How To: Glowing Skin with a Positive Mindset

Skin care probably gives us more anxiety than any other part of our body! Which makes perfect sense, of course – it’s covering us and constantly showing to some degree. Those who have skin problems will often have issues with self-esteem and even moodiness. If you want to tackle your skin anxieties, then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s some advice that you should take on-board.

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Change your mindset

A negative mindset isn’t going to help your anxieties. Well, duh, right? But how does that help you when it comes to skin problems? A lot of people would argue that a skin problem such as acne gives someone the right to be negative or self-conscious. But again, you might need a change in mindset. You can read more at It seems that you may be assuming the worst in people without taking into account that most people, at some point, will encounter these sorts of problems. People are more empathetic than you might think.

The fact is that the vast majority of people don’t care all that much; they may notice you have a problem, but they’re not going to be disgusted by it in the way that you think. Other people aren’t going to sit there and stare at your flaws. Think about it: do you pay attention to someone’s skin problems? Has it stopped you spend time with them or even dating them? Probably not. Try to keep this in mind; it will soothe a lot of your anxiety.

Get expert advice

You can speak with someone about these kinds of worries. They may point you in the direction of a dermatologist. (A “skin doctor”, in layman’s terms!) Dermatologists will always help you explore non-surgical options, but there are loads of businesses out there, such as, that will help you explore both non-invasive dermatology and cosmetic surgery. (And no, you shouldn’t be afraid to look into such treatment if there’s a good chance it will really improve your situation.)

Dermatologists, or even your regular physician, may even be able to recommend you specific products and lifestyle changes based on your particular skin structure. Don’t be afraid to look into medical treatments they may suggest, like microdermabrasion. Something like that can be done at home or with a doctor.

The skin-friendly lifestyle

Changing your mindset is one part of adopting a skin-friendly lifestyle; when you’re less negative, you stress out a lot less – and stress can aggravate skin problems in ways you may never have thought possible. Stress is just one part of an unhealthy lifestyle that you need to avoid.

It’s true that those with skin problems like acne may be, in a sense, “doomed” to have the problem to some degree, at least in the short term. But most people aggravate the problem by not drinking enough water, not getting enough sleep, and neglecting exercise. You can read more at These things aren’t guaranteed to cure skin problems, the way some people make out. But they can go a long way towards improving your skin tremendously.

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Beterre Skin+Care founder Gina Maisano and BCRF

With breast cancer awareness month coming up in October, Beterre Skin+Care founder and two-time breast cancer survivor, Gina Maisano hopes to encourage awareness of those affected by breast cancer not only in October, but year-round.


Gina was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2001 and while undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments, she was in need of products that would help ease the side effects she was experiencing. As a former chef, known for her innovative cuisine, she was well versed in finding and blending beautiful ingredients to maximize their potential.  She consulted with the two physicians from Northwell Health who performed her reconstructive surgery after her double mastectomy, who became an integral part of the development of Bétèrre, and for three years she worked alongside a botanical chemist to create what has now become Bétèrre Skin+Care, a non-toxic beauty line that is suitable for even the most sensitive skin.

Made from garden grown ingredients including shea butter, jojoba oil, lavender, soy, marigold, chamomile and more, Bétèrre Skin+Care is comprised of 12 skin and hair care products. The line ranges from $12-$54 and for the month of October Bétèrre will donate 10% of their profits to the Cold Spring Harbor Breast Cancer Research Center.

Palmer’s Coconut Oil Formula – Product Review

Palmer’s has a new formula for skin care enthusiast!  They’ve expanded beyond the cocoa butter ingredient and infused a new product line with coconut oil.


There are so many benefits to using coconut oil such as anti-aging and anti-viral properties.  This natural ingredient smells great and works on all skin-types.  I decided to review the new Palmer’s Coconut Oil Formula due to my personal use of the oil substance.  My results are below:

Product Review – 

  1. The Coconut Oil Formula smells amazing!
  2. My face, hands, legs, and feet received an instant natural glow.
  3. The texture blends nicely on the skin’s surface.  This is not a greasy substance!
  4. After application, the formula doesn’t easily stain other objects.
  5. Palmer’s Coconut Oil Formula gives an appearance of skin rejuvenation through the it’s natural agents.

