Full Plait

By Genevieve LeFranc After bone dry winter weeks of resorting to messy buns and wool caps to mask lifeless, static-stricken locks, everyone is ready for a new hair look. Temperatures are fluctuating and spring is right around the corner, but I just can’t wait to give my favorite transitional season look a go…..the braid.   […]

Y – O – U – N – G!

By Kim Putens Y – O – U – N – G! You haven’t found the fountain of youth yet, but you’re afraid to go under the knife.  You sit in wonder of how to keep your skin looking young, particularly during these harsh winter days.    Many people ask me how I keep my […]

Winter Beauty Care: A Primer

By Kim Putens The holidays are over and the winter blues have set in.  You looked fabulous getting through the holiday parties, the trips to see Santa, and the late-night shopping adventures, but the hectic schedule and craziness have left you feeling blah.  So, here’s how to survive the winter blues and look good doing […]

Product of the Month: Farmaesthetics Nourishing Lavender Milk

Farmaesthetics Nourishing Lavender Milk – $39 Available online via farmaesthetics.com and at their Flagship Skincare Boutique in Newport, RI and other high end specialty shops. What It Says It Does: Herbal combination feeds the skin, moisturizing and conditioning the face and body Soy Oil evens skin tone, softens fine lines and is light but emollient […]

Holiday Glow….Get It!

By Kim Putens You’ve trimmed the tree, hung the stockings, decorated the house, and bought the gifts, but what about you?  With invitations to holiday parties abound, make sure you sparkle for every occasion.  Consider these trendy make up looks for any possible holiday festivity that may come your way. The Office Party Your normally […]

Out with the Old, in with the New

By Dr. Dale Isaacson and Dr. Marilyn Berzin Out with the old, in with the new — skincare regimen, that is. What worked for warm, summer days you spent at the beach, could cause major damage to your skin in the bitter winter months. The combination of salt water from beaches, chlorine in pool water […]

September Product of the Month

We thought with the end of summer fast approaching that it would be prudent to feature a product that will prolong your summer “glow” while firming up those problem areas. We receive many, many samples from PR firms from all over the country and have decided to publish results on some of those we have […]

Never Look Tired Again!

By Kim Putens “How can I get rid of the fine lines, dark circles, and puffiness around my eyes?” The eye area is the most delicate and where the first signs of aging begin to creep up on us.   Most often, it is the area that is most neglected until we see that first […]

Summer Makeup Tips

By Kim Putens Summer Makeup Tips It has been an unusually hot summer.  I have been struggling with every aspect of my grooming.  Every product I put in my hair either feels sticky or does not perform at all.  With such thin hair, I rely upon my products to perform.  But, in this heat and […]

HOW TO CONTROL OILY SKIN DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS

HOW TO CONTROL OILY SKIN DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS By Kim Putens   Oily skin combined with 100% humidity in Washington DC equals havoc.  It doesn’t have to reach havoc stage if you follow these simple tips.   Tip 1 – Keep oily skin balanced by washing right.  Make sure to use the right type […]