It's time to break up with your basic razor. It gives you bumps, nicks and irritation, and for what? Smooth legs that last approximately, oh, a single day before the stubble comes back. No thank you. When the weather heats up and you start spending the majority of your time in leg-baring dresses and shorts, daily shaving is a serious drag. read more
Okay ladies, 'fess up: How many of you don't exactly shower every single day -- or would like to be able to sidestep a lather session every now and then? That's what we thought. read more
The first sunless tanners I ever tried were smelly, streaky and orange -- and definitely did not give me the bronzed goddess look I was going for. read more
Body lotions, nail polishes, scrubs -- there's no shortage of beauty products geared towards helping us keep our bodies supple and smooth. But with so many products on the market, distinguishing the must-haves from the duds can be overwhelming -- until now. read more
We've all been there: You're giving a presentation or you're on a first date and instead of focusing on the moment, all you can think is, "Do I have sweat stains? Am I getting white stuff on my dress? Is my dry cleaner going to think I'm stalking him?" In order to find the best deodorant, you've got to go through a lot of bad ones. Luckily, TotalBeauty.com readers aren't shy about sharing what deodorants and antiperspirants work -- and which ones are a (floral-scented) hot mess. See products
We've all wanted a tattoo at one point or another. Usually, it's because we're going through a life crisis/rebellious phase, or are sentimental/drunk enough to think a matching best friend or sister tattoo is a good idea (It never is). The thing is, going under the needle is a huge commitment, and ink is (mostly) forever. read more
You've tried everything to lose your love handles and cellulite: eating right, spending countless hours in the gym, maybe even hypnotism (no judgments) -- with zero luck. To be frank, sometimes getting rid of fat is just effing hard. No matter how hard we try to lose fat in problem areas like the thighs, stomach and butt, sometimes it feels like our body just keeps giving us more to "love." While liposuction is always an option, the idea of going under the knife to lose our love handles can feel a bit extreme. That's where a new line of treatments called body contouring comes in. read more
Let's face it -- not all of us want to spend a bundle on costly spa treatments to fix our body issues. Whether you want to eradicate stretch marks, body acne, dry skin and nails or any other number of bodily woes, the search for body-transforming products that will actually deliver visible results can prove quite the challenge. See products
If you stress about cellulite, you've probably heard the buzz about Cellfina, which was recently FDA-approved to get rid of cellulite. In fact, it's the only minimally invasive procedure clinically proven to zap cellulite for at least two years. To put that in perspective for you: There's nothing else cleared by the FDA with such long-lasting results. read more
When it comes to hair removal products and hair removal creams, a so-so solution just won't cut it. To achieve the softest, silkiest, most stubble-free skin without going under the laser, we need hair removal products that get the job done completely. The balder, the better. See hair removal
Whether you're a diehard nature girl or you're the godmother of your plastic surgeon's children, taking good care of your body is the best way to stay beautiful for life. Eating well and exercising are always a great step in the right direction, but what do you do for your mother's cellulite that has taken up permanent residence on your thighs or a sunburn that just won't quit? Whether chronic or temporary, these beauty issues can put a serious crimp in one's positive body image. Before you get bogged down with the minute imperfections that your best friend swears she can't see, visit the body guide at Total Beauty for expert advice.
Here you'll find articles and galleries on everything from the best beauty products to skin treatments to self-tanner. Using our tools, you'll be able to take care of yourself with confidence. Some of our suggestions are not only effective, but they're fun, too. Treat yourself and your friends to a spa day at home, complete with homemade masks, scrubs, spa water, and treats. Find the best body wash and lotion to toss into your gym bag or take on a trip. Keep your skin soft and supple, even during the harsh winter months. Everything you need to stay beautiful year round can be found right here at Total Beauty.
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