Bamboo has long been praised as a great material for those looking to go green – flooring, furniture and fabrics have all been produced from the fast-growing grass. Now, it seems as though the plant is being used in another innovative way – as a key ingredient in beauty products.

As Thanksgiving Day approaches, women everywhere are getting ready to board planes, trains and automobiles to get home for the holidays. Unfortunately, given most ladies’ jam-packed schedules, few may have the chance to freshen up in between arriving at their destinations and attending family gatherings. However, with a bit of preparation, some savvy packing and […]

Even with the best cosmetics and the greatest makeup techniques, it can be hard to achieve a fantastic appearance without a flawless complexion. However, many women may be unaware of several bad habits that are keeping their skin from looking positively perfect. While women may spend more time in the sun in the summertime, gals […]

With the hot days of summer far behind, people across the country are beginning to watch the leaves change color as the air turns cooler. And, in the not too distant future, temperatures will drop even further and snowflakes will begin to fall. While many women prepare themselves for the impending seasonal change with a […]

While skin color often dictates the shade of foundation that women wear, few ladies may be aware that one’s heritage can also dictate her skincare routine requirements. “Even beyond color, recent research shows that race and ethnicity play an important role in how the skin will respond to products and procedures,” Jessica Wu, clinical instructor […]

Many girls can remember watching their mothers “put on their faces” before a day of work or a night out, and this process usually took a considerably long time. But today, it may seem as though the hours mom had to get ready are inexplicably absent from the morning routine, and women everywhere are looking […]

While you may always desire soft, glowing skin, now that beach season is here, you’ll certainly want your body to be at its best. Though some of us may be in the dark as to how to keep our skin looking great, experts recently shared a few tips with Allure magazine that will have you […]

  My specialty training at Albert Einstein Hospital and Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship prepared me for every surgical eventuality, but I have come to believe that cosmetic lasers, BOTOX® and a regular program of daily care are the future of anti-aging skin care. If we begin proper care young enough, we may never need cosmetic surgery. […]

Always use a moisturizer for daytime and one for night. A moisturizer for day should be one with an SPF and feel lightweight. A night moisturizer should be a heavier creme (or lotion for oily skin) to replenish loss of hydration and skin cells, rejuvenate, and help keep elasticity in your skin. Normally a night […]

The first tip to applying stage make up is to start with a cleansed and moisturized face. Use foundation over you entire face and neck. A thick, pancake make up works well because it covers everything and provides skin color to your face. Following the foundation apply the blush. Using a cream or stick blush […]

The environment can be rough on the skin—especially in the summer. During the heated summer months the sun can dehydrate the skin, especially on the face. It’s vital to take special care of your delicate skin and to retain its moisture. In order to counteract the drying effects of Mother Nature you should moisturize the […]

Teenagers can be hard to shop for—especially teenage girls. There’s no telling what’s “hot” nowadays so, until you’re given a specific list, it can be near impossible to grab something “cool”. Don’t even ponder the thought of picking out clothes, trends change in a sec these days and it’s more likely that your gift will […]