Revitaderm 40 for Exfoliative Keratolysis on My Thumbs

Revitaderm 40 for Exfoliative Keratolysis on My Thumbs

I’ve previously written about the skin condition, exfoliative keratolysis, that I get every summer on my thumbs. EK is a strange skin condition that is not eczema or psoriasis. It is its own thing. It usually comes about in the … Continue reading




Brush On Block Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30

Brush On Block Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30

I’ve been trying all kinds of sunscreens. I am looking for that perfect combination of reliably blocking the sun’s UVA/UVB rays and being comfortable to wear. I usually prefer physical block sunscreen. Recently, I was sent a new kind of sunscreen … Continue reading




Carefree Acti-Fresh Liners Review & Beauty Blog Coalition 3 May 2015 Roundup

Carefree Acti-Fresh Liners Review & Beauty Blog Coalition 3 May 2015 Roundup

A couple of weeks ago, I was sent the Carefree VoxBox from Influenster. I received a free bag of Carefree Acti-Fresh Body Shape Regular pantiliners. Each one is individually wrapped, so this little bag of 20 liners is great to … Continue reading




Zim’s Max-Freeze: My Answer to Too Much Shoveling!

Zim’s Max-Freeze: My Answer to Too Much Shoveling!

This winter in the Boston area is one for the record books. We have gotten an unprecedented amount of snow in a very short time, well over five feet. And we’re expecting more snow on Thursday and another blizzard during the … Continue reading




Evian Facial Spray: A Touch of France for Your Skin

Evian Facial Spray: A Touch of France for Your Skin

Years ago, one of my college friends who was a real Francophile told me all about espadrilles, a snack cheese called La Vache Qui Rit (that we now know as The Laughing Cow), wine from Bordeaux, and Evian Mineral Water … Continue reading




Natracare Cleansing Make-up Removal Wipes vs Forever 21 Cocoa Shea Butter Wipes

Natracare Cleansing Make-up Removal Wipes vs Forever 21 Cocoa Shea Butter Wipes

A couple of months ago I decided to try some inexpensive cleansing wipes from Forever 21 at the recommendation from a fellow blogger. The store didn’t have any of the lavender cleansing wipes she mentioned, so I went with the … Continue reading




Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Supporting Research

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Supporting Research

Unfortunately, breast cancer hits close to home for so many of us. I have several friends who recently battled breast cancer and won, thankfully. Twenty years ago, my dad wasn’t so lucky. He was one of the 2% of men, … Continue reading




Winner of the NeoCell Giveaway and NeoCell Hydra +HA Serum Review

Winner of the NeoCell Giveaway and NeoCell Hydra +HA Serum Review

NeoCell Biotin Bursts & Hyaluronic Acid Giveaway The giveaway results first! Woo hoo! Congratulations to Melissa C., the winner of the NeoCell giveaway in which the winner can choose either Biotin Bursts or Hyaluronic Acid Blueberry Liquid.  In her comment, … Continue reading




My Guest Post on Skinny Coconut Oil on Tips for Natural Beauty Blog

Recently, I had the opportunity to write my first guest post on another beauty blog!! I got to try out and review a new product and write a guest post on Tips For Natural Beauty, a blog by Dima Al … Continue reading




NeoCell Giveaway Winners & “Fresh Picks” May 2014 ipsy Bag

First things first. Congratulations to Laura R. who won first prize in the NeoCell Collagen & Beauty Bursts giveaway. And woo hoo to Kim A. who was second prize winner, the Collagen Beauty Builder. I have sent emails to both winners. … Continue reading




Giveaway: NeoCell Collagen +HA and Beauty Bursts

A couple of months ago, I had an opportunity from NeoCell to try two of their products: NeoCell Fish Collagen +HA (hyaluronic acid) and NeoCell Beauty Bursts. I’ve been using topical hyaluronic acid for over a year now, and it has made … Continue reading




Aveeno Eczema Therapy Moisturizing Cream

Every summer, I get exfoliative keratolysis, peeling of the skin on my thumbs. Like clockwork, red, dry blisters appear on my thumbs. They get hard like callouses, split, and then the skin peels off. Fortunately, it’s not painful except when … Continue reading




Sunscreen and UV Protection Future Breakthrough via Daily Glow

Breaking News: Sunscreen and UV Protection in a Pill from Daily Glow Truth be told, I detest wearing sunscreen. Since I usually go for the mineral based sunscreen, I am always applying heavy creams. In the hot weather, they make … Continue reading




Finally, A Great Facial

Back in in the day, my college roommate introduced me to Georgette Klinger, a day spa before before the term “day spa” came into being. Georgette Klinger, an immigrant from what is now The Czech Republic, started her career by … Continue reading




8 Beauty Treatments You Can Do at Home – Daily Glow

8 Beauty Treatments You Can Do at Home – Skin Care Tips – Skin & Beauty – Daily Glow. In the summer, it seems even easier to take ingredients that I have at home and mix them up into potions … Continue reading