Were you one of the sun goddesses that laid out for hours on end, trying to get that much admired “golden glow”? I was. Well…sort of. I had a deep olive complexion growing up, from a Sicilian heritage on my dad’s side of the family, so I had no trouble getting that “glow” that everyone raved about. It actually only took me a few minutes in the sun to get that look, where other girls would either lay under the sun or in a tanning booth for hours. I was, however, a pool queen. I would swim for hours and hours, so my sun exposure was compounded.Read More →

Like this? Then share it with your friends! So, you’re a big, strong guy that is starting to get some wrinkles here and there. Doesn’t that make you look more distinguished? You keep telling yourself that, and I’ll speak to the rest of you. Looking young isn’t just a woman thing. For years, men have been ignoring signs of aging, because a lot of men think using age-defying tactics should be left to the ladies. But why should men have to live with wrinkles when there are so many easy-to-use products out on the market? Here’s a man’s guide to preventing or reversing signs of aging:Read More →

Like this? Then share it on Facebook! “Botanical skin care”. Wondering what that means? It means skin care that is based on one or more botanical ingredients. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ll recognize every ingredient in the list, since some ingredients have both common names and chemical names. For example, if you notice one of your products has Tocopherol in it, don’t throw it out! Tocopherol is another name for Vitamin E . In the last 10 or 15 years (or longer), Americans have been discovering the benefits of botanical ingredients in their skin care regimen. I’m not sure why it took us so long to figure itRead More →