Is Cruelty Free Really Cruelty Free?

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New Year's Skincare Resolutions

One of my New Years resolutions is to take better care of my skin. I'm still pretty young but ...more

Make-Up Mistakes That Age You

Make-up can be your best friend or your worst enemy.  It all comes down to what products you choose to apply and how you apply them.  Even a little make-up can go a long way in making you look and feel fabulous....more
Thanks for all the tips on applying makeup, as I age, never sure what is appropriate for ...more

Do You Need to Wait In-Between Applying Your Skincare Products?

Should your morning or evening skincare routine be a waiting game?  Is there really a need to wait a certain period of time between applying your skincare products?The answer is both yes and no.Yes, you need to wait...more

The Lowdown on Facial Moisturizers and How to Choose the Right One for You

  A while ago I published a post called Moisturizer Myths  which explained, among other things, the fact that a moisturizer will not get rid of your...more
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Teens and Tanning Beds

Hopefully you don’t know a teen who uses a tanning bed, but the scary thing is that too many teens do use tanning beds since they are completely unaware of the dangers involved with their use.  The US lags behind other nations in banning the use of tanning beds by teens; for instance ...more

Stop Doing Those Facial Exercies! Give Yourself a Facial Massage Instead

A while back a college friend of mine contacted me via Facebook to tell me that she was doing facial exercises nightly in order to maintain and improve her appearance and thought that she was getting good results.  But she was wondering if perhaps she was just seeing things and if facial exercises actually work.  I quickly emailed her back with a link to Paula Begoun’s take on facial exercise which, in a word, is that they are bogus.  What are facial exercises anyhow? ...more

Raiding the Pantry: Making Your Own Beauty Products

                                                 One my biggest beauty misadventures occurred a very long ti...more