“Hot water coming straight onto your face from the shower head can strip away your natural oils and leave your skin barrier weak and cracked."
We sleep, on average, for around six to eight hours a night. And while our body uses this time to rejuvenate our bodies and minds, it’s also a great time to supercharge your skin and give your hair a little extra love. Slathering your face with intensive moisturise might be all your current go-to pre-bed routine consists of, but incorporate some of these clever tools into your regime and you’ll wake a whole new woman. Any beauty buys we’ve missed? Tweet us at @YahooStyleUK.
There’s no reason to feel bad about a lazy day, we all have them but, what do we do when we still want to look presentable for a quick trip to the shops or last minute morning coffee? Cue lazy day beauty, a fail-safe routine to take you from drab to fab with minimal effort. Products that have more than one purpose should be a go-to when you’re having a lazy beauty day.
From sheet masks to fermented ingredients, DIY beauty hacks to LED light therapy, there’s a lot to be gained from Korean beauty care. We’ve even consulted beauty guru, Michelle Phan, about her go-to products and treatments, which we’ve divulged below. Phan notes she’s been using Korean beauty products for years and “swears by their skin care products.” Scroll through the slideshow above to see some of our favourite Korean beauty products, and let us know which ones you’d try by tweeting @YahooStyleCA.
It’s no surprise wedding season is here. If your fridge door looks anything like mine, it’s cluttered with invitations and save-the-dates from friends, former classmates and family members. While I can no longer make the “always the bridesmaid” joke, I have accrued a strong wedding survival kit game that’s sure to work for anyone, regardless if you’re maid of honour or someone’s plus one. Scroll through the slideshow above to see nine items to keep on hand for every summer wedding you find yourself ugly crying at this summer.
I’m a firm believer that prevention is better than cure. Especially when it comes to skin and ageing. Don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing bad about lines or wrinkles. I’d just prefer to delay their appearance for as long as I possibly can.
You may think that lip balm is just for curing chapped lips and keeping them kissably soft, but you’re wrong - these little pots of balm are actually multi-purpose and have a variety of super uses. If you want to fake that summer glow and don’t have a highlighter to hand, dab some lip balm along your cheekbones for a pretty sheen. Dabbing a bit of scent-free lip balm on your wrists before spraying your perfume onto the area will help the smell of your favourite fragrance linger for longer.
From shimmery eyeshadow to the humble facial mist, here are six fool-proof products that offer serious bang for your buck, whilst constantly delivering on quality and efficacy. Charlotte Tilbury products are known for being unabashedly decadent, but did you know they offer 2-in-1 benefits too? The Colour Chameleon Eyeshadow Pencils can be applied as a liner for a chic and simple look that’s perfect for work, or smudged all over the lid for a messier, undone effect.
Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but that doesn’t halt the extent that some go to obtain this beauty, particularly those well known figures in the public eye – and it’s not just Gwyneth Paltrow’s bee-sting routine.Celebrities are constantly pushing the envelope, hungry to find new ways of obtaining their secret glow, and for some, this can mean employing rather peculiar treatments. While many of these methods are not necessarily doctor-vetted, they’re sworn by their loyal endorsers, and for that reason we can’t help but be a wee bit interested. Here is a list of some of the oddest and simply bizarre beauty secrets from celebrity big wigs. From leech therapy to tape pulling to burning hair, don’t count anything out when it comes to celebrity beauty regimes. ALSO SEE:Gwyneth Paltrow pays to get stung by beesThink fish pedicures are safe? Think again
Enter Kim Kardashian’s latest sworn-by beauty hack: Sandbagging. Reportedly invented by Kardashian’s makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic, sandbagging is so called as it creates a barrier which prevents liquid based makeup from running. Once you’re done you can wipe away any excess powder with a makeup sponge or Beauty Blender (£16) - et voilà! Your makeup will stay up and look fresh all day.
When it comes to making skin look flawless, concealers are a powerful weapon in your beauty arsenal. Skin concerns like dark circles, discolouration and redness can all be diminished in a matter of seconds with the right concealer. Concealers come in a wide variety of formulas but don’t worry! There’s no right or wrong formula — simply pick the type that you’re most comfortable with and that makes covering and blending the easiest.
In 2005, she was in a car accident that left her paralyzed from the chest down. Unlike most beauty bloggers, Gallagher has permanently clenched hands – she calls them “paws” – which prevent her from applying makeup in the traditional way.
Getting to grips with make-up, hair and skin care can be difficult. With perfect liner, full lips and faultless beach waves all over the net you’re probably left wondering how on earth women sporting these looks do it, but with a couple of simple hacks you too can look “on fleek”. If you have any must have beauty hacks we should know about tweet us @YahooStyleUK so that we can try them out!
Have you ever found yourself stuck in the cosmetic aisle, overwhelmed by the sheer number of choices of foundation, trying to decide between “honey beige” and “sandy beige?”
1. Use a large foundation brush to apply a tinted moisturizer or foundation to the face and neck. Unlike a heavier foundation, it’ll also allow your skin to breathe throughout the day. 3. For make up that looks as great at 5 p.m. as it does at 9 a.m., use a large powder brush and quickly sweep translucent powder over your face.
Every fashion magazine has had this quiz at one point or another. What does the way you part your hair say about you? Turns out, quite a bit.
Looking your best can be pricey, which is why everyone loves a good beauty hack. Got a bottle of baby powder at home? Perfect. That’s all you’ll need to for these 10 DIY beauty tricks. Click through the gallery above and let us know if we’ve missed anything by tweeting to @YahooStyleCA.