Tag Archives: Skin Care Products

How to Soothe Irritated Skin

Woman using face cream

Remember that flakiness we just talked about?  That is usually a sign of irritated skin.  If you suspect that your flakes could be more than simple irritation, please do consult your dermatologist.  However, if it is just reacting to the change of the seasons, perhaps we can help! Years ago, when I started getting those […]

Face mask recommendations by skin type

Woman applying mud mask

Most of us love to treat ourselves and our skin to a nice relaxing mask.  Not only can it calm the frazzled mind, it does wonders for the complexion!  But since there are thousands upon thousands of available products, it is hard to pick one.  In fact, it can lead to a case of those […]

Beauty 101: Chemical Versus Physical Exfoliation (Peels Versus Scrubs)

Women getting a chemical peel treatment

There are literally thousands of facial exfoliators available, from glycolic peels to apricot shell scrubs. It can be overwhelming to pick one. There are several criteria including cost, personal preference, scent, texture, active ingredients, and the degree of user-friendliness. If something requires nine steps just to exfoliate, I will be honest and say that I […]

Is It Better To Mix-And-Match Your Skincare Or Is It Better To Be Line-loyal?

Women shopping for skincare products.

When selecting your skin care products, there are two basic schools of thought – to stay brand loyal or to mix and match. And everyone does have their own opinions. The short answer is to make the right choices based on your skin type and needs. If this means being brand-loyal because the entire regimen […]

Create Your Own Wedding Emergency Kit

Beautiful bride getting ready in mirror

This little handy toolkit can be as big or as small as you need it to be. If you are packing it for yourself, keep in mind that if it can go wrong on the wedding day, plan accordingly. If you are packing it for someone else, think forward about what they would want or […]

Pre-wedding skin preparation

Bride with her bridesmaid.s

Getting your skin ready to glow is always in the best interest of the bride and her entire bridal party. Here are a few tips to making sure that you look your best on the big day, no matter which part you are playing! Any major skin treatments such as chemical peels or microdermabrasion should […]

Do It Yourself Masks And Scrubs

Woman applying a face mask

Did you know that the secret to a better complexion might be hiding in your kitchen? If you are fed up with the lack of results from commercial products, try mixing your own! The Sunny Avocado Mask-  from Annmarie Gianni is wonderful for skin that needs extra moisture. It combines half of an avocado, a […]

Is Petrolatum or Petroleum Jelly Bad for Your Skin?

Woman applying a serum on her skin

There are mixed reviews about using petroleum jelly (aka petrolatum or Vaseline) topically.  Petroleum jelly itself is essentially a byproduct of the oil refining process and was discovered inside the oil rigs around the mid-1800s.  Many makeup artists and skincare experts recommend it for everything from dry lips to diaper rash. But just how eco-friendly and […]

BeautyFrizz Brand Review: Philosophy

Woman buying cosmetics

The tagline for Philosophy (also available on QVC) is “makeup optional skin” and I love this concept! They are not telling you to wear a ton of makeup and they are not telling you to wear none at all. They are boosting your skin’s health and appearance so that makeup becomes optional as fun instead […]

Brand Review: Glory Boon

Woman applying makeup

I first discovered the Glory Boon brand through Etsy (the Glory Boon shop) and am quickly becoming a big fan! I have been trying to slowly eliminate chemicals from my diet as well as my personal products and Etsy has been a huge part of that for the personal product aspect. One thing I love […]