Hands
Thu 03.01

In-Flight Hydration Arsenal: Reaching High Altitudes of Moisture

I have been non stop traveling since this year started. From Florence to Las Vegas to New York to Florida (and next month Cancun!), saying that my skin and everything else for that matter, is dehydrated is an understatement. I am completely tapped out!  While on a flight, I drink water like crazy, but I […]

Tue 01.24

Fresh x Veuve Cliquot Beauty Survival Kit: Splendor in the Snow

When I take my beauty routine into consideration, Champagne doesn’t normally come to mind. I love cosmetics and cocktails equally, but it’s a little counter-intuitive, right? Well, Fresh and Veuve Cliquot make a slightly shocking team, but it somehow makes so much sense! The “Cliquot in the Snow” beauty survival kit was conceived to get […]

Wed 12.07

Deborah Lippmann Rich Girl Hand Cream: Lifestyles of the Rich and Moisturized

Whenever I put on hand cream, I instinctively rub it into my cuticles since they are always in need of help. I’m not sure how much it’s doing, but it’s better than nothing, right? Most of the time I get a manicure just to clean up my dry and yucky-looking cuticles. Now, with the onset […]

Mon 11.14

L’Occitane Olive Hand Cream: From Vineyard to Hand

It’s not even full-blown winter (okay, so I do live in Southern California!), and my hands are already taking a beating. As much as I love my L’Occitane hand creams for daily use – especially their Shea Butter – sometimes I need something less greasy. Like when I’m driving. That’s when my hands feel particularly […]

Fri 11.11

Eve Echo Hand Soap and Santizers: Clean Hands, Clean Conscience

I’m very mindful of the hand soaps I buy mainly because my son has a bit of an obsession with clean hands (could be worse, I suppose!). He will actually stand outside the bathroom door when his cousins or friends are inside, shouting, “I don’t hear you washing your hands!” In fact, he washes his […]

Tue 11.01

New Limited Edition Buys from L’Occitane

L’Occitane, the ruler when it comes to shea butter, verbena, and almond – at least in my book! – always has great holiday gifts, limited edition sets, and stocking stuffers. Better yet, they’ve got a ton of value sets so you can load-up on favorites for yourself. Holiday Hands Trio ($25) and Shea Travel Treasures($40) […]

Wed 10.26

Yves Saint Laurent Le Smoking Manicure Couture Terriblement Noir: Slip Into Your Smoking Jacket

You’re still not likely to see me sporting plain old ebony on my fingertips, but if anyone has the magic touch to bring back the shade that was once goth, then trendy, and finally played out, it’s Yves Saint Laurent. They are testing their sense of suave this November with the release of a tuxedo-inspired […]

Tue 10.25

Votre Vu Bébé Duette Luxe Lips and Hand Crème: Living Hand to Mouth

In case you haven’t noticed, two-in-one products are all the rage right now. But are they really worth it? Are they that much easier and more convenient? And I can’t help but think, doesn’t the quality diminish when the emphasis is put on the concept over the actual product? In the case of Votre Vu‘s […]

Wed 10.19

Molton Brown Myrrh Muske & Cypress Fine Liquid Hand Wash and Medio Candela: What Makes a House a Home

Most might have Halloween on the mind, but I am already preparing for my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. It’s time to prep my house for a big group of guests – the more the better! I am having someone come and decorate (I can’t strike the right balance of festive but not cheesy, so I seek […]