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Exploring Womanhood > Mind, Body & Soul > Beauty Channel > Articles

Welcome to the Beauty Channel!

   • Fashion
   • Hair Care
   • Hands, Feet & Nails
   • Makeup Tips
   • Skin Care
   • Miscellaneous


 Presence with a Purpose: Seven Ways to Create Your Style Your Way
Style is ultimately about knowing yourself and expressing who you are. It's about being comfortable in your own skin. There are seven universal style personalities that you can use as a guide. If you begin to discover yourself in one or more of these personas, your next step is to start 'owning' it. Author Natalie Jobity shows us how.

 Recession Fashion - When To Skimp Or Spend?
Two style and fashion experts help money strapped fashionistas decide on where to spend or save during the recession.

 Top 5 Summer Style Sins For Women Over 40
Have your most comfortable and stylish summer ever by avoiding these top five summer style sins.

Hair Care

 Hair Color Secrets: Which Color Is Right For You?
Almost every woman has used, or considered using hair color at some time. But how many times a day do you see walking hair coloring disasters? This article explains how to avoid being the next hair color victim.

 Hair Nutrition by Cindy Thomas
There are several aspects to hair care and hair nutrition. What you eat, what you put on your hair, and how you treat your hair, all play important roles in how your hair looks.

 PURE BEAUTY: simple recipes for a naturally beautiful hair
When we are in good health, our hair looks lustrous and full of life. When we are sick or under stress, our hair appears languid and dull. Beautiful hair is a product of a balanced lifestyle; of course, good hair care is essential as well. Here are some homemade recipes for healthy beautiful hair.

 Luscious Hair: A Botanical Revitalizing Hair Mask by Francoise Rapp
If your hair looks dull and lifeless, clarify and revitalize it with this deliciously fragrant home-made botanical hair mask to restore its healthy glow.

 Hot New Hair Style Trends For 2006!
Looking to experiment with new hair style trends in 2006? Your choices abound! There's an absolute feast of looks to choose from. Update your hair style with one of these hot trends that dominate the hair scene this year.

Hands, Feet & Nails

 How to Have Happy Feet for the Summer
Summertime means bare feet. At the beach, at the pool or just walking in sandals, it's the season where your feet get to breathe. But how do you keep your feet healthy as you expose them to dangers like athlete's foot and other maladies that can make your feet itch, swell or just look ugly?

 Do-It-Yourself Manicure by Sheila Dicks
Your hands are as obvious as any part of your body; you use them to emphasize points in a conversation and to do daily tasks, therefore they should look as well groomed as the rest of you. To keep your hands attractive give yourself a weekly manicure.

 Do Your Hands Make You Look Older? by Natalie Katsman
Often neglected, hands need to be regularly taken care of. Frequent contacts with water and chemicals, sun, cold weather, gardening - all put your skin under a big stress. While hands do not have many oil glands, they will give away your age earlier than your pampered face. Here are some very easy care tips for your hands to keep them beautiful and young-looking!

Makeup Tips

 Beauty Tip: Foundation Secrets For A Flawless Complexion
Have a flawless looking complexion by following a few easy steps. We'll show you how.

 For All Those Beginners: How Do I Put On Make-Up? by Katie Weaver & Debbie Frantze
Learn how to clean your face properly, moisturize it, apply foundation, blush, eye makeup, and how to create luscious looking lips with this article designed not only for the beginner but any woman who wants to have a beautifully made up face.

 The Many Faces of Mascara by Natalie Katsman
After finding the right foundation shade, choosing mascara is probably the next most challenging beauty task. There are less color options, but quality of the product is what will make the difference in the way you look. Learn how to choose the best mascara for your needs.

 Buying The Right Makeup Brush
Elke Von Freudenberg, editor of "The Beauty Newsletter," tells us everything we need to know about makeup brushes.

 Makeup Artist Tips ~ Lips & Cheeks
Elke Von Freudenberg, editor of "The Beauty Newsletter," gives us tips on making up without overdoing it.

 Beauty Tip: How to Cover Dark Circles and Blemishes
Unless your skin is absolutely flawless, concealer is a must. So before you use foundation, have blemishes and dark circles concealed. Author Sheila Dicks shows us how.

 Creating a Holiday Look - Gold or Silver with a Kiss of Red
Is there a special occasion or a formal get-together in your near-future? Consider some silver or gold sparkle with a "kiss" of red.

Skin Care

 Tips To Help Ward Off Dry Skin
Skin becomes dry when the oil glands become under-active or even inactive and thus fail to produce adequate amounts of sebum that helps keep your skin lubricated. Here are some Tips to help cure and prevent dry skin.

 How To Avoid Irritation When Shaving Your Bikini Line
There are so many ways to groom your bikini line that it can make your head spin. The least expensive and easiest is shaving so long as you know the proper way to shave. Learn what problems you may encounter and how to prevent or treat them if they occur.

 Can't Afford Beauty Salon Visits for Bikini Waxing? Try These Money Saving Tips for Shaving at Home
Despite the downturn in the economy people are more interested in shaving the hair "down there" than ever. Learn how to get a close, smooth shave with these tips from industry leader Hair Care Down There.

 Is Cellulite Your Fault? 10 Common Myths and Facts
Although about 90% of American women suffer from some degree of cellulite, it's not uncommon for many to think that, somehow, the condition is their own fault. Here are 10 common myths and facts about cellulite and its treatments by Lionel Bissoon.

