For the Men in your Life….

By Genevieve LaFranc For the Men in your Life…. Some bite their nails when they get too long; others wash their hair with bar soap; and a few only shave for work or that all-important visit with your parents. Men, whether they like to admit it or not, follow a “beauty” regimen just like women, […]

Lead In Your Lipstick? Maybe.

By Genevieve LeFranc Lead In Your Lipstick? Maybe. Stop and think for a minute; just how many products do you spray, slather, and swipe on from the moment you wake up to the moment you go to sleep, without a second thought? If you’re anything like me you have dozens of products scattered atop your […]

It’s That Time of Year…

By Genevieve LeFranc It’s That Time of Year… Skirt hems are getting shorter; chalky, winter skin is peaking out from under stuffy layers; and store windows are already showing off tiny bikinis and resort wear. The weather is getting warmer, which means shorts, sundresses, tank tops—and with it—bare skin. If you’re not blessed with one […]

Three Ways to Give Your Skin a Little Love During a Pandemic

First Blush Three Ways to Give Your Skin a Little Love During a Pandemic Believe it or not, less is really more right now! And it’s not just affecting your face! Your skin is one of your best accessories, so it makes sense to treat it well. After all, you wear it every day! The […]


First Blush by Genivieve LeFranc                                                                           “THE SCENT OF A WOMAN” Coco Chanel once said, “A woman who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.” While this pearl of wisdom may be true, I believe a woman who skips her scent spritz is missing out on one of the joys and mysteries of femininity. Perfume […]

Bye, Bye Winter Blues

Bye, Bye Winter Blues By Kim Putens The holidays are over and the winter blues have set in.  You looked fabulous getting through the season but the hectic schedule and craziness have left you feeling blah.  So, here’s how to survive the winter blues and look good doing it. Take care of your skin.  When […]

Five Holiday Skin Sins

Five Holiday Skin Sins By Lauren Bowling Forget Hallmark movies or Christmas trees in Home Depot. I know the holiday season has started when my skin starts freaking out on Black Friday. If you’re like me and experience multiple nasty breakouts every yuletide season, you’re not alone. And while you may wonder, “Is it just the types of […]

Beauty IS Only Skin Deep!

By Kim Putens Beauty IS Only Skin Deep! We all know that the saying is actually “Beauty is not only skin deep” and while that may be true in the big picture, one of the biggest dilemmas for women as they age is maintaining their “beautiful” skin. Do you show your age or not?  Taking […]

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

by Kim Putens Answers to Frequently Asked Questions How do I choose the right moisturizer for my face? Believe it or not, the most important thing about choosing a moisturizer is the weight, not the fancy ingredients.  The wrong weight of moisturizer can actually cause as many, if not more, problems than the ingredients. If […]

The Annual Dog Days of Summer Solutions…For Your Face!

By Kim Putens The Annual Dog Days of Summer Solutions…For Your Face! During the dog days of summer, most of us need a pick me up to our beauty routines.  Forget the spa and save some money by giving yourself an at home facial.   Here are some easy steps on how to get a […]