7 Ways To Use Vitamin E Oil

    Vitamin E oil is one of the best products to keep in your bathroom cabinet. You will find that it can help solve and soothe many common health and beauty issues, and using it is typically as easy as dabbing it onto your skin. You can find vitamin E oil at most health and beauty stores as well as drug and big box stores, and once you work it into your beauty routine you may never find yourself again without it. If you are curious about how vitamin E oil can help you, take a peek below at 7 ways to use vitamin E oil in your own home. 1. Moisturize your skin.
 You can actually use vitamin E in place of your daily moisturizer. You can dab the oil on (a little goes a long way) to your face concentrating on especially dry areas. Once a day should be more than enough, and once it starts to work you can even skip a day between uses. If you wish, you can even add a few drops to your daily moisturizer to help boost its power. 2. Lighten up dark spots.
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Celebrate National Healthy Skin Month With Dove! @Dove #Giveaway #Ad

    Year after year, I find myself complaining about the impact that the cold weather here in New York City has on my skin during the winter.  As a matter of fact, I keep lotion on my desk in my classroom to moisturize my skin throughout the workday.  During this season, my skin tends to dry out and I have heard from many of my loved ones and friends that they also suffer from dry skin when Jack Frost chooses to make his entrance.     During National Healthy Skin Month, it is important to to re-evaluate your skincare routine and ensure your skin is getting the care it needs.  Dove is the #1 Dermatologist recommended brand and leaves skin softer and smoother after just one shower. The Dove personal wash collection includes a variety of Beauty Bars and Body Washes to cater to every skin type.  From the shower to the moment I leave the house after getting dressed, using Dove has made a huge difference in helping me to make sure my skin is … [Read more...]

Olive Oil, Brown Sugar and Honey Scrub

    The winter and cold air is wreaking havoc on my skin.  I've noticed recently that I am getting some dry patches on my face and that my skin tone has been looking splotchy and red in some places.  Since I have sensitive skin, I'm always looking for natural and safe ways to not only exfoliate my skin but to moisturize it as well.     I'm not sure if aging has anything to do with it but I've never really had to worry about having dry skin.  Growing up, my face was always oily and I just purchased facial cleansers to prevent breakouts.  After having kids, my skin has changed dramatically and gone from being oily to being combination skin.  While I do still have oily areas on my face, I've noticed that my forehead and cheeks tend to be dry and flaky now.     After researching various natural products online for taking care of your skin, I decided to try making a scrub on my won with natural ingredients that I was sure would … [Read more...]

Beauty Regimen For Busy Moms

    Feeling beautiful isn’t always easy whenever you’re a busy mom. You are always busy taking care of everyone else, but what about yourself? Check out these beauty regimen tips for busy moms. Sleep When You Can     One of the best beauty regimens for moms is to get enough sleep. When you skip out on sleep, you are hurting yourself emotionally and physically. Getting enough sleep can actually make you look and feel more beautiful. Moisturize Your Skin     Another great beauty regimen to pay attention to is moisturizing. When you get busy, you can forget to moisturize your skin, which in return can make you not look and feel your best. A quick moisturizer application on a daily basis can make you look and feel beautiful. Compact Your Makeup Routine     Instead of spending hours getting ready, learn how to compact your makeup routine. You’re a busy mom, so you may not have “all the time in the world to get ready.” Eliminate your stress by … [Read more...]

7 Ways To Use Pumpkin Pie Spice Besides Baking

    If you are a lover of fall for its crisp air and delicious you thought the only way to get Pumpkin Pie Spice in your life was through pumpkin rolls or pumpkin pies you are in for a treat! Body Scrub -     Body scrubs are ridiculously easy and can be made using things you have on hand in the kitchen already. To create a yummy smelling Pumpkin Pie Spice body scrub mix 1 cup granulated or brown sugar with ½ cup of coconut oil, and 1 T. of Pumpkin Pie Spice. Scrub a generous amount over wet skin, rinse, pat dry. It will leave your skin soft and smooth. Whipped Body Butter -     One of the easiest and most decadent of diy beauty recipes body butter is a treat for yourself or to gift. In a hand or stand mixer whip ½ cup shea butter, 2 T. coconut oil, 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice, 1 tsp. vitamin E oil, and 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract. Simmering Potpourri -     Fill a small saucepan halfway with water, add 2-3 tsp.pumpkin pie spice and 1 tsp. … [Read more...]

