Beauty

Google searches have become a regular part of life for many; so much so, that the search engine releases a trends report every year to see what questions people can’t stop asking. The 2017 list was just released and per usual, the beauty-themed ones are a mixed bag of...
  It seems like just yesterday we were waxing poetic about the 2016 release of Dyson’s first hairdryer, and then poof! We landed in 2017. This year Rihanna, in a moment of benevolence, gave us a best-selling makeup line; Gwyneth Paltrow dished out expensive wellness pills; and the fine folks...
Mistletoe may be hung and a few kisses may already be checked off your list—but there are year-round perks to this holiday staple. The decorative greenery, once reserved for doorways and dropping hints for your crush, actually contains a potent extract that when applied topically, helps keep skin soft...
A search for "makeup tutorial" and "hair tutorial" yields more than five million videos. Tutorials for flatiron waves — loose, undone curls created using a hair straightener — can often get real tricky, real fast. While the technique certainly sounds simple, one wrong twist of the wrist can easily derail the...
Forget Hermès, Céline and Mansur Gavriel. On the streets of New York, a canvas tote is the ultimate status symbol. Long a staple for students and lunch-carrying commuters, totes are suddenly everywhere. They come as gift bags at events and orientations, as sign-up bonuses for Web sites and magazines, and...
The holidays can wreak havoc on our complexion. With all the heavy holiday food, stressful shopping, harsh weather, and general lack of spare time for self-care, our skin can take a beating. We bet you and your family are yearning for quality natural beauty products in your stockings this...
Unless you live at a very high altitude with clean air, your skin is probably suffering every day by exposure to dirt, toxins and free radicals. Protecting it and fighting the effects of pollution isn’t always easy, but it’s worth it. Find out how to protect your skin from pollution...
Ugly is easy. One year I visited Florence only to discover one of the great statues of Western civilization had been damaged since the last time I was there. The young men who broke it could not have made it, but they did scar it. I am sure they are sorry,...
Honey provides us with a whole host of medicinal, nutritional, and cosmetic benefits, so it's no surprise that this wonder food is sometimes referred to as liquid gold. Its use throughout history has been well documented and this multipurpose product is used in most parts and in most cultures of...
You know winter is coming when your skin starts feeling dry and flaky. As the air gets chilly it gets worse for people with already dry skin as they may experience patchiness, flakiness and itchiness resulting in dull, uneven looking skin. An extra dose of moisturisation is always a...

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