No matter how potent they may be, luxe moisturizers and anti-aging serums can only do so much. Youthful skin begins within and the lifestyle choices we make – including what foods we eat (and don’t eat), how much exercise and sleep we commit to, and the extent to which we embrace sunscreen – have tremendous … Continue reading SMART NUTRITION | 5 Foods To Eat For Anti-Aging Benefits
Look in your beauty cabinet, and chances are you have multiple pillars in your skincare repertoire. Hyaluronic acid is the ultimate hydrator. Retinol is a must for anti-aging. Vitamin C is an essential brightener. SPF is non-negotiable. But is there a right or wrong way to apply them? How do we best layer them up … Continue reading BEAUTY | How To Layer Your Skincare Products To Make Them As Effective As Possible
Chanel, Revlon and L’Oreal, three of the biggest brands in cosmetics, are quietly moving away from using talc in some products as U.S. cancer lawsuits and consumer concerns mount. Luxury beauty company Chanel has removed talc from a loose face powder and dropped a talc body powder because of negative perception around the mineral, court … Continue reading BEAUTY | Chanel, Revlon, L’Oreal Pivoting Away From Talc In Some Products
Active anti-aging ingredients seem to hold the secret of eternal youth. But all these active ingredients can be pretty confusing – so we’ve asked the expert to explain the top five. Pro-xylane, Retinol, hyaluronic acid, vitamin C, Rhamnose and Adenosin seem to hold the secret of eternal youth. These anti-aging ingredients can be found in … Continue reading BEAUTY | Top 5 Anti-Aging Ingredients: Do They Live Up To The Hype?
Behavioral aging is caused by pollution, stress, smoking or an unbalanced diet. Adopt a clean skin routine and improve your skin quality with these tips. Pollution, stress, smoking or an unbalanced diet – these factors can all cause what is known as behavioral aging. While there are treatments available to address the issue, you can … Continue reading BEAUTY | 7 Tips to Improve Skin Quality
Melatonin has become the latest trendy skincare ingredient that claims to help repair and restore your skin while combating signs of stress and pollution. What Is Melatonin? More than just a pill you pop when you can’t stop tossing and turning, the hormone melatonin is a key element of your body’s sleep and wake cycle. … Continue reading BEAUTY NOTES | Why Melatonin Is Really Good For Your Skin
You’ve established a great evening pattern and you’re getting the prescribed hours of sleep, yet you still hate getting out of bed in the morning. According to Dr. Anna Persaud, Biochemist and CEO of This Works, this routine is the solution. ‘Many people experience sleep inertia, which is when instead of feeling refreshed and ready … Continue reading BEAUTY | 7 Health Habits To Start Your Morning Off Right
The Perfect Time To Polish Instead of using grainy scrubs that trend to leave bath water gritty, my favorite way to ‘polish’ skin it to mix some fine table salt (sea salt is too scratchy) with a great body oil. For evening, Rodin Lavended Body Oil is pure skin- and soul- soothing luxury. Massage the … Continue reading How To Turn Your Bath Into An At-Home SPA Session
Once you’ve mastered the art of at-home gel manicure removal, it’s time to tackle creating a new look on your bare nails. With few plans on the horizon and hours to kill, honing this particular skill will give a satisfying sense of achievement now, and could save some money in the future. Plus, a fresh … Continue reading BEAUTY | 6 Ways To Ace A Home Manicure
We’ve all been there: You work late, stay out late, take an evening flight, or just doze off watching Netflix. No matter the reason, you end the day too exhausted to take off your makeup before crashing into bed. Although it may seem harmless, hitting the sheets with a face full of war paint can … Continue reading BEAUTY | How Bad Is It To Sleep In Your Makeup?