Tuesday, May 18, 2010

The Beauty Behind

I have been going to the same hairstylist for years. He has moved to different salons for better opportunities and I have followed. My hope is he stays local so I won't have to fly to get a haircut ... lol Throughout our history I have developed trust with his expertise in the hair care business. It is easy for me to follow his advice about long hairstyles and hair care in general. He also give me tips about hair care products for specific needs, and of course I believe him every time he tells me the haircut style he suggested for me added allure and made me look more beautiful and younger. During various visits he makes suggestions on skin care. He has convinced me I do not have to spend a ton of money for beautiful hair, flawless-looking skin or gorgeous makeup. His suggestion was many times the less expensive brands produce just as effective results as more expensive brands. Knowing just a few tips can make you a pro at shopping for beauty products to improve your hair, skin, and enhance your cosmetic selections.
Here are the tips I follow to care for my hair and skin:

1) As a general rule, healthy life style means healthy looking hair and skin. Stress, smoking, drinking, not exercising and poor nutrition are not good for skin and hair.

2) For my hair, I use mild shampoo and conditioner. I don't stick to just one brand of shampoo, I like variety and I like to experiment on different brands. I wash my hair three times a week. I only use a blow dryer to dry my hair when I am in a hurry or my husband gives me that "we are late" look. I also deep condition my hair and scalp once a month to give it that shiny look.

3) For my skin, I use unscented body wash and unscented lotion. I try to stay away as much as I can from harsh chemicals. To be really safe, I use baby care soap and lotion most of the time. Also, don't forget to put on generous amount of sun block when you go out playing under the sun.

4) Eat lots of vegetables and fruits, drink a lot of water, maintain good hygiene and get as much sleep as you can.

5) Get your hair styled and cut at least every two months if you can afford it. I don't know what it is, but for me, I feel so much better every time I have my hair done. Plus my hair stylist always tells me when he is done styling my hair that I look beautiful and young looking with my nicely done "prom hair" look, and that makes me feel good inside.
~ by Chay ~
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  1. i have to follow all those tips to look as young and beautiful as you, Chay. ;)

  2. At 65, I've done pretty well, avoiding wrinkles. My dermatologist tells me it's mainly because I haven't been a sunbather and I'm religious about sunscreen! I am!

  3. Those are wonderful tips. I use oil of olay wash and moisturizer and have no wrinkles and healthy looking skin. I have to say though I blow dry my hair daily which probably is not a good thing. Do you just let your hair air dry?

  4. Hmmmmm... I need to print this out. Thanks for sharing Chay. Stay pretty.

  5. great tips. no wonder you are still beautiful.