Enhance Your Skincare Routine with Muslin Cloths and Konjac Sponges

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Cleansing is my favorite part of my skincare routine. There is something about removing all the dirt, oil and makeup from my face that is so liberating and I feel refreshed instantly. Typically I use my hand when applying and removing cleansers, but after I was introduced to a few different tools to help make [...]

Spring Forward: Now Is The Perfect Time To Fall In Love With The Guerlain Glow

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Forget lines and wrinkles. Youthful skin is all about the glow. Healthy, radiant, lit-from-within skin is the goal. And if the only way you’re achieving the aforementioned is with your favorite Instagram filter or with a Photoshop tool, 1) Stop it right now and 2) Keep reading for tips on how to achieve your unique [...]

I Wish I Had PREP Cosmetics When I Was A Teen

#WaitWhatSheIs40 -- Fresh faced, me. No makeup. No filter. No soft focus blur. !00% ME at 40....

As most of you know I recently turned 40. Yep, 40. There’s a celebratory hash-tag and everything (#WaitWhatSheIs40). Most people don’t dedicate a hash-tag and announce turning 40, but I actually feel amazing about 40. And, if I’m being 100% honest, it doesn’t hurt that most people think I’m 28-29…32 at the oldest. While genetics [...]

Bergdorf Goodman Beauty Files: The Cleansing Oils We Love

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While spring trend forecasts and “What To Wear” round ups dominate every magazine in sight, the reality is that skin is still doing a bit of a seasonal shuffle. It’s spring but skin is still feeling the residual dryness of winter…which begins to explain our current love affair with cleansing oils and balms. Formulated to remove impurities and soften [...]

Mani of the Week: Quilted Matte and Shiny Nails

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One of my favorite nail art trends of all time is the combo of matte and shiny. It’s just SO freaking cool!! I think you get the best results with black nail polish, so that’s what I’ll be using. However, feel free to substitute with a (dark) color of your choice as I show you [...]

ThisThatBeauty Previews: Yardley Nourishing Elements Artisan Soaps

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I grew up familiar with the Yardley brand of products.  I remember we had the soaps in drawers of clothes because the smell was so amazing.  These soaps were always gifted by relatives and friends living abroad, so, it was a treat to use them to bathe and wrap myself in the wonderful aroma.  I [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring JINsoon Tila March Collection

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It’s still hovering around 40 degrees in North East but it’s spring on my nails today thanks to the JINsoon Tila March Collection. The collection is the work of  one of my favorite nail artists, Jin Soon Choi, and Tila March designer, Tamara Taichman. The five shade Spring/Summer collection is a nod to pop art [...]

Purity of Elements – A Luxe Skincare Line Based on Wonders of Copper

Purity of Elements Review

I got my hands on the entire Purity of Elements face care line the day it hit retail at  Nordstrom.com.  No matter how many times it happens, I am always excited to be among the first to try new products.  Like a complete and total beauty junkie, I started using two of the products as [...]

Mani of the Week: Victoria Beckham Nails Inc ‘Bamboo White’

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I can usually tell I have a winning manicure by the number of finger photoshoots I do when wearing the polish.  Last week I tried the Nails Inc Victoria Beckham polish and I couldn’t stop looking at my nails. The light creamy tinted white polish,  Bamboo White, is a seriously flattering shade that is a part [...]

Bergdorf Goodman Beauty Files: March Beauty Picks

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Every month the BG Beauty Girls gush with excitement over what’s cool and new. Here’s the March run down of the beauty you need now! Chantecaille Rose De Mai Oil WHY YOU NEED IT: Because Winter is a real bruiser! If your skin has taken a beating these last few weeks, repair and restore with just a [...]