Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse, it turns out sugar isn’t only bad for your waistline, it’s also bad for you skin; and we’re not just talking possible breakouts, but signs of aging too.
In terms of harmless but aggravating beauty annoyances that most women have to deal with on a regular basis, ingrowns, after breakouts, are pretty much on top. I have yet to find a magical cure, but regular exfoliation does help as do soothing products like Shaveworks’ The Cool Fix Targeted Gel Lotion.
Razors have been getting a lot of attention lately thanks to this article in New York Magazine and while I will agree that a rotating razor seems like a gimmick and that I am always surprised at just how expensive my refills are ($26ish for 8 new cartridges?!), there are some new developments worth getting behind in the realm of razors, one of which will actually save you money.
As a non-believer in New Year’s resolutions, I usually am a fan of smaller and more realistic goals. Apart from a goal of working out in the morning, and eating more fish, I decided it was time to update and upgrade my skin care regimen to a more mature level. My goal was to create … Continue reading Aging Adventures: Skincare For The Younger Man On The Go
Beauty products are like tech products – they just get better and more effective every year. I mean did you know that CC cream is already a thing? I feel like BB just made her first appearance! Some beauty buys can be trendy (dark ‘90s lip liner hasn’t aged so well), but these top choices … Continue reading Best Beauty of 2012: And the Award Goes to…
For the holidays, guys just want sensible gifts that’ll make their lives easier. A smooth shave is high on his list, so I asked my hubby to test this shaver out. Being a Man Snob, he refused at first, until he saw it was a Braun Series 7. This is the company’s best and most … Continue reading Braun Shavers for Holiday 2012: He’ll Thank You for 7 Years
Hands down the Gillette Venus & Olay Razor ($11.99) is the best drugstore razor I’ve ever used. It’s moisturizing, you don’t need shaving cream when using it in the shower, and it allows for a quick cut-free close shave. The one downside is that the blades doesn’t last very long (they start to get dull … Continue reading Frugal Snob: Gillette Venus & Olay Razor
Now that I’ve reviewed a whole powder room’s worth of summer products, from pre-sun to mid to post-sun, my sultry-weather arsenal is complete. I’ve pared down the goods to the best of the best, so you can combat the sun – and also enjoy it! – and meet September with a radiant face, super-smooth skin, … Continue reading The 5 Best Summer Products: Hot Enough For You?
So Valentine’s Day is on the horizon like a shark in the water, and you don’t know what to get an important guy in your life. Well, I’ve got news for you: he wants to be pampered! While we may not admit it, guys like to feel and look good too! So here’s a go-to … Continue reading Top 5 Gifts for Men on Valentine’s Day: Soothe His Heart Away