Tag Archives: skincare

Bionyx Collection Review

Bionyx Platinum Vita Night Recovery serum

When I first heard about Bionyx, I didn’t know what to expect. But since I am always excited to try new products, I was enthusiastic about this new brand I just came across. I went to the Bionyx website, and was really impressed with everything. I found their concept to be very exciting. The first […]

Soothing Care for Your Body: A Vivo Per Lei Review

Vivo Per Lei body care review

We spend so much money on our skin care, it is a little ridiculous sometimes! The United States spends billions. With a B. In 2015 the industry generated $56.2 billion in the United States. Hair care is the largest segment with 86,000 locations. Skincare is a close second and growing fast, expected to have revenue of […]

9 Clever Makeup Tips for a Hectic Morning

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There is no greater ode to self-care than taking the time to sit down in front of a mirror and put on your face step-by-step, from primer to setting spray. But if you’re prone to early starts and a chaotic schedule, you probably don’t have the luxury to dive into an elaborate makeup routine every […]

New Skin with Nubi Skin

Nubi Skin Facial Night Cream review

There is a growing trend for more natural and organic products, both in the food industry as well as the beauty industry. In fact, it is one of the fastest growing arenas in the personal care business. An increasing awareness of ingredients and potential side effects of artificial ingredients has led more and more people to seek […]

When Is ‘Too Much’ Skin Care?

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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 […]

5 Skin Emergencies and How to Fix Them

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We’ve all had them, those skin emergencies that pop up right before that important date or a big meeting with the boss. Here are three common ones and quick fixes that can get you through: Flaky dry lips or skin – If you suddenly discover dry flakes, it won’t matter if you have the best […]

My Recent Organic Skincare Discovery

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I discovered Farmaesthetics on Nordstrom.com and have been very impressed. This natural and organic brand is hypo-allergenic and dermatologist tested. Personally, I can’t resist anything scented with natural lavender essential oil. I’m not a huge fan of the fake lavender scents, but the real thing? I’ll take it in almost any product! That’s why I […]

What Are Powder Exfoliators?

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Are you familiar with facial cleansing and exfoliating powders? They seem to be one of the big trends in skincare, but oddly enough they are not new to the industry. They have been around in Korean skincare regimens for a long time. But they do take some getting used to, same as the oil cleansing […]

Advantages of the Buff Manicure

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If you are unfamiliar with a buff manicure, it’s a type of manicure that leaves the nails with a beautiful shine. It includes careful cuticle maintenance, even more than a normal manicure because, with smooth bare nails, rough or dry cuticles will really stand out. After moisturizing and pushing back the cuticles, the nails are […]