We Try Out Marilyn Monroe's Favorite Beauty Products. Do They Still Work?

This is a compensated review from BlogHer and Erno Laszlo. Everybody knows that Marilyn Monroe loved Chanel No 5, but do you know what her favorite beauty brand was? We do, and we got to try it out for ourselves! (Image Credit: Marilyn Monroe Collection) ...more

Hi, Roxanna,

I enjoyed reading your article. This is my first time to this page, and have ...more

Pick your Poison Part I: Vinotherapy Beauty Products

After a long day, sometimes a girl just wants to kick back with a drink in hand, whether it’s a sophisticated glass of chardonnay, a fancy mixed drink, a strong shot of tequila or a simple brewsky.  To get the party started without the risk of a next-day hangover (physical or moral), BeautyXpose (my site) brings you your own virtual happy hour with alcohol-inspired beauty treatments. But where to start?  Pick your poison in a five-part series featuring some of my favorite beauty products that get you tipsy with glee. ...more

KISS MY FACE's New Pure and Potent Line, Contest Giveaway

Kiss My Face Organic Skin Care Line Review and Give-Away Win a Supply of their full line of Potent and Pure By Patty Howe Hey girls (and guys)!!  It’s give-away time here at Gathering Home.  Just send us your top five skin-care rituals by April 30, 2009 and you could win the full line of Potent and Pure, the new organic skin-care line from Kiss My Face (12 products!!), along ...more

Isopropyl Alcohol Clears Up Your Cleavage (Yes, Really!)

I have acne prone skin; with the help of a great dermatologist, I cleared up my face, but my chest was another story. No matter what I tried, my chest just kept breaking out, which was a bummer because my face was looking great. And then I read a column in Lucky Magazine by beauty editor Jean Godfrey-June that changed my world. Godfrey-June recommended treating acne-prone cleavage with isopropyl alcohol -- you know, that stuff you keep in the bathroom to sterilize the needle when you have to dig out a splinter. Treat chest breakouts easily and cheaply: Just swab the affected area twice a day with a cotton ball soaked in the alcohol. I'd tried everything else, so why not try this? You know, in the interest of science. And beauty. And cleaning up my own cleavage. ...more

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You are correct that isopropyl alcohol should not be used on the face ...more

Cucumber Porridge for good health and beauty

Recently, my digestion hasn't been good, so I've been on a porridge diet. ...more

Get your money's worth!

Ever wonder why, despite religious usage, your skin is looking no where as good as promised by the celebrity who endorses your skincare products? ...more

Rock Solid

A new mineral-infused moisturizer is changing the face of skin care -Paige Herman-Axel, Betty's Beauty Queen, BettyConfidential.com ...more

What is Your Go-To Beauty Pick-Me-Up?

Tonight at dinner, my six-year-old son said, "Okay, so tomorrow is Wednesday!"   And my husband laughed and said, "No, buddy, tomorrow is TUESDAY.  It's still Monday."  And my son said, "HOW is that POSSIBLE???"   I'm wondering the same thing.   This has been a long week already, after one day; it's the kind of week where I really just want to lose myself in the New Arrivals section of J. Crew and come home with an optimistic new wardrobe of spring pieces in fresh, happy colors!   ...more



I love TePoema products to make my face feel good...especially ...more

A Beauty Must Have

I have to share with the world another beauty secret: ...more

20 Effectives Ways To Fight Wrinkles

Aging of the skin is a natural process by which the collagen and elastin, that keep our skin looking firm and youthful, begin to decline, this results in wrinkles. Cell production and cell quality also diminish over time resulting in wrinkles. These factors unfortunately are out of our control, though diet and supplements can slow down the process, but it won’t stop it. The influences that are within our control are largely environmental such as pollution (eg; smoking) and sun damage. Here are 20 easy ways to reduce wrinkles and slow down the aging process. ...more