Take a Holiday Beauty Break

holiday beauty

Give yourself a holiday beauty break with these seasonal gems. Need a time out from the high octane action of the holiday season? Rev up your engine with these three incredibly nourishing and revitalizing winter botanicals. Pomegranate wakes up fatigued skin. Pumpkin perks up your complexion. And peppermint gives your spirits a jingle. Here are six […]

5 Tricks for Removing Halloween Makeup

Take the fright out of Halloween makeup removal with these five tricks! Body paint, sticky hairspray, glue-on eyelashes and glitter are staples of Halloween getups. But what goes on, must come off and that can be the scary part. Read on for tricks on how to take the fright out of removing Halloween makeup. 1. […]

Best New Beauty Finds Under $25

New and innovative beauty finds now at a drugstore near you! Think that luxe, effective beauty products have to cost a pretty? Let’s bust that myth right now! We took a spin to our local drug and mass market stores and found some cool new stuff. And the best part? These innovative new beauty finds […]

Summer Skin Survival: 4 Things You Need

Save your skin and soothe your spirit with these summer skincare picks. Oh gourd, another summer of sweaty britches, patchy itches and precipitous breakouts. Gear up girlfriends! It’s going to be a long, hot summer and your best defense is an arsenal of soothing salves. From scalp to tootsies, we’ve rounded up everything you’ll need […]

Cool it Down: The 10 Best Facial Mists

Facial Mists

Our pick of the cooling mist crop: Top 10 best facial mists. Cue the cooling summertime facial mists! With summer temps on the rise, keep your cool with a refreshing spritz. Tuck one in your purse, keep one at your desk and stash one by your bedside. Use a facial mist to tone skin, set […]

Trophy Skin MicrodermMD Home Microdermabrasion System Review

Does the Trophy Skin MicrodermMD have the same power as an in-clinic microderm treatment? Here’s my review. Somebody pinch me. My skin has never looked so good (knocking on wood). Through some miraculous combination of the right skincare products and a new secret weapon, my 40-something skin is finally minding its manners. And I don’t […]

Swimming in Science: Meet Marine-based RejuvaSea Skincare

Diving in face first to the high-tech, marine-based RejuvaSea skincare line. I am so not a fan of the term “anti-aging” skincare. I get the message but seriously, we are all aging. Right this minute. You, me and every living soul on this planet is getting older. Why fight it? Aging has its benefits: wisdom, […]

Hot Stuff: Eminence Eight Greens Phyto Masque

Oh sure, roll your eyes. I know, I know. I shell out new favorite beauty finds on a daily basis but this one just tickled me pink. Literally. I picked up the Eminence Eight Greens Phyto Masque on the advice of a day spa in Scottsdale. The owner took one look at my telltale mug […]

Where’d You Get That Golden Glow Amy Poehler?

Amy Poehler Golden Globes 2014

Votre Vu makeup insider share how he brought out Amy Poehler’s natural glow for the 2014 Golden Globes. Celebrity makeup artist Brett Freedman created Amy Poehler’s look for the 2014 Golden Globes red carpet using Votre Vu products and shared the scoop on how he created her look. “For Amy’s triple duties at this year’s […]

Spa Sonic Skin Care System: The Other Skin Scrubber

Spa Sonic Skin Care System

When it comes to skincare, if it’s complicated, you’re going to lose my interest … Fast! While I totally value the importance of proper skincare, I’ve got things to do. Oh, and did I mention that I have five-month-old? Give me something easy, inexpensive and effective and you’ve got me for life. Enter the Spa Sonic […]