Vintage clothing never goes out of style. However, you might want to your vintage clothing to look fresh and modern. Keeping this in mind, I have collaborated with Chicloth.com to create a list of my top four favourite outfits that take vintage elements and give it a modern twist.
Chicloth The Sound Of Nature Floral Printed Dress
Graphic prints are a great way to give a fresh and bold look to a classic style. This dress does exactly that. Pair it with black or pink pumps.
Chicloth small floral Princess Dress
Delicate embroidery can add an elegant touch to this dress. This cut is simple and the embroidery gives it beauty.
Pair it with red or green heels.
Chicloth One shoulder Vintage Dress
The one shoulder look is the perfect way to give a modern twist to this lovely dual tone dress. Pair it with red or black heels.
Boots can make it look edgy.
Chicloth I am queen black Valentine Dress
This stylish dress is perfect for the elegant girl who wants to make a statement with little effort. Pair it with silver heels for a more dramatic effect. Tie a scarf around your neck to add some glam.
Homecoming is the most important moment in every girl’s life. Some girls begin to plan out their dress very early on. However, it is sometimes difficult to find the perfect dress of your dreams at an affordable price. To help you find the dress that will make you dazzle at the homecoming, I have collaborated with yesbabyonline.com
We have picked out the top four dresses for you. Keep scrolling to see them all.
Shine bright like a crystal. This ornate gown is sure to make you look like the home coming queen that you are. The golden beaded appliqués on the white fabric make it a dress that will truly make you sparkle. Pair it with matching golden pumps and you are ready to go.
Elegant Dark Navy Homecoming Dress Off-the-Shoulder Lace Appliqués Cocktail Dresses
This deep blue dress is perfect for the girl who loves to dazzle the crowds with her charm. Just pair it with strappy blue heels and a lovely black purse as seen in the image.
Zipper Modern Sleeveless Mini V-neck Bodycon Crystal Homecoming Dress
If elegant and sleek is more your style, this is the perfect dress for you. The sober deep blue and minimal detailing allow you to let your inner beauty shine. Pair it with silver heels and a silver clutch.
Short Lovely Cheap Organza Beaded Sweetheart Sparkly Appliqués Homecoming Dresses
This gorgeous purple dress is sure to win hearts. Pair it with golden heels.
Mom Mothers do everything in their power to provide and care for their baby. However, sometimes they tend to neglect themselves in the process. This is the time when they are more prone to skin problems. Eczema is one such problem that commonly affects mothers.
Eczema can be combatted with a bit of diligence and the right products. First let’s look at a few precautions you can take when dealing with eczema:
Implement a regular bathing and moisturizing routine
Use OTC and/or prescription medication consistently and as prescribed
Making changes to your diet
Watch for signs of infection
Implementing a regular skincare routine:
A skincare routine might sound time consuming to a busy mom, but it is essential. Do not neglect your skin. To ensure that you can take care of yourself while taking care of your baby, keep the routine simple.
Apply a specially formulated moisturiser right after your shower, before drying yourself. This traps the moisture in and saves you time.
Use warm, not hot, water when bathing.
Try adding vinegar, salt, oatmeal or baking soda to your bath water. Then soak in it for a while. Do not soak for too long as this could make the condition worse.
You could use a specially formulated body wash that will nourish your skin instead of leaving it feeling dry after a bath.
Apply an eczema ointment or cream as prescribed by your dermatologist right before going to bed. The ointment/cream will have time to work on your skin during the night.
Observe your skin:
Always do a quick examination of your skin to spot the signs of eczema early on. The sooner you treat it, the better.
The signs you should be looking for are:
If any part of your skin hurts, this could be a symptom of eczema too.
If you spot these symptoms or notice any other abnormality on your skin, consult with your dermatologist at the earliest.
You could even ask your dermatologist to suggest a skincare routine for you in addition to medication.
Monitor the conditions of your surroundings:
Wind, low humidity and cold temperatures can aggravate eczema. Make sure to use humidifiers, room heaters and warm clothing to regulate environmental conditions around you as much as possible.
Our Top 3 Eczema Products for Moms:
A handy tip when looking for Eczema combating products is to look for products that have the National Eczema Association seal on the bottles, which means they don’t include ingredients that can cause flare-ups.
