From the monthly archives:

May 2010

Break the Ice

May 28, 2010

There is no easier way to transport that dress you have had in your closet forever to this seasons hottest look. Accessorize!  Lucite and metal baubles will give you a playful, modern edge and they are available most everywhere.  Try Stella & Dot and Bloomingdales for some super cute ones.

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Sandblasted

May 26, 2010

With so many facial options on spa menus, how do you know which one to choose? Next time, go with a Microdermabrasion Facial. It is a non-invasive skin resurfacing treatment that leaves your face with a healthy glow reminiscent of the carefree days of your youth.  The microdermabrasion machine gently sloughs away a superficial layer of […]

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Strike Oil

May 19, 2010

Diamonds should be shiny, your face should not!  Keep makeup fresher longer and blast shine on contact with Shiseido Pureness Oil-Control Blotting Papers.  Instead of applying layer after layer of makeup to combat shine, pat these portable powder covered sheets lightly on your face for a refreshed, matte look. They are also great for blotting […]

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Save Face

May 17, 2010

Once again, one of my favorite skin care lines, Mario Badescu has hit a home run.  Their newest product – Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 30 is fantastic.  It is lightweight, doesn’t clog pores and is formulated with antioxidants to repair environmental damage.  In other words, it does everything a good daily moisturizer would do, plus […]

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A Summer Essential

May 14, 2010

Lengthen your legs while still maintaining your balance: A warm weather essential this season is the high heel wedge espadrille sandal. Reminiscent of vacationing in an exotic locale without the price of the plane ticket or a pricey hotel, these shoes are perfect with a sundress, shorts or jeans and will help you sway confidently through […]

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Luscious Lips

May 12, 2010

Swipe on a high lacquer gloss to make your lips look sexier in seconds.  Just that simple 2 second step changes your face and smile in an instant- and always for the better!  A favorite is Lorac Couture Shine in Muse.  $22 Drugstore.com

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Peeling Groovy

May 10, 2010

Liquid Dermabrasion in a jar – bring it on!  This gentle, exfoliating serum by Bliss poses a triple threat against aging: it evens out skin tone – lightening dark spots (from sun, breakouts or other complexion-related mishaps), perfects skins texture, and lessens the look of lines and large pores. Gotta love those all-in-one products. Great for […]

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Get a Leg Up

May 7, 2010

Cant believe it’s taken me this long to write about Per-fekt Body Perfection Gel since I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE  it. This skin perfector has a moosey consistency and is better than any bronzer or self tanner that you can buy.  It absorbs effortlessly into your skin and makes your legs look, well, PERFECT.  It reduces […]

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We Don’t Need No Water…

May 6, 2010

Theres nothing worse than wanting to be able to brush your teeth and not being able to.  So, when I started hearing about the Colgate Wisp no water, no toothpaste toothbrush, I had to see what all the fuss what about.  They are BRILLIANT.   They actually leave your mouth feeling fresher than when you […]

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Nail it

May 4, 2010

Introducing the new go-to nail color for spring and summer – OPI Tickets to Paradise. Not too white, not too pink and not too nude.  It’s clean, crisp and the perfect nail color for anytime you want to feel polished and pretty. Which should be always, by the way. OPI $8

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The End of the Line

May 3, 2010

I’ve tried literally dozens of daytime eye creams and this one is, hands down, my favorite.   Dr Brandt’s Lineless Eye Cream is great for all skin types – its lightweight, glides on smoothly, and actually does what its supposed to–keeping those fine lines at bay.  $60 Dr Brandt

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