• detoxing your skin after the holidays

    Detoxing Your Skin After Holiday Celebrations

    I have always loved the holidays. I’m happiest when I’m with my family and friends and that is the best part for me during holiday celebrations. The second best thing obviously is all the delicious foods! We have a traditional American Thanksgiving dinner at my inlaws’ home and at my family’s home they add a little twist to just a turkey…we include our favorite Puerto Rican holiday dishes which is absolutely my favorite! (more…)

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    Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide

    We all have that one thing, that one holiday tradition or moment we looked forward to in our younger years. On Christmas morning, that one thing was my Stocking! For my sister and I, it was the only gift we were allowed to open prior to our mother waking up. In our eyes, the stocking held the best presents because it was filled with useful and practical beauty/ hygiene products…. and of course silly holiday socks. To evoke those happy memories and holiday feel, I have compiled my favorite stocking stuffers to share with you and the best part is, they are all under $30.00! (more…)


    Acure Quick Fix Correcting Balm Review

    Acure has been rolling out new product releases over the past several months and none disappoint! This certified organic balm is a major multi-tasker and is perfect for anyone who is always busy & on-the-go, trying to streamline his or her products & skincare regiment, travels often, or is just looking to combat dry skin with an extra emollient product! This balm is very concentrated and you seriously only need the smallest amount! (more…)

  • Fall Beauty Tips by Chantal in-house esthician

    beauty tips from askderm’s in-house esthetician

    Want the inside scoop? Chantal, askderm’s in-house esthetician, shares her top beauty tips and skincare expertise for Fall 2015. (more…)

  • how drinking water helps your skin

    How Drinking Water Helps Your Skin

    There are so many great benefits of drinking water for your health including stronger hair and nails, ridding toxins and even weight loss…but did you know drinking water also helps you achieve gorgeous skin? (more…)

  • tips to reduce cellulite

    10 Tips on Reducing Cellulite

    Have you ever seen those terribly invasive photos of your favorite celebs on vacation frolicking in a bikini that were taken by paparazzi pointing out any imperfections that they may have? (I don’t even like taking pictures in a bikini let alone ones that I wasn’t prepared for!). No one is perfect…even famous A-list celebrities have cellulite. (more…)

  • blinc pallete review

    Blinc Shadow Fusion Palette Review

    A beautiful neutral palette that contains 10 shadows in total. Five of which are matte and five are shimmer. The shadows are enclosed within a heavy-duty case that also houses a duo-ended brush and a mirror. This palette contains warm and cool tone shades and is both vegan and cruelty free. The combinations of shadows and application techniques can be combined to make an endless number of both day and evening looks. (more…)

  • DCL Anti-Aging System Review

    DCL Anti-Aging System Review

    Must it be so difficult to find a product that works with your skin’s changes?! How is it I can have beautiful, glowing skin one day and next it’s dry and dull?! It’s a frustrating part of my life that I was left with after a surgery seven years ago which gave me a terrible hormonal imbalance. I have wasted so much money (makes me cringe just thinking about some of the ridiculous products I’ve purchased!…no, you will not actually look as if you’ve had a face lift from one use of their “guaranteed’ face lifting product…trust me (sigh!)). (more…)

  • eltamd review and giveaway

    eltaMD PM Therapy Review + eltaMD Giveaway

    EltaMD PM  Therapy Facial Moisturizer has been an amazing addition to my skincare routine and has completely changed my skin, for the better! This face lotion is fantastic, I have never used a nighttime face cream that has changed my skin so drastically, and it seemed to change overnight! No, that is not a pun; the next day after using this face lotion my skin was so smooth and hydrated without feeling oily. Within the week the oil production in my face balanced out and cleared up. (more…)

  • no shave november

    No Shave November

    You’ve seen it on celebrities and on friends, heard about it from various companies and stores doing the contest with all of their employees and you’ve probably have heard about it on the news. No Shave November is a fun and easy way to raise money for a great cause while enjoying yourself. Many companies tweak the rules a bit to work with their dress codes. (more…)

  • murad cleanser review

    Murad Detoxifying White Clay Body Cleanser Review

    If you are looking for an indulgent spa experience right in your shower then pay attention because you won’t want to miss this! I have found the best body wash ever,  by a company many of us already know and love, Murad! (more…)

  • halloween makeup tutorial comic book

    Halloween Makeup Tutorial – Pop-Art / Comic Book

    Halloween is right around the corner. Here is another Halloween makeup tutorial look that is getting a lot of hits lately. It’s the Pop Art/Comic Book character look. This is a great look for both guys and girls and can be done in a lot of variations, plus it is super easy. I used my Blinc Eyeliner pen and red Halloween cream makeup for this look.  (more…)

  • halloween spider makeup tutorial

    How To: Easy Spiderweb Eye Look

    Easy Spiderweb Eye look using Blinc products. (more…)

  • what are parabens and should I avoid them?

    What are Parabens in Skincare?

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you have probably heard from one place or another whether it be the radio, television, newspaper or even from your local esthetician the topic of parabens. In regards to skincare, O’m here to help inform you and let you decide for yourself where you stand on the subject. (more…)

  • deer makeup tutorial

    How To: Halloween Makeup Tutorial – The Deer

    October is one of my favorite times of year because at the end of it, after I’ve drowned myself in everything pumpkin, I get to dress up! Want to be a deer this year for Halloween, all you need is a brown shirt, some deer ears & this adorable doe eyed makeup look that is quick and easy to do. (more…)