Tag Archives: moisturizer

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 […]

What Makeup To Wear On the Plane

woman with casual makeup on plane

Generally speaking, it is not good to travel in your full face of makeup.  It usually ends up in a flaky mess (if you tend to be dry) or a puddle on your chin (if you tend to be oily).  Granted, not many of us want to show up to our destination looking tired and […]

Five Purse Beauty Essentials

Woman holding a purse

What do you carry in your makeup bag when you leave the house?  This topic has always fascinated me because it seems to be the largest and heaviest thing in my purse at any given time.  Everyone has different needs when they are on the go, but there are a few of the top essentials […]

The Five-Minute Face (AKA Dang Daylight Savings)

Woman applying mascara

Whether you hit the snooze bar one too many times, or are reeling from the time change this weekend, you need to get out the door!  A dry shampoo and a lightly scented body lotion can refresh the rest of you, but to make yourself presentable, here is a quick rundown of the five-minute face! […]

How to Do a Spa Day at Home

Woman enjoying a spa day at home

You can make this as simple or as intricate as you like!  But this is a day at home all about you.  Here is a basic routine that works well for me. Since you aren’t supposed to file wet nails, I always start with a few manicure steps. I trim and buff my dry nails, […]

Product Review: Josie Maran Argan Balm

Jose Maran Argan Balm

Another one of my go-to goodies is the Josie Maran Argan Balm. I have yet to find something it can’t moisturize! I have used it under my eyes especially during the dry wintertime. I have rubbed it in and around my lips when that area gets dry and uncomfortable. It makes a terrific overnight treatment […]

Beauty in a Bag: To Moisturize All that Beautiful Skin

Natural soap on table surrounded by flower petals

After washing with that all-in-one soap, it is time to moisturize! But again, instead of packing conditioner and face lotion and body cream and hand lotion and eye cream and lip balm, consider reducing that list to just two items. You may doubt this possibility even exists, but let’s take a look at two powerhouse […]

Why is Moisturizing the Face Important

Moisturizer in an open-lid jar

A bright and youthful face is lovely to look at! While in the drugstore or when choosing skincare products, I always make it a point to include a good facial moisturizer even though my skin isn’t so dry. You may be under the impression that moisturizers are only for people who have dry skin, but […]

Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentre – A Product Review

Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentre

I have reservations when trying out different moisturizing creams on my face. Some of them are okay at best, while others are surprising because of their great effects on my skin. I can’t say that you will have the same effects as I did, but here is my review of a miracle cream. The first […]