Category Archives: Skin Care

My Hand and Body Care Five-Star Picks

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We spend so much time and money caring for our faces, sometimes we neglect the skin from the neck down.  However, it’s equally as important to take care of your hands and body.  Here’s a quick look at my five-star products for everywhere else you have skin: Butter London Melt Away Cuticle Exfoliator – I […]

My Five-Star Skincare Picks

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While I love trying new skin care, there are also those products which seem to always make it back in the cabinet no matter how many of them I use up.  I don’t know if I will ever stop trying new products, but I seem to come back to these favorites: Philosophy Purity Made Simple […]

My Recent Organic Skincare Discovery

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I discovered Farmaesthetics on Nordstrom.com and have been very impressed. This natural and organic brand is hypo-allergenic and dermatologist tested. Personally, I can’t resist anything scented with natural lavender essential oil. I’m not a huge fan of the fake lavender scents, but the real thing? I’ll take it in almost any product! That’s why I […]

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 […]

9 Skin Emergencies and How to Fix Them

No matter how much care you may take of your skin, emergencies can and will arise. Here are nine of the most common skin emergencies out there, along with all you need to know when it comes to fixing them. A New, Inflamed Blemish Blemishes can often appear out of nowhere, and they usually seem […]

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

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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 […]