5 Beauty Resolutions for a Stunning 2013
By Shelley Levitt
5 beauty resolutions for a stunning 2013! Resolved: To be more beautiful than ever in 2013 — and with less effort!
Who doesn’t want that? Here are five super-easy ways to be your most glowing, stunning self throughout the upcoming year.
1. Don’t go to sleep with your makeup on.
Whether you get home at midnight after a night out with friends or drift into slumber land while watching TV on the couch, it can be tempting to tumble into bed without washing your face. Try to resist. As you snuggle against your pillow, the day’s collection of dirt and oil, along with makeup, are being pushed into your pores. And, it’s those blocked pores, that lead to pimples, blackheads and whiteheads, says Dr. Joshua Zeichner, a dermatologist and researcher at New York’s Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Too exhausted to make a stop at the bathroom sink? Keep a pack of makeup-removing towelettes on your bedside table.
2. Choose the right shampoo and conditioner for your hair type.
Today, you can find products customized for fine, medium or thick, curly and color-treated hair. Research has shown that these hair types all have different structures, says Jeni Thomas, a research scientist on hair and scalp health for Pantene. What makes one type of hair glossy and manageable might lead to bad hair days for another. One example: The ingredients that offer humidity resistance to thick hair can weigh down fine hair.