Category Archives: Balanced Beauty

6 Quick Ways to Get Smooth Skin

6 Quick Ways to Get Smooth Skin

6 quick Ways to Get Smooth Skin  There’s nothing like having soft, smooth skin that looks silky to the touch. It makes the face look youthful and draws attention to the beautiful features of the face. While for some people having smooth, dewey skin comes effortlessly and naturally, for many of us that were not […]

Jasmine Reviews: 100% Pure Russell Organics Argan Oil

Russell Organics Argan Oil Review Summarized Pros: – Great for sealing in the moisture of hair and skin – Clean feel  – A little goes a long way especially on damp hair and face – Squeeze dropper is great for product control – All around, a wonderful oil Cons: -Did not like the oil as […]

How to Fix Cracked Makeup and Repair Broken Compact in 6 Easy Steps

How to Fix Cracked Makeup and Repair Broken Compact in 6 Easy Steps

You’ve spent all this money to purchase your favorite bronzer or powder compact, only to drop in on the bathroom floor and watch it crumble in its case. You don’t want to throw away your money, but it looks irreparable. Fortunately there is a simple trick to quickly and easily fix cracked makeup. As a […]

7 Low Maintenance Hair Styling Ideas

7 Low Maintenance Hair Styling Ideas

They say the beauty of a woman is in her hair. Well, what about those of us low maintenance hair types that are just not up to spending hours styling hair  as a daily beauty routine? Also it is a girl’s perogative to take her time getting ready but what about those days when you just […]

6 Simple Facts About Brazilian Keratin Hair Straightening Treatment Explained

Although curls and waves have their own beauty and charm, some people prefer to get theirs straightened or looking to try something different for a change. In addition, though it might not seem fair, curls and waves can require lots of maintenance, and some people simply prefer the manageability of straight hair. There are a number of salons […]

6 Signs of Wrong Bra Size and Simple Ways to Measure Bra Size

6 Signs of Wrong Bra Size and Simple Ways to Measure Bra Size

Surveys suggest that over 80% of women are wearing the wrong bra size! This is a significant problem as sporting the right bra is crucial for comfort and support as well as making your clothes fit and look much better. So how do you know if you are one of the many ladies who have […]

Four Tips to Wearing High Heels Comfortably

4 tips to wearing high heels comforatbly

High heels have evolved over the centuries into a voluntary, much sought after option in footwear. It’s difficult to open a fashion magazine without seeing models strutting about in these creations, or to imagine Hollywood’s hottest female stars on the red carpet without their glamourous heels. While most of us won’t reach great fame and […]

Are Your Shoes Feeling the Funk? Here are 6 Remedies for Smelly Shoes

are your shoes feeling the funk. 6 remedies for smelly shoes

Does your dog recoil in horror when you ask him to fetch your slippers? Is a gas mask required when you open your shoe closet or wardrobe? If your boots are a biohazard and your shoes stink, don’t panic – there’s no need to throw them into an incinerator just yet. Our friends at Rainbow’s-end, […]

5 Common Skin Care Mistakes to Avoid

5 Common Skin Care Mistakes to Avoid

Beautiful skin isn’t necessarily a result of expensive serums and spa treatments. In fact, all the expensive treatments in the world won’t help skin that’s being largely neglected. You have to have a regular skin care regimen that supports basic cleaning and moisturizing, both of which are the foundation of skin health. If you avoid […]

6 Tips to Taking Care of the Skin around Your Eyes

6 Tips to Taking Care of the Skin around Your Eyes

  The skin around your eyes is the thinnest and most sensitive layer of skin on your body, this is why the first signs of aging tend to appear around your eyes. In the same way that increasing your levels of certain nutrients will help protect your vision, incorporating a daily skin care regimen dedicated […]

Using Ghee Butter for Hair Conditioner

Using Ghee Butter for Hair Conditioner

using ghee butter for hair conditioner Years ago, while spending a Saturday afternoon with two of my besties from Ethiopia, I sensed a sweet yet strange smell permeating from their hair which had ben wrapped up in a plastic shower cap. Apparently the strange smell was a result of a natural butter they use as a hair […]

How I Make A Tinted Sunscreen

How I Make A Tinted Sunscreen

making a tinted sunscreen For daytime foundation application, it is always a good idea to keep it light and simple because daylight can be unforgiving to a cakey foundation application. One way to do this is to skip the heavy foundation and opt for a tinted sunscreen to get a lighter, more natural coverage. While […]

Vitamin C in Skin Care

Vitamin C in Skin Care img

I remember as a little girl, my mom would place in my palm my daily Vitamin C tablet while telling me how strong and healthy my body would be with the supplement. But looking down at the pill with my large, little girl eyes, all I saw was a bulky piece of chalk that tasted […]

5 Basic Steps for a Flawless Skin Care Regimen

5 Basic Steps for a Flawless Skin Care Regimen

Developing a regimen is so important because many skin care products need time and consistent use to show effects on the skin especially if you have a condition that you are looking to treat. Something that I have learned over the years is that the simpler the regimen the better, not only for my time […]

5 Steps to Remove Whiteheads and Blackheads

remove white heads and blackheads

 If you are like me and have an unbreakable habit of popping pimples or trying to remove whiteheads and blackheads prematurely, then it is makes sense to do it the right way. I have to admit, I find it extremely difficult to keep my hands off my face or be comfortable parading around with a […]

DIY Beauty: How to Make Mineral Powder Foundation Makeup

DIY Beauty How to Make Mineral Powder Foundation Makeup

Crafting mineral powder foundation can be one of the simplest things to do, requiring a few ingredients and kitchen supplies. Here is a basic recipe. The challenge in creating mineral powder foundation lies in finding the right color blend to match your skin tones and that will take a few trial and errors. To start […]

Derma Roller Reviews for Acne Scars- The Intro

Derma Roller Reviews for Acne Scars- The Intro

I came across an interesting concept in skin care several months ago called the derma roller that completely blew my mind and I have decided to do continuos derma roller reviews on this blog to help anyone contemplating using the device. On first sight, the derma roller looks nothing short of a torture device and another skin […]

Treating Deep Acne Scars on Dark skin

Treating Deep Acne Scars on Dark skin

Unfortunately for individuals of darker skin tones like myself, treating deep acne scars and marks poses a major challenge mostly due to high risk of hyper-pigmentation in darker skin. Challenges of treating acne scars on dark skin Although, there is headway being made in the field with new technologies like Fraxel restore series, a non-ablative […]

77 Cosmetic Ingredients to Avoid for Acne Prone Skin

77 Cosmetic Ingredients to Avoid for Acne Prone Skin

Cosmetic Ingredients to avoid for acne Be Wary! Your makeup and skin care products could be causing your skin problems. Do you have blemished skin? Well, how about the fact that the very products that you are using to treat or hide your skin condition, could be the very thing causing or exaggerating the problem. […]

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