Tag Archives: moisturizer

When Is ‘Too Much’ Skin Care?

Couple in front of the mirror

I’m not referring to the 12-step skincare regimens, although that does seem like a lot.  I’m referring to how much of each product you use with each application.  Typically we use too much of each product which can result in going through the bottle too fast, spending more money, and even potentially causing negative effects […]

My Hand and Body Care Five-Star Picks

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We spend so much time and money caring for our faces, sometimes we neglect the skin from the neck down.  However, it’s equally as important to take care of your hands and body.  Here’s a quick look at my five-star products for everywhere else you have skin: Butter London Melt Away Cuticle Exfoliator – I […]

Foundation 101: Advantages of Different Formulas

Woman applying foundation

It’s difficult enough to find the right shade of foundation, but when you throw in all of the different available formulas, it can become downright impossible it seems. Here is a quick guide about choosing the right formula for your needs and your preferences: Tinted moisturizer – Typically tinted moisturizer offers the sheerest coverage and […]

Five Great Uses of Argan Oil

Smiling woman with straw hat and wheat

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 […]

Make These Skin Care Changes for Spring

Woman removing makeup with cotton pad

In the same way that our wardrobe sheds layers and our makeup lightens up for spring, we should also take a look at our skincare regimen. The warmer (and possibly more humid) weather means that the cream cleansers and heavy moisturizers might go back in the cabinet for a few months. Here are five points […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]