Palmer's Coconut Oil Formula

The product line also come in various sizes (and quantities) which helps small skin care touch-ups.  For example, I keep the Coconut Oil Hand Cream in my purse to moisturizer the cuticles.  It’s also stated to have No Dyes, Sulfates, Mineral Oil, Parabens, and Gluten.


On a scale of one to ten, I give the Palmer’s Coconut Oil Formula a TEN and suggest everyone try this product for their summer beauty regimen!

eb 5 Skin Care Product Giveaway



Style + Life + Fashion’s hosting a giveaway with eb 5 Skin Care.  One lucky winner will receive:

Intense Moisture Anti-Aging Cream ( reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, removes signs of inflammation, and restores moisture to dry skin. The formula has been carefully perfected over time and contains a patented blend of wrinkle-reducing Vitamin A, free-radical fighting Vitamin E, strengthening Vitamin B, moisture-encouraging Oat Flour, and soothing Comfrey Root.

Anti-Aging Eye Treatment ( reduces dark circle appearance, removes puffiness and rejuvenates skin tone. This formulation includes Regu-Age PF, a complex of specially purified natural soy and rice peptides and anti-oxidants.

Both products are paraben-free, vegan, gluten-free, non-GMO, fragrance-free, hypo-allergenic, and cruelty-free.

To Enter See The Guidelines Below:

1. Visit eb 5 skin care website and “Like” Style Life Fashion Facebook Page or Instagram account.

2. Share our giveaway on your social networking sites (either Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram) and MENTION @eb5facialcream in Tweets, and FOLLOW eb5 on Twitter as entry methods.

Giveaway will end at midnight on June 14, 2015 EST.  The winner will be notified (via email) and announced on June 15, 2015.

Products will be shipped directly from retailer.

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To purchase products, please use the blogger coupon code to receive 10% off:  BLOGGERGIFT

About eb5 Skincare

Based in Portland, Oregon, eb5 Skincare is a family-owned business that dates back to 1904 when pharmacist Samuel Heldfond began creating life-changing remedies for customers of his apothecary. His son, Robert, introduced our popular “five creams in one” anti-wrinkle cream in the 1960’s. Still popular in the 21st century, eb5 is considered “the original wrinkle cream.”

Epsom Salt Beauty Tips – Beach Survival Guide


As beach season draws near, here’s an unusual idea that could prove useful: Epsom salt. Doctors say it can help treat sunburn and it also helps with summer beauty, as you’ll see in the two news releases below, which quote experts who have worked with celebrities:


  • One quotes a celebrity skin care guru: Summer Skin Care Tips who says you should exfoliate before going out in the sun to rev up circulation, facilitating the elimination of toxins or impurities that may be trapped in the skin. In addition to detoxification, Ole Henriksen says exfoliation leaves the skin luminous, smooth and soft in texture, and it removes any excess dead skin, allowing for better absorption and easier application of sunscreen or lotion.


Here’s Henriksen’s recipe for an at-home dermabrasion resurfacing treatment he calls the “Shower smoothie:”

Ø  Ingredients: 4 oz. of Epsom salt, 4 oz. coffee grounds, 1 TSP eucalyptus oil and enough sesame oil to form a smooth paste.

Ø  Mix the Epsom salt and coffee grounds in a medium bowl, then add the oils and stir thoroughly until you have a smooth, but not runny paste.

Ø  Get in the shower, get wet and turn off the water. Use the entire palm of each hand to vigorously scrub your body for several minutes, from your neck to your feet.

Ø  Afterward, just rinse and glow. Your skin will feel smooth, and you’ll notice an immediate lifting and constricting of the skin.

  • The other quotes an award-winning celebrity manicurist Summer Beauty Tips who recommends bi-weekly pedicures to ease aches and pains, reduce swelling and disinfect blisters or lesions.



Marsha Bialo’s suggestions:

Ø  Give your feet a comfortable place to rest by folding a bath towel and positioning it at the bottom of a bucket.

Ø  Mix half a cup of Epsom salt with some warm, soapy water to soften skin and calluses and dry out the bacteria from blisters.

Ø  Remove old polish with a cotton pad soaked with nail polish remover, cut nails straight across with clippers then file them square to remove sharp edges.

Ø  Soak for five minutes, dip a file into the water and use it to smooth your heels, the balls of your feet and the outer edges of your pinkie toes.

Ø  Add Calcium Gel Fortifier or Ridge Filling Base Coat by China Glaze followed by a bright, summery coat of polish, and then finish with Seche Vite top coat for a lasting shine.