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Life List: Create a Sensible Skin Care Routine & Stick With It

February 7, 2013


The thing about Life Lists is that every item on your list doesn’t have to be “Climb Mount Everest” or “Organize My Entire House” or “Get Bendy Like a Cirque du Soleil Member and Perform at My Kid’s Birthday Party”. Sometimes it’s just about doing the little things that affect your every day. I am […]

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Fall Beauty Trend: Bloody Burgundy

August 27, 2012

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There is an old rule I’ve lived by for years. It’s not really fall until: I can wear jeans AND a trench coat. There is a day that is respectably cold enough for a fireplace. (There is MUCH liberty taken here.) I can drink a hot chocolate without feeling ridiculous. (Yes, I’m judgey about my […]

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Clarisonic Mia: My Skin’s Hired Gun

July 16, 2012

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A few months ago I may or may not have realized I was possibly the last person on earth that had not given the very popular Clarisonic skin care system a spin. It was at a point where I was truly, truly frustrated with the state of my skin and after an army of people […]

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PixiGlow Beauty: Fairy Magic at Any Age

May 24, 2012

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I recently had the opportunity to take a look at a new line of cosmetics from Pixi Beauty the PixiGlow collection. Originally created by Petra Strand, this mom set out to design a line that helped women recapture a sense of whimsy and magic in an already over-scheduled life. With inspiration from Disney’s Tinkerbell, the […]

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Sunday Beauty Ritual: Philosophy Microdelivery Peel

November 8, 2011

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[S]unday is a day of rituals. For some it’s church, for others it’s CBS Sunday Morning and a cup of coffee in their jammies. For me, it’s taking a few minutes to take care of my skin – because I’m really terrible about it during the week when things get nuts. I’m over at momtastic […]

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Mary Kay Timewise Skincare

October 27, 2011

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You know these product lines that have been around for years but you’ve never really looked at them for some reason? Mary Kay is one of those for me. A few months ago, my old friend, Kollette, went to work for this longtime, iconic company and I had the great pleasure to strike up a […]

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New Obsession: Peter Thomas Roth Un-Wrinkle Makeup-Less Tinted Moisturizer

September 19, 2011


Have you gotten on the miracle train that is beauty balms yet? BUY A TICKET. Once an Asian secret, these all-in-one products are nothing short of the greatest multi-tasker ever. This Peter Thomas Roth version is my newest obsession. It combines a moisturizer, sunscreen, peptides and neuropeptides that perfects the appearance of my skin while […]

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The Skin Wars: Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum

August 4, 2011

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This month I will turn 41. I am the first to admit I am not relaxing into my forties and, quite frankly, am not a fan of this age bracket. Still. However, I am a fan of a good skin product. These two things may or may not be related. My skincare routine is mostly […]

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Coral Makeup: How to Wear Summer’s Hottest Color

July 5, 2011

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I’m over at momtastic today talking about how to wear coral shades of makeup. It’s not your grandmother’s shade any more. Give it a break – and go see. You’ll love it.

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It’s the Summer Solstice: Lighten Up That Makeup, Ladies!

June 21, 2011

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Ladies, it’s time to edit your makeup routine. Summer is upon us and just as you change your wardrobe for warmer weather, it’s time to change your makeup routine and products as well. Put away the heavy foundations and smokey eyes – they will melt off your face in the heat and humidity and no […]

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