Category Archives: Skin Care

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 […]

How to Care for Your Cuticles

Close-up of woman's fingers and cuticles

Does it seem that no matter what you do, your cuticles always feel dry and neglected?  Do you use lotions but the cuticles always answer with redness and roughness? The short answer solution is diligence.  We use our hands so much (and I tend to wash mine frequently) and while we pay attention to filing […]

How to Spruce Up Your Skincare Routine for Fall

Woman with healthy skin

I don’t know about you, but when the weather changes, my skin starts to misbehave.  I get more breakouts as well as lovely flaky patches.  With fall in full swing (in parts of the country, not necessarily here in Texas yet), there are a few changes to your skincare routine that will help ease your […]

Signs and Risks of Too Much Exfoliation

Woman exfoliating skin with cotton pad

Yes, we have certainly discussed the importance of exfoliating your skin so that your serums and moisturizers can really get to work.  But just for a moment, let’s talk about the signs and risks of over-exfoliation.  This can include any type of exfoliation from the manual type with a washcloth, to a physical scrub, to […]

How to Soothe Irritated Skin

Woman using face cream

Remember that flakiness we just talked about?  That is usually a sign of irritated skin.  If you suspect that your flakes could be more than simple irritation, please do consult your dermatologist.  However, if it is just reacting to the change of the seasons, perhaps we can help! Years ago, when I started getting those […]

Face mask recommendations by skin type

Woman applying mud mask

Most of us love to treat ourselves and our skin to a nice relaxing mask.  Not only can it calm the frazzled mind, it does wonders for the complexion!  But since there are thousands upon thousands of available products, it is hard to pick one.  In fact, it can lead to a case of those […]

Downsizing The Toiletry Bag – Cleansing, Exfoliating And Moisturizing Sticks

Personal care products on wooden table

As I have mentioned before, I am constantly looking for ways to downsize my toiletries especially when traveling. I have stumbled across three fantastic-looking items that could go a long way to helping with that endeavor! And they do not have to go in the dreaded 3-1-1 bag! Julep Love Your Bare Face Cleansing Balm […]

“No Poo”and “No Co-Wash” Hair Care Trends

Woman with beautiful brown hair in the wind

It does sound crazy, but two of the latest hair care trends are “no-poo” and “co-wash”.  These trends translate into “no shampoo” and “conditioner wash” basically. No-poo – It isn’t as daunting as it sounds. Many are choosing this method because (a) it can save a significant amount of money, depending on what brands you […]

How To Take Care Of Your Skin On The Plane

Woman on a plane

No matter how long or short your flight is, your skin will no doubt suffer the effects of the airplane environment.  For a lot of us, our skin will end up a strange combination of flaky and greasy.  It is not a pleasant effect!  There are a few things you can do to help your […]

Spend Versus Save: Skincare

Woman exfoliating face with cleansing product

Choosing good quality skincare can be an expensive proposition, but it doesn’t have to be.  You can economize on certain parts of your regimen and splurge on others. Spend – Yes, there are certainly expensive options for anything.  But here are a few of the highlights where it usually pays to spend. Especially if I […]