Q: How can I incorporate essential oils into my hair styling products, while looking natural and summery?

A: John Masters Organics Sea Mist Sea Salt Spray with Lavender is excellent for adding beachy texture to hair. Plus, the lavender helps combat the drying effects of the sea salt in this misty volume spray.

Q: My skin tends to get really dry throughout the day. How can I incorporate an aromatherapy boost with a way to refresh my tight, dry skin?

A: Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist is great for refreshing skin and smells like a fresh bouquet of roses. Use it at the office, at the beach or after cleansing to maintain hydrated skin.

Q: Which essential oils are safe to use during pregnancy?

A: Generally speaking, it’s best to avoid essential oils during pregnancy. Using products with fragrance may irritate skin, so it’s best to consult a physician before you add essential oils to your routine while pregnant.

Q: My cuticles are especially dry this fall. In the past, my daily hand cream has been enough to keep them hydrated, but I think I need something else. Any tips?

A: A basic cuticle oil like L’Occitane Shea Nail and Cuticle Nourishing Oil is all it takes to restore health and hydration to your nails during the cold weather months. Simply massage a few drops of oil into the surface of the cuticle on a few times per week, or as needed.

Q: How should I prep my skin before applying an at home mask?

A: You always want to start with a clean, fresh complexion. Dr. Sarah Villafranco tells Total Beauty that it’s best to wash your face with a soft washcloth that’s been soaked in warm water. As you gently wipe your face, the warmth will open the pores and draw out impurities and gentle, repeated strokes will provide a mild exfoliation, prepping your skin for your mask or peel.


Essential Oils to Naturally Boost Skin, Soften Hair and Soothe the Senses Essential Oils to Naturally Boost Skin, Soften Hair and Soothe the Senses

Come over to the natural side with ingredients that smell amazing and instantly replenish parched complexions. Achieve a year-round glow from the inside out with these beautifying face oils, rich body lotions and moisturizing treatments – all featuring nourishing essential oils.

Fall Skincare Spotlight: 12 Moisturizing Ingredients for a Gorgeous Autumn GlowFall Skincare Spotlight: 12 Moisturizing Ingredients for a Gorgeous Autumn Glow

Your fall moisturizer should do more than just moisturize your skin – it should help reverse the signs of summer stress. Whether you’re concerned with discoloration, dullness or a parched complexion, here are 12 go-to ingredients to look for in your fall moisturizer.

Men’s Anti-Aging Grooming: Skincare Gifts That Are Beyond BasicMen’s Anti-Aging Grooming: Skincare Gifts That Are Beyond Basic

Looking for a way to treat the man in your life – and boost his style and confidence? Help him enjoy more than basic hygiene with these skin and hair care products that will amp up your guy’s routine. Pick out cool cleansers, nifty gadgets and intoxicating scents to transform his daily experience.

Fall Naturally Flawless Makeup: Easy, Sophisticated and Barely There Beauty Trends Fall Naturally Flawless Makeup: Easy, Sophisticated and Barely There Beauty Trends

The transition from summer to fall can be hard to navigate, as temperatures fluctuate, calendars fill up and you’re likely still recuperating from summer travels and sunburns. It’s the perfect season to reset your style, but who has the time and energy for a new look? Fortunately, the latest trends offer plenty of low-maintenance options for looking and feeling polished, sophisticated and ready for a fresh start. Read on for tips and tricks to refining your makeup routine and overall appearance with pared-down products and easy-breezy styles.

Heal Stressed Summer Skin: 12 Fall At-Home MasksHeal Stressed Summer Skin: 12 Fall At-Home Masks

From exposure to the elements to the build-up of pore-clogging dirt and debris, summer is a stressful time for skin. As fall arrives, discover the perfect at-home mask to take your skin from stressed to restored in 20 minutes or less.

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.

Skincare & Beauty Calendar: Twelve-Month Guide to Complete Skin Transformation. A new year means a brand new opportunity to improve the health and appearance of your skin — and we’re here to help. Join us on our 12-month journey toward a transformed skin care routine. Here’s the step-by-step plan for the best skin of your life.

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Clarisonic Opal Sonic Infusion System: Fight Wrinkles with Anti-Aging Technology

Struggling with signs of aging? Particularly wrinkles and crow’s feet around the eyes? You’ve probably tried every anti-aging product on the market. Take a look at the Clarisonic Opal and you’ll never again need to waste your money on ineffective creams and serums. Find out more about the benefits of this unique product.

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Expert Round Table Interview Part 1: Dermatologist Dr. Annie Chiu Answers Questions of Editorial Team About Everyday Beauty and Skincare

Looking for an expert’s opinion about everyday skincare and beauty? Are you always in a rush and need skincare products that are long-lasting but require minimal time and effort to use? See what board-certified cosmetic and general dermatologist Dr. Annie Chu recommends for nail care, fighting acne and even BB and CC creams.

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Caudalie Polyphenol C15 Overnight Detox Oil A 100% plant-based oil that helps to renew and protects your over-tired skin while you sleep. This dry and lightweight oil is a 100% plant-based formula exceptionally effectives on cell renewal and toxin elimination. Free-radicals and dead cells are eliminated during the night when cells are most efficient at healing."
Kerstin Florian Chamomile Shower and Bath Gel This light exhilarating bath gel containing natural aloe, calendula and chamomile extracts, is designed to maintain the skin's proper moisture balance. For use everyday in the shower or in the tub for a relaxing bubble bath."
SkinCeuticals Clarifying Clay Masque This non-drying masque combines kaolin and bentonite, the highest quality natural earth clays, to decongest pores and lift impurities. Botanicals and minerals are added to help heal and calm the skin, while a 5% hydroxy acid blend gently exfoliates. Weekly use leaves skin feeling healthy and purified."

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