Tag Archives: beauty tips

Staying Stylish on the Weekends

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Sometimes we’re tempted to get too casual over the weekends, and live in yoga pants and tee shirts as a rebellion against suits and slacks during the week.  And if you are just running errands or staying at the house, that wardrobe will work just fine.  But what if you have other plans – a […]

Beauty Dictionary: Essences

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As the Korean skincare methods gain traction worldwide, some of the steps in these methods are rather unknown to most of the world.  One such product is the essence.  These are typically gel or liquid in texture but are considered a serum-like treatment product.  Most often applied after cleansing and toning, they absorb easily and […]

Upcoming 2017 Skincare Trends

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There is certainly a functionality to having a skincare regimen, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun as well! If you can view that time as personal-care time, it can ready you for your day or for a good night’s sleep. Here are a few trends to keep your eye out for as you […]

New Year, New You: Skincare

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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 […]

New Year, New You: Diet

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The number one resolution in the United States every year is to lose weight.  It happens over and over, people resolve to get to the gym, to eat better, to take the dog on more walks – all in an effort to lose weight. Whether it is an intentional resolution or not, it’s never a […]

New Year, New You: Makeup

Woman applying blush to cheeks

Does that makeup collection also need cleaning out, like the closet?  The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to make that happen!  Throw out any expired or separated items, share or get rid of items that just are not useful any more, and see what might need to be added. The same […]

New Year, New You: Fashion

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With the new year comes the desire to refresh and renew everything, including the clothing in the closet.  But how to objectively look at what is already in there and what needs to be added or removed?  Oftentimes, the same outfits are worn over and over again without thought to mixing them up. One popular […]

Holiday Wish List: Skincare

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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 […]

Holiday Wish List: Makeup

Makeup products on black marble table

I may be a fashion minimalist, but makeup is a different story!  There are so many beautiful makeup pieces out there that I tend to collect them by the drawer full!  Keep in mind that I usually prefer sets to palettes, but sometimes the palettes are hard to resist.  Oh, and mini anything is very […]

Choosing a Body Moisturizer

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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. […]