A soothing, hydrating lip balm is first on our list of beauty must-haves for winter. But many conventional balms contain petroleum and mineral oil, two oil byproducts you probably don’t want anywhere near your lips. (It’s worth noting the European Union has actually banned the use of petroleum in personal care products.)
Sometimes the best facial treatments come from your very own kitchen. Consider turmeric—an anti-inflammatory spice we’ve been known to put in both tea lattes and DIY beauty recipes.
Makeup doesn’t get more low-maintenance than cream blush—especially when it’s in stick form. You don’t need any special tools or brushes to apply. Just swipe it on, blend with your fingertips, and toss the tube in your bag for touchups throughout the day.
Want a brighter, firmer complexion without having to shell out a ton for a spa facial? Take matters literally into your own hands with this DIY face massage developed by Rachael Pontillo, a licensed aesthetician and holistic skin care educator based in Philadelphia. Pontillo designed this massage to help: Release fluid and reduce tension in facial ...
Jill grew up in Detroit and lived in Philly, Boston, Chicago (i.e. very cold cities) before landing in sunny Los Angeles. She spends most of her time reading, writing, seeing movies, and cooking, and is an aspiring fashion designer, master gardener, and world explorer.
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