Tips

Age Appropriate Women

Think back to your childhood and try to remember what midlife women were like in real life and the media? As children we were ingrained with beliefs about the way the world works that shape our ideas today. Specifically we learned about a woman’s role in society. Whether …

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Is Natural Skincare Better Than Synthetic

I have great respect for my friends that are “all natural” “green beauty” “organic only beauty” or whatever term is being used in the skincare world today. But is there conclusive evidence that natural skincare is better than synthetic? If something is lab created is it automatically a …

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Skincare: When To Save and When to Splurge

If you are a frequenter of beauty magazines, blogs, or the cosmetic area of department stores you may have developed a fear of missing out. You’ll be tempted to think you need to spend a small fortune on skincare to keep your skin in great shape.  Let’s face …

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How To Overcome A Negative Attitude

Do you know what stinks? Besides patchouli and sweaty feet, a negative critical attitude. And what does this have to do with beauty? Everything! Beauty comes from within and a negative, critical attitude makes us look like a sourpuss. Ever find yourself getting annoyed with motivational posts? Do …

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Beat The Heat In Miami

It’s no secret I don’t love hot weather, let’s just say when Florida showed up on my calendar I wasn’t jumping for joy. I have to say I recently returned from a trip to Miami and I had the best time! As an esthetician I was super excited …

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DIY Skincare Myths

“If it burns that means it’s working” No, if it burns that means it’s probably damaging your barrier. There’s a difference between an acid toner giving you a “stingle” and a burning, itching reaction. This is something you’ll need to use your intuition with. If a product is …

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If eyes are the window to the soul, I’m afraid people might get the wrong impression about me. I have a hollowness under my eyes that makes me look perpetually tired. I got the double whammy by inheriting hooded dragon lids. Add in the aging process with all …

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Grapefruit Martini

Summertime is not my favorite season. When I lived in Houston, which is like living in a virtual sauna, I loathed and dreaded summer! I know that makes me an oddball but we can still be friends right? Seriously I practically hibernate all summer and come alive in …

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How to remove facial hair

Facial hair removal is an important subject since women of all ages can struggle with unwanted hair growth. As we near midlife facial hair becomes serious business! If you’re like me, your skin is maturing and too fragile for waxing, you need to be resourceful in keeping peach …

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Over 40 Makeup Tips

  Are under eye wrinkles and crinkles the concern you want to address? Ever leave the house feeling content with your makeup and around midday catch your reflection in the mirror and see a “mudslide?” Does your concealer separate in little cracks? This happened frequently when I hit …

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