Tag Archives: Beauty

Summer Ailments, the Preventions and the Cures

Woman floating on pool

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. […]

Getting Ready For Summer Weather

Woman at the beach

As the temperatures climb, it gets more and more difficult to look great. The humidity can flatten or frizz even the best-planned hairstyles; not to mention the realization at the end of the day that your makeup has either melted off or slid all around your face. Being in and out of the water can […]

Discovering New Websites: Integrity Botanicals

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In my efforts to not only streamline my skincare and makeup routines, I’ve also been working on transitioning to more organic products. I haven’t completely thrown out my ‘chemical’ ones, I am just trying to replace them as I need to. I discovered a fabulous website, Integrity Botanicals, during my search. It carries many lines […]

Discovering New Brands: Vapour Organic Beauty

Woman with wreath of flowers

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

Woman smiling at mirror

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. […]

What Do You Think About Makeup From A Skincare Line?

Makeup products on blue table

While some brands excel at both, usually a cosmetics company focuses on either makeup or skincare. What do you typically think about buying makeup from a skincare line? Here are a few examples of skincare lines that have expanded into makeup products: DHC – A well-known and well-respected Japanese skincare company, their best-selling set starts […]

9-1-1 for Fashion Emergencies

Sewing kit on wooden table

We have all had those days–whether that is a run in the hose or a button that is a thread away from coming off completely. But by creating a small and portable 9-1-1 kit, you can divert that disaster in just moments! Running from meeting to meeting can take a toll on those beautiful high […]

What Changes to Make in Your Makeup for Spring

Woman applying blush

Spring is usually the time when formulas and colors start lightening up as the trees bud out and the flowers bloom. While dark eye and lip colors and matte skin are the norm for the winter months, spring is about light and air and glow. Instead of the heavy matte foundation, try a tinted moisturizer […]

Realism: Cushion Makeup Products to Try

With every season, there are new makeup products and shades that flood the market. But sometimes it can be difficult to determine which ones are worth the money and which ones should be left on the shelf. Have you tried any of the cushion makeup yet? If not, this is your chance! They are usually […]

Date Night Skin Care

Couple on a romantic dinner date

It is not always something you think about when you are getting ready for a date – skin care. But when your complexion is soft and radiant, you will just feel better walking out the door. If you have time in advance of the date (i.e., they gave you more than one hour’s notice), it’s […]