If you flip through any women’s magazine, you can’t help but notice the different ads for BB creams — and if the empty product shelves in the skincare aisles are any indication, BB creams are all the rage. Will they still be hot come winter though?
There are certain beauty rituals that continue to be passed down from generation to generation, and one of those more famous ones belongs to thinking that cucumbers reduce undereye puffiness. It’s likely you’ve done this at some point, not to mention offered up this bit of advice to others, but what’s the science behind it? Do cucumbers really reduce puffiness, or is it just the fact that they’re cold?
Fun in the sun could be dangerous if you’re not wearing the right sunscreen. Doctors say you want one with broad spectrum coverage, offering protection against both UVA and UVB rays.
Many people don’t realize that the sun can wreak as much havoc on their hair as their skin. “The UV light damages your hair,” said Dr. Debra Jaliman, a New York dermatologist and author of “Skin Rules.” “It breaks the chemical bonds, which causes split ends and makes hair more susceptible to breakage.” David Lopez, a hairstylist in New York who has worked with many celebrities, said that sun exposure can also lead to “dryness, frizz and even cause hair color to fade if you dye it.”
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