Category: Beauty Tips

Eyebrow Shaping 101

Learn how to groom your eyebrows like a professional. You don’t have to pay spa prices to get beautiful eyebrows. Certified eyebrow specialist Karen Garcia of Dimitri Dermatology and the Glow Beauty Salon in Kenner, LA, offers eyebrow shaping tips to help you look your best. Before you get started with hair removal, consider what you want your eyebrows to look like and what shape best suits your face. Garcia offers this advice regarding eyebrow shaping. For deep-set eyes: Keep the brows separated by the full length of your eye, with a low to natural arch. If the arch is too high, you...

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Maintaining Healthy Nails

Taking care of your nails as you age may require some adjustments. Nails are living tissue, just like skin. In fact, they’re composed primarily of the skin protein keratin. As your skin gets drier with age, your nails do, too. But that doesn’t mean you have to resign yourself to a lifetime of ugly nails. You just need to treat them with more kindness and gentleness. Don’t overuse products like nail polish, nail hardeners, and polish remover. Keep your nails clean and dry; this prevents bacteria from collecting under the nails. Don’t remove your cuticles, because that makes it easier for infection to develop. When you rub lotion on your hands, be sure you get it in the area around the nails. Avoid harsh chemicals; they can damage your nails. Many women say rubbing cuticle oil into your nails at bedtime helps make them much less brittle....

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