Most skin care experts agree that there’s more to skin care than just cleansing and moisturizing. To truly keep skin in top shape, regular exfoliation is key. And we’re not talking about your grandmother’s scrubs. Put down the crushed walnut shells and apricot kernels, and make way for a new generation of exfoliators.
Archive for March 2013
If you’re like us, you’ve no doubt made a New Year’s resolution (for the millionth time) to get into better shape. It seems like we’re all gung ho in January; then we fall off around February or March with plans to do it all over again next year . . .
The subject of acne and skin care brings up all manner of old wives tales and myths about what causes acne and the best ways to treat it. There are also a broad range of opinions and techniques on the best way to wear makeup, to cover the appearance of acne scars and general blemishes. So we decided to bypass all the white noise, and get some expert advice from Dr. Agnes P. Olszewski.
The Academy Awards just took place, and hundreds of guests, nominees, presenters, and seat fillers got plucked, buffed, shaped, and polished for their big moment at the show. Congrats to all the winners and nominees! We found some of the best places (and products) to get that Oscar-worthy glow on the red carpet and beyond.
Bobbi Brown is the latest brand to hop on the BB Cream bandwagon. Like formulas from rival brands, the Broad Spectrum cream features a high SPF (35), a modest shade range, and an equally modest list of beauty claims.
When it comes to brows, thin is no longer in. Full, sometimes bushy, brows have made their way from the runway to reality. Fuller brows are the easiest (and cheapest) anti-aging trick, as they tend to make the face appear more youthful.
We’re particularly taken with the facial services, most notably the Stem Cell Facial. This facial uses Glycolic Acid, and Plant Stem Cells from lilac leaves to help refresh the skin and encourage cell turnover. Plant stem cells have been used to stimulate human stem cell growth and preserve existing cells, and reportedly improve skin tone and texture. We tried it and can say with absolute confidence . . . it works.
Ken Follett has done it again—made the bestsellers list, that is. Winter of the World, the second in his Century trilogy, following Fall of Giants, has continued the story of the international heroes of America, England, Russia, and Great Britain during the troubling years of 1933-1949.
Why is Feb so Fab? Could it be all the fantastic festivities that take place during this month?! There are all kinds of holidays, like Groundhog Day, Mardi Gras, Presidents Day, and lest we not forget, Valentine’s Day! Then, there are Award shows galore, from the 44th NAACP Image Awards to the 2nd Annual NFL Honors to the GRAMMYS to the OSCARS!
Romain Court, founder of USeduce.com, is a Seduction Coach who trains his willing students in the art of French Seduction. He discusses his work and overall philosophy in the following interview, ending with some useful seduction tips for both men and women.