More Friends = More Fun


Tweets !

AN HOUR AGO #GIVEAWAY: 2 score @Kohls Jennifer Lopez studded ankle booties:

14 HOURS AGO QUIZ! What lip color is so ~you~?

15 HOURS AGO <3 @ZacEfron? Come hang w. GL + @DCWax for a VIP figure reveal bash (plus cake, music + more):


sponsored links

No matter what lotion I try, my skin is always dry!

I am a lotion addict, but it doesn’t seem to matter how moisturizing it is or how often I reapply. Whenever I look in the mirror, my skin looks flakey and dry. Talk about horrible! What can I do?


One of our least favorite things about winter is dry skin. Everything from icy blasts of wind to dry heat inside perpetuates it, and as you’ve noticed, once your skin goes dry, it’s tough to recover.


The answer for you, hunnie, might be in ditching lotion in favor of oil. I know, it seems counterintuitive—oil makes you break out, right? Well, that’s true to a certain extent. After all, you don’t want to be rubbing your face in pizza box grease. But there are some all-natural oils that can do wonders for your skin.


As a matter of fact, your skin produces oils naturally, just like your hair does. It’s when you get an imbalance of oils mixed with dirt and yucky bacteria that you start to break out. Keeping your skin clean and well moisturized should help you stay balanced.


The fatty acids in oils work to instantly hydrate your skin, zapping that scaly look you’ve probably cringed at in the mirror instantly. They also help rebuild and maintain your skin’s natural exterior lipid layer, which protects you from all the nasty things winter brings with it, like wind burn and overly dry conditions. Oils also tend to be less irritating than moisturizers, lotions and creams, often because there are fewer ingredients involved.


Start experimenting by using it on your body—hands and legs—right after a shower. A light rub on your face after a quick rinse should be all you need there, too. When shopping, look for seed oils. Visiting a specialty skin and body store might help you find exactly what ya need thanks to sales associates in the know. 




+ Stay trim and get yummy recipes with Get Fit Fast, our weekly health newsletter

+ 100 period facts every girl should know 

+ Get the full night’s sleep that you deserve


WIN BIG! Stay pretty in pink all month with our February giveaway.

MAJOR PLUS Get the latest from GL on Google+ and Instagram.


BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 2/19/2014 12:00:00 AM


comments powered by Disqus
Keep your salads lightly dressed. Too much dressing on your fresh greens can hold more calories than you think and leave your salad soggy. Yuck.
Your first few weeks at school have FINALLY come to an end and:


Kissing can cause cavities.

Score sporty-chic gear from NFL!



The athleisure trend is everything this fall—and 

we've got chic, stylish and edgy ways to rock it

with cute NFL gear. CLICK HERE to

browse sporty #ootd inspo, then share

your fave look for a chance to win!


No purchase necessary. CLICK HERE to see GL's NFL gear giveaway rules.  

Posts From Our Friends

sponsored links