Holiday Skin Focus: Philosophy’s Christmas Collection Shower Gel & Bubble Bath

Philosophy is a well known and beloved skin care line that has produced such great products in cult favorites like “Purity One Step Facial Cleanser”, “Hope In A Jar” facial moisturizer for all skin types, “Fresh Cream” body moisturizer, shower gel, and bubble bath (recommended by popular beauty influencer and YouTube favorite Jaclyn Hill which […]

Read More

Topic of the Week Tuesday: Facial Steaming

Facials have always been a part of skin care routines but recently there has been an increase in popularity in the beauty arena lately in facial steaming and adding different ingredients to the steaming water for aromatherapy, medicinal, or healing properties in mind whether it be with aromatics, scented oils, or botanicals to enhance the facial experience.  Floral eye makeup looks using […]

Read More

Skin Care Focus: Tatcha’s “The Water Cream”

One of the newest skin care products from Tatcha called “The Water Cream” is a product I have heard of from so many in the beauty market and in social media lately.  Tatcha is a well known skin care brand that to me became more popular on the beauty scene partly because of the very […]

Read More

Topic of the Week Tuesday: Double Cleansing Technique

Double Cleansing is a technique that is relatively new on the beauty market but has been praised as one of the best cleansing techniques although it has been nothing new on the beauty market for quite some time in Japan and Korea where some of the best complexions and high quality skin care products are.  It’s a […]

Read More

Topic of the Week Tuesdays: Caviar Skin Products

This skin care post is about an ingredient I have noticed seems to be coming up in skin care products lately.  It is not an ingredient that has been mentioned in the market much that I know of and not one that you would think would go in a skin care product but it seems […]

Read More

Topic of the Week Tuesdays: Facial Masks

When it comes to facial masks there can be just as many to choose from as there are problem skin types but one thing for sure, facial masks are such a great addition to any skin care regimen (as well as feeling great and giving you that “spa” treatment feel at home we all love) with so many beneficial properties to your complexion that […]

Read More

Topic of the Week Tuesday: Hydrating Facial Mists

The dryer weather of fall and the upcoming winter season is upon us and so does the effect it has on our skin.  I don’t know about all of you but when that time comes I reach for more hydrating skin products that help ease dryness and hydrating facial sprays are one of the ways […]

Read More

Favorite “Spa Night” Pampering Products

Having these special kind of nights set aside for myself has become a great treat for me and times that I have come to very much look forward to in my life.  They help break up the monotony and rejuvenate me leaving me feeling like I can tackle anything that’s ahead of me.  I’m sure the ladies or […]

Read More

Review: The Clarisonic Mia Fit

Clarisonic is  one of the most well know companies for quality skin care appliances.  There are the  original Mia’s 1, 2 (the original and best seller), and 3, the Alpha Fit for men (highly rated by Allure magazine), the Opal, and the Plus.  All of them have sonic cleansing which works by sending sonic waves into the skin […]

Read More

Topic of the Week Tuesdays: Toners, To Use Or Not To Use, That Is the Question

The topic of whether to use a toner in one’s skin care regimen, has been debated as far back as I can remember.  The question started with me when I was first introduced to a skin care routine one summer when I was visiting my father in New Hampshire around the age  of eleven or twelve.  My stepmother used […]

Read More