Dry Body Brushing: Yay or Nay?

Dry Brushing

Smooth skin is always in.  But getting more energy and detoxing our system while we’re at it?   I’m all for it.   That’s why when I heard about dry body brushing (a.k.a. dry brush skin detox), I was all over it.   So, what is it and how’s it different from the way we’ve been sloughing off dead skin […]

Try This Free 30-Minute Holiday Workout Routine

Women Workout

Despite being a firm believer that being “too busy” is an excuse, not a fact, there’s nothing like the holiday season to put priorities to the test. Luckily, I also know that no matter how many presents need to be wrapped, outfits matched, and sweet goodies baked and bagged, there will always be 30 minutes […]

How to Prepare Your Skin for Winter

Face Cleanse

Don’t let winter wreak havoc on your appearance!  Face the cold climate with confidence that comes from the right amount of prep. Cue the chunky knits, fair isle scarves and cute cocoon coats for your wardrobe.

Quick Tips for Wearing Colored Eyeliner

Colored Eyeliners

Still wearing black eyeliner for every event, season and mood?  I was, too, until it felt, well, boring.  To liven up my look, I started wearing colored eyeliner and I’m thrilled to report: I’m in love.  I’m able to brighten up my look without looking like a showgirl or like I just stepped out of the 80s. I admit, switching from black […]

Happy Feet: How to Take Care of Our Feet in the Fall

care for beautiful woman legs

Now that fall is here, that means our sandals are taking a backseat to booties.  So much for showing off our pedis (but yay to cool-looking shoes).   Unfortunately, taking care of our feet in the fall goes by the wayside.  They’re smothered in booties, socks and tights and soon, we’re crinkling our noses:  Sweat.  Odor.  Heels rough enough to file […]

Eye Creams on a Budget

Applying Eye Cream

When I turned 18, one of the best beauty secrets I ever received was that from my grandmother, and consisted of but two words: Eye Cream. Ever since, I’ve been rather obsessed with the stuff (yes, I sometimes slather it all over my face and neck) despite the occasional hefty price tag.