The SkinBase™ Beauty Blog
Would you like to have healthy glowing skin? The perfect physique? A healthier diet?… of course you would. Lucky for you we scour the web so you don’t have to and post some of the best ways to get that perfect lifestyle right here in the SkinBase™ blog.
If you’ve worked hard on transforming yourself into a beautiful, golden goddess for summer (safely of course!), you’ll probably want to maintain your new look into the colder months. A luminous bronzed look helps you to appear healthy and radiant. As the...read more
Ever noticed how sexy it is when someone has that glorious, modest confidence which gets them in free at clubs, sees them surrounded by men and excel in the workplace?
It’s pretty simple really, your self-esteem comes from more than just looking fantastic (although obviously that’s a major help) it’s really all about how you carry yourself, care for yourself and feel about yourself.
Take a look at some of our fixes to becoming a happier, more confident and gorgeous you.
The countdown is officially on and you’re the luckiest girl in the world! If 2012 is the year you’re finally getting married to the love of your life then this post is for you.
Whilst we know you’ll be busy sorting seating plans, confirming venues, menus and bridesmaids dresses – don’t forget that this is your big day, every gaze will be fixed firmly on you (and rightly so, I hear you say, that dress cost me a fortune!)
Make sure you follow our top tips in the lead up to ‘I do’ and you’ll not only feel, but also look, stunning on your perfect day.
Time for another top tip – this weeks we’ve got a quick and easy solution for all of you with short hair that’s prone to getting losing its texture after a day at work or out on the town.
It’s one of the simplest and most effective little tricks we’ve heard!
Read on for enlightenment…
It’s an unfortunate part of life, that whether you’re 15 or 55, you’ll have suffered from more than you fair share of breakouts. Acne doesn’t just affect teenagers, many women who hit menopause are also susceptible and it really makes no difference whether you’re male, female or what type of skin you have.
Find out all about acne treatments, helpful ways to get rid of acne scarring and plenty of other hints to getting clearer, more youthful skin through our Q&A section.
This weeks question covers ‘how to deal with summertime acne’
Oh it’s that time again – where we give you the most simple (and unimaginable) beauty tip that might just be the answer to your skin dilemas!
This week? Well we’re simply suggesting toilet seat covers as the answer to oily skin.
Intrigued? Well you should be…
Our fabulous Beauty Journalist and all round ‘great skin guru’, Anjana Gosai has decided to take the beauty bull by the horns tackle the subject of spotty, blemished and acne riddled skin.
Anjana looks at the different types of spots and blemishes (and tries to reassure us that something can be done!)
From clever makeup tricks, to soothing plant ingredients, high performance acid, skin needling & microdermabrasion – take a look at our blog on how to get that perfect complexion you’ve been striving for.
We recently came across a forum post from makeuptalk.com in which a few different ladies were asking about the proper technique to contouring and highlighting. So we thought we’d publish it as it’s something many girls would like to learn about.
After reading this, you will no longer wonder how to contour and highlight your face properly. You will now be able to give yourself that finished look, when applying your makeup!
The pesky blackhead is a common problem. But can we ever really get rid of them?
Blackheads are simply blocked pores caused by the overproduction of oil (sebum) from the sebaceous glands in the skin. This natural substance keeps the skin lubricated but too much of it can cause a build-up in the pores. When exposed to the air they simply turn black. Over a period of time the pores begin to enlarge and are therefore vulnerable to becoming blocked again and again, so blackheads can be an ongoing problem.
Keeping up a good skincare regime is vital to stopping blackheads, but if you want to try and get rid of them all in just 30 minutes, read on!
Sometimes, some of the most fun beauty tips are those which can be created using only the ingredients in your kitchen cupboards…
Take our beauty tip this week for instance, which uses only the humble Avocado to create sexy, smooth skin on your legs.
Find out how…
Hands up if you’ve tried pretty much every new anti ageing treatment on the market? Guilty as charged? Well, you aren’t the only one searching for the answer to younger looking skin and a way to banish wrinkles. The cosmetic beauty industry is so HUGE now it’s becoming increasing tough to keep up with all the new skin care treatments. Slathering on layers of creams and working your way completely baffled through the aisles at your local chemist…
Ergh. We don’t know about you, but we just love an anti ageing treatment that actually works. We want something that has been proven to work, and the very testament of its powers shown up on the fresh faces we see on the catwalk and TV screens everyday…
We love our lazy beauty tips – sometimes one just doesn’t have hours to get ready!
This is one of the lesser know ‘in an instant’ beauty tips – and how cold water can help to dry you nails in an instant…
Sounds mad? We thought so too – but it works!
Read on to find out the full tip…
It’s good to know that even the super bodies have to put a little effort into looking fabulous. So we thought you’d want to hear the secrets Bar Rafaeli, the super hot model famed for her curves, shared with us about perfecting her Victoria’s Secret figure and keeping up her always-fabulous red carpet appearance. Thanks to beauty bible, Harper’s Bazaar for the great interview…