Giveaway: Cosmedica Skincare Vitamin C Serum

// Many years ago when I was in college in New York, I somehow got a certificate for a free facial at a salon in midtown. The esthetician (or “saleswoman” might be more appropriate) scared the living daylights out of … Continue reading

Giveaway: Reviva Labs Peptides & More Anti-Wrinkle Cream

For years, I stuck to one moisturizer from Olay. I was very loyal. Till I became a beauty blogger, I had no idea the variety of moisturizing and skincare treatment products that were out there including skincare products that were … Continue reading

Hada Labo Tokyo Anti-aging Hydrator: More of the Good Stuff

Hada Labo Tokyo was new to me. I saw a post/ad for it on Facebook, and it quickly got my attention. Hada Labo Tokyo is a Japanese skincare brand, created in 2004 by Rohto Pharmaceuticals, a company that began in … Continue reading

GIVEAWAY: Cosmedica Pure Hyaluronic Acid Facial Skincare Serum

The season has changed to autumn, and here in New England, I’ve turned the heat on in my house. That means drier air inside the house. And winter, that’s just around the corner, usually means drier air outside, too. My … Continue reading

Estee Lauder Picture Me Online Event

On Friday, Estée Lauder was holding an event at my local Macy’s called “Picture Me Online”. A couple of weeks ago, I made an appointment to participate. I wasn’t sure what the event was all about, I just knew that … Continue reading

Estee Lauder DayWear BB Anti-Oxidant Beauty Benefit Creme SPF 35

Recently, I returned a bottle of unopened Estée Lauder Resilience Lift liquid foundation. What was I thinking when I bought it? BB creams have me so spoiled. I hate having to apply primer and sunscreen (although this may have had … Continue reading

Skincare Ingredient Glossary and Ingredient-Based Product Recommendations

Allure is a great source of information for me on all things beauty. I often turn to Allure for new product information, product recommendations, how-to tips, and what’s new in anti-aging. Skincare Glossary Recently at allure.com, I found a terrific … Continue reading

Ageless Derma Daily Mineral Guard SPF 25

The other day, my brother sent me an email with an intriguing subject: If you can guess who this is, I’ll give you a dollar. I looked at the photo of a thin, older woman with sort of yellow hair … Continue reading

Hydroxatone AM/PM Anti-Wrinkle Complex SPF 15

A few weeks ago, I reviewed Hydroxatone BB Cream, a product that I really liked. So I was happy to have a chance to try another Hydroxatone product, Hydroxatone AM/PM Anti-Wrinkle Complex, provided from iFabbo, the beauty and fashion blogger … Continue reading

Ageless Derma Stem Cell and Peptide Anti-Wrinkle Cream

Recently, I have had the opportunity to try Ageless Derma Stem Cell and Peptide Anti-Wrinkle Cream, an anti-aging product with state-of-the-art skincare ingredients. Ageless Derma Anti-Wrinkle cream helps supply the skin with the nutrients and plant stem cells that it … 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

OWN Firming Silk Concentrate

Several weeks ago, I had the opportunity to try OWN Firming Silk Concentrate, an anti-aging product, from OWN Skin Health. Like the OWN Lifting Eye Cream and Refining Moisture Night Cream, I received it from iFabbo, an organization for beauty … Continue reading

Algenist Concentrated Reconstructing Serum

  Several months ago while getting my hair re-redded at Vidal Sassoon, I was reading Vogue to pass the time. I saw an ad for a free sample of serum at Sephora from Algenist, a brand unknown to me. When … Continue reading

L’Oreal Age Perfect Hydra Nutrition Golden Balm Eye Cream

I’m a big fan of L’Oreal Revitalift Eye Cream Anti-Wrinkle + Firming, and I’ve been using it for years. photo credit: L’Oreal websiteA couple of years ago, I started seeing the ad campaign with Diane Keaton for the Age Perfect … Continue reading

L’Oreal Revitalift Miracle Blur

New technology is a constant in beauty products. And the trend these days is multi-tasking. BB cream. CC (color correcting) cream. Not surprisingly, the blogosphere has been abuzz with news of L’Oreal’s recent addition to the terrific Revitalift product line: … Continue reading

OWN Lifting Eye Cream & New Approach to Gauging Product Effectiveness

I am trying a new lifting eye cream (http://bit.ly/11KWld4 to learn more) from Own Skin Health, a 3 year old skincare company based in San Francisco, that emphasizes healthy living and creates natural products without harsh chemicals. Their products were … Continue reading