The past few days have been hot and muggy and that makes all the pollution that's hanging overhead feel even worse. The problem is that just washing your face isn't really enough and unclogging your pores requires a deep cleanse. The good news is that there are a number of things you can easily do at home.
It's been an exciting season in the world of beauty. In this past month, Caitlyn Jenner graced the cover of Vanity Fair as her identified gender and Tess Holliday was named the first plus-sized supermodel by People Magazine.
Father's Day is approaching, and I've been thinking about Dad. He's been gone now for several years. To say that he was an avid fisherman would be an understatement. It didn't matter what time of year it was, he was fishing.
Now I know as business woman tottering around in heels and as an avid fitness fanatic that my poor feet go through the mill more than most but I never stopped to give them the TLC they deserved. I feel after what I learnt on this day I will do.
Since crossing over into the dark side of puberty, one of the first moves I have consistently made each time I experienced a breakup or similar life-altering event was to change the appearance of my hair, oftentimes drastically.
You ask any father, anywhere, from any religion, any culture, and they'll speak as if they love their daughters more than anything -- girls hold a special place in their fathers' hearts. Yet in all cultures, that changes when it comes to positions of power, and family, and role in society.
My journey of defining beauty was once like walking down society's pre-paved path heading nowhere. Every step I took down society's path left me empty and lost. I lost weight, gained weight, wore more makeup, and then less makeup while keeping my ear closely to the ground so that I could hear where beauty was going next.
When you LOL, you can be ugly. Not in the divine sense, of course, b...
Sometimes we just don't have time to go all out on our makeup, but we still want to leave the house feeling put together and presentable. These are da...
Have you ever been drawn to a particular hair color, hair style, makeup look or outfit that a celebrity or someone you saw had and you then proceeded to replicate?
It's the ultimate multi-tasker.
Your hair is one of the first things people see when they look at you and one of the first things you notice when you look at yourself in the mirror. Like it or not our choice in hair style and color plays a significant role in how people perceive us and in many cases how we feel about ourselves.
Eye candy takes on a whole new level when all you've been looking at are bare trees and monotone colors for an entire six months. Even the most neutral-toting, pared-down-wearing minimalist types start grabbing for something with a bit of pigment.
A scalding flatiron that basically boiled your wet hair as it straightened it, leaving you with a frizzy-but-straight triangle of fluff. Sure, the clouds of steam (smoke?) should have been a red flag, but you had bigger fish to fry, like figuring out where the heck you put your choker.