Get that Summer Glow On!

By Kim Putens Get that Summer Glow On! 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 spa-worthy facial in the […]

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 of face […]

Transitioning to Summer

By Kim Putens Transitioning to Summer With the change in weather comes adjustments in the way we care for and dress our skin.  For men, the changes may actually mean more work.  They may actually have to consider caring for their skin before heading out into the bright sun.  While, for women, these changes might […]

The Secrets to a Fool Proof Self Tan

The Secrets to a Fool Proof Self Tan “Every year at about this time, those of us who like that bronzed skin look start thinking about the long Memorial Day Weekend as the beginning of tanning season. We know that too much sun exposure isn’t good for you and that an SPF 30 is recommended […]

Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions By Kim Putens 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 Braid is the Thing!

By Genevieve LeFranc After 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. While spring […]

Product of the Month: Nitro Noir by Kierin NYC

Nitro Noir by KIERIN NYC What They Say: An irresistible rendez-vous with the city night. Hypnotic, sensual head notes of orris flood the senses with intense heart notes of vibrant pink-berries and a pucker of bergamot infused in a delectable dry down of earthy patchouli for a scent that is sexy and impossible to resist! […]

Looking Y-O-U-N-G!

By Kim Putens Looking 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 skin looking young. They want to […]

Surviving the Winter Blues

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 […]

Get Your Holiday Glow On!

by Kim Putens You’ve trimmed the tree, hung the stockings, decorated the house, and bought the gifts, but what about you? When 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 […]