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A Few Facts About Sunscreen ( To Help in Choosing "The Best Sunscreen" )

A Few Facts About Sunscreen ( To Help in Choosing "The Best Sunscreen" )

Sunscreen Facts: There is no proof that sunscreens alone can prevent most skin cancers.  Extensive research has been in recent years in an effort to gain definitive conclusions about preventing skin cancer by way of proper sun protection and unfortunately the research supports both sides of the coin.  For more information on these studies visit our friends at the EWG who have done a wonderful job in summarizing these studies. Sunscreens that boast high SPF numbers are bogus.  Researchers and qualified experts agree that an SPF of 50 is the cap for protection.  The FDA has proposed banning anything higher than...

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March to the Beat of Your Own Drum

March to the Beat of Your Own Drum

The world would be a very dull place if we were all identical so keep being you because we want you the way you are!

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Are Topical Lip Plumping Treatments Worth It?

Are Topical Lip Plumping Treatments Worth It?

Yesterday I was reading an article in one of the beauty magazines and it was all about the 9 best lip plumping products.  I was very intrigued because the jury has not officially declared if lip products can magically plump your kisser so I started reading.  I had only gotten to the 2nd product listed when I decided to research some of the ingredients listed in the hopes to identify what was responsible for creating fuller lips.  The product was a sweet clay plumping mask and it retailed for $32.00 for just under a half of an ounce.  The product...

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Making a Bad Hair Day Work For You

Making a Bad Hair Day Work For You

Today is the 2017 Kentucky Derby and we couldn't resist incorporating this picture into our day.  This horse's hair looks better on her worst day than I on my best day. Some girls get all the luck!

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The Absolute Best DIY Skin Care Recipe We Ever Tried

The Absolute Best DIY Skin Care Recipe We Ever Tried

The internet is loaded with DIY & homemade skin care treatments and masks.  We have tried several of them out with the hopes of finding one that lives up to it's snuff.  We have tried papaya masks, oatmeal and honey scrubs, vitamin E & Tea treatments and even a couple that involved baking soda and citrus. (very messy)  We kept track of every single we tried as well as kept journals so we would know which ones were worth sharing. With more that 30 homemade treatments under our belt we narrowed it down to one amazing mask that truly transformed...

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