Category Archives: Beauty Brainiacs

Your Guide to Every Type of Facial

There are so many types of facials these days! It used to be a simple treatment for cleaning out pores and cleansing your skin, but has since morphed into an umbrella term for a variety of face treatments. What type of facial should you get? When should you get it? Is it okay to get a few days before your…

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A Brief History of Botox

Towards the end of the 18th century small towns in Southern Germany suffered an outbreak of a strange and deadly illness that poisoned its victims’ nerves, causing progressive shut down, or paralysis of essential physical functions. A local medical officer and poet by the name of Justinus Kerner studied more than 200 cases of this disease before publishing the first accurate and complete description…

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Beauty Brainiacs on SPF

May is National Melanoma Awareness Month, and Elamar’s Beauty Brainiacs are here to educate you on “being sun savvy”… Q: What is SPF? SPF is the sun protection factor rating for sunscreens. When purchasing a sunscreen, refer to the chart above to select the right SPF level for your skin tone! Q: What’s the difference between physical & chemical sunscreens? Physical sunscreens…

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HOW TO: Wear Bold Lipstick

Don’t let bold lip colors scare you. They can be as easy to wear as your favorite tshirt! The key is in how you apply the color. Read on for the the Beauty Braniacs’ 5 simple steps for wearing bright, summer lipsticks. 1. For starters, if you’re planning on wearing a bold lip, stick with a neutral eye look. A good tip for everyday…

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15 Minute Fresh Face

Hello Beauties! Today we’re sharing a quick 15 Minute Fresh Face makeup tutorial using GloMinerals cosmetics! This look is perfect for every day errands, work, or school. With only a few products and the right tools, you can achieve this look in a snap. Let’s GLO girls! PRODUCTS USED:  1. BASE: Apply a pea-sized amount of Face Primer with your fingers to…

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Beauty Brainiacs on Botox

Our Beauty Brainiac question of the week – What is botox used for? Removing frown lines, creases, and wrinkles. Lifting the brow to make you look less tired or angry. Skin problems such as acne and rosacea. Treating migraine and tension headaches. Reducing embarrassing underarm sweating. Improving confidence and self esteem by improving appearance. Reducing negative feelings and improving mood…

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