1) Cetaphil Eczema Calming Body Wash
Cetaphil is a great brand for those with dry skin. This body wash does not damage your skin and does not leave it feeling dry.
Vaseline is a household staple and for good reason. It does not have any added fragrance which causes skin irritation. It also creates a protective barrier over the skin. This is a great alternative if you do not want to burn a hole in your pocket.
3) Avène XeraCalm A.D. Lipid-Replenishing Balm
It is especially helpful for itchy skin and sensitive skin.
That is our list of the top products for moms dealing with eczema. If you have really sensitive skin, you can borrow some of your baby’s skincare products. That is right, creams that are formulated for babys with eczema are great for adults with very sensitive skin. You can read more about baby eczema treatments here: https://www.checkpregnancy.com/best-eczema-creams-baby/
One of the most popular wigs today are the lace front wigs. These wigs make you look effortlessly stylish and are easy to wear and remove.
I have collaborated with besthairbuy to create this guide just for you. Now you too can have your very own lace wig to fix those ‘bad hair’ days. You can visit Besthairbuy here: https://www.besthairbuy.com/lace-front-wigs/
Let’s look at how to wear a lace front wig:
Make sure your hair is clean, dry and tangle free.
Use rubbing alcohol along your hairline to blot out any oil.
If you have long hair, braid it and wrap it around on the top of your head, to create a flat surface. Corn rows work well too.
Apply a scalp protecting serum, especially if you have sensitive skin or you are trying a new wig glue for the first time.
Allow the serum to dry completely.
Before applying any adhesive on your scalp, test the wig. Place it on your head and see if it feels too tight or too loose. Adjust the straps accordingly.
Some wigs come with additional lace at the hairline, you will need to trim this off with pinking sheers.
Now, apply liquid adhesive, using a brush, along your natural hairline.
Allow the glue to dry enough so that it becomes tacky but not completely dry.
Alternatively, you can use double sided tape, if you are wearing the wig for a short duration. Just place several small pieces of tape along your natural hairline. Ensure that all the pieces touch each other end to end to create one continuous line.
Now, carefully align your wig with your natural hairline.
Once you are sure the alignment is right, press the wig into the adhesive/tape.
Then continue pressing the wig into place, moving all the way to the back of your head.
Style your hair as desired.
Caring for your wig:
Handle the wig carefully, do not tug at the lace.
Use adhesive remover or baby oil to remove the wig.
Besthairbuy Do you love to play around with different hair styles, but hate damaging your hair? Or maybe some days you feel like having long hair and other days you feel like having short hair?
Well, if you are the kinda gal who loves to experiment with her tresses, you should consider a wig. I have collaborated with Besthairbuy to create this guide to wigs, just for you. You can visit besthairbuy here: https://www.besthairbuy.com/wigs/
Here are my top reasons to wear a wig, no matter what the season or occassion:
Flexibility: Wear a short wig today, wear a long one tomorrow. You don’t have to wait for your hair to grow in order to try out long hairstyles.
Easy styling: It’s hard to see the back of your head when you style your own hair, with a wig, you get a complete view of your look.
Prevent hair damage: Styling tools like straighteners and curlers can seriously damage your hair. So save your hair from damage and style your wig to your heart’s content.
Get ready in minutes: Just pop on your wig and your hair is all set for the day.
Color choices: Instead of constantly bleaching your hair and struggling to find the color that looks great on you, jist try on wigs of varying colors till you find the one that makes you happy.
Now that I got you thinking about giving wigs a shot, let’s see how to select a wig. First things first, you need to understand the wig lingo. There are certain terms in the world of wigs, that you need to know about.
Wig Cap Terminology:
Extended Nape: An added extension sewn to the bottom of the wig cap base just below the Velcro sizing adjustments.
Flexible, Open Ear Tabs: A soft inner wire that allows ear tabs to adjust and contour to the face at your temple.
Hand-tied Hairlines: Intricate hand-stitching of individual fibers at the front and side hairline that gives the look of a more natural appearance.
Inside Wefting: An economical alternative to a hand-tied hairline. This machine-sewn fiber weft softens the wigs front and side hairlines.
Stretch Ribbon Lace: The foundation frame of a wig cap with added stretch and security.
Total Capless Construction: Open wefted base all over cap, with no closed fabric sections on the cap.
