There is nothing as nostalgic as a peppermint candy cane. The red and white striped sweet goes hand in hand with childhood holiday memories of Santa, Frosty, Rudolph and The Grinch. In addition to being a delectable edible, peppermint has many beauty and health benefits. A cross between watermint and spearmint, the oil from the peppermint plant can soothe aching feet as well as settle an upset tummy (perhaps suffering from too much holiday cheer!). Applying peppermint oil to your scalp not only makes your hair smell good, it promotes hair growth, increases blood circulation and adds gloss. And did you know that the menthol in peppermint is good for those of us with oily skin as it controls e
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One of the things I hate most is when someone sees me and says: “Are you all right? You look tired.” That is basically code for “You look like hell.” It seems like it happens a lot, whether it’s because I didn’t sleep well the night before, or didn’t bother to put on eye makeup that day, or the lighting in the room just doesn’t flatter me. Frankly, it’s annoying and can ruin your whole day. So I have been looking for something that would make me look rested in the morning no matter what my sleeping patterns were like.
In the past week alone, I have not been sleeping well. So one night, I decided to try the new Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Eye. It comes in a very small bottle but only req
Salon straightening treatments have been a real game changer for frizz-fighting, with a few short hours in a stylist’s chair shaving cumulative hours off of clients’ daily beauty regimens. Concerns over formaldehyde content prompted a Cosmetic Industry Review, which should conclude this fall. In the meantime, we wanted to give a run-down of our experiences with Brazilian Blowout and Coppola Keratin Complex, two of the biggest names in the arena. We also have some tips for choosing a salon and a stylist when booking a straightening service.