Tag Archives: Face

Five Great Uses of Jojoba Oil

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The unique aspect of jojoba oil is that is most closely resembles the oils that naturally occur in our hair and skin. This feature makes it amazingly good for a variety of uses, from the top of your head to the bottom of your feet! Hair Massage in a quarter-size dose into your scalp and […]

Five Great Uses of Argan Oil

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Another fabulous multi-use item to keep around is argan oil. This rich golden moisturizing oil has amazing nourishing properties as well as vitamins, antioxidants, essential fatty acids, and minerals to help just about anything you apply it to. Face or Body Moisturizer Since argan oil is widely regarded as a ‘dry oil’, it absorbs quickly […]

Lavelier Mineral Allure

Lavelier Marine Deep Moisturizer

I’ve found my new holy grail in the form of skin care products and it’s called Lavelier. Don’t tell anyone or tell everyone … either way my skin looks fabulous and I want you to know all about it. I love wearing makeup and wear a lot of it, so I know that I have […]

Realism: Quick and Minimalist Skin Care

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There has been a lot of chatter about 10-step skin care regimens, and while that sounds like a lovely treat, it isn’t realistic for most people. However, most of us don’t want to fall into bed with a full face of makeup either. Here is a realistic three-step regimen that would work for most skin […]

Ingredient Spotlight: Argan Oil

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It seems to have popped up everywhere, in skincare and body care and even hair care. Argan oil. What Is Argan Oil? Argan oil is the plant oil extracted from the fruit of the argan tree which grows almost exclusively in Morocco. It can be used topically as a cosmetic ingredient or even as a […]

What are the Recent Summer Makeup Trends?

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When we hit those summer months, there is always the addition of waterproof mascara and a cheek stain instead of cream or powder blush.  But what are the trends for summer makeup 2016? Face – “Non-touring” sounds like a wonderful trend. It is the opposite of that heavy contoured appearance.  In the summer, we tend […]

What are the Benefits of Facial Steaming and How Do I Do It?

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The use of warm to hot steam during a facial is one of my favorite parts of visiting an esthetician for a professional facial.  Why, you ask?  Let me tell you! First and foremost, I find it extremely relaxing. While you cannot actually open and close the pores in your skin, the steam helps towards […]