The Beauty Download
##Pump It Up with Aloe Vera!
Nature addicts swear by this power-packed plant, and Ayurvedic medicine was already using its superpowers 5,000 years ago. Even Cleopatra made it part of her skincare routine. But aloe’s beauty properties come from its function as a desert plant: to withstand the most arid climates, it traps an incredible amount of water, along with sugars, vitamins and minerals, at its core. This composition gives pure aloe vera gel unparalleled moisturizing properties for the skin, as well as soothing, repairing and healing benefits (like soothing sunburns and irritation). Taken orally, aloe also improves digestion and combats fatigue. What more could you ask for?Featured productsCarousel previous buttonCarousel next button
##Have You Tried Multi-Masking?
Created in Korea, this trend involves applying several masks at the same time in different zones of the face to target the needs of each area. A way to personalize your beauty routine, multi-masking addresses our skin’s range of requirements since not every area has the same needs. For example, use a purifying mask on your t-zone, one for anti-aging on your cheeks and neck, and a soothing, fresh mask around the contour of the eyes. With this approach to masks, the possibilities are endless…
##The ‘Miracle Morning’, something to adopt or just a passing trend?
Does the future really belong to those who wake up with the sun? This is apparently what many fans of the bestselling book The Miracle Morning by American author Had Elrod follow to a tee from waking up at 5:30 AM, to how they exercise, meditate, read and create gratitude lists daily. And don’t forget “dedicating some time to the person you wish to become”. So how does one become a morning person? To start, try rising at dawn and motivating yourself for the day with beneficial, energizing essences.Featured productsCarousel previous buttonCarousel next button
##Sparkling Water: The New Beauty Solution for Dull Complexions?
Is your complexion a little dull? Restore its sparkle with sparkling water, an Asian beauty tradition that helps cleanse the skin's pores. (You might have noticed how many Asian beauty products use it as an ingredient—especially masks!)
Here’s how to harness the power of sparkling water at home: plunge your face into a bowl of tap water mixed with sparkling water (half and half) for about thirty seconds to a minute. And as the bubble effect is known to tone and firm the skin, the magic gets to work!