This week Cindy of Prime Beauty is hosting Fashion Flash. I think Prime beauty is one of the prettiest beauty sites on the web. It certainly gives me confidence in the recommendations of a beauty site if it is well, beautiful. What I think sets Prime Beauty apart is the focus on “indie” brands. The big brands like L’oreal and Oil of Olay get the lions share of ad and editorial space, but the true innovation is often in the smaller personal product lines. But which one can you choose? Prime Beauty explores them for me.
I’m looking for a new bathing suit and the stores are filled with fall sweaters and boots. And as usual, I feel overwhelmed. Everything looks wonderful, yet Idon’t know what I want. This weekend I picked up a used copy of The OneContinue Reading… →
Its just three days to Beauty Bash, an amazing beauty and health expo that will be held in NYC on Oct 1&2. I am putting the finishing touches on the presentation I will be doing with Kari of Fabulous Over Forty. We are offering ” The Top Ten Skincare and Make-Up Tips on Sunday Oct 2 at 10:30. Beauty Bash will also feature two of my favorite doctors. Dr Ellen Marmur will be speaking on skin cancer and melanoma on Saturday at 3:40 and on Sunday from 10-4 pm Dr Albert Lefkovits will be doing free skin cancer checks.
Midday Saturday, The Glam Gals from Fabulous After 40 are going to have you looking fab in a hands on, interactive workshop. This dynamic duo are going to be reviewing the five common faux pas women make and teach you how to go from from fruumpy to fabulous with a few … Continue Reading… →
When I left the office of Dr Laser ( as I will call him) , he gave me a prescription for Retin A Micro and one piece of advice. ” Don’t use a washcloth or scrubbing grains”. From the research I had done for my beauty books, I knew that picking the right products to use with Retin A was essential to achieving the best results without quitting due to dryness and irritation. I made a list of four key products:
* Eye Makeup Remover
* Sunscreen/ Moisturizer
* Nighttime Moisturizer
So I took my prescription for Retin A Micro to the drugstore and was met with sticker shock. It was $300/tube. I debated with myself for a few minutes, then gave it in to be filled. Practically every dermatologist recommends a form of Retin A as the foundation of anti-aging skin care. I thought about all the beauty products that I had used that … Continue Reading… →