By Gabriella Diesendorf
Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett, Portia de Rossi, Kylie Minogue and Elle Macpherson have something in common. They are all gorgeous and they all come from the Land Down Under. Australian women really have something about them and they really are stunningly beautiful. Therefore, if you are looking for some beauty tips, you should definitely try and learn some of the secrets and ideas from those ladies. Here are some of them, so pay attention and implement them in your beautifying routines.
This is a wonderful plant used by the Aboriginal women to moisturize their skin. This ancient recipe is not used simply to keep the skin from becoming dry, but also to fight off one of the biggest enemies of lovely skin – stretch marks. Since yarrow root has some anti-inflammatory properties, as well, it is used to treat those cracks in the skin that happen after pregnancy or some other type of sudden weight gain or weight loss.
When it comes to wearing makeup a lot of women like to look as natural as possible. Now, just because you want to come off as wearing minimal makeup doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with it or have a “beat” face. The “no makeup”makeup look also known as the “natural makeup” trend has become very popular on the runways and leaves people wondering of all the tricks used to achieve such looks. My goal is to tell you how to do two simple natural makeup looks!
Human need of looking better has been one of the things that kept us apart from the rest of the animal kingdom. Even though many animals have managed to develop a way of enhancing their appearance, for example, through multiple colouring which attracts the opposite sex, people have perfected this and now we see different beautifying methods.
When it comes to hair removal, waxing was one of the most popular methods for getting smooth, silky skin ever since the time of the upheaval of the Ancient Egypt. They used beeswax and sugar-based wax to remove bodily hair, even including head hair (it is well known that they removed hair due to lice problems, so they covered their heads with wigs in return).
However, even though waxing is one of the oldest methods of hair removal, it carries a few risks which are rarely being talked about. If you’re a delicate flower with sensitive skin like me, you may want to read on.
To be perfectly honest, I never thought I would join the ‘I have had a plastic surgery’ club; it was simply something I believed was ‘out of my league’. I believed the girls who do that are shallow and too vain, and refused to even think about a surgery until I was sixty. It happened that I had to reconsider all that because of my eyebrows. I never knew how important person’s eyebrows are until I started having difficulties with mine. They stood too low on my face and had made my life miserable for several years.
The makeup hell
Caring for your skin is not just a simple act of washing your face and massaging a crème in every once in a while. It isn’t about the most expensive cosmetics either. There is nothing static about it, really – every season is a new adventure that requires particular caring process.
It doesn’t really matter what the reason behind your skin routine is – whether you are looking to eliminate acne, simply update your look for the upcoming season, or treat and prevent signs of aging, it helps to have a step-by-step plan. Know that this process will take a lot of discipline and getting used to, but once it becomes a part of your daily/monthly/seasonal routine, you’ll be okay. Plus, your skin will thank you in the long run!
Today with everyone’s busy schedules I have noticed that it is getting harder and harder for us to take a breather and unwind, even harder yet to keep up with the ever changing beauty routines and detoxes to help our bodies (and skin!) not to take a hit from our stress and busy lifestyles. This being said if you are anything like me and love a good bath after a long day this article is definitely for you.
For the past couple weeks I have taken to researching the most beneficial baths that help de-stress, refresh, sooth, and keep skin glowing. Each of the 5 baths on this list have been tested by yours truly and I can tell you I am (my skin especially is) reaping the benefits of these DIY gems. Let’s take a look, shall we?
Epsom Salt Bath