Probiotic Skin Care: Miracle Ingredient or Marketing Hype?

As a consumer, my hope is that when a product comes to market, it delivers information that is true. I mean, we're all so busy, who has the time to fact check everything? For a while, we all believed the mascara commercials and ads where the spokesperson/model had the most Read more

Tips for Gray Hair #GrayAway

I hate to break it to you, but eventually gray hair will rule your mane. Chances are, if you are reading this article, you already know this to be true. When we go gray, and how much, is a mix of genetics and lifestyle. So while you may not be Read more

Charcoal Skin Care Products for Acne Prone Skin

Do you have oily or combination skin? You may want to consider incorporating charcoal into your skin care regimen. Sure, charcoal is totally on trend right now and may seem like a fad, but it's for good reason. Charcoal absorbs oil and draws out toxins and bacteria from the skin. Those Read more

Voluminous Beach Wave Hair

Little did I know when growing up on the beaches of Rhode Island, that the wavy hair that came naturally among the sand and surf, would be a hairstyle I would try so hard to achieve as an adult. While my hair does have a slight natural wave to it, Read more

Must Have Airplane-Friendly Beauty Products

The holiday travel season is officially upon us so I've decided to share some of my favorite travel friendly beauty products in hopes that it will make this holiday travel season a bit less stressful...and germ free. 1. Farmaesthetics Cool Aloe Mist This spritz is ideal for air travel because it 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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