Stories by Kamala Kirk

7 Best Lip Balms -- and the 5 Worst

Here's a question for you: How many times a day do you apply lip balm? According to a recent poll we posted on our Facebook page, the average woman uses lip balm anywhere from two to 30 times a day. Yeah, you read that right -- 30 times.   See lip balms


The Best Vitamins for Hair

Whether you are suffering from hair loss or a bad haircut, waiting for hair to grow can definitely be frustrating. Do you find yourself wishing for a miracle cure that would help your hair grow faster?   See vitamins


Can a Real Girl Get Jennifer Aniston's Yoga Body?

Before you sign up for those spendy yoga classes or personal training sessions, look at what the famous "Friend's" at-home yoga workout did for our writer   See my journey


How to Contour Your Face

What's the secret to Kim Kardashian's prominent cheekbones, Keira Knightley's defined jawline, and Michelle Williams' dainty nose? Here's a little secret: It's all in their makeup artists' ability to   Learn how to contour


From The Pros: Eye Makeup Tips For Brown Eyes

Try these expert eye makeup tips to make those brown eyes stand out in the best way possible   see tips


The Best Products For Sensitive Skin

Having dry sensitive skin can present a big challenge when it comes to finding the right products to use without causing irritation to your skin. Fortunately, there are more products for sensitive skin on the shelves than there were ten years ago. According to Los Angeles dermatologist Dr. Kathryn Johnston, hypoallergenic skin products are a must for those with dry sensitive skin. Most products contain fragrances and chemicals that can exacerbate acne and sother skin problems, so it is best to stick to products made for sensitive skin. Basis is a dermatologist-recommended soap for sensitive skin and contains aloe vera, which helps with acne and sensitive skin. For those that prefer liquid cleanser, Dr. Johnston recommends Purpose Gentle Cleansing Wash, an oil-free liquid cleanser for sensitive skin.   see products


Post Pregnancy Exercises: Get Back Into Shape In No Time

Congratulations, you've just had a baby. And you're in for a big change. No more shopping in the maternity section, or convincing yourself that you're "eating for two" anymore. Welcome to the world of post-pregnancy. Now it's time to lost that weight by performing post pregnancy exercises to help you get back the body you once had. It may sound like a daunting task, but it is doable. Valerie Waters, a celebrity trainer whose clients include Cindy Crawford and Jennifer Garner offers some encouraging words, "Forget what you hear about celebrities getting back into shape in two to three works after giving birth." That being said, it's time to look into post pregnancy exercises that will take you from fuller to fitter sooner than you think.   see exercises


Finding The Best Hair Colors For Dark Skin

You see it all the time - dark skin with light hair as well as pale skin with dark hair. Some pull it off well, like Beyonce and Megan Fox, while so many others try taking the same route and fall short (example: when Kim Kardashian went blonde). Now why is that? One major element many people fail to take into consideration when coloring their hair is skin undertone. Some people have warm under tones, while others have cool under tones. To check your undertones, simply go into the sunlight and look at the veins in your wrist. If they appear blue, your undertones are cool. If they look green, your undertones are warm. Most dark skinned women tend to have warm undertones. This plays a big part in finding the best hair colors for dark skin.   see tips


The Best Vitamins For Nails

Are you addicted to manicures? Are you afraid that without the help of your local nail salon, your hands are doomed? Going to the nail salon is a beauty bonus, but should not be cause for panic in case you can't get an appointment. There is no reason why your nails should look bad at all, if you're properly caring for them.   see vitamins


Why Is My Skin Red? A Guide to Problem Skin

Red blotchy skin is an issue that many women suffer with, and the frustrating thing about this condition is that there is no single cause for this culprit. According to Dr. Linda Bruton, a Torrance -based physician, there are a variety of reasons why you may have red skin. Read on to find out some of the main causes and their solutions.   see solutions


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