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




Peter Lamas Spa Sensuals Body Care Products

Peter Lamas Spa Sensuals Body Care Products

This entire year, I’ve gotten to try out an incredible array of skincare products and brands. Many have come from brands that were new to me. And I have lots of new favorites. The Peter Lamas Spa Sensuals line has … Continue reading




Giveaway: StriVectin Revitalizing Mask & Review

Giveaway: StriVectin Revitalizing Mask & Review

I am a facial mask fanatic. I just love them. From time to time, I dabble in the single-use paper or fiber masks, but I really prefer the masks that I apply to my face straight out of the tube … Continue reading




Paula’s Choice Skincare Empties: Treatment Products

Paula’s Choice Skincare Empties: Treatment Products

A couple of months ago, I had the opportunity to try an entire range of skincare products chosen for my particular skincare needs – aging dry skin with sun damage – by a skin consultant at Paula’s Choice. Most of … Continue reading




July 2015 Empty Beauty Products

July 2015 Empty Beauty Products

This was another good month for empties. I guess you could say I finished up a bunch of random stuff. Skintimate Shave Gel This particular pink and floral scented shave gel from Skintimate was my favorite for many years. But the … Continue reading




Savannah Bee Honey Body Lotion and Lip Balms

Savannah Bee Honey Body Lotion and Lip Balms

So many body lotions and lip balms have been coming my way lately. Word must have gotten out about my dry skin, lol. Today, I have products from the Savannah Bee Company from Savannah, Georgia to talk to you about. … Continue reading




TATCHA Luminous Dewy Skin Mist

TATCHA Luminous Dewy Skin Mist

I have been obsessed with TATCHA, the Japanese luxury skincare brand, ever since I saw photos of the beautiful indigo blue moisturizer from their Indigo Collection. TATCHA has borrowed beauty secrets from modern day geishas and combined them with cutting edge science to … Continue reading




Target Beauty Box: Back to College Honor Roll Fall 2015

Target Beauty Box: Back to College Honor Roll Fall 2015

A few months ago, I posted about my spring/summer Target Beauty Box. Recently, I found out that Target was offering two more beauty boxes for Fall 2015, each $5 including delivery. I chose the Honor Roll box. You have to act … 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




Friday Find Part 2: Nourish Organic Body Butter & New Skin Solve

Last month, I reviewed Nourish Organic Body Lotion that I found in my stash. And I complained that it wasn’t hydrating enough for my very dry skin. The folks at Nourish Organic read my review, and they were kind enough to … Continue reading




Xanadu 24K Gold Serum by ISA Professional

Xanadu 24K Gold Serum by ISA Professional

Did you ever get a skincare product that you could hardly wait to use? I often feel this way about makeup, but not often for skincare. But when I received Xanadu 24K Gold Serum by ISA Professional, I could hardly … Continue reading




Safe Harbor Sensitive Lotion Sunscreen SPF 50

Safe Harbor Sensitive Lotion Sunscreen SPF 50

I can never have enough sunscreens, and I recently received a new sunscreen made with physical sunblock and a high percentage of natural and organic ingredients. Since I’m piling on the sunscreen these days, and chemicals can enter the bloodstream … Continue reading




June 2015 Beauty Product Empties

June 2015 Beauty Product Empties

Thank goodness, June was a big month for me for using up beauty products, especially ones that I’ve had for a while. I look forward to recycling all these bottles and jars!     So here’s the scoop on what … Continue reading




Sneak Peak: Exuviance Bionic Oxygen Facial

A few weeks ago, I got an unexpected, great surprise. Exuviance, one of my favorite skincare brands, sent me a hot-off-the-press, straight from the laboratory (for real, no kidding) new facial mask that hasn’t even been released yet! It arrived … Continue reading




Giveaway: StriVectin Repair & Protect Moisturizer SPF 30

Giveaway: StriVectin Repair & Protect Moisturizer SPF 30

Summer is finally here, though it’s still cool in MA. Regardless, I’m spending a lot more time outdoors gardening, jogging, riding my bike, playing tennis, or just walking around. It’s imperative to wear sunscreen! In fact, I just read that … Continue reading




Exuviance Intensive Eye Treatment Pads

Exuviance Intensive Eye Treatment Pads

Oh, I’m finding all kinds of new skincare products to try out! I received a box of Exuviance Intensive Eye Treatment Pads via Brandbacker, the bloggers’ association, in exchange for an honest review. The box contains 12 packets containing two … Continue reading




Target Beauty Box Summer 2015 & Giveaway Winner

Target Beauty Box Summer 2015 & Giveaway Winner

First, congratulations to Leigh, the winner of the Coui Skincare UV Facial Sunscreen! I believe that Leigh lives in Florida so she’ll get a lot of use out of the sunscreen. Thank you all who entered and don’t give up. … Continue reading




ipsy Swim Into Beauty Glam Bag June 2015

ipsy Swim Into Beauty Glam Bag  June 2015

I’ve begun measuring time in ipsy bags. And now another month has gone by, and we’re up to the June 2015 ipsy bag: Swim Into Beauty. It is a dreary day today, and I had some time on my hands … Continue reading