10 Home Spa Hacks for the Holidays

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Food plays a wonderful role in our health. It is what fuels our body and keeps us looking young and beautiful.

While we all know the perils of eating processed junk foods, we often overlook how specific foods can impact the quality of our skin.

Did you know that there are certain foods that can actually make you look younger?

That’s right.

Anti aging foods aren’t just a myth, they exist! And if you want to start shaving years off your face then here are 7 anti aging foods you will want to add to your grocery list today! [Keep Reading]

at home face mask

Sometimes after a long week of work all I want to do is go home, throw on my jammies and slather on a good facial. There’s just something about an at home facial and DIY spa night that lets me unwind from the weekend and find a little slice of zen.

Don’t get me wrong, I don’t limit myself to just facials. I love a good body scrub, homemade hair mask, foot soak and whatever else I can think of. And let’s not forget the amazingness that is a good old fashioned Epsom salt bath.

There is something about an at home facial that I just love though. And here’s why you should be adding them to your DIY spa night schedule too… [Keep Reading]

lighten your skin

*Guest Post by Emma*

Stop dreaming about getting yourself fair skin once and for all. Before you turn to skin brighteners, there are some other things that you need to know about how you can lighten your skin in smart ways.

That makes it imperative to do a quick rundown of what skin lightening solutions (we like SkinBright — read our review here!) are available for your picking. [Keep Reading]

get rid of cellulite

Everyone is beautiful on the inside, but sometimes we want to look just as beautiful on the outside. This includes working on pesky skin issues like cellulite.

It’s amazing how something as simple as cellulite can really drag down your self confidence. The good news is, you can do something about it.

If you didn’t know, cellulite is formed when there is a buildup of toxins and ultimately, fat deposits. These toxins and deposits sit just below your skin and they create the appearance of cellulite because they are being pushed against your skin fibers. [Keep Reading]

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Let’s be real for a moment, shall we.

Acne can affect any part of your body. Back acne, chest acne, facial breakouts and more can be frustrating and painful. Of course there are many awesome products (hello, Exposed Body Acne kit and Zenmed!), but we also love a good DIY remedy.

Since I’m a beauty on a budget, I’m going to forgo the expensive spa treatments and store bought products. Instead, I’m going to make an awesome acne body scrub in my very own home.

I have to admit, I LOVE making body scrubs. There are so many great recipes, like this anti cellulite scrub.

As far as acne goes, the scrub I’m featuring today is nto only a full blown blemish banishing body scrub, but it also doubles as a body wrap. Body wraps are great for preventing body acne, as well as treating current breakouts that may be causing you discomfort. [Keep Reading]

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*Guest Post by Sophia*

Summer is all about tousled, loose beach waves in your hair with plenty of texture. It’s a chic, yet low-maintenance hairstyle beloved by celebrities and stylish people everywhere. But, when the summer sun fades and the blazing heat changes to soft, fall light, it’s time to switch up your beachy mermaid locks for a more romantic look.

Before you break out the curling iron, do some post-summer maintenance on your mane. Summer’s combination of heat and humidity can leave your tresses dry and damaged. Get your hair back into tip top shape so you can try some of these chic hairstyles this fall. [Keep Reading]

My skin can be very temperamental. The change of seasons, temperature drops and heat waves can all affect it. With all these elemental changes its no wonder I need to give it a little TLC every now and again.

To rejuvenate my skin, I like to get my DIY on and make a nice full body scrub.

Depending on the skin situation; itchy, dehydrated, tired or even cellulite-ridden, I have a body scrub to tackle each issue.

One of the reasons I love creating my own body scrubs is I can control the ingredients and I save a bundle.

Since sharing is caring, here are my top 3 best body scrub recipes. [Keep Reading]

*Guest Post by Emily*

Some of us may naturally have oily skin by birth. A few of us might have got it due to various factors like cosmetics, stress levels, exposure to heat and pollution and so on. Oily skin will lead to severe acne problems. Home remedies using natural herbs available around you are the best solution for this problem.
Here is the list of top 10 home remedies to get rid of oily skin and learn how these magical herbs can be used organically for curing acne. [Keep Reading]

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