Velcro Sizing Adjustments: Velcro tabs (one on each side) that allow you to adjust your wig up to 1″ larger or smaller for a comfortable fit.
Soft Flex Combs: Tiny, flexible, weightless combs for added security.
Lace Front: A natural growth, low-density hairline is achieved with this 1½” virtually sheer lace front.
Soft Stretch Ear Tabs: Soft, expandable fabric attached to the ear tab, resulting in a contoured custom fit.
Soft Stretch Hairline: A lighter, cooler front hairline with moderate, soft stretch.
Soft Stretch Sides: A special fabric that eases tension between the ear and nape.
Soft Weave Wefting: A cooler cap design that provides more air flow to your scalp.
Now that you are more aware of wigs and their construction, let’s look at what you should look for when selecting a wig:
Head size: Using a measuring tape, measure the circumference of your head starting from the crown and going just behind the ears and back to the crown. Next, measure from the crown of your head, across the top and down to the back of your neck. There are three categories for women’s head sizes: Petite, average and large.
Fiber Type: Depending on what kind of look you are going for, you have a good selection to choose from.
Human hair: This looks closer to your natural hair and requires a lot of maintainence.
Synthetic Fibres: They look less natural but are much easier to maintain.
Heat friendly Fibres: These look less natural. However, they are specially treated fibres that can withstand the heat from styling tools and so they last longer.
With these tips in mind, you are ready to get the perfect wig for you. Have fun trying on new hairstyles, without damaging your own hair.
You can check out some amazing wigs from besthairbuy here:
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Za Perfect Solution Restoring Collagen Cream Review
Hello ladies! I got this sample of Za Perfect Solution Restoring Collagen Cream at my local mall during my recent shopping spree. I have heard that it ‘works miracles’ for dry skin. I decided to give the sample a try and see the ‘miracle’ first hand.
About the Brand:
ZA (pronounced as zi:ei) is a skin care range by Shiseido. It’s a high-end, anti-aging skincare line formulated with a larger concentration of natural ingredients such as plant seed extracts and marine collagen to give your skin a youthful resilience and a silky glow.
Core Ingredients :
Vitamin A Plamitate
Yuzu Seed Extract
APM (Vitamin C derivative)
The complete list of ingredients can be found on their website.
The cream contains vitamin A plamitate, which is the main anti-ageing agent present in the cream. It is milder on skin than Retinol. Plamitate has exfoliating properties and produces extra collagen.
Another major ingredient is bio-hyaluronic acid. This helps in restoring moisture into the skin making it plump reducing wrinkles.
APM (a vitamin C derivative) is another skin restorative ingredient. It is a great anti oxidant which helps in fighting the free radicals and reversing the sun damage.
Glossy maroon-pink tub. (medium sized)
Spatula to scoop out the product from the tub. (small)
Recommended Skin Type:
Normal to extremely dry skin. If you have sensitive skin, do a patch test, as the product is scented and this may irritate your skin depending on its level of sensitivity.
Fragrance: Mild Floral scent. Does not irritate the nose.
Texture: Light and silky. Not very greasy.
Color: Off white.
Rate of Absorption: It gets absorbed instantly leaving behind a very light residue. The cream spreads easily.
Effects on My Skin:
The tiny smile lines around my mouth were less visible.
Smoother and softer skin.
Scars from pimples have begun to fade.
Wrinkles around eyes have begun to fade.
Recommended Time for Usage:
Night time is the best time to use this cream as it has plenty of time to work on your skin. During the day you can apply it like a spot treatment for very dry patches of skin.
Directions for Use:
Cleanse face thoroughly.
Use toner. (Optional)
Apply Za Perfect Solution Restoring Collagen Cream.
Excellent in hydration.
Visibly reduces lines and wrinkles,
Skin obtains a subtle glow and looks clearer.
Comes with a spatula.
Value for money.
Retinol is generally unsafe for pregnant women as it gets absorbed in the blood stream and may harm the baby. Avoid using this product if you are pregnant.
Retinol increases sensitivity towards sun.
Retinol may cause thinning of skin.
If you have combination skin, it may cause the oily parts to become a little greasier.
It’s a great night cream and I love how it is fading my pimple scars. I have very few fine lines around my mouth and at the corner of my eyes, so I can say for sure that it works on fine lines in the beginning stages. I do not know how it works on mature skin.