love our moms. I have a few ideas to make her day special. Besides their children, what do mother’s love?… To feel good, smell good and look good.

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Some tips on self tanning

Tips for using at-home self tanning lotions.

With the days getting warmer we will be wearing less clothes and showing more skin, but don’t get too excited yet. Let’s discuss tanning.

We all know that laying out in the sun and using tanning beds is bad for your skin and can even be hazardous to your health. I do want to add here that some sun about 15 minutes a day is a great way to get vitamin D, so don’t hide from the sun either. Now let’s look at a few alternatives.

You can always go to a tanning salon and get sprayed, which works well, but gets expensive and usually only last about two weeks. I admit I do go to a salon and get professionally sprayed for special occasions but for the in between time I use self tanning products. Now before you grab the lotion and start slathering it on let me give you a few self tanning tips:

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Shaving tips: how to get the cleanest shave

Getting a clean shave

My hubby and I were watching TV and a commercial for some expensive shaving cream came on. Out of the blue he asked me if the expensive brands were any better than the cheap brands. Personally, I find very little difference, but I have however found something that works better and it’s not even a shaving cream.

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