At the risk of sounding boastful, I have really good hair. It's incredibly thick and can take a lot when it comes to color (my strands have run the gamut from platinum to a dark burgundy brown). Every stylist or colorist who touches my hair is blown away at the sheer mass of it, so needless to say, I've been rather experimental over the years.
Natalie Off Duty Caring for your skin during the winterВ is a particularly challenging task. The weather's working against you, and it's easy to skimp on your nighttime beauty routine when you're ready to hop into your cozy bed to beat the cold. Furthermore, some of the ingredients found in our skincare products are actually exacerbating the winter damage.
First, I feel like I should start this story with a disclaimer-something like, "No Facetune or filters were used in the making of this article." Because it's true. Second, yes, my mom is actually 70 years old. (In general, people think I'm exaggerating and swear on their life she doesn't look a day past 55.
I was a textbook insomniac when I was younger. I'll never forget tossing and turning for hours on end, staring at my haphazardly painted lavender wall, thoughts racing, praying for the blissful comfort of a deep sleep. My parents tried everything-warm milk (only somewhat effective), singing me to sleep (which stopped being an option once I became a teenager and it was a bit weird forВ my mom to sing traditional Chinese songs toВ me in bed each night), and finally, out of frustration, yelling at me to go back in my room and just вЂњclose my eyesвЂќ (heads up: not effective).
@Laurenegg The beginning of fall might mean the end of summer, but that doesn't guarantee it's the end of showing off perfectly painted toenails. If you find that it's still warm enough out to keep your favorite sandals nearby, your nails will still need