This week, Cindy of Prime Beauty is hosting Fashion Flash! She is that rare blogger that knows how to ask all the right questions to develop truely valuable lifstyle posts. I have seen her in action and she is uber impressive. Interviewing a brand Cindy drills down to uncover the unqiue properties of each beauty product, how it works, how to use it and which skin type would benefit. Before I do some retail therapy at Sephora, I check out reviews on Prime Beauty to help me pick exactly what I need. If you already subscibe to Prime Beauty, you know what I am talking about. If not, sign up so that you don’t miss a single post.
Wen hair care products have replaced Retin A as the #1 beauty issue I get at No-Nonsense Beauty Blog. Online and off, the news has been filled with reports of injuries from these popular hair care products.
What is Wen?
Wen cleansing conditioner is distinctly different from a traditional shampoo. Usually we wet our hair and rub in a soapy shampoo that foams up to clean both the hair and the scalp. By contrast, Wen is described as a cleansing conditioner that is applied to the hair, but does not foam up. Directions recommend using a generous handful that is massaged into wet hair and scalp, leaving it on thru the rest of a shower. Then it should be combed thru … Continue Reading…
Now that I have embarked on an all out attack on my puffy eyes and dark circles I charged the Clarisonic Opal treatment disk and per their directions, prepared to patch tested the serum on the inside of my arm. But when I squeezed out a few drops, it was a sludgy amber colored goo rather than the clear gel that I had seen in the samples. In addition, the container seemed practicallyempty, although I had just opened it. Something was wrong.
I went back to Sephora to buy a replacement. But when I explained the situation to sales associate and asked which one I should get, she went to speak to her manager. After looking at my serum, the manager went to a drawer and replaced the cartridge free of charge. I was blown away. … Continue Reading…
When I started exploring anti-aging options a few months go, I had just three go-to products. It wasn’t that I didn’t care — I just didn’t know what my skin truely needed. Too many times I would be vulnerable to great sales pitch and find that the expensive “miracle cream” either did nothing or made my face break-out. Now that I am testing out wrinkling fighting tools and techniques, I had to try out an endless buffet of skin care products. Trial and lots of error has resulted in a group of cleansers, moisturizers and sunscreens that deliever on their promises. I call them my “Fabulous Fourteen” and today I have uploaded that list in the blog tab ” Beauty Tool Kit”. I explain how to use them, how they work and how much they cost. I have only one face and can’t try out everything, so I would love to hear about your go-to products.