Posts in "About Skin"

Amazing Skin a la Rose Hip Seed Oil


About Skin | March 13, 2015

I discovered a hidden gem in skincare this year.  As an esthetician, I am reticent to buy into hype or marketing that so often makes exaggerated miracle claims, but this product is absolutely on my list of skincare must-haves.  Rose hip seed oil (RHSO) comes from the seeds of rose bushes, native to the Andes […]

Secrets to Beautiful Skin that Resists Age

Looking to age gracefully with beautiful skin?  Along with promoting internal health (which I will address in another post), it is important to add a line of external defense that will correct existing problems and prevent future ones.  Products with ingredients that stimulate collagen production, plump up the skin, encourage cell turnover, and improve tone […]

Transform Your Skin with Peptide Power

By now, you have probably heard the term “peptide” tossed around if you haven’t been hiding under a rock, but you may not be fully aware of their hidden anti-aging power.  Although scientifically proven but not explained, Peptides are a string of amino acids thought to penetrate the epidermis or break down on the skins […]

The Next Generation of Skincare

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About Skin, Editor's Picks | February 17, 2013

Every once in a while, a truly exceptional product comes on the market.  I believe this is one of them.  Intense Rejuvenation Cream by Lumiere de Vie launched January of this year, garnering rave reviews in the short month it has been available.  Touted to be a more affordable answer to Estee Lauder’s La Mer […]

Maximize Your Beauty Potential!


About Skin, How To: Makeup | February 12, 2013

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Let’s face it.  We all want to look our best and in the most naturally beautiful way possible!  Our face is the first thing people see.  It is a reflection of who we are, for better or worse -and it is the only face we will have.  While our definitions of beauty might be different […]