Beauty Quickie: Exfoliate

It’s time to get your skin ready for summer by sloughing off all of that old winter skin! I hate when my skin has that dull look to it. And when my elbows have that Shar Pei feeling. The easiest way to reverse the effects of winter on your skin is to exfoliate. There are…

Journal of my 49th Year: What To Do About My Skin

(I’m turning 50 at the end of this year. So for the next 12 months, I’m going to tackle different parts of what turning 50 means to me. Here’s entry number five. Find the series here.) I’ve accepted the fact that no matter what I do, whether it’s exercising, eating right or praying to the…

Beauty Quickie: Spring Sunscreen

Spring has sprung! And it’s time for us to go outside and start getting our Vitamin D naturally from the sun. Though the sun’s rays may not seem too strong this time of year, it’s still important to protect our skin from any harmful effects. There are so many wonderful sunscreens on the market these…

Want To Look Younger? Have More Sex!

I always knew that after I had finished up a good romp in the hay with my husband, I glowed. The increased blood flow, the exertion, the release of endorphins. But what I didn’t know was that having sex was helping me stave off the effects of aging. Research done by a British physician shows…

Beauty Quickie: When to Moisturize

To make the most of a moisturizing session, apply your creams and lotions when you get out of the shower or bath. Towel off until you are almost dry, then use the remaining dew to enhance your skin’s hydration. Moisturize everywhere you tend to get dry, and don’t forget the back of your hands, the…

Beauty Quickie: Dry Winter Skin

The best way to combat dry winter skin? Drink tons of water, use a humidifier and moisturize. And then moisturize some more. One of the best all over moisturizers is pure coconut oil. Use it on your face, your hands and even on the dry ends of your hair. An added bonus? You’ll smell amazing.…