Everyone loves getting beauty products as gifts--I know I do. With the holidays coming up, I also like to give them. But shopping for beauty gifts for your loved ones can be tough, especially if their taste tends to go towards the higher-end of things.
Read on for some ways you can get some of the top brands at discounted prices. You might even be able to score some goodies for yourself--now that's my kind of "gift-giving."
Could such an event occur such as "Rise of the Planet of the Apes?" We have dabbled in the notion that A.I. machines could one day take over the world. Or that aliens would invade our world. So now, Hollywood puts this idea in our heads that one day we might live in a world controlled by apes (I feel a political joke coming on, but I'll leave that up to you).
But what if I'm an ape and not human? How will I manage to upkeep an ape body full of hair? I'll knuckle walk over to Target to get eight essential supplies.
Buying natural aluminum free deodorant can be pricey. In the
past, I've purchased Tom's of
Maine deodorant and it runs at least $5 for one stick. I
have found that I can save money and eliminate chemicals that are
introduced into my body by making my own deodorant with my deodorant
recipe. It contains all natural ingredients (in fact,
you could eat it it's so pure!) and smells wonderful when you
use it. I have friends that are runners that use it and love
Just recently, the British ASA banned two makeup ads for being too "airbrushed." One featured Julia Roberts for the Lancome Teint Miracle foundation, and the other Christy Turlington for Maybelline's The Eraser. The ASA chief executive stated that, "Advertisers must be able to provide appropriate material to us to demonstrate what retouching they've done in the event we question them, and they mustn't mislead… L'Oreal [the company behind both brands] didn't provide us with that evidence..." Roberts refused to have any un-retouched photos of her released (is it really that bad?).
We always wonder if our eyelashes, lips, skin are going to look as gorgeous as those we see in magazines or TV ads. The truth is they probably won't. Beauty ads can no doubt be deceiving so I scoured through some magazines and tested out some of the products to see how well they match up with their ads:
Now that summer is in full force, it's important to protect
yourself from the sun. Many commercial sunscreens contain
ingredients that can cause cancer, which I find to be totally
ironic. Choosing a natural sunscreen and following some sun
safety tips can help limit your risk for skin cancer.