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Monday, January 21, 2008

Winter Blues

Winter Beauty Misery- Beauty Solutions:

Winter’s snow might be pretty but there is no other season that is worst on your skin and hair. Try these beauty tricks, and you won’t be singing the blues anymore!

Cracked, Peeling Lips?
During the winter months, your lips become dry and start to chap. And on a dry mouth, bacteria pushes their way in, causing more chapping.

Beauty Solution: Spread on CO Bigelow’s Soothing Lip Formula to buff away the chapped lips. This gentle lip exfoliator is the perfect remedy for flaky, peeling, chapped lips. Made with mango butter,shea butter, and cocoa butter. $ 7. 50

After you’ve buffed away the chapped lips, follow up with Kiehl’s Lip Balm # 1 in Cranberry. Packed with the antioxidant, Cranberry, it boosts softness. $ 8.50

Try this at home recipe for recipe for chap lips (Do this twice a week to get kissable lips):

What you will need:

1 tsp. Sugar

1 Green Tea bag

1 tsp. Olive oil

1/2 Cup cold water

3 disposable cups/bowls

First, put the sugar into a small bowl or cup, the olive oil into another, and pour 1/2 cup of cold water into the remaining cup. Dip the tea bag in and out of the water a few times. It's definitely know a lot easier when it's hot, but it is important that the water be cold, to soothe and revive lips.

Next, add the tea water, drops at a time, into the sugar. Mix together until it becomes the consistency of wet sand. Using the tips of your fingers, apply the sugar and tea mixture to your lips . Gently rub in a circular motion. Don't rub too hard. Do this for 10-20 seconds.

Rinse your lips with water and pat dry. Squeeze out excess water from tea bag and use it to pat lips. Do this for 30 seconds. Let your lips air dry.Dab the oil onto your lips with your fingertip. Don't over do it. It should be as if you are putting on lip gloss. Leave on for 2 minutes. Wipe off excess oil with tea bag.

Chapped Hands and Brittle Nails?

The wintry combination of freezing winds and then the heat being indoors weaken your hands and nails. Try Mary Kay's Satin Hands Pampering Set.

The Satin Hands Satin Smoothie Hand Scrub cleanses and exfoliates. It's an everyday treat for hands to leave them feeling smooth and soft instantly. And you'll love the fresh peach scent. It's part of the Satin Hands Pampering Set for irresistibly smooth, super-soft hands in three easy steps. The Satin Hands Pampering Set includes Extra Emollient Night Cream, Satin Hands includes Satin Smoothie Hand Scrub with a convenient pump dispenser and Satin Hands Hand Cream to condition and moisturize for hours. All three come in a pretty peach-colored bag. $ 30 marykay

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