Category Archives: Skin Care

New Year, New You: Skincare

Woman with skincare product

Not just because it’s a new year, but the middle of winter is a perfect time to revisit the skincare regimen.  Every complexion needs a boost now and then, and it is a great time to see what can be added to your existing routine.  Here are a few options that could leave your complexion […]

Holiday Wish List: Skincare

Woman looking at skincare product

I also tend to collect skincare products.  I do not know whether I am just buying into whatever sales pitch they give me or if I just like to play around and experience new products.  But regardless, I love my skincare.  Here are my top five wish-list skincare items that I would love to see […]

Choosing a Body Moisturizer

Woman using moisturizer

After you have chosen your body exfoliator and have used it gently but thoroughly, it is time to moisturize that fresh new skin.  But again, so many options are available that it can easily be overwhelming.  Again, we can apply the same criteria to choosing a body moisturizer that we did to a body exfoliator. […]

Choosing a Body Exfoliator

Woman applying exfoliating face mask

With winter quickly closing in, we do tend to focus on changes in our facial skincare regimen, but what about all of that lovely skin from the neck down?  It is time to make sure you are taking care of that complexion as well. One of the first steps is to make sure you are […]

Beauty 101: Microdermabrasion

Woman getting face treatment

The basic definition of microdermabrasion is that is a skincare treatment offered by a licensed esthetician or a dermatologist during which the skin is sprayed with a blend of exfoliating crystals to help exfoliate and remove the dead skin cells. Risks versus Results — The biggest question when you are considering any cosmetic procedure is […]

How to Layer with a Moisturizer

Woman with face product

Facial oils have really taken off lately and can do wonders for a complexion in need of some tender loving care.  But sometimes I find that the oils by themselves are just not enough to moisturize my poor skin.  That is when I turn to the layer technique of using an oil and a moisturizer in […]

Which is Better for the Eye Area – Regular Concealer or Specialty Under Eye Concealer?

Eye concealer product

Personally, I do not like the idea of having a separate product just for my occasional dark circles.  But there are many under eye-specific concealers available! Personally, I think most people are better off with a concealer that works for all purposes.  If your skin tends to be dry, stick to a creamy formula.  If […]

Hand Sanitizer – Too Much of a Good Thing?

Using hand Sanitizer

As we quickly slide into cold and flu season, you start to see hand sanitizer dispensers everywhere and they’re not necessarily all good or all bad. In certain situations, I think the generous use of hand sanitizer is a good thing – if you work around young children or the elderly, or if you work […]

A Guide for Choosing Your Skin Care Serum or Treatment

Woman with skin care product

One of the most crucial steps in a skincare regime is the treatment product.  But if you shop just on Sephora’s website alone, there are almost five hundred treatment products alone.  That is a lot of product to sift through just to find the right one! So how do you narrow down the playing field?  […]

Holiday Skin Care and Body Care Sets are Here!

Holiday skin care gift set

We have already mentioned several holiday makeup sets that are available, but if makeup isn’t your thing, perhaps skin care and body care are! I always love to check out the Sephora Favorites skin care sets because they manage to put together some fantastic options with a variety of their favorite This year they even […]