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.
Papaya and pineapple aren't just for poolside cocktails. In fact, these two tropical fruits contain enzymes that many of the world's most sought-after facialists and skincare specialists use in their treatments.
I wanted to share with you some answers to questions I am always asked in regards to my beauty routine. For example, what skincare line do I use? What makeup brands are my favourite? What tricks have I learned from makeup artists? Do I use Botox?
Not too long ago, I was at an event with my 9-year-old son Blais. As usual, I had my makeup on. He was looking at me and then out of the blue, he asked: "Mama, why do you wear makeup?" "Because I like to look pretty," I said. "Who told you that you were ugly without it?" he asked.
With warmer temps in full swing and shorter hemlines on the horizon, it's the perfect time to get your stems ready for some fun in the sun. But with the sunny spells coming and going as they please, a girl has to be ready to flash some leg at a moment's notice.
To American Apparel, I thank you for once giving me and countless other customers the courage to believe that we are beautiful even without makeup and just as the sizes we are. May that valuable lesson live on -- far beyond the future American Apparel brand.
Let's make 2015 the year we take back our beauty. Why? Because only 4 percent of women consider themselves beautiful and it is time for us to raise that number.
The benefits of natural beauty products have always been very important to me. And now that I have kids, I'm extremely conscious of what goes on their skin. Avoiding synthetic chemicals that I can't pronounce and choosing natural alternatives helps keep everyone healthy, and looking fabulous.
A great way to add some radiance to your skin when you're tired and only half way through your day! Use a dab of chapstick on the tops of your cheekbones as a highlighter. Dabbing a neutral lip gloss on your Cupid's bow will also work wonders, too.
After my mastectomy, I began looking for pictures of other women who had battled breast cancer. I found The Grace Project by Isis Charise.
These are women don't own jeans or sneakers. They have never seen the inside of a Chico's. And they only rarely follow the conventional rules of fashion. Each creates her own path and takes joy in every step.
Whoever said, "Beauty is only skin deep" obviously wasn't aware that we are beings of many dimensions that are interconnected.
In executive coaching, I have clients hurtling themselves toward a goal. They want to get "there" no matter what. Then there are the adrenaline junkies who enjoy the risk of chaos, taking pride in not needing methods and plans.
After the ravages of summer sun and increased opportunities for free radical damage (aka aging), your skin needs a bit of extra help to recover its glow.
So many times we're told that being beautiful means being perfect. You have to have straight, white teeth, lustrous hair, no wrinkles or other imperfections on your face. But who is actually like that? No one!