Category Archives: Skin Care

Five-Product Skin Care Regimen

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While I’m a self-admitted skincare junkie, I find the popular and trendy 12-step Korean skincare regimens daunting to say the least. First of all, how does one remember which product to use in what order? Second of all, while I enjoy taking care of my skin, I don’t necessarily want to spend an hour each […]

Skincare Ingredients to Address Sun Damage

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With summer comes more outdoor activities which means the higher potential for sun damage. We have repeatedly heard about using sunscreen to prevent this aging effect, but sometimes the damage can happen before we even realize we needed to reapply that SPF 30. Here is a great summary of the key ingredients to look for […]

Jelessi The Future is Now

Beauty Frizz Beauty Boost LED Facial Device

Ever wondered what the future of beauty looks like? Well, after using Jelessi’s Photonix-1 Facial Rejuvenation tool, I say the future is now. Being a beauty blogger, I feel like I’ve seen it all. There’s all kinds of gadgets and gizmos out there. But even still, I can’t help but stare in wonder as I […]

Summer Ailments, the Preventions and the Cures

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While we all enjoy the warm weather and the pool parties, there are certain beauty ailments that strike during the height of the temperatures. Here are the top three that I find myself dealing with, along with preventative measures as well as cures if it becomes too late. Sunburn Prevention This one is the easiest. […]

Discovering New Brands: Vapour Organic Beauty

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I have recently discovered a new organic brand that I cannot wait to try! Vapour Beauty has a simple skincare line as well as a beautiful cosmetics line. I have recently ordered a sample set ($15 for five samples plus $2.75 shipping but it also comes with a $10 coupon code). I haven’t had a […]

Garbo’s Gripe: Dealing with Wrinkles Around the Mouth

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Smile lines, marionette lines, vertical lip lines: all examples of wrinkles around the mouth, also called perioral lines. Even Greta Garbo wasn’t exempt. A nineteen eighty nine photograph of the star shows her shielding her mouth from the paparazzi so they could not see what she referred to as the “purse strings” above her upper lip. […]

Lavelier Mineral Allure

Lavelier Marine Deep Moisturizer

I’ve found my new holy grail in the form of skin care products and it’s called Lavelier. Don’t tell anyone or tell everyone … either way my skin looks fabulous and I want you to know all about it. I love wearing makeup and wear a lot of it, so I know that I have […]

What Do You Think About Skin Care from A Makeup Line?

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While some brands excel at both, usually a cosmetics company focuses on either makeup or skincare. What do you typically think about buying skincare from a makeup line? Here are a few examples of makeup lines that have expanded into skincare products: Bobbi Brown – Most known for their foundation formulas and their lipsticks, Bobbi […]

Make These Skin Care Changes for Spring

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In the same way that our wardrobe sheds layers and our makeup lightens up for spring, we should also take a look at our skincare regimen. The warmer (and possibly more humid) weather means that the cream cleansers and heavy moisturizers might go back in the cabinet for a few months. Here are five points […]