Lighten Dark Spots with Dermalogica PowerBright Trx Trio

I'm paying for the skin sins of my youth in hyperpigmentation and an abundance of dark spots from both acne and lack of sunscreen usage. Over the years I've learned how to best conceal them with makeup in order to fake a great complexion. However, when the makeup comes Read more

DIY Peppermint Eucalyptus Bath Bombs

Candy canes may be great for stuffing stockings, adorning trees, or a sweet snack, but the minty holiday staple can also be incorporated into your beauty routine. Peppermint oil contains minerals and nutrients including iron, calcium, omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins A and C, and is soothing to the Read more

Subtle Green Customizable Skin Care

Subtle Green, a Montreal-based luxury skin care company, recently caught my attention. Much of what they stand for is something I have been saying for years - "The best moisturizers do not have to contain 'miracle ingredients' developed using 'breakthrough technologies' in a remote secret laboratory." There are tried Read more

#HeartMyHair Twitter Party November 25 1-2pm EST #ad

Photo Credit: Great Contradictions Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about hairstyles! On November 25, 2014 at 1:00pm ET, please join us for the #HeartMyHair Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing the new Conair Curl Secret and the Read more

DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte Face Scrub

With the busiest season of the year upon us, sometimes caring for ourselves (and our skin) sadly ends up at the bottom of the to-do list. (Please don't let it.) Fortunately, facialist Cecilia Wong has designed a seasonal at-home, DIY facial scrub that requires little time and effort, which can Read more

Review: Travertine Spa Botanical Body Wash

travertine-spa-tuberose-body-washThe holiday shopping is now in full gear and oftentimes we find ourselves stressing out over which gift is perfect for the loved ones in our lives and where we can find the best deals as we move from store to store for our quest. So here’s a novel idea: take a moment for yourself and relax. It doesn’t have to be anything long and drawn out or even an appointment at the spa (although I could definitely go for that right about now!) but it can simply done right in your own shower.

Travertine Spa’s Botanical Body Wash in Tuberose is one such treat that, although just a simple shower gel, it’s skin softening properties and intoxicating floral scent will have you feeling like you just incorporated a little luxury in your life.  Read more

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Beauty.com Cyber Monday Deals

Beauty.comHere are the great deals you’ll find on Beauty.com for Cyber Monday! Good only on 11/30/09 while supplies last! Enjoy!

* Go Smile Advanced Formula B1 $39.97 (Originally $89!)
* DECLEOR Bust Beautifying Toning Gel
* DECLEOR Vitaroma Face Emulsion
* DECLEOR Hydra Floral Moisturizing Cream
* DECLEOR Eye Make-Up Remover Gel
* DECLEOR Hydra Floral Gel Cream for Eyes
* DECLEOR Nutri-Delice Ultra Nourishing Cream
* DECLEOR Instant Radiance Moisturizer
* DECLEOR Radiance Revealing Peel-Off Mask
* DECLEOR Hydra Floral Flower Petals Eye and Lip Moisturizing Mask
* Nuxe Aroma Vaillance® Normal Skin
* Nuxe Aroma Vaillance® Dry Skin
* Nuxe Fluide Prodigieux
* Comptoir Sud Pacifique Vanille Mokha 1.6 oz.
* Comptoir Sud Pacifique Aloha Tiare 1.6 oz.
* Comptoir Sud Pacifique Caramel Sunset 1.6 oz.
* Comptoir Sud Pacifique Aqua Motu 1.6 oz
* Comptoir Sud Pacifique Amour de Cacao 1.6 oz.
* Go Smile AM/PM Toothpaste
* Go Smile Lemon Toothpaste

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Men’s Grooming Products: PureBliss Shower Gel

PureBliss Essentials sent me a sample of their organic Shower Gel for men to review in this video for my men’s grooming series, I discuss what I liked…and what I didn’t like about it.

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3 Holiday Beauty Tips from Carmindy

carmindyThe holidays have finally hit and parties abound this month! I know that I am not a natural when it comes to applying my makeup and I often turn to my makeup artist friends for helpful beauty tips. This time I chose to tap Carmindy from TLC’s What Not to Wear for her 3 best holiday beauty tips.

1- Get your face and body glowing by applying my Sally Hansen Natural Beauty Inspired By Carmindy Luminizing Face Primer. This light reflecting cream will add radiance to your skin and create a smooth as glass finish to the skin. I like to apply it under foundation on the face and also all over the body for skin that is luminescent and so soft to the touch.   Read more

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