Pinspiration: Essential Oils


I've been reading a ton lately about essential oils. I was doing some research on Pinterest about how to use them and where. I'm particularly interested in Lavender Oil - I've heard it really helps with sleep, something our family struggles with. But I see essential oils everywhere. And if … [Read more...]

Aquaphor to the Rescue


In winter, low temperatures, low humidity and strong, harsh winds deplete our skin of moisture. The dry air from furnaces and other heating sources also suck the moisture out of skin. By mid-February, my children have turned into  little sandpaper people. They are constantly complaining about … [Read more...]

Best of Beauty: Glow this Winter with Fake Bake


Its that magical time of year, when our legs get so incredibly pale that they practically glow in the dark. Or is that just me? Since I live in the Northeast and not in Hawaii, in the cold, winter months I have to rely on self-tanner to make my legs look less like they belong to a … [Read more...]

Best of Beauty: Sunscreens for Everyone


We just got back from the Bahamas and BOY did we get some serious sun! I packed three containers of sunscreen for four days and we almost ran out - when you're having some serious sun, you do not want to mess around. Apply often and liberally! What are our favorites? Best of blemish prone skin: … [Read more...]

Best of Beauty: Bic Soleil is a Travel Bag MUST! *giveaway*

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Ahhhh, summer vacation. Days filled with sunshine, short shorts and swimsuits. Travel bags packed with sunscreen... and razors. Keep it real! Bic heard I was heading to Greece and sent me two razors: BIC® Soleil® Shave & Trim, a razor with a slide-on/ slide-off bikini trimmer, and the Soleil® … [Read more...]

GoodEarthBeauty – Natural Pampering to your Door

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I seriously have a weakness for spa goodies. I love body scrubs and masks and lotions and bubble baths.... but unfortunately, I have seriously sensitive skin that does not like all the additives and perfumes and dyes so many of these products use. Luckily, there are so many fantastic natural … [Read more...]

Beauty Bargains under $10


For under $10, you can get some fabulous beauty bargains that will feel like you are splurging even though you're not! And they're all at your local drug store or Amazon. These are just a few of our favorites.... [nggallery id=2] What is your favorite beauty bargain that feels like a splurge? … [Read more...]

Pamper Yourself for SpaWeek

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There's nothing like a pampering spa treatment to make me feel like a new woman! After an insane month of packing and getting our house ready to sell, I was in dire need of a spa! And Spa Week was the answer!! Spa Week is a bi-annual nationwide event focused on the personal health and wellness of … [Read more...]

Bio-Oil Review

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Bio-Oil has been around for the last ten years. You would think after all this time more people would know about it but it is one of the cosmetic industries best kept secrets. If you are one of the many who have not heard of this specialty oil please read on. This mildly scented oil has been … [Read more...]