If you suffer from acne, try essential oils like tea tree, bergamot, clove, lavendar, or rosewood. The more sensitive your skin is, the more you should dilute it before applying it -- be sure to follow the instructions on the bottle. If rash or irritation occurs, switch to a milder acne-fighting product or consult a dermatologist for other suggestions.
More Women's Health and Beauty Tip
So you washed your hair this morning, but it's already feeling oily again? Get out those oil-blotting strips you use on your face and give your scalp a quick once-over.
If you have oily hair, use a shampoo that contains zinc. It's okay to condition if you feel you need it -- just don't use it on your roots and scalp.
Don't have time to get rid of that bad dye job? In the meantime, draw attention away from the color with a wide headband that covers your roots -- getting your hair away from your face lessens the effect of bad color.
Looking at going blonde? There's a lot to consider when picking your shade -- like the undertones of your skin. Avoid "matching" colors. For example, if you have yellow undertones, avoid deep golds; if you have pinkish ...Read More
When it comes to lipstick, eyeshadow, or powder, go ahead and spend a little more -- these makeup mainstays warrant the extra money. Spend your money there instead of on eyeliner, lip gloss, or fancy mascara.
If you wear makeup, take the time to wash your face twice at night: once to clean off the makeup, and again to cleanse your skin properly. Be gentle, though, and don't overscrub!