Beauty Tips

8 Tips for Nice Feet

8 Tips for Nice Feet

Most of us take our feet for granted until they hurt, or become more visible in summer when we walk barefoot or wear sandals. Then it's hard to ignore ugly corns and misshapen toes. Nice feet are important to good looks whether we swim, run on the beach or laze in the sand. And when we play tennis or take more rugged exercise they need to be healthy too for a few things that can spoil a holiday faster than sore or swollen feet. Fortunately, with a little care, many of these problems can be prevented. In other cases, a simple…
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How to Glow Up and Feel Younger

How to Glow Up and Feel Younger

Why grow old gracefully when you can mature sensationally? Middle age can be a golden time of life - you know what you want, you've developed your own style, and you've got the know-how to carry it all off. Follow these basic guidelines about dress, health, beauty and mental attitude - and look forward to an even brighter future. A stylish look Clothes can be a problem at any age - but over 40 you must be extra careful to choose what's right for you. Make for a fashionable but elegant look - a style the older woman can wear…
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How to Be Prettier in Your 40s

How to Be Prettier in Your 40s

Have a good makeup light and a good makeup mirror. You've got to be able to see what you're doing. A magnifying mirror on your dressing table can help. Keep to the natural-looking foundation and don't use too much of it. Too dark a color can be aging, too drab a color is sallow-making, an orange tone will turn more orange. No heavy foundations on the skin; too heavy a texture accents lines. Find one that's sheer enough to let your skin show through and make sure it contains moisturizers to protect you from dryness. Don't test foundation makeup on…
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How to Look Pretty When You’re Feeling Awful

How to Look Pretty When You’re Feeling Awful

You're tired out and look ragged … the body aches, hair is lank, makeup won't set, a cold is coming and you feel all wrong. What's to be done? Read on. What is needed is an instant recharge. It might be a high energy protein drink (blend together 1 egg, ½ carton of natural yogurt and the juice of one orange) that you gulp back for breakfast. Or a sudden hot shower with a spurt of cold, cold water at the end to snap you into action; a cup of lemon juice and boiling water or just masses of invigorating…
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Beauty and Ugliness

Beauty and Ugliness

When I look into a mirror, there are voices in my head that talk to each other and confer about how I'm looking that morning. I might have a sleep bump or something, or maybe that really ugly fluff on my chin is looking particularly ugly and Fudge has made my hair look like plastic. The voices notice how I have a lump of flab where a six-pack should be and how maybe wearing a loosish T-shirt could hide that fact pretty well. Then, there's this one little voice in my head which says that none of this matters at…
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How to Get Prettier

How to Get Prettier

Some beauty flaws we have to accept. But there are clever ways which hide the bad points and enhance the good ones. What is the best thing to wash my face with? It all depends on your skin. If when you wash your face with soap it feels good and really clean, it's not bad for you, go ahead and do it every day. But if your skin feels tight and too dry then soap and water are too harsh for cleaning and you need a cream or milk cleanser. Try one that can be washed off and you still…
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How to Get Rid of Wrinkles

How to Get Rid of Wrinkles

Naturally, you can't expect to go through life looking as though you'd never lived it. And probably you wouldn't even want to. But if, when you look into your mirror, you're worried about those lines and folds on your face that weren't always there, here's good news. Today experts know more about what causes skin aging, and therefore what can be done to slow down the process. There are a variety of techniques and products available to help your face look smoother. You may wonder what wrinkles actually are, and maybe confused by the wide range of commercial and medical…
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Tips for Sun Tanning

Tips for Sun Tanning

Browning in the sun can be fun and is fashionable, but do take sensible precautions. Over-exposure can result in serious skin damage and ruins its appearance in later life. Unless you follow some commonsense rules as you tan, the short-term result is burning and blistering - both uncomfortable and usually painful. Long-term results can be much more serious. Over-exposure to the sun causes the skin to become leathery, wrinkled, and crinkly. The risk of skin cancer is high. So be kind to be your skin this summer. If you're fair-skinned, blonde, red-head, or a "freckle type" be even more wary…
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Teenage Facial Treatment

Teenage Facial Treatment

A commonsense approach clears the way to a sparkling skin for teenagers. The excitement of becoming a teenager is often dampened by skin problems. Acne vulgaris The most usual form is acne vulgaris. It causes soreness, papules, pustules, cysts, and scarring and can affect the back, face, and shoulders. Before fighting acne spots, you must know exactly what problem your skin has. During adolescence, the glands become active, secreting more hormones than usual. The increase in these hormones stimulates the oil (sebaceous) glands of your skin, producing too much oil. Most of the oil reaches the surface (sometimes you wake…
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12 Tips to Have Perfect and Beautiful Hair

12 Tips to Have Perfect and Beautiful Hair

Care of your hair falls into two departments: keeping it healthy and maintaining its beauty. Here are 12 tips to have beautiful hair forever: 1. Oil To have healthy hair, you have to be healthy inside. Especially kind to hair is a measure of OIL in your diet and plenty of salads. 2. Daily Brushing To make each hairspring with well-being, DAILY BRUSHING is a must. A pure bristle brush is better than nylon. It is most like the hair itself and absorbs and distributes the scalp's natural oils, keeping each hair lubricated. Nylon is not porous. 3. Rinse Beach weather is coming,…
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Tips to Solve Hair Problems

Tips to Solve Hair Problems

Shining hair is an essential. The golden rules are: wash with the right shampoo, condition afterward, rinse properly, and brush well daily. The secrets are right here in your hands! Learn how to solve hair problems. My hair is always dull. The cleaner your hair is, the shinier it will be, provided it is healthy hair to begin with. Shampoo in the shower with hair hanging down your back (as it would in a salon basin) and rinse really well afterward. Every trace of shampoo must go; it is the leftover shampoo that creates a dulling film on each hair…
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Adult Acne

Adult Acne

Facial blemishes damage more than just the skin; they demoralize the inner woman, who expected her face to clear up after adolescence. Unfortunately, the pimples may stay or return - sometimes worse than before. They may even pop out suddenly on the skin that remained blessedly clear during the turbulent teen years. Skin doctors call these outbreaks adult acne or chin acne. The blemishes tend to appear primarily on the chin, rather than on the forehead where teenagers typically break out. The eruptions are usually milder in adult women - a single glaring red pimple or a cluster of small…
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