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Skin Care

6 Savvy Sun Protection Tips

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6 Sun Protection Tips

Each year there are approximately 3.5 million cases of skin cancer.

That’s a scary little statistic!

We all know the importance of applying sunscreen, yet we still fail to do so. Perhaps we aren’t sure which is best suited for our skin, believe our SPF facial moisturizer will do the trick or employ pure negligence.

Whatever the reason, it’s time to take responsibility for our skin and ultimately, our health. [Keep Reading]

Bug Off: How To Make Your Own Homemade Bug Repellent

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How to make your own homemade bug repellent

Summer’s great and all, but there is one thing that comes with summer that I could totally live without; bugs!

As a child, my family always went camping for two weeks in the summer and we took it pretty seriously. Picture tents, sleeping bags, freshly caught fish cooked over a fire and outhouses.

The Taylor’s did not believe in Glam-ping, oh no!  There were no air mattresses under our sleeping bags and I’m fairly certain the closest I came to showering during these two weeks was splish-splashing in the nearby river or lake. [Keep Reading]

How To Get Rid of Cracked Feet

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A quick DIY on how to cure cracked feet

Cold winds, dry climates and constantly running in and out of heated buildings and snow covered cities can seriously do some damage to your skin. Frizzy hair and chapped lips typically come to mind when Winter starts approaching, so you might be shocked to know that inclement Winter weather is also responsible for…wait for it…cracked feet!

Yes ma’am; dry, cracked, sandpaper-like feet can occur even when sock-sporting weather is upon us. Moisturizing your tootsies on a regular basis may sound like a simple and quick task, but since you rarely see the skin in the socks it’s easy to forget about.

Lucky for you, I am here to bring your feet to the forefront, teach you how to get rid of cracked feet, and shame you for all that neglect. [Keep Reading]

A Pumpkin Face Mask Perfect For Fall

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how to make a Pumpkin face mask

We really are in the thick of it, aren’t we ladies? From blustery weather to mid-Autumn Hurricane Sandy, earlier-than-usual snow to small bursts of sunshine that put a pep in our step, Autumn is here and she ain’t leaving anytime soon.

Usually I hate all things cold-related (unless it is a cold drink on a warm day) but lately I seem to be appreciating the Autumn colours, the cute boots I get to wear, and of course the Pumpkin-spiced lattes! [Keep Reading]

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