Product Review: Murad Environmental Shield Skincare

As I not-so-slowly climb up the age ladder, I find myself increasingly interested in skincare products that help repair and protect my skin. And lately, Murad has been my go-to because of the specialized formulas that target my skincare concerns. Specifically, I’ve been testing out the Murad Environmental Shield line because it was recommended during my […]

The Fountain of Truth: Sunscreens

Until we unearth the mythical Fountain of Youth, the secret to maintaining a youthful complexion is simply this: Slather on the sunscreen. Shocked? Not likely. You’ve heard this before. Liberal and daily use of a broad spectrum sunscreen is the easiest way to fend off wrinkles, age spots and loss of skin elasticity. Why then […]

Pick of the Season: Pomegranate Beauty Finds

Archipelago Botanical Pomegranate Sugar Body Scrub

Fresh picked: Pomegranate beauty finds Be warned. This deliciously sweet superfood comes with several known side effects! Not only can the aroma of pomegranate elevate your mood but it can also give your skin a nourishing boost of antioxidants that protect and nurture your skin. Bring on the pom with these seven seasonal pomegranate beauty […]

Murad Skin Perfecting Primer: My (Not So) Secret Beauty Weapon

Recently, I’ve added a new product to my beauty arsenal: the Murad Skin Perfecting Primer in a matte finish. This handy little tool packs a powerful punch in its 1-ounce bottle! The thing I love most about the primer is that I can use it on a day when I am suffering from makeup laziness. […]

Murad Acne & Aging Regimen: Road Tested and Spa Girl Approved

Skin experts say the worst thing you can do for your complexion is to change up your skincare regimen when you go on vacation. Which is why, of course, I took a whole new set of products on my recent whirlwind road trip through California and Nevada. I like to live on the edge (and […]

Murad’s Most Wanted: Five Skincare Breakthroughs from the Healthy Skin Doc

Does anyone really ever listen to their doctor’s advice? I mean honestly, an apple a day? That’s just boring. But when skincare innovator Dr. Howard Murad speaks, people listen. In fact, funny story. I recently had the honor of interviewing Dr. Murad for an article in LiveSpa Magazine. I told myself before I dialed his […]

Fat Busters: New Treatments for Cellulite

Lumpy, bumpy skin marring your otherwise fit and fabulous physique? Join the club. Estimates are that 85% of women – even the most in-shape – battle cellulite. Read on for the latest treatment and products leading the charge against cellulite. Watch the segment on ABC15’s Sonoran Living! Slimming Spa Treatments Bioslimming Wrap at The Beach […]

Spring Swag: Free Sample-Stuffed Travel Case with Purchase

It’s that time of year when school lets out and students disperse to beachy locations for a mid-semester getaway. For the rest of us, reminisce the good old days of spring break with’s latest travel-inspired gift with purchase. Bridging the gap between functional and cute, and Chris Benz have teamed up with The […]

Ebates: Get Your Beauty Fix with a Side of Cash Back

These days we’ve adopted a new outlook on pinching pennies. We’re not cheap, we’re fiscally savvy! We clip coupons, eat out less and have reeled in our beauty product addiction (for the most part!). But even in these not-so-pretty economic times, a girl can only give up so much. Enter Next time your foundation […]

Vacay Beauty: Fat Busters, Bronzers and On-the-Go Beauty Finds

Vacation or local staycation in your near future? Get swimsuit ready and travel in style with these pre-vacay and on-the-go product finds! Here are the cellulite treatments, self-tanners, and travel-friendly beauty items seen on today’s Good Morning Arizona. Cellulite Busters Bliss FatGirlSlim, FatGirlScrub and FatGirlSleep, set of three, $95 at Bliss Scottsdale and CleanLogic […]