Hot Skin Care How-Tos

How To: Spot treat pimples overnight with toothpaste

In this tutorial, we learn about treating pimples overnight with toothpaste. This should only be used as a spot treatment overnight to dry the pimple out. Remember not to put this all over your face, or your face will become irritated and extremely dried out. Only put the toothpaste in the spot that your pimple is at. If you have very sensitive skin, this is not recommended. A good acne treatment and regiment is going to be the best method for not getting acne, but this is a great way to take...

How To: Use a skin care routine that works

Despite what some skin creams and products claim, there is no wrinkle cream or potion that will actually get rid of wrinkles. However, there are things one can do to help conceal the sign of wrinkles and help "de-age" oneself. In this tutorial, learn about how to go about taking care of your skin with a daily skin care regime that will help wrinkles, dry skin, blotchiness and discolorations.

How To: Get rid of annoying blackheads

This video will show various ways to get rid of blackheads. The first step in all of these various techniques involves steaming your face. This will allow your pores to open, which will enable to blackheads to come out more easily. First of all, you may use a blackhead removal tool, which is a metal tool which you can use to remove blackheads individually. Other techniques include pore strips, which you apply on your face when wet and pull off after it had hardened and dried, taking blackhead...

How To: Lighten dark underarms and legs naturally at home

In this video, we learn how to lighten dark underarms and legs naturally at home. You will need: cucumber juice, turmeric powder, and lemon juice. First, peel your cucumber and cut them into pieces, then blend them. Next, add in 1 tsp of lemon juice and mix together. After this, add in a pinch of turmeric powder and mix well together. Apply this paste on your underarms and legs, or wherever you have blackness. Leave this on for twenty minutes and then wash off with warm water. Do this daily u...

How To: Clear and cover up acne scars

In this tutorial, we learn how to clear and cover up acne scars. First, you want to treat the pimple with your favorite kind of toner and cleanser. Make sure you don't squeeze your pimples, which will cause your skin to become red and broken out even more. After this, you need to apply a cream to your face that will moisturize your skin and not clog up your pores. To help cover up your acne scars, apply makeup that doesn't clog your pores as well. Make sure to remove your makeup at the end of...

How To: Get rid of blackheads at home

The team at blackhead no more demonstrates how to quickly and easily remove stubborn blackheads from the nose, using a unique product called BLAKhead Masque. If you've ever had acne like this, this video can help you. BLAKhead Masque is applied much like any other facial mask, hardens like a wax and extracts your blackheads much the same way as waxing body hair, without the painful hair pulling process. This product works on both men and women, and can make life easier for those with this typ...

How To: Make a homemade energizing facial mask

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a homemade energizing facial mask. First, add in 6 drops of Ylang Ylang with 2 drops of lemon oil and 2 drops of ice water. Mix this together, then add in ground almond so it makes a paste. Mix all of this together until it's well combined, smooth, and thick. Apply this to your clean and dry face and leave it on for about 20 minutes. When finished, wash your face with warm water then cold water at the very end. When finished, pat your face dry and then p...

How To: Make honey vanilla lip balm at home

Natasha Levitan demonstrates making a honey vanilla lip balm. Ingredients needed are two tablespoons of petroleum jelly, one eighth of a teaspoon of vitamin E oil, one tablespoon of beeswax granules, one teaspoon of vanilla extract, one teaspoon of honey and a lip balm container, tub style, in which to store the balm after it is made. She starts by putting the beeswax and petroleum jelly into a glass bowl and microwaving it for five minutes, mixing after two and a half minutes. When the mixtu...

How To: Make an anti-aging milk, honey & egg facial mask

In this video, we learn how to make a milk, egg and honey facial mask to help achieve younger looking skin. First, take a whole egg and break it into a bowl. After this, place 2 tbsp of powdered milk into the same bowl. Next, place 1 tbsp of honey into the bowl. Now, mix together with a fork until they are all well blended. Make sure you have a clean face, then apply mask to your face. Leave for around 10 minutes or until mask is completely dry. After this, rinse your face with warm water and...

How To: Get rid of blackheads for good

The task of getting clear skin is easy with the simple tips put forth in this video. While one can simply wash their face with soap and water, this does little to help with the ever-present blackhead. To get rid of them for good, you must first start with the right products, which are fully explained in this video. For best results, it is recommended that you use not only an exfoliating scrub, but also masks and intensive medicated blackhead treatments, if necessary. Get rid of blackheads for...

How To: Treat acne and pimples with honey

Treat your acne and pimples the natural way with this video! Take some honey and put it in a small microwave safe bowl. You will want to heat it for maybe 8-10 seconds. You are not trying to heat the honey and make it hot. You are trying to thin the honey out a little bit so that it is not so thick. Before you heat it, it is harder to spread and sticky. Get a cheap foundation brush and use it to apply the honey. Start in the affected areas and spread it out over your whole face because it's g...

How To: Prevent chapped lips

Are you constantly battling chapped lips? The right prevention methods can restore lip moisture in no time. Watch this Howcast guide to learn how to prevent chapped lips. Nobody wants chapped lips - lips should be soft and kissable.

How To: Use a lemon to get rid of blackheads and acne scars

Wondering how you can get rid of acne and blackheads? Watch this tutorial for the answer! First you take a lemon and slice it in half, and then slice it into quarters. Take a quarter of the lemon and rub it on your face in the affected areas. This procedure will help you get rid of blackheads, acne, and acne scarring. The acidity in the lemon works as an astringent and will dissolve and loosen the blackheads and acne. The young lady in this video claims to have done research on treating acne ...

