“…Age you later alligator!” With summertime in full swing, there are several questions that keep coming up when talking to clients about having hydrated and healthy looking skin.
Earlier this month, I wrote about The History of Shaving Vol. I and it seems that the questioning behind shaving, trimming, waxing, plucking, and removing bodily hair had a lot of yesteryear information.
“…This first woman to shave her legs was named: Georgia. She had returned from working hard all day on the farm and while she stood over the fire cooking, one of her small children [only knee high] grabbed on to her leg. Unfortunately for Georgia, her small child lost his balance while grabbing on to Georgia’s leg… her very hairy leg. As the small child fell, he grabbed just enough hairs off of Georgia’s hairy leg which created the sharpest pain she had ever experienced. “Ouch! Damn it!” screamed Georgia as she shook him off as if he were a tiny scary spider crawling up her leg!…”
Many men and women become resigned to living with ingrown hairs and razor bumps as they assume that it's something that can't really be changed. This assumption is wrong in that there are ways to help reduce the occurrence of razor bumps and keep your skin healthy and vibrant. Here, we suggest some natural ingredients you can use as a remedy for a razor bumps. Each of these ingredients has its own special healing and proven ability to help with your razor bumps.
With plenty of info out there about shaving, it’s hard to determine fact from fiction. So here’s the truth about getting a smooth, close shave.
Camellia oil also known as Japanese tea oil is one of the best kept beauty secrets of the geishas. The Camellia japonica flower is believed to symbolize feminine beauty, while the oil from the seed acts as a moisturizer. It is a non-greasy oil that has been used in the cultures of Japan and China for centuries in many ways, and is also considered to be the ‘olive oil of Asia’.
Essential oils have been used through the centuries for beauty and therapeutic purposes. They are aromatic liquids that are distilled and extracted from different parts of plants, and usually accompanied by a beautiful fragrance. Beyond the fragrance however, most essential oils can help you relax. Let's take a look at how these oils can also help you gain and maintain healthy and attractive skin: inside and out.