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To the Rescue: Ormana Visage Anti-Age Facial Serum

Travel, summer and kids. How are they related? They all contribute to aging!! If you have kids and are traveling in the summer, there are many things that make you age by the minute. I literally can see wrinkles form in front of my eyes. Sleeplessness, poor diet, being in the sun for way too long, … Continue reading “To the Rescue: Ormana Visage Anti-Age Facial Serum”

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Quick Ways to Pamper Yourself Before Bed

Quick Ways to Pamper Yourself Before Bed

Bedtime can be a stressful endeavor when you foresee yourself tossing and turning. Many nights I’ve found myself dead tired, but stress kept me from falling asleep; and it turned into a vicious cycle (especially when I ended up napping the next day as a result). There are, however, a few things I’ve found useful that Osmia Organics founder Sarah Villafranco has outlined for us below – even though some of them (like not checking email before bed) are way easier said than done! There’s something about a little pre-bedtime pampering that works to alleviate some of the day’s stress, and many of Villafranco’s tips take just a few seconds to put into practice!

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How to Master an Ethereal and Bronzed Glow Even in the Winter

How to Master an Ethereal and Bronzed Glow Even in the Winter

If there’s one look that never gets old, it’s the healthy glow. Of course it’s best if that comes naturally, but it’s approaching the dead of winter and most of us are already pale as ghosts (I’ve been spending a great deal of time in Tel Aviv and without makeup, still look like a dead woman walking!). I swear by Clé de Peau Beauté Luminizing Face Enhancericon and Tom Ford Illuminating Primericon for enhancing my own complexion. If there are two products to splurge on consistently, these would be the two in my opinion, and I’ve found both to be universally flattering and effective. This natural beach beauty/soft ethereal glow look is always popular on the runways, and Spring 2016 was no exception, so I turned to Bluemercury district manager Emma Bruzzesi to get some more insight on how to elevate us all from “dead woman walking” status.

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How to Master an Ethereal and Bronzed Glow Even in the Winter

DNAEGF Renewal: What the Heck are DNA Repair Enzymes?

The new buzz words in beauty seem to be “DNA repair enzymes.” I’m not one to get caught up in science because when it comes to beauty products all the science is mostly just marketing jargon.

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Phace Bioactive

Phace Bioactive: Your pH Matters

Aside from feminine hygiene products and diet, you don’t hear too much talk about pH in beauty, but it’s a very important part and not all products are created with pH optimization in mind.

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Hourglass Launches Skincare – And It’s Inspired by Amniotic Fluid

If you’ve used Hourglass’ primer you’ve probably been wondering why the heck, in all these years, they haven’t launched skincare.

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In Depth Into Chantecaille at Their NYC Headquarters

In Depth Into Chantecaille at Their NYC Headquarters

I stopped by Chantecaille’s glossy Soho headquarters a few days ago to meet with Kristen Ott, who handles the brand’s public relations and Eddie Hernandez who is the brand’s in-house makeup pro (that’s his tattoo and arm above!).

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Origins

Origins: Anti-Aging Power Serum

Anti-aging is an eternal quest but if you find the right products that can halt the dreaded trauma in your life, it is a true miracle. I started preventing aging before I actually started aging. I am that obsessed. But once I turned 40, you can only imagine how that ramped up to a fever pitch.

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Is Kale the New Superfood Skincare Ingredient?

When makeup extraordinaire Gucci Westman posted a picture of the above products on her Instagram I was intrigued. Is kale the new it skincare ingredient?

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