How To: Make lip scrub with olive oil+sugar for healthy lips

This video demonstrates how to make lip scrub with olive oil and sugar for healthy lips. This scrub promotes healthy lips. The ingredients are sugar and olive oil. You also need a glass and a toothbrush. First, add 1 teaspoon of sugar to a glass. Then add 1/2 teaspoon of olive oil to the glass. Mix the ingredients well. Use the scrub mixture on a toothbrush to scrub your lips with. Scrub well but gently. Then rinse and dry off your lips with a towel. Next apply a lip balm smoothly over your l...

How To: Get rid of skin tags

Dr. Schultz explains how to get rid of skin tags. Skin tags are harmless pieces of skin that can be found in skin folds, under the arms etc. To remove them your dermatologist will simply remove them with a small scissors. It is painless and there will be no bleeding. It will heal really fast, within a day or so. Visit your dermatologist to remove them easily and painlessly.

How To: Get rid of stretch marks, scars and acne blemishes

This video will show you how to get rid of stretch mark scars and acne blemishes. Your treatment options depend on the type and severity of your scarring. One way to improve the appearance of a scar is through a collagen injection, given by your dermatologist. Corticosteroids can also be injected to a hypertrophic scar to flatten and soften the raised area. Another technique is laser treatment, which reduces redness and evens out the scar tissue. Skin surgery is used in severe cases to remove...

How To: Make a homemade rosemary facial spray or facial mist

Nili Nathan demonstrates how to create your own homemade rosemary facial spray. 1. Start by adding 3 oz of distilled water to a spray bottle. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil. 2. Take rosemary essential oil and add 6 drops to the bottle. 3. Gather up some fresh rosemary (possibly from your garden or a friends garden or a nearby store) and add that to the bottle. Close the bottle tightly and shake it up. 4. Now you are ready to spray desired amount to body and face!

How To: Conceal acne spots on dark skin

The first trick to concealing acne spots on dark skin is to find a concealer with a lot of pigment. Test the concealer on a vein or freckle to make sure it covers completely. Using a synthetic brush, dot the concealer over the pimple, lightly feathering around it to blend in the makeup. You can set the concealer by applying pressed powder with a makeup sponge. When you apply your foundation, be sure to add it lightly, otherwise you may create unwanted smudges.

How To: Extract whiteheads and blackheads properly

In this how-to video, Kate Somerville shows us a tip on how to extract a whitehead or blackhead the proper way. Don't just go recklessly popping zits and pimples. It'll leave you with a red face and could cause permanent damage. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to extract whiteheads and blackheads like an esthetician.

How To: Get Rid of Dry Skin with Fruit Facial

Today's pollution, hectic lifestyle, inadequate sleep and no time for pampering can leave your skin lackluster resulting in drying skin and making dry skin drier ultimately causing the early appearance of wrinkles and aging. A good fruit facial helps relax your skin from deep inside and the proper messaging gives it a rosy glow by increasing blood circulation imparting your face with a luminous glow. These are even better because they are natural and chemical free unlike the artificial facial...

How To: Prevent dry and itchy winter skin with tips

Still using the same lightweight, oil-free lotion during the winter as you did last summer? Then it's obvious where your flaky, dry winter skin is coming from. The shift from warmer, more humid days to dry and cold immediately saps your skin of moisture, meaning you have to update your beauty routine to stay moisturized.

How To: Make Homemade Nourishing Creams

Homemade nourishing creams are easy and very simple to make. The ingredients are harmless and natural. It costs a fraction of what you would pay in the market. You also know exactly what goes into the product you make. Since homemade nourishing creams do not contains any preservatives, it's better to produce in small quantities and store it in the fridge to avoid waste.

How To: Remove blackheads

In this video, we learn how to remove blackheads with Lisa Rhodes. Blackheads are a common problem that occur when dirt and bacteria get trapped underneath the skin. The best way to remove these blackheads from your skin comedone extractors, which is a metal stick with a hole at the end. It applies even skin around the blackhead when you are extracting. This is safer than using your fingers, because your fingers tend to damage the hair follicle, which leads to acne bumps or a larger pore. thi...

How To: Remove brown spots from your skin

In this video, we learn how to remove brown spots from your skin. These develop over time on your hands and face. First, you will need to buy sunscreen and use this as often as possible when you go outside. Next, you need a bleach cream that will stop the body from making extra brown pigment. Also a topical treatment will work with the bleach cream that will peel off the layers that are holding the brown spots. If none of these work, you can see your dermatologist and have them removed perman...

How To: Get luminous skin with toothbrush exfoliation

Do you want skin that looks and feels softer than a baby's bottom? Or how about skin so glowy and luminous it looks like you got a full eight hours of sleep (even if you didn't)? Well, you don't need to say sayonara to your bank account by dropping major cash on spa visits for facials to achieve beautiful skin.

How To: Cure acne prone skin naturally with ten tips

Acne sucks, and don't we know it. Our prom would have been ten times better had we not developed that continent-sized cystic blemish right at the tip of our nose (no concealor invented as of yet can cover up that monster), and the only thing more horrendous than going on first dates is going on first dates with a face full of stress pimples.

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