I tend to get oily during the day. Should I be reapplying powder all day long? Or should I be using blotting papers or a different moisturizer? If touching up with powder isn’t enough, take a step back and consider your entire routine. Is your cleanser oil-free? Is your moisturizer? Foundation? Are you applying powder […] Read more
Using small circular motions of fingers on the face, you can help clear the lymphatic drainage system and de-puff tired eyes and skin. Massage away from the centre of your face in a symmetrical way – from forehead to temples, nose to ears and chin to jawbone – using facial oil. Â Â
Like a wobbly tummy, facial muscles need to be exercised on a regular basis to stop them becoming loose and flabby. A routine that takes just 10 minutes a day, and which can be done anywhere – on the bus, in the car or watching TV – will tighten up lazy skin.
Just a few minutes a day of fingertip massage can increase circulation in the face, leaving your complexion revitalized and rigid frown lines less set. Age causes the connective tissue to become less supple, so massage must be delicate and fingers not probe too deeply. Try simply tapping two fingers from beside the mouth to […] Read more
For an invigorating body scrub, grab a handful of luxury salt granules, such as ‘Fleur de Sel’, and mix them with a tablespoon of good-quality almond oil. Massage gently over rough skin, paying particular attention to knees and elbows, then rinse off with warm water.
An innovative new gel called Laresse is available for small eyebrow creases, and wrinkly crow’s-feet. Made in the lab rather than from human or animal sources, it has been praised for its super-smooth results.
Keep a bottle of toning eye make-up remover in the fridge, and use the solution to gently clean your eyes in the morning. The chilled remover will help de-puff the eyes as well as clean.
For general foot health, try to reduce the amount of time you spend in shoes. At your work desk or at home, use every opportunity to slip off your footwear and walk around barefoot. This is particularly important if you are trying to prevent such conditions as bunions or calluses. Â
Thought to temporarily reduce the appearance of cellulite, the Tri-Active laser combines suction massage to increase lymphatic drainage, which filters fluid from the cells. Low-intensity diodes heat to stimulate collagen production and tighten the skin, which is left visibly smoother.
Improving your circulation and keeping your body hydrated by drinking water throughout the day will help reduce the appearance of dark circles under your eyes. Solving the problem this way, through a healthy practice, will produce longer-lasting results than trying to. Â