 Winter Skin Care - Protecting Your Skin Against the Cold Weather
Cold weather can take its toll on your skin, especially if you have sensitive or dry skin. The lower temperatures outside, increased windiness and the fact you are turning up the thermostat in your home can all make your skin chapped, flaky, blotchy, dry and itchy. To help your skin to survive the brutality of the season, follow these simple winter skin care tips.

 Natural Skin Care Helps Give You Fresh, New Skin in 28 Days
The skin renews itself every 28 days. A good natural skin care treatment that locks in moisture and keeps out chemicals will help, but a successful renewal process also requires that your skin get the proper nourishment, and that's an internal process. Here's how you can have better skin in 28 days.

 Taking Care of Your Skin while Dieting
Now that you are well on your road to a slimmer, healthier you, make sure that your diet doesn't negatively affect your skin condition. Healthy skin, like any organ, is often a reflection of diet and lifestyle. Dr. Lisa Benest explains how.

 What You Need To Know About Facial Hair Removal
Because facial hair is typically much more than a few wayward hair follicles, plucking these areas isn't an effective method. What's needed instead is a method designed for more widespread removal like depilatories and waxing or even electrolysis or laser treatment. Learn more from Bridget Mwape.

 Beautiful Skin From Fall To Spring by Natalie Katsman
Your beautiful skin needs extra care and pampering during late fall and winter months as it is exposed to the harsh conditions of the season. Learn more from Natalie Katsman

 The ABCs of Skin Care
Caring for your skin requires a daily regimen, a process you repeat every day, no matter what. Author Bob Sidell gives you a step by step routine.

 Easy Lotion For Your Skin by Danielle Sims
Learn how to make this easy body lotion at home with simple and pure ingredients.

 Sunless Tanners Reviews
Looking for that sunless golden glow? Our StorkNet members reviewed a variety of tanners and share what they loved and hated about them.

 How To Put On Sunless Tanning Lotion
Here are the steps that you need to take to appropriately apply sunless tanning lotion.

 Choose Your Sunscreen Wisely by Natalie Katsman
Going through aisles of sun care products, you probably noticed that many offer "Complete UVA/UVB protection." Why do you need to be protected from both, and what is the difference between the two? Natalie Katsman explains.

 Make 3 Wonderfully Easy Winter Skin Toners by Danielle Sims
Make these 3 skin toners to help moisturize your skin during the cold winter months.

 Eliminate Winter Beauty Busters with Top Tips
One of winter's biggest beauty challenges is dealing with dry, "static-y" conditions created by the combination of very low moisture in the air and cold outdoor temperatures. Learn how to protect your beauty during the winter months.

 Creating A Healthy Skin and Clearing Acne Naturally by Lena Sanchez
Here are some inexpensive home remedies that work perfectly well and are healthier for the skin than most over the counter products.

 Don't Let Your Skin Go Dry by Natalie Katsman ~ Water makes up 60% of the human body. Water is stored in all body tissues. Cytoplasm, cells and cell walls contain lots of water. Skin is a large water storage, yet it gets dry, itchy and flaky. Why?

 Sun Rays: Harmful or Beneficial? by Natalie Katsman

 Make Your Pores Behave by Natalie Katsman ~ You really can improve the way your pores when and if you want to.

 Summer Skin Care by Natalie Katsman ~ Sun protection is only a small part of what you can do for your skin during summer months. Our grandmothers used time-tested herbal recipes to maintain smooth complexion and healthy glow.

 Fade My Freckles!
Skin Discoloration Causes and Treatment by Natalie Katsman

 You Can Have Healthy Skin
We all know beauty is more than skin deep. Author D.M. Brown explains why.

 The Secret to Making Your Own All Natural Facial Mask at Home in 10 Easy Steps
How To Do Your Own Facial At Home Using Natural Ingredients And Save Money While Getting Spectacular Results by Zhi Qiang

 10 Steps to a Perfectly Clean Face
Whether you're young or old, man or woman, you can do your skin a big favor by cleansing correctly.

 Recommended Skin and Scalp Cleansing For Acne Patients
From the Skin Store, a lecture on the treatment of acne and recommended treatments.


 10 Tips for a Safer Body Piercing
If you are considering body piercing, you should keep safety and hygiene at the top of your checklist because piercing does come with some inherent risks. Here are ten tips you should follow to ensure that your piercing is done safely and does not result in a potentially dangerous infection.

 Holiday Beauty: Make Up and Cosmetics Tips
The holiday season is just about here, so now is the time to assess your beauty and skin-care needs.

 Expert Beauty Tips To Survive The Holidays In Style
Now matter how frantic your schedule is you can celebrate the holidays in stunning style with these expert beauty tips.

 Problem Solving: Puffy Eyes by Natalie Katsman
Wouldn't it be helpful to know to how to improve your looks, avoid the appearance of puffy eyes or at least put it off as late as possible? Natalie Katsman shares her tips for reducing eye puffiness.

 The Model Eyebrow
Makeup artist Elke Von Freudenberg shares her techniques for creating the perfect 'model eyebrow'.

 Breast Enhancement - The Natural Way to Do It
Having a well-filled breast is almost every woman's dream. While nothing short of surgery will make your breasts look like that of Pamela Anderson's, there are less invasive options that can make a difference. Here's the ultimate guide to beautiful breasts at any age.

 Natural Beauty Books Reviews
Author: Janice Cox


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