Even here in beautiful Northern California, the weather can sometimes indeed be frightful. From cold wind to central heat, the elements can wreak havoc on our skin. Here are some ways to winter-proof your skin and end the season looking fresh for spring, and not as though you’ve been through a blizzard.
For simple hairstyles, it’s all about pretty braids, effortless textures and undone updos. It’s all about the products when dealing with the soaring mercury. For frizz, apply an anti-humectant cream (try Suave Professionals Weather Protection 365 Anti-Frizz and Flyaway Cream Gel) to damp locks to protect them from unwanted moisture. Skip the heat styling and store your curling and flat irons away for the next few months. Work with what you’ve got: If you want to boost your natural waves or curls, try a texturizing product made for your hair type.
In preparation for a new and exciting journey, which thus requires the packing and paring down of my belongings, it has hit me that I have way too many beauty products (if such a phrase can truly be uttered). Granted, I was a makeup artist for years and still have a plethora of gratis to show for it; however, no one’s cabinet hinges should be straining, makeup bag overflowing! It’s time for a reduction strategy to help you (and me) pare down to the essentials.
Before you know it, we’ll be back to the grind: school, meetings and the hustle and bustle we try to forget for two blissful months. Even if you work during the summer, you can’t escape the overall feeling that life is just a little slower paced, a little lazier, a little more ahhhhhhhh.
Sandra Castrogiovanni-Harp was floored when her daughter, Katrina Tavares, arrived at the Redding airport. Katrina, whose normal, healthy we
Yes, it’s hard to believe it’s that time again. It seems like just last month we were worrying about sunscreen and summer hair, and now it’s time for holiday parties.
Dressing for the holidays doesn’t have to incite fear, stress or panic. Follow these do’s and don’ts and spend your time enjoying the fun that’s sure to come.
The end of summer is typically a mixed bag of emotions.The thought of trading long, lazy summer days for a backpack or a business suit isn’t easy. But with the end of one season comes exciting opportunities presented by another, particularly in the realm of fashion. No other season tends to inspire our inner fashionista or dapper dude more than fall.
Whether the heat is still going strong or it officially feels like fall, autumn is the perfect time to prepare a new skincare routine, since cooler weather is on the way. Situated between the hottest and coldest seasons of the year, fall is a great time for skincare and beauty transitions.
For much of the hearing population, experience with hearing loss amounts to talking full volume to an elderly relative whose bulbous aids seem not to help much.
For Ken Woods, hearing loss is a way of life, the only life he’s known. “Hearing loss disconnects people,” he says, which is why he’s made it his passion to reconnect families and loved ones by giving back what Helen Keller deemed more important than sight. “Seeing is about things,” says Woods, “but hearing is about knowing people.”