The new year is a great time to make some resolutions to keep your skin, hair and nails healthy.
Your dermatologist can help you with these resolutions. Dermatologists are medical doctors who have extensive training, experience and passion for keeping skin, hair, and nails healthy throughout a person's lifetime.
Here are 10 tips to keep you healthy looking from head to toe.
- Work, children, spouses, school and friends – your life is hectic. It’s hard to find time to do it all, let alone a half hour of quiet time for yourself. Yet setting aside just 30 minutes of “me time” each week can help you look refreshed and feel beautiful for days. Here are some tips for making the most of your weekly pampering routine.
(ARA) – As summer arrives and temperatures rise, beauty routines become increasingly challenged by heat, humidity and other seasonal factors. Looking great during summer months isn’t hard – it just requires smart preparation.
Celebrity makeup artist BJ Gillian and hairstylist to the stars Brett Freedman offer their top ten tips for looking hot this summer.
Want to know beauty tips that the worlds top models use? Our models share their beauty tips
that will have you looking as good as they do. Simple tips that cost less than a cup of coffee.
I call it the “Models Cheat Sheet.” Listed below are some of their tips for you.
It is simple to look and feel more beautiful starting today. You can even put away your pocketbook because these tips are free:
Smile... it will brighten your day and others around you will feel your
Stretch... cats know that total body stretch does
wonders. Follow their example and roll up slowly out of bed and stretch
gently. (For more tips on stretching here is a great book: AM/ PM Stretch
Exercise... at least 20 mins of any continuous
activity will boost your energy level and reduce bad stressors. You don't
even to pay a membership fee. The key is continuous like a 20min walk or
even mopping your floors. You will look and feel better.
water. No other liquid is quite like it. Clear your system. 8 glasses are
recommended daily. Your skin will radiate.
Rest... you need to
take breaks during the day and sleep at night. Takes breaks away from work
space to keep fresh and focused. Make sure you are getting sufficient
sleep at night since your body regenerates while you are sleeping. If you
are constantly letting your mind wonder make a conscious decision to put
away thoughts till morning. It is amazing how good your subconscious mind
listens to your conscious mind (so be careful what you tell
Do good. When you do something for someone else
without expecting anything in return you benefit in ways unimaginable.
(the key is don't expect anything in return)
money you spend on junk food for food that will enrich your body and soul.
Start with a simple plan of exchange. Because some think healthy foods
cost more, find out your spending pattern by making 2 lists:
- foods you like that are healthy that you normally don't buy
- foods you like that are "junk food" that you normally buy
cost of the 2nd list then use this amount to fund your "healthy" purchase.
(of course you have to say bye-bye to the "junk food")
smell the roses". Look for good in everything. This is a toughie because
most of us are "trained" to look for faults, errors, shortcomings,
defects, etc. Begin with yourself. List all your assets (not just
physical). Then realize all the good in being you. Move on to other things
around you. Work on this consciously every day till it becomes a habit.
There is something good about everything and everyone.
Once you realize
this you will be finding good everywhere without even trying.
Learn... something new every day. Pick up a book. or search online. Learn
to do something you have always wanted to do. You can even start for free
by researching online. Search the subject and start stimulating and
enriching your mind today.
Reward yourself. Set financial and
personal goals and tag them with rewards for accomplishing them. (this one
may be something special you have always wanted to do. and not necessarily
a purchase.. But if you have done all the above maybe go ahead and splurge
a little. You deserve it!
by Marie Gervacio - founder and editor of
SimpleBeautyTips.com , ArticleBlender.com and ShineYourStar.com