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Quick Fixes That May Do More Harm Than Good

We all want the quick fix. Whether it’s related to weight loss, beauty or something else…we’re all about quick results. Here at Lionesse we’re all about keeping your beauty routine as easy and stress free as possible. We believe life is stressful enough, and your beauty routine shouldn’t add to that. The downside is some quick fixes we’ve seen floating around online may not be doing you any favors. While they may save you time and money, the long term effect could be damaging. We couldn’t sit back any longer without telling you about some of…

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Why Is Hibiscus Nicknamed the “Botox Plant?”

Hibiscus is probably a flower you’re familiar with seeing in bouquets of flowers and used throughout Hawaiian themed pictures, parties and more. It’s a stunning flower that boasts a vibrant color and unique look. Recently, hibiscus has been getting some attention from the skin care industry. Yes…a flower is being utilized in skin care! It’s amazing what technology and science are able to utilize in today’s world. In fact, hibiscus has been increasingly known as the botox plant. Did we catch your attention yet? After hearing hibiscus referred to as that name, we started wondering why…

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Tips For Lighter Underarms

Dark underarms aren’t harmful, and really not something that should be a huge concern to your health in any way. That being said, struggling with dark underarms can be just…frustrating. Even though we don’t walk around with our arms up in the air displaying our underarms on a constant basis having dark underarms can leave you feeling a bit insecure on different occasions throughout your normal life. Dark underarms is a common beauty concern, so if this is something you’re struggling with (which we’re assuming it is if you’re reading this) know that you’re not alone…

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Steps To The Perfect Self-Tan

It’s summertime! There’s nothing quite like basking in the warm weather and all the fun activities that come with the summer months. Of course, as adults, we’re not able to spend as much time outside as we did during our childhood to get that natural tan. Not to mention…that natural tan isn’t exactly ideal for anti-aging. Lucky for us, self-tanning products are a real thing and we’re able to get a natural looking glow without stepping foot in the actual sun. Oh, the wonders of the world! Self-tanning products are incredible, but they can also go…

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Try These Quick Complexion Boosters

There are definitely days where it can feel like torture to have to deal with a complexion that’s not quite up to your typical standards. Regardless of the reason why your skin is acting up, sometimes we just need a little instant gratification. Of course, maintaining a solid and consistent skin care routine along with a healthy lifestyle is going to play a huge part in helping you to maintain a more flawless complexion throughout your life. Even so, there are times you just need a little pick me up. For times like that, you’re going…

Your Eyes, Your Skin And Your Computer

Right now you’re like so many other Americans…you’re staring at a screen. So many of us spend so much of our time staring at computer screens, phone screens, and television screens. It’s clear that we all spend a lot of our time looking at screens of all kinds. We’ve often heard about the effect that all this screen time can have on our eyes and even our sleeping habits (causing our brains to have a hard time really shutting off), but what about our skin? There’s recently been some skin care products, eye glasses and other…

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Get Ready For Thigh Revealing Shorts & Skirts

Summer means we’re all rocking clothes that are showing our legs. It’s just so much more functional to wear shorts and skirts instead of pants this time of year because, well…it’s hot! It’s normal though, to feel a bit self-conscious about wearing those clothes that show our legs. Especially after we’ve had them hidden throughout the cold winter months. Before you panic, we’re giving you our best tips to get ready for thigh revealing shorts and skirts. This means once you apply these tips you’ll be able to feel confident wearing all those leg revealing clothes…

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Secrets Of Fresh-Faced Beauties

Ever feel like fresh-faced beauties you’ve seen and know have some sort of secret the rest of us don’t know about? Well…sometimes they do, but sometimes it’s also great makeup application. Achieving that fresh-faced glow is something that starts with a solid and healthy skin care routine, but using the right type of makeup products and color correcting techniques can be the secret you were really looking for. One of the commonly used secrets of fresh-faced beauties comes down to color correcting. You’ve probably seen beauty bloggers using different color concealers in tutorial videos, and it’s…

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Tips For Helping Your Shave Last Longer

Summer is here and that means most of us are more focused on shaving unwanted hair. Let’s face it…the winter months have us all slacking a bit with our shaving routine. No judgement here, we’re right there with you! Regardless, shaving can feel like a tedious task for so many of us because it seems like it’s something we have to do so often in order to keep up with the look we want. Whatever area of your body you shave regularly, we’ve recently discovered some tips for helping your shave last longer. Music to your…

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The Benefits Of Facial Brushing

Dry brushing has grown in popularity in recent years. If you’re not familiar, dry brushing is using a specific brush on your skin. The benefits found with dry brushing your body have been tremendous and it’s a practice that’s not new (just newly accepted). Since so many individuals have experienced great results after adding dry brushing into their weekly skin care routine for their body, facial brushing has been growing in popularity. In case you’re wondering, facial brushing is essentially dry brushing but for your face. Perk your interest? We wanted to get into some of…