Kim Kardashian Anti-Aging Skin Care Routine…Don’t Believe the Hype!

Kim Kardashian Anti-Aging Skin Care Routine…Don’t Believe the Hype!

Can you imagine Kim Kardashian with wrinkles? Pretty difficult, right? If you were to assume that she uses a slew of legit anti-aging products—and also that said anti-aging products are crazy expensive—well, you’d be right. In a recent post on her website, Kardashian offered up the full scope of her routine, prompting readers to “shop the hydrating masks, anti-aging creams, brightening serums, and face oils that are part of my beauty regimen!” The only problem with that? It costs a grand total of $1,511. So we took it upon ourselves to track down similarly awesome products with far more modest price tags. Kardashian suggests: Caudalie Premier Cru The Elixir, $99. This is a mix between a dry oil and an serum. Allure suggests: 40 Carrots Carrot + C Vitamin Serum, $13. This drugstore pick contains both vitamin C and retinol.   Kardashian suggests: By Terry Baume de Rose, $60. This is a “repairing balm” that hydrates and provides anti-aging benefits.Allure suggests: Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel Cream for Extra Dry Skin, $17. This gel-cream quenches your skin with a high dose of hyaluronic acid (a super anti-aging ingredient).   Kardashian suggests: Tatcha Camellia Beauty Oil, $95. Licorice root extract and green tea in this formula help to calm and protect skin.Allure suggests: Sonia Kashuk Radiant Boost Restorative Facial Oil, $16. It’s as lightweight as pricier oils, and the blend of hydrating essential oils (sweet almond, sesame, evening primrose seed, camelina) smells amazing. It also contains retinol for wrinkle-fighting benefits.   Kardashian suggests: Tata Harper Hydrating Floral Essence, $85. This is a moisturizing toner spray that helps hydrate the skin for...
How to Avoid Mold and Mildew in Your Hair

How to Avoid Mold and Mildew in Your Hair

Did You Know That You Can Get Mildew In Your Hair? A problem some curly, coily, locked, and wavy girls may face is mildew or fungus. Mildew is a surface fungus often gray or white in color and often found in damp or moist areas. It gives off a musty smell and it can be found in your house, on fabrics, and yes, even your hair and scalp. This often occurs in hair and scalp when wet hair is left unable to dry for extended periods of time. The moisture that gets trapped in the hair can breed mildew and hairstyles more prone to this would be buns, ponytails, updos, or even locs although people who sweat heavily in their hair may also suffer from this. Curated from How to Avoid Mildew in Your Hair (and How to Remove It) Not only can your hair attract mildew but it can also attract mold. Mold spores are invisible to the naked eye but are found naturally in the air. These spores love damp dark places. The key to preventing your hair from getting mold and mildew is to keep it dry. make sure that after shampooing, swimming or even sweating profusely that you completely dry your hair afterwards. You should never put on a wig or any type of head wrap while your hair is still wet. Also, Studies have shown that essential oils have antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. Prepare an anti-fungal scalp treatment spray by mixing tea tree/ peppermint oil and witch hazel. You should spray this mixture on your hair and scalp prior to drying to assist with...