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Cleansing 101 Guide: Choosing a Facial Cleanser

With the weather changes, choosing a cleanser can be difficult because you have to tailor it to your exact skin type so that you thoroughly clean and cleanse your face without leaving it tight or dry. First, you need to figure out what your skin type is. There are generally 4 types: Normal, Dry, Oily, and Combination Dry/Oily. If you’re not sure what your skin type is, consult with a dermatologist. Next is finding the right cleanser type for... 

How to Make your Makeup & Hair Last All Day

Don’t you hate it when friends or co-workers neglect to tell you that your eyeliner is running or your cheeks are super oily? By mid-afternoon, its definitely time to re-apply your hair & makeup and thanks to Real Simple‘s guide to MAKING HAIR & MAKEUP LAST, there’s no need to rely on anyone anymore! FOUNDATION: Try to use oil-free foundation is the best since they don’t contain ingredients like emollient that makes... 

Makeup 101: How to Apply Makeup in the Right Order

A few months ago we ran a story on HOW TO PUT ON SKINCARE PRODUCTS IN ORDER. This time, we’d like to share HOW TO PUT ON MAKEUP IN ORDER, thanks to the folks at Latina magazine! Moisturizer – Always use one with minimum SPF30 Primer – Stops foundation from mixing with your moisturizer or soaking into the skin Foundation Concealer Blush/Bronzer – Must apply in the beginning since these tend to fade fast Powder – If any... 

Say Goodbye to Indoor Tanning! CA bans Indoor Tanning

Readers remember how we mentioned last year that there was now a 10% taxadded to indoor tanning salons? Well get ready to say goodbye to indoor tanning salons all together! Starting Jan. 1st, 2012, CA residents under 18 will NOT be allowed to use ultraviolet tanning devices. The new law was recently signed by CA Gov. Jerry Brown and supercedes the existing law that requires consent from a parent or legal guardian for people ages 14-18 who want to... 

A Guide to Reading Beauty Product Labels: What Works & What Doesn’t

Ladies, have you ever gone shopping for new makeup or skincare products and realized you had no idea what any of the ingredients on the product label mean? Reading and understanding product labels  is important to your health and well-being so here’s a handy guide (thanks Real Simple magazine) to READING BEAUTY-PRODUCT LABEL TERMS: Clinically Proven – The product had some kind of testing done in a clinical setting like a lab. You need... 

New Study shows the Impt. of Wearing Makeup

A new study performed by Procter & Gamble, claims that wearing makeup has a significant impact on how people perceive women – more importantly, that women seem “more attractive competent, likable and trustworthy.” Study participants were shown photos of women either wearing no makeup or wearing one of three different cosmetic looks — natural, professional or glamorous. In the first study, subjects were first shown images... 

Timesaving Beauty Shortcuts

Ever since Summer ended and Fall started, we know you’ve been crazy hectic with school/work, family, and yes we already noticed the Christmas decor and knicknacks that are starting to pop-up instores. DON’T PANIC! Just take a deep breath and take one thing at a time. To help you de-stress, here’s some BEAUTY SHORTCUTS compliments of our fave magazine, Real Simple:  DRYING NAIL POLISH: Air dry nails for 2 minutes then dunk your... 

Exfoliate, Exfoliate, Exfoliate!

In my 20’s, I used to buy those apricot scrubs  thinking that I was so smart in scrubbing off all the dirt and makeup from my face. Now that I’m in my 30’s, I’m now learning from my mistakes: LESSON LEARNED #1: Don’t use a facial scrub on a daily basis. Not only is it extremely rough on your skin, it strips off essential oils that your skin naturally needs. Use a facial scrub sparingly – at most once a week depending... 

CONGRATS to TRACY ROE, our FINAL FB June Calming Masque Winner!

Congrats to our FINAL June FB Calming Masque Giveaway Winner – TRACY ROE! Trace is our last winner to wina SPA-SIZE Marie Louise Cosmetics Cool Pack (Calming Masque) worth $91! MLC’s gel-based mask from their NEW professional spa-care collection helps calm and cool down any redness or minor irritation after a day out in the sun. PERFECT FOR THE SUMMER! Tracy's winning MLC Calming Masque Congrats again Tracy and enjoy your MLC skincare... 

Congrats June FB Calming Masque Winner:DIANE KLEIMAN

Congrats to our June FB Calming Masque Giveaway Winner – DIANE KLEIMAN! Diane WON a SPA-SIZE Marie Louise Cosmetics Cool Pack (Calming Masque) worth $91! MLC’s gel-based mask from their NEW professional spa-care collection helps calm and cool down any redness or minor irritation after a day out in the sun. PERFECT FOR THE SUMMER!   Diane's winning prize: Marie Louise Cosmetics Calming Masque For those of you who have entered, not... 

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