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 […]

Beauty Oils In the Summer? You Bet!

By Genevieve LeFranc Beauty Oils In the Summer? You Bet! Now that we’re in the thick of the humid, muggy summer months, each of us is searching for a way to beat the heat when it comes to our beauty routines. Strong perfumes have been replaced with light body mists and layers of heavy foundation […]

Products for Pops

By Kim Putens Products for Pops Father’s Day is around the corner. Instead of the same tired “ole tie”, why not treat him to some products he’ll use every day. While many of us associate “products” with beauty and women, it’s a fact that many men use “products” too. Let’s face it, they need to […]

Get Ready for Summer – The Secrets to a Fool Proof Self Tan

Get Ready for Summer – The Secrets to a Fool Proof Self Tan Learning to apply self-tanner is as much about patience and perseverance as it is an art form.  It does not have to be an uphill battle, like learning how to paint the Mona Lisa.  It is achievable and a few tricks of […]

Fragrance:  What to Wear and How to Wear It

By Kim Putens Fragrance:  What to Wear and How to Wear It The smell of spring is in the air. With the smell of spring brings about the desire to try a new fragrance. Switching to a new fragrance in the warmer months is like shedding our heavy winter clothes. I’ve even heard of fragrance […]

V-Day, Your Way!

By Genevieve LeFranc Christmas is a distant memory, New Year’s a blur, and in a couple of weeks, February 14th  will be here in all its red, rose-scented glory. Contrary to popular belief and too many women’s magazines, Valentine’s Day is an equal opportunity occasion where everyone—canoodling couples and sassy singletons alike—should seize the day […]