Winter is the time of year when our skin often gets dry. The trip down the aisle for a moisturizer can prove daunting. There are skin moisturizer products ranging in price from $2 to $200. Can a $200 moisturizer really be a hundred times better than a $2 moisturizer? The key is to find a product that feels good and works on your skin. If you have sensitive skin, you will want a fragrance-free moisturizer because perfumes can irritate the skin. The Cetaphil products are good because they are reasonably priced and fragrance-free. The Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion ($9.99 for 16 ounces) is good for all-around use and most people are happy with it. For an even less expensive product, try…

If you discover that you have oily skin, you may want to look into using a different facial soap. There are many types of facial soap on the market and many are especially for oily skin. Allouette has a clarifying facial wash that is good to use if you have oily skin. This facial wash is made for a person with oily skin, especially skin that is affected by acne. This facial wash is good for the cleansing of pores, so those pools of oil do not from your face. It will also treat things such as blackheads and whiteheads that appear with the advent of oily skin. You can lift the dirt and oil out of your skin and…

There are several different types of cancer, all of which are very dangerous and must be detected early in order to have the best possible prognosis. Skin cancer, which is an increasingly common form, is often associated with overexposure to the sun or other ultraviolet radiation, including tanning beds. Because individuals with fair skin are more susceptible to sunburn, they are also more susceptible to skin cancer. In order to protect themselves from the sun's strength, individuals should wear sunscreen with a high SPF, hats, and long sleeve shirts. In addition, taking special care to not fall asleep in the sun or spend hours every day in its presence may help to lessen its harmful effects and possibly may even…

In today's hectic and fast-paced life it's important to spend some "me" time pampering and relaxing. Today, there are numerous relaxation options available as well as several ways to relieve stress, enjoy and rejuvenate your senses and body. A great way to experience a heaven-like, self-indulgent beauty treatment is at a day spa or a beauty salon. Beauty professionals use 100% natural and pure oils extracted from plants and herbs, known as essential oils, to cure, heal, and energize your body. Need for Essential Oils A good body massage at the hands of an experienced masseur is not just physically rewarding but also emotionally advantageous to your body. Massage and body massage oils are perfect for pampering and relieving the…

Cosmetic dentistry is very popular right now because people are starting to realize that a cosmetic dentist isn't anything you should be afraid of. A cosmetic dentist can actually help you feel better about yourself in a variety of ways. Because a lot of who we are is how we feel about ourselves, we can't afford to have a smile that we aren't comfortable with. Your smile is the easiest way to show people what a warm person you are, but when you aren't feeling good about your smile it's hard to let that warm side show through the way you want to. Cosmetics can easily turn your aging or unattractive smile into something beautiful. A cosmetic dentist is still…

Glycerin soap, as the name implies, is a soap that contains glycerin, which is a natural part of fat or oil. Glycerin is commonly found in handmade soap, which is becoming more and more popular among consumers. In the beginning, people turned toward handmade soaps because they were crafty, unique, and smelled good. What they did not realize is that handmade glycerin soap is also very good for your skin. Glycerin soap is believed to help replenish the skin and add moisture where other conventional soaps, such as some commercial brands, may have stripped. In industrial soap, glycerin is often removed for use in expensive moisturizers and other skincare products. In handmade soap, however, the glycerin is not usually removed.…

More often than not, when we are discussing skincare products, the ensuing conversation tends to focus on products for women. Although most skincare products are designed with women in mind, there is a growing market for quality skincare products for men. A number of forward-thinking companies have acknowledged this untapped market, and have released a number of products designed for men. I recently reviewed some of these products, with the help of a male friend. The following are some of the best in skincare products for men. Neutrogena has released an excellent line of products, available in two specific product categories; Skin Clearing and Razor Defense. The Skin Clearing line is designed to help men that have problems with Acne.…

Eczema can best be described as a non-contagious skin condition, which is characterized by hot dry itchy skin, with symptoms that often fluctuate seasonally and even over the course of the day. Eczema typically begins in early childhood. Research indicates that eczema may be genetically determined and studies show that there is often a family history of allergies, asthma, eczema, or hay fever. Children who experience eczema may also suffer from asthma or hay fever as well. Like an allergy, eczema tends to flare up when exposed to certain triggers, especially mechanical irritants, allergens, emotional stress, heat, and sweating. When exposed to an offending situation, inflammation-producing cells come to the surface of the skin and release chemicals, leaving the skin…

If you want to grow longer eyelashes but don't have deep pockets and don't want to make a trip to your doctor, you'll be pleased to know that there are all-natural options you can use to get longer, thicker eyelashes. Most women view long, thick eyelashes as an enhancement to their beauty. It's very common to use mascara to lengthen and thicken eyelashes to make them stand out more. Mascara also has color in it, so it can really draw attention to the eyes. There is also the option of using fake eyelashes. This can be an instant fix and give you thick, long eyelashes in just a few minutes. But they can be cumbersome and difficult to attach. You…

There are many types of exfoliants for skincare. It is a method used to remove the dead skin cells to improve the quality and appearance. As the skin cells are renewed the old skin cells harden and lose moisture building upon the surface of the skin creating a dull and dry appearance. Pores become clogged. Exfoliation removes the dead cells to stimulate the renewal of healthy skin cells creating a fresher, younger, and smoother skin. Physical exfoliants are used with friction to remove the dead skin cells. With a brush or a gentle abrasive to scrub the skin's surface. The products are designed for different skin types. Chemical exfoliants remove the dead skin cells using Alpha/Beta Hydroxyl acids, glycolic acid,…