Sure, great skin is the result of regular cleansing and exfoliation, but that doesn't always have to come in the form of a store-bought tube. Some of the best acne fighters out there are hiding right under your nose . . . or in your pantry. To see the five surprising zit-zappers you have lying around your own home, just keep reading.
Sure, washing your face every night is one of those oft-broken beauty commandments, but what about what comes next? Are you applying the right skin care products in the right order? And when are you exfoliating? Fear not. Kate Somerville, the go-to skin expert of the biggest stars, breaks it down step by step, so you can focus on enjoying the benefits of a smart skin care regimen: good skin! Read on for her tips to a successful morning and night-time routine.
This week, many stars set out to show us exactly how to do the bared-faced look right. Taylor Swift looked stunning at the American Music Awards, mainly because her skin was smooth, evenly-toned and glowing all night — it's the kind of natural look we're always striving to perfect, and we've found a product that lends a helping hand. Hayden Panettiere showed off a punchy coral lip colour that we fell head over heels for (Kate Bosworth's a fan, too!), while Victoria Justice, pictured above, reminded us of the power of a good, highly-pigmented lip gloss. There are even more beauty looks to see (and copy!) so click through the gallery to check them out!
If there's one thing we know from looking at this week's beauty round-up, it's that the bold lip is a makeup trend that's here to stay. Alexa Chung, Rihanna and Kristen Stewart let their lips do all the talking, and we think it totally paid off for them. Going all the way when it came to staying natural, Lara Bingle gave us a lesson in how to do nude makeup the right way — and her couldn't take our eyes off her beautiful ice-blue eyes as a result. French actress Berenice Marlohe went the other way with some seriously heavy eyeshadow playing up her big eyes, while Ashley Greene went for a soft and feminine look. One thing they all had in common? They all looked beautiful. Click through the gallery to see who rounds out the top 10 and copy the looks at home!
From cleansers to serums to night creams, the beauty aisle is lined with a profusion of complexion-enhancing products. And while each one serves a special purpose, here are five key tips for giving your skin what it wants. Get down to the bare bones of skin care when you keep reading.
Kristen Stewart's really been knocking it out of the park lately. Paired with what has become her signature hair look, her cat-eye liner couldn't have been more lovely — the jet-black lines accentuated her pretty green eyes beautifully in one of our favourite beauty looks this week. Of course, it wasn't just Kristen who wowed us! Other easy-on-the-eye stars like Amanda Seyfried, Doutzen Kroes and Kim Kardashian made us want to pick up some new beauty tricks quick-smart, while one singing superstar in particular has the red-lip look nailed like no other. Click through the gallery to check out all the gorgeous looks that caught our attention this week!
Breakouts: everybody gets them at some point or another. And while it may seem like the world is zeroing in on your spots, celebrity makeup artist Carmindy urges you to think otherwise. "First and foremost, you want to just take a deep breath and relax, and realise that nobody sees your pimples as much as you do," she says. "Pimples can be a real confidence killer, but they don't have to be." Five steps for concealing acne with confidence when you read more.
Did you know that drinking loads of water doesn't necessarily make your skin better? Well, it's true. While proper hydration is key for keeping your skin healthy, overhydrating doesn't do any good. So what can you actually do to get clearer, fresher skin without slathering on a ton of creams? For four smart, easy solutions, just keep reading.
When you think of good skin, one brand in particular probably comes to mind: Proactiv. The two doctors and superstar dermatologists behind the brand, Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Field, have helped send millions of people on their way to healthier complexions, including celebs like Jessica Simpson, Katy Perry and Avril Lavigne. We're thrilled to welcome them as guest bloggers on BellaSugar, where they'll share their expertise. This week, they're kicking things off with a few smart steps to taking better care of your skin . . .