Category Archives: Skin Care

Pucker Up: Why So Many Lip Products?

Woman trying out lip color

What is it about lip products that is so addictive? Why do so many women own one foundation, perhaps one or two blushes, but almost always seem to have a bagful of lip balms and scrubs and plumpers and sticks and glosses and pencils? Personally, I suspect it is because it is such a simple […]

Exfoliation, How to Protect that Healthy Radiant Glow

Woman with glowing skin

Whether you have scrubbed, chemical-ed, or enzyme-ed, you want to do everything you can to maintain that radiant glow. There is one sure-fire way to help keep your skin as fresh as possible and that is the application of daily sunscreen of at least SPF 15. After removing those sun-induced signs of aging, you want […]

Exfoliation: The Fruit Salad for Your Face

Woman holding orange slices

Now stop picturing fruit salad sticking to your cheeks! But that’s not too far-fetched. The enzyme exfoliators are usually derived from fruits and are typically gentle and effective for most skin types. I am a huge fan of these, because as long as you follow the instructions, you can get a nice, gentle, even exfoliation. […]

Exfoliation: From Inside the Chemistry Lab

Portrait of beautiful woman

Please do not be afraid of the idea of chemical exfoliators! Many of these are available for use at home in gentle formulations. For the most powerful options, you will need a skincare professional. One of the most popular is the alpha hydroxy acid or AHA. Commonly used ingredients for these exfoliating products are glycolic acid […]

Exfoliation: Scrub Your Way to a Glowing Complexion

Woman cleansing skin

Let’s take a look at the different types of exfoliators. The most basic are the physical options. This can include a basic washcloth, a granular scrub, or one of the facial brushes that seem so popular. These are sometimes preferred if you have “moody” skin since you can more easily control the level of exfoliation through […]

Exfoliation: Why Is It Important?

Woman getting exfoliation

We apply all of our serums and oils and creams and lotions to our skin on a daily basis. But how can we make sure that we are getting the best results that those products can offer? Surprisingly enough, it has nothing to do with these treatments, and everything to do with exfoliating! Exfoliation is […]

Celestolite Jade Spectra Collection Review

Celestolite Jade Spectra Collection

Overall, I was pleasantly surprised by the effectiveness of the Celestolite Jade Spectra Collection. The products were very hydrating and felt luxurious on my skin, and had a pleasant aroma that was not too heavy or too light. The elegant packaging of each product was truly breathtaking and immediately drew me into the experience of […]

Best Skin Care Products for Fall

Woman applying moisturizer

With the summer almost over and the fall season fast approaching, there are a slew of products out there proclaiming to keep your skin healthy, smooth, and vital during the colder months. Here are a few that have been proven to work and if applied regularly, can protect your face and body against the ravages […]

How Honey Can Transform Your Beauty Routine

Honey in a spa setting

Honey can sweeten up your life in many ways when it comes to the food you ingest, but did you know it can also make your beauty routine sweeter too? Honey has many antibacterial and antioxidant properties, making it a great way to rid your body, skin, hair, and everything in between of harmful bacteria […]