DIY Beauty Treatments Using Pumpkin Puree

    Did you know that pumpkin puree is not only delicious for fall dishes but it can also make you beautiful? Pumpkin has many benefits for your skin and hair which is what makes it so good for you.     Pumpkin is packed with beta carotene, alpha hydroxy acids, zinc, Vitamins A, C, and E. All those benefits work together to brighten and smooth skin, boost collagen, reduce oil and acne, and moisturize. Pair it with a few other kitchen ingredients and you have the makings for beauty treatments that rival a high end salon.     Be sure to get canned pumpkin puree and not pumpkin pie filling for these DIY beauty recipes-organic is safest for using on your skin. Face Mask: 1 Tbsp. pumpkin puree 1 tsp. honey 1 tsp. plain yogurt ¼ tsp. cinnamon Mix all ingredients together until thoroughly combined. To use: Apply mask to damp face in an upward motion, avoid the eyes. Allow mask to sit for 20 minutes on your face before rinsing away. Moisturize as … [Read more...]

5 Tips For Looking Your Best This Summer! $25 GC #Giveaway @CoverGirl @OlayUS @Walmart

    Looking my best is always a priority for me because I am a career woman and because doing so makes me feel beautiful and good about myself.  The summertime is the perfect time to experiment with new looks and to try new outfits because the weather is warm and everyone loves to spend time outdoors looking good.     The truth is that, although I enjoy buying beauty items that look flattering on me, I don't like to spend a lot of money on them.  Walmart always has products from P&G brands like Olay and CoverGirl that help me look gorgeous while allowing me to save due to their everyday low prices. Here are some tips for looking your best this summer using some of my favorite CoverGirl and Olay products: Use self-sharpening eyeliner pencils that glide on easily so you could get the perfect line every time like CoverGirl Perfect Point Plus Eyeliner Pencil. Use beauty bars that cleanse your skin without leaving it dry such as Olay Ultra Moisture Beauty Bars. Apply … [Read more...]

Let Your Beauty Radiate This Holiday Season! #RadiantSavings #Giveaway #Ad #Spon

    I love the holidays because it is just a magical time of the year.  It just seems like everyone is on their best behavior.  Also, there is an air of joy and surprise as we all try to give our loved ones the perfect gifts and spend time with those who truly matter in our lives.  Most people try to slow down and prioritize their time so they don't spend too much time working or away from their families.  This is exactly why it is my favorite time of the year.     The holidays are also a great time to dress up and look beautiful.  After all, who doesn't love to have an excuse to look their best and to let their beauty radiate outwardly to others?  I personally love the way that my husband looks at me when I get beautified for the holidays.  He always gazes at me like I am the only woman that he sees in the entire room.     This holiday season, shine from head to toe with special offers on Unilever beauty products at Target. Ring in the holidays in style by giving yourself the gift of … [Read more...]

The Working Mom’s Guide To Great Skin! @PONDS #PONDSPerforms #Sponsored

    It's amazing how much my skin has changed over the years.  I'm pretty sure that this has had a lot to do with my hectic schedule and the fact that I haven't always had a regimen in place to care for my skin.  Being a Working Mom, I don't have a lot of time to spend applying products so I need a quick routine that keeps my skin beautiful and moisturized.     The way that I have approached my skin care regimen is by making sure that I do specific things throughout the day to improve my overall health as well as the condition of my skin.  This begins from the moment that I get up in the morning to the moment that I lay down to sleep at night.  Trust me, I know what I'm talking about because I have been working full-time since I was sixteen and I know a few things about maintaining great skin.  Check out my advice below: The Working Mom's Guide To Great Skin Drink plenty of water-Staying hydrated helps to minimize the appearance of wrinkles so it is important to drink at least … [Read more...]

Beauty Secrets To Boost Your Confidence #SleevelessSummerSweeps #MC #Sponsored

*I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence Central for Dove Advanced Care Deodorant. I received a promotional item to facilitate my review.       This past week, I returned to work as a teacher after being on vacation for the summer.  Believe it or not, figuring out what I was going to wear on my first day back as well as on the first day back for my students took a long time.  After all, we all want to look our best at all times.     There are a few beauty secrets that I rely upon that really help to boost my confidence and allow me to radiate and look great.  They don't cost a lot of money but their benefits are priceless and I am going to share them with you.  Believe me, feeling good about yourself goes a long way in helping you to look amazing too. Beauty Secret #1: Drinking a lot of water goes a long way when it comes to making your skin look and feel wonderful.  It helps to hydrate your skin and keeps wrinkles at bay.  Not to … [Read more...]