Category Archives: Beauty Discovery

NAIL POLISH

Nail polish (also known as nail varnish) is a lacquer that can be applied to the human fingernails or  toenails to decorate and protect the nail plates. The formulation has been revised repeatedly to enhance its decorative effects and to suppress cracking or flaking. Nail polish consists of a solution of an organic polymer and other components.   Traditionally, nail polish started in clear, red, pink, purple, and black. Nail polish can be found in diverse variety of colors and shades. Beyond solid colors, nail polish has also developed an array of other designs, such as crackled, glitter, flake, speckled, iridescent, and holographic. ... [ Read More ]

STRETCH MARK

Stretch marks or or striae distensae, as they are called in dermatology, are a form of scarring on the skin with an off-color hue. They are caused by tearing of the dermis, which over time may diminish, but will not disappear completely. Stretch marks are often the result of the rapid stretching of the skin associated with rapid growth or rapid weight changes. Stretch marks in most cases may also be influenced by hormonal changes associated with puberty, pregnancy, bodybuilding, hormone replacement therapy, etc. Stretch marks appear as linear streaks on the skin that has been overstretched, and they run ... [ Read More ]

ACNE

What is acne? It starts when greasy secretions from the skin’s sebaceous glands (oil glands) plug the tiny openings for hair follicles (plugged pores). If the openings are large, the clogs take the form of blackheads: small, flat spots with dark centers. If the openings stay small, the clogs take the form of whiteheads: small, flesh-colored bumps. Both types of plugged pores can develop into swollen, tender inflammations or pimples or deeper lumps or nodules. Nodules associated with severe cases of acne (cystic acne) are firm swellings below the skin’s surface that become inflamed, tender, and sometimes infected. Although acne ... [ Read More ]

EYE CREAM

The eye contour has the thinnest and most fragile skin on the entire face. It is lacking in sebaceous glands and collagen and elastin fibers. The skin around the eyes is under the strain of 22 muscles in perpetual motion and 10,000 blinks per day. This is why the eye contour is the first area to show signs of aging. Fine and deep wrinkles and traces of tiredness can thus appear prematurely. When women speak about being concerned by premature signs of aging, the eye contour is mentioned first. Wrinkles, dullness, puffiness, discoloration, fine lines and haggard-looking eyes are identified ... [ Read More ]

EYELINER

Eyeliner is a type of cosmetic used along the rim of the eyes to create a variety of aesthetic effects. Eyeliner is commonly used as a daily make up routine to define the eye or create the look of a wider or smaller eye. It is also can be used as a tool to create various looks as well as highlighting different features of the eyes. Whether it be with a winged eyeliner or tight lined at the waterline, eyeliner can be placed in various parts of the eye to create different looks. Eyeliner can be drawn above upper lashes ... [ Read More ]

Cracked Heels

Cracked skin happens usually when our skin becomes way too dry. As our skin dries, it loses flexibility and the pressure of everyday use causes it to crack. These cracks can be painful but they’re also a giant beacon for infections and is an avoidable situation mostly for those already suffering from chronic ailments such as diabetes or lowering immune system due to age or illness which may retard the treatment of cracked heels. Medically, cracked heels are also known as heel fissures. Fissures are regular linear cut wounds and mostly affect the surface level which comprises of the epidermis. ... [ Read More ]

Face Creams

In a perfect world, we probably do not need face creams of any kind, at all. We eat well, not smoke, get plenty of sleep and drink sufficient water, no pollution, no fear of UV damage and plenty of negative ions from natural settings. Your skin would be in perfect condition – beautifully hydrated, smooth and supple. But the reality is that we are bombarded with free radicals all day long, which stress our skin and cause sensitivity, sun and environmental damage and premature aging. It is still not to say that we actually need a separate day and night ... [ Read More ]

Make-up Brush

Makeup is an art. No kidding, I’m serious! Every stroke and every colour choice you make is a definite act towards getting the final image. In this case, the canvas is you and that is why you need to be even more careful! And like any other other art form, knowing the tools of your trade is foremost thing you need to know. It can be extremely difficult going into a beauty store and trying to pick out the right makeup brush. With so many types of makeup brushes (and little explanation of what they are for) you can feel ... [ Read More ]

Lotion for Your Body

There are many kinds of body lotion on the market. With body lotion for aging skin, for sagging skin, for dry skin, for blemished skin, for cellulite, and for stretch marks, it seems like there are a dozen lotions on the market for every skin complaint. Body lotion with aloe, for example, is a product that can be used to treat skin that has been burned either by heat or by prolonged sun exposure. Lotion that is made with cocoa butter is often used to treat skin is lined with stretch marks, which may be the result of pregnancy or ... [ Read More ]

Lipstick

Lipstick is a cosmetic product containing pigments, oils, waxes, and emollients that apply color, texture, and protection to the lips. There are many types of lipsticks and they can be used according to your mood or shape of your lips. Today lipstick market contains variety of products with many effects and characteristics. Here are some types of lipsticks with basic characteristics. 1. Moisturizing lipsticks People who have dry lips should use moisturizing lipstick because it keeps lips soft and smooth. These lipsticks moisturize lips because of ingredients like vitamin E, glycerin and aloe. Other benefits of using moisturizing lipsticks are ... [ Read More ]