Mar 23, 2020

How To Properly Cleanse Your Face

  Cleansing is THE first step in your skin care routine morning and night, so I want to make sure you know how to properly cleanse your face. If you wear any cosmetics then you absolutely positively need to be doing a double cleanse. A double cleanse is a two step skin cleansing process. I first learned about this process in esthetics school back in 2007, and implementing this changed my...Read More 

Jan 6, 2020

Winter Skin Care Tips From A Skin Therapist

Cold weather has descended upon us and with it, dry, flaky and chapped skin is showing up. Many of my clients have noticed a change in their skin and women are flocking in for creams and serums. So since I help clients in my skincare practice, I wanted to share this info I would give you if you were seeing me in person for a facial, or seeking my advice for skincare products. Here are my cool...Read More 

Jan 1, 2020

How a trip instead of gifts made Christmas better

Hey friends. It’s a new year, and like most of you, I’m reflecting on how the last year went, and what I want to do differently this year. But what I really want to tell you is, how a trip instead of gifts made Christmas better for our family. This is for sure something I want to do again! We’ve got four kids and a year ago I wrote a blog titled, What almost every parent wants...Read More 

Oct 30, 2019

What Exfoliation Can Do For You

Exfoliation is probably one of THE most important skin care steps you can do for yourself. But exfoliation is a step many women are missing from their daily routine. I think this is because they are not sure what product to use, or even why they need to do this. So I’m gonna tell you. What is exfoliation? Exfoliation is the process of removing dead skin cells from the surface of the skin...Read More 

Sep 30, 2019

Fall Skin Tips, from an Esthetician

I love fall. It’s my second fav season, Spring is my first. But that’s not what I’m here to talk about. I’m here to share some Fall Skin Tips with you. As a licensed Esthetician, or Skin Therapist, I see similar concerns every Fall. So you spent a little too much time outdoors in the midday sun. Maybe forgot to take extra sunscreen with you to that outdoor festival or concert....Read More 

Sep 11, 2019

13 Stay-at-Home Date Night Ideas

Whether your budget is tight or you feel like a slave to your own house because you have children, you still deserve and need a date night. In this blog, 13 Stay-at-Home Date Night Ideas, I’m gonna help you get your creative juices flowing, so you can still have that super important time together with your spouse. Here are 13 Stay at Home Date Night Ideas! Make drinks and sip them on your...Read More 

Sep 3, 2019

Before & After Eyelash Extensions

I have a LOVE affair with eyelash extensions. It began about 7 years ago when my friend Candace did my eyelash extensions for the first time. I instantly felt sexy and glamorous and just, well, pretty. For about 4 years I really enjoyed having eyelash extensions. When my friend, who was the only person who ever did them for me moved out of the country, I was excited for her, but a little sad for...Read More 

Aug 31, 2019

Facial Rollers: Jade, Rose Quartz or Amethyst?

Facial Rollers: Jade, Rose Quartz or Amethyst? Not sure what all the fuss is about? Let me tell you. Benefits of Facial Rollers Facial gemstone rollers can increase the skin’s absorbtion of skin care products like serums and oils, they are soothing and can also reduce inflammation as well as provide a deep relaxation, especially when someone else is doing this for you! They also can aid...Read More 

Aug 28, 2019

22 Date Night Ideas for Everyone

My husband and I go on a date every Thursday night. We have done so over 3 years. We love date night and sharing date night ideas with others. Before we had kids, we went out together to dinner or had a nice meal at home 2-3 nights a week. We REALLY like each other and have always set aside time to talk and share a meal. Over the years we have been together (20 years so far) we have had a lot...Read More 

Aug 25, 2019

How to Wear Animal Print

I love animal print, and I have for years. So I knew I wanted to show you all how to wear animal print when it started showing up everywhere. And I mean everywhere.  Scroll down to see my fun photo shoot and some inspiration for playful ways you can add animal print to your wardrobe!                               I’m...Read More 

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