Category: holidays

  • pumpkin skincare

    the Benefits of Pumpkin in Skincare

    Now that it is officially Fall, we’ve got pumpkin on our mind. From Pumpkin Spice Lattes at Starbucks to Pumpkin Pie flavored candles and everything in between, pumpkin has exploded over the past few years. But did you know that pumpkin has some great benefits for the skin as well?

    To prepare your skin for the cold harsh weather, add skincare products with Autumn’s star seasonal ingredient – pumpkin to your fall regimen.


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    New Year, New You: Healthy Foods, Healthy Skin

    Healthy Foods, Healthy Skin. Check out our guest esthetician’s tips to eat your way to great skin. Your skin will thank you for eating these simple foods. (more…)

  • post workout skincare tips

    New Year, New You: Pre & Post Workout Skincare

    It’s that time of year again where we have our sights set on our New Year’s resolutions and on all the goals we have created for ourselves for the upcoming year.  One of the most popular resolutions is getting in shape and losing weight.  Here are some pre and post workout skincare tips that will surely make a difference in your skin health.  These tips are simple to remember and easy to follow. (more…)

  • gift guide for teens

    Teen Gift Ideas

    Teens are a handful, between the attitudes, hormonal changes and daily stresses, most teens will have your work cut out for you.  I still have a few more years before I have to worry about that with my kids, but I do know how much stress I put my parents through (sorry mom and dad!).  Finding gifts for the teens in your life may not be the easiest thing to do, but rather than picking up a hoodie you think your son might wear or a pair of shoes you hope your niece would like, play it safe by investing in your teen’s skin health and overall confidence.   (more…)

  • mens gift guide

    Gift Guide for Men

    Gift giving is fun but can be a tad difficult trying to find the right gifts and especially if it’s for members of the opposite sex.  The men in my life (Husband, father, sons, cousins, friends) are such different personalities and age ranges that sometimes the gift giving ideas take a little bit more time to find the right gifts.  Here is a great gift gifting guide for the men in your life, hopefully making the shopping process a bit easier! (more…)

  • find the gift for the one that has everything

    Gift Ideas for the Person who has Everything

    We all have that person in our lives who is impossible to shop for. They either seemingly have everything or you just can’t think of something to get them. Look no further as we’ve done the work for you, so you don’t have to. Check out these three luxurious skincare products that everyone will love receiving. (more…)

  • eco lover gift guide

    Eco-Lover Gift Guide

    Do you have anyone on your gift-giving list that prefers a more natural approach to life or skincare? (more…)

  • why you can and should gift skincare

    Why You Can (and Should) Gift Skincare

    Choosing the right gift could be rough especially when money is tight and you’re hoping your gifts can be enjoyed and go to good use.  I love the idea of giving and receiving skincare products since you’re not only just giving a gift, but you’re giving the gift of looking and feeling good…you can’t go wrong with that. (more…)

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    Esthetician’s Gift Guide

    It’s that time of year where we write our Christmas lists, try to find the best deals on gifts to give our family and friends and hopefully not have to return any hideous sweaters your Grandmother picked out for you.   (more…)

  • 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…)

  • stocking stuffer gift guide 2015

    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…)

  • 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…)

  • halloween spider makeup tutorial

    How To: Easy Spiderweb Eye Look

    Easy Spiderweb Eye look using Blinc products. (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…)

  • holiday 2015 beauty gift guide

    Holiday 2015 Beauty Gift Guide

    If any of you are like me (and I know I can’t be the only one) you love gift giving but you hate trying to figure out what to get for everyone on your list. Let me introduce you to giving the gift of healthy, beautiful skin! Here are some of my top beauty picks for gifts to give this holiday season! (more…)