Healthier Skin = Healthier Women: Helping Breast Cancer while taking care of your skin
In a world of gimmicky gadgets, it is generally wise to eye the gizmo du jour with a dose of healthy skepticism.
Great new products lauded by those in the know! Ask the average person “what makes someone look old?” and they’ll probably answer “wrinkles”. However, the truth is, uneven pigmentation and sun damage contributes as much to making a person look older as wrinkles do. Years in the research lab, and now ready for you is <... >
What’s a girl to do when her skin looks a bit dull, and she needs radiance STAT? She starts exploring the world of the at home peel, of course!
The summer season is officially in full swing! Already forgotten are the shackles of our rainy spring, we’re now hitting the beaches, enjoying those backyard BBQ’s and soaking up as much sun as we can. After all, who doesn’t love a beautifully bronzed body in the summertime? However, gone are the days of tanning oils <... >
Just as the temperatures are finally getting us out of our long hibernation and we are welcoming the sun back with a deep sigh of relief, we are hearing that we must resist offering our complexions to uber-doses of sun light no matter how glowing and sexy they can make us feel. We are not <... >
My love of lavender began with the start of what I’d thought was a dream job in London. I spent my first week fogged by jetlag, frazzled by dislocation. I was staying in the Covent Garden area so that I could walk to work without getting lost and I’d discovered a spa that offered aromatherapy <... >
My love of roses is relatively recent. In third grade, I had a powdered and pillowy teacher whose upper arms flapped and swung in her short-sleeved, floral dresses as she wrote with yellow chalk on a green blackboard in curly cursive, “The Crops of Long Island.” Mrs. Miller. She had us collect coins, march in <... >
As an acne prone gal, I have always had to pay close attention to my ingredients whenever I am thinking of adding something new to my facial regime. But, that can be hard when you have no idea what to look for! Here’s a quick tip – anything that comes from the earth is good. <... >
Whoever said oil and water don’t mix obviously never tried Huile Sensorielle Aux 3 Fleurs from Lierac. This heavenly smelling oil turns a basin of water into a milky bath that coats your skin with a lovely non-greasy moisturizing veil. When I don’t take a bath, I pump some of the oil on my skin <... >
When I first discovered the L’Oreal Paris Go 360Ëš Clean Collection, I eyed it with a dose of my typical, healthy skepticism.
The holistic and organic skin care revolution that started in the United States in the 1970s was born in reaction to the technological takeover of skincare in the 1950s. Recently, I read about how Chinese people in ancient times took care of their skin and never separated the world of beauty from that of medicine <... >
Back in the day, Erno Laszlo Skin Care was the preferred brand of the rich, famous and beautiful such as Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo, Jackie O and Cary Grant. Fast forward to today and the line is still an iconic favorite with celebs such as Madonna, Barbra Streisand and even Sting. Though as cosmetic technology <... >
If the last unctuous potion you tried was baby oil, I’m here to tell you times have changed. I never thought I’d let oil anywhere near the pores on my nose but now that I’ve tried Aftelier’s Facial Elixirs, I’m a believer. Choosing between Rose, Sandalwood & Frankincense, Jasmine, Geranium & Ylang Ylang and Lavender, <... >