While I had been hearing buzz about Beautycounter for a few years now, I had yet to really check out them out. So when I recently ran into the sister of a friend of mine - a Beautycounter rep - I was intrigued enough with what I had heard to finally try some of the products. Lori met me and gave me a bag of products to take home and try out for the … [Read more...]

Last Friday, I went to an overdue annual dermatologist appointment to get a skin check.  Seeing as I have some fairly pale Irish skin and a whole heck of a lot of freckles & moles, I'm technically supposed to be there every 6 months (it had been 18). Knowing that I wasn't going anywhere after my appointment so I didn't put any makeup on. … [Read more...]

People, getting old isn't for the weak!  I remember hearing about anti-aging products when I was in my twenties and thinking, "I won't need those - I'll grow old gracefully and accept my wrinkles." WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH YOU, YOU YOUNG FOOL is all I can say to my twenty something self.   Today, I'm all about minimizing the crows feet around … [Read more...]

"What's that on your face?," asked a friend recently.  I won't name names but a concerned friend was pointing out a sun spot that I have on the side of my forehead.  In fact, I've had them for years but she has never noticed because I normally have them covered up and this friend happened to be seeing me makeup less just a few days after I turned … [Read more...]

Paging through a magazine while I was on the elliptical a few weeks ago, I came across a dermatologist singing the praises of a new anti-aging serum - PM Reversal Serum by Sadick Dermatology. It promised to reduce wrinkles and normalize skin pigmentation with two key ingredients I've been eying to add to my skincare regime - peptides and retinols. … [Read more...]