Q: What is the right bath water temperature for my infant – not too hot, but not too cold?

A: As a safety measure to avoid accidentally scalding your baby, turn the water heater down to below 120°F, and run the bath water at around 100°F. Check the water with your hand before submerging your baby. Also, keep the air temperature in the bathroom around 75°F so baby is warm when you take him or her out.

Q: Seeing my locks dwindle down the drain has me feeling stressed! Is there anything I can do to hang on to my hair?

A: It’s true – it’s common to lose the extra hair that your body held onto during pregnancy during the first few months after delivery. Although there’s nothing you can do to reverse this natural phenomenon, you can minimize shedding by avoiding thermal styling and excess brushing. You can also use techniques to thicken the appearance of your locks, including maintaining healthy moisture, using a side part, adding texture, and trying a new style with bangs.

Q: I’m not sure how often to bathe my newborn. Is every other day too often or not enough?

A: During the first month or so, a gentle sponge bath with a mild cleanser two or three times per week is all that’s needed to keep baby clean and fresh. Washing too frequently can actually deplete the healthy oils that protect baby’s skin from allergens, leading to skin reactions like eczema.

Q: I thought sugar was bad for skin and causes breakouts. Why do I see so many facial and body scrubs made with sugar?

A: When ingested, excess amounts of sugar can contribute to facial breakouts. When sugar is used topically, however, there is no risk of causing a breakout and sugar has actually been proven to be beneficial to skin in multiple ways. According to The Huffington Post, sugar has three main benefits to the skin: first, it is a natural humectant and actually draws moisture from the environment into your skin, allowing skin to become ultra-hydrated; second, sugar naturally contains glycolic acid, which encourages cell turnover and generates youthful-looking skin; and third, sugar grains are finer, which makes them naturally more gentle on the skin when used as an exfoliant and a better choice to be used in a scrub than salt, which can actually strip the oils of the skin and dry it out.

Q: My teen washes her face, but she still gets pimples along her chin and jawline. How can she avoid these breakouts?

A: In this age of technology, we know that a smartphone typically isn’t far from your teenager’s hands – or face. A common result is breakouts in the areas that the phone frequently touches. Have your teen regularly clean her phone screen to keep the bacteria from rubbing into pores and causing breakouts.


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School might be back in session but you don’t have to sacrifice style to get to class on time. Stock your dorm with these multi-tasking products and everyday essentials for effortless hair styling and effective skincare while you’re away at school.

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Beauty Handbooks

Hot Weather Beauty Handbook: Sun-Proof Skincare Tips, Makeup & Fashion. Tired of melting makeup, limp locks and the dreaded sunburn? Keeping your hair and makeup looking fresh isn’t easy in the midst of a heat wave, but with the right guide book, you can bring the fun back into your summer beauty regimen. Read on for articles on hot-weather skincare, trendy fashion advice and sun-safe beauty tips.

Fashion & Beauty Handbook. Whether you’re a seasoned fashionista or simply want to boost your everyday style, our guide to getting gorgeous can point you in the right direction. Find out how to choose key pieces for your wardrobe and revamp your hair and makeup routine for a fresh, pulled-together look for every age, season and occasion.

Office Beauty Handbook: Skincare Guide to a Professional Appearance in the Workplace. The key to professional success isn’t just credentials and job performance. Confidence and presence are essential factors in helping you achieve your goals in the workplace. And whether you’re a makeup maven or a minimalist, creating an office-appropriate look is the first step to exuding inner confidence. Get tips on polishing your appearance to make the right impression with our complete Office Beauty Handbook, featuring articles on everything from looking your best for an interview to unwinding with some post-work pampering.

Sensitive Skincare Handbook. Sensitive skin comes with a variety of symptoms, ranging from acne breakouts to allergic reactions. Looking for solutions to your sensitive skin challenges? Understanding triggers can help you create an effective skincare routine for all skin conditions, ages and seasons. Read on for tips and treatments to keep sensitive skin healthy and beautiful year-round.

Men’s Skincare Handbook. Even the most low-maintenance man can benefit from healthy skincare. Whether men are looking for daily staples to add to their grooming regimen or want to take preventative measures against aging and sun damage, this guide has tips for creating a simple, effective routine for men of all ages and skin types.

FAQs Handbook Chapter 4: Skin Type and Seasonal Skincare - The 30 Questions & Answers. When you’ve got a beauty issue that needs attention, it pays to be proactive. With our comprehensive FAQs guide, learn the ins and outs of skincare, makeup, hair treatments, healthy lifestyle habits and more. This section provides answers to questions about tailoring your beauty routine to your unique skin type and making adjustments according to seasonal changes.

Clarisonic Product Handbook. Clarisonic is a trusted name in skincare. The company’s skin cleansing and anti-aging systems are clinically proven to make skin clearer and more youthful-looking than ever imagined. Learn more about these state-of-the-art devices and how they can help your skin achieve radiance.

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Caudalie Instant Detox Mask A mask that reaches deep into the skin to draw out accumulated toxins from clogged pores to revitalize and invigorate the complexion. True "rehab" for the skin, the Instant Detox Mask is an essential therapy for busy women with stressful and tired skin."
Juice Beauty Oil Free Moisturizer Hydrate, quench and restore your skin's natural moisture balance with this lightweight oil-free moisturizer. This product contains a blend of certified organic Grape and Pomegranate, soothing Aloe Vera, vitamin antioxidants and nutrient-rich sea algae to restore the skin's natural balance. "

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