skin-care

bliss multi-‘face’-eted anti-aging clay mask

September 25, 2014 skin-care
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I feel like there is a drive towards simplicity in skin care lately. This new serum pops into mind. And this mask is in the same ilk. Bliss’ newest, multi-‘face’-eted anti-aging clay mask is straight-forward, simple-to-use, and oh-so-wonderful. I love products like this not only because they are lovely and work but also because they […]

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Favorite Cleansers

September 18, 2014 skin-care
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With the new office gig, I have been putting on a full face of makeup everyday. I cannot lie – I enjoy the process of getting ready every morning. Not a shocker coming from this beauty junkie. While my exercise clothes have been a little neglected, I have been diving in some awesome relics and […]

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Clinique Smart Custom-Repair Serum

September 11, 2014 skin-care
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I often get asked from skin care beginners: “How do I get started?”. I usually give my speech on retinol and SPF. But now I have found a serum that will understand the unique needs of the user’s skin. And I am can enthusiastically recommend it to just about anyone. The Clinique Smart Custom-Repair Serum […]

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Kate Somerville ‘IllumiKate’ Concealing Eye Cream

September 10, 2014 eyes
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Last year, Kate Somerville first dipped her toes into color cosmetics in the best way possible. Her CC Cream married skin care and makeup with outstanding results. And her next product, Kate Somerville ‘IllumiKate’ Concealing Eye Cream, is even better. I am a huge fan of illuminating “wands”. I have tried so so many variations […]

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SK-II Essential Power Essence

September 2, 2014 skin-care
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I am a longtime fan of this brand inspired by an amazing Japanese ingredient. Learn about how I first fell hard for SK-II and the history of the brand here. Ironically, that was almost exactly two years ago. Since, the SK-II ‘Facial Treatment’ Essence has been a consistent part of my skin care routine. The […]

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Kate Somerville ‘Age Arrest’ Hydrating Firming Mask

July 19, 2014 skin-care
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If someone forced me to pick one skin care line for the rest of my days, Kate Somerville would definitely be a contender. Having visited her spa, used her products over a period of years and been lucky enough to meet Kate in person, I consider myself a “super-fan”. Things have been a little quiet […]

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Jet Set Favorites from around the Globe on FOX23’s Tulsa Live

July 18, 2014 bath and body
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Summer is the time for those dream trips, often abroad. Even if we don’t have one planned, we might be daydreaming about being on a beach in Greece or strolling the Parisian avenues. Without leaving our vanities, we can bring the exotic into our lives via beauty. So many of the international beauty staples have […]

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NuFACE Mini Facial Toning Device

July 17, 2014 skin-care
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I am always game to try out skin care devices. But I do admit I approach them with a bit of skepticism (the exception, of course, is my beloved Clarisonic). But I have found another device that I am totally sold on. It all started with this post on Into The Gloss. Designer Cedella Marley […]

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Favorite Masks For Radiance

July 8, 2014 skin-care
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I’m in the midst of another hyper-pigmentation treatment and have been using some pretty hefty stuff to battle the sun damage that has returned with the summer months. While I am loving the results (more on that in a couple weeks), I have noticed that all the strong ingredients can leave my skin a little […]

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New Clarisonic Mia Sonic Skin Cleansing Brush in Neons

June 26, 2014 skin-care
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Years ago, when the Clarisonic first launched, I purchased a Clarisonic PLUS Face & Body Cleansing in Pink. It has been a trusty friend (and a true asset to my skin care routine). But I was getting a little tired of baby pink – I am not really a girly girl. And the larger size […]

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HUM: Beauty Starts From Within

June 25, 2014 hair
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We know that beauty starts with good health and nutrition. Besides picking up fruits, veggies and healthy protein, we can also use supplements to solve loads of beauty hiccups. California-based HUM is a cutting edge line that will have skin looking better (not to mention putting a little pep in our step). The entire line […]

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June Is Acne Awareness Month on FOX23’s Great Day Green Country

June 24, 2014 skin-care
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One of the most common skin concerns is acne and June happens to be Acne Awareness Month. Just under the wire, I am on FOX23’s Great Day Green Country tomorrow to share my picks for curing the dreaded clogged pores and pimples. It is hard not to think about acne without bring up the premier […]

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LIFTLAB PURIFY + CLARIFY Daily Cleanser, Detox Mask and Gentle Exfoliant

June 17, 2014 skin-care
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The downside to beauty blogging is that so many products cross my desk, I sometimes forget about an old favorite. I know… #firstworldproblems. But then, an email, a hunt around the beauty closet, or a generous package shows up and you fall in love all over again. This time, my love affair is renewed with […]

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Kiehl’s Oil Eliminator Line and ‘Put Some Space On Your Face’ Social Media Contest

June 12, 2014 skin-care
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  Probably one of the most unique contests I’ve ever heard of launched today on Kiehls.com. And it is happening in conjunction with the launch of Kiehl’s Oil Eliminator Line for men – something I am seriously excited about (and could be a perfect Father’s Day gift!). First, a little about the new products: the […]

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Father’s Day Gift Guide on FOX23’s Great Day Green Country

June 10, 2014 bath and body
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The girls don’t always have all the beauty fun. For Father’s Day, there are plenty of grooming and fragrance gift ideas that will have any man feel pampered. I am on Great Day Green Country this morning sharing my favorites for gifting this Sunday that will please all dads from gadget lovers to the busy […]

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Cle de Peau Beaute Make-up Remover Sheets

June 9, 2014 eyes
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It is birthday season in my group of friends and lately that means a lot of festivities on this weekend. I don’t think we honestly stopped from Friday until Sunday afternoon this week! Thank goodness I have a trip to Napa scheduled for some R&R in a few weeks – hahaha! So, you know what […]

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“Summer-ize” Your Makeup Routine On FOX23’s Great Day Green Country

June 6, 2014 eyes
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There are so many factors that play into changing up our makeup routine as the months warm up. Depending on where you live, humidity can play a huge factor. And to an even greater degree, lifestyle changes. We spend our summer evenings wearing breezy maxi dresses and a messy bun. This calls for a tone […]

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Amore Pacific Future Response Age Defense Day/Night Eye Creme Duo

May 26, 2014 skin-care
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File this under “brilliant”. This is a “why didn’t I think of that” kind of eye cream that will be in my rotation for the foreseeable future, particularly in the summer.  Amore Pacific Future Response Age Defense Day/Night Eye Creme is a duo that provides formulas specifically designed for the AM or PM hours. First, […]

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Clear Skin Detox Diet

May 22, 2014 skin-care
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I’ve been a big believer in beauty from the inside out over the last year and a half. Even more so lately, I’ve  been paying more attention to how foods affect the way my skin looks (not to mention the way they make me feel). That’s not to say I am giving up my beloved […]

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