skin-care

January Favorites and The End of My Favorite TV Show

January 29, 2015 news
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Anyone else celebrating (crying) with me tonight as the TV show Parenthood ends? I honestly think it is the smartest show on television – lovely actors, usually amazing story lines and “that hit home” moments. I will always love the Bravermans. In honor of that milestone, I thought I would share my skin care routine […]

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New Year’s Skin: Le Metier de Beaute Peau Vierge Anti-Aging Complexe and Glow Pen Highlighter

January 12, 2015 face
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Let me say this off the bat: this is a true luxury duo with a price to match. But when I showed up to lunch sans makeup except for these two yesterday, I was met with “Your skin looks so good! So dewy!” For me, that says quite a bit when I am going relatively […]

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Glossier

January 7, 2015 face
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I am fairly sure nothing could drag me away from my happy life here in Oklahoma. But if there is one thing I occasionally miss, it is the pleasures of a big city. The latest and greatest, trendy food and fashion inspiration come to mind. So when iconic beauty blogger, Emily Weiss, launched a beauty […]

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Favorite New Cleansers From Tata Harper and Fresh

January 6, 2015 skin-care
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Are many of you (like me) trying to be more aware of ingredients in your skin care and makeup? A favorite friend of mine is really making strides making over her routine, and I am inspired to do the same. My brand of choice when it comes to natural ingredients in Tata Harper. Sure, it […]

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Caudalie Gradual Self-Tanner For The Face

January 5, 2015 face
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I had the most low-key, sleep-filled weekend and it was glorious. I was actually happy to turn the calendar page, put the holidays behind us and brave 2015. Which I know has so much good in store. It just called for a bit of rest, relaxation and reading. Speaking of reading, I just set a […]

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Brand Spotlight: Colleen Rothschild

December 16, 2014 skin-care
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While I have some favorite skin care lines (Kate Somerville, SK-II and Tata Harper come to mind), I always enjoy checking out a newcomer. And Colleen Rothschild is certainly qualified to bring a great one to the table. She is known as a genius behind many products created for dermatologists, estheticians and stores. Having the […]

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Sulwhasoo Luminature Essential Finisher

December 8, 2014 skin-care
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If you like no-frills skin care, look away, dear friend. But know you are missing out. For those willing to add an extra step, check out this “finisher” from Sulwhasoo. Much like this favorite makeup spray, the Sulwhasoo Luminature Essential Finisher is like the same for your skin care – think about sealing in all […]

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PMD Personal Microderm Personal Microderm System

November 17, 2014 skin-care
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I fell in love with a version of microderm thanks to the amazing talents of a Mr. Gabriel Horn here in Tulsa. There was something about that manual exfoliation that just set skin aglow. But with the new work gig, it is hard to sneak away for facials. And just my luck, a similar tool […]

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Wednesday On The Web

November 12, 2014 news
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I know many of you have seen Rodan + Fields skin care on Facebook these days. Seems like huge handful of my friends are selling these goodies like banshees. I had to reach out and check out the line and the reasons were two-fold. First, it was created by two women who trained at Stanford […]

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The Best Eye Creams

November 6, 2014 eyes
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I’ve been battling some serious fine lines around my eye area. They aren’t super pronounced, but I know now is my chance to stave off any major wrinkles. Welcome to your mid-thirties, Belle Belle! So I decided it was time to really dive into the world of eye cream. I’ve selected my favorites for particular […]

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Murad Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture

November 3, 2014 skin-care
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Exciting news! Murad has picked me to be one of their ambassadors. While I have been a fan for a number of years, I am getting a fabulous opportunity to check out so much of their product range. Let’s just say I am really impressed and I cannot wait to share my favorites with you. […]

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Clarisonic Sonic Radiance Brightening Solution

October 13, 2014 skin-care
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I drank the Clarisonic kool-aid years ago and the devices have been a part of my routine ever since. I’ve used the Plus, Mia and Pedi, all with stellar results. But regular readers here know my biggest beef is hyper-pigmentation and a general lack of radiance. So the newest Clarisonic really had me pumped. After […]

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Dr. Jart+ Blackhead Master Patch

October 7, 2014 skin-care
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I expected to find loads of praise for the Dr. Jart+ Blackhead Master Patch on the Sephora website. But I, at best, found mixed reviews. Which frankly baffled me. I have been a huge fan of pores strips like those from Biore, so I was stoked to try out the Dr. Jart version. And it […]

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Omorovicza Blue Diamond Resurfacing Peel

October 2, 2014 skin-care
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Basically when I am over here on Belle Belle, it is my job to get excited about beauty. And I generally am a little bonkers over everything makeup and skin care. But something happened earlier this week and I jumped for joy so high, I hit the roof. The Omorovicza Blue Diamond Resurfacing Peel was […]

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Neutrogena Pore No More

October 1, 2014 skin-care
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I went through a phase where I was testing a ton of luxury cleansers a while back – I know, I know… tough life. But as I was working through the group to select my favorites, I noticed that my skin was missing a deep clean. Many of these luxury cleansers are designed for more […]

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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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