Holiday Gift Guide 2014 – Luxury Skincare

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I’m a sucker for amazing skincare. I do believe in the technology, research, and testing that goes into luxury skincare. Do I think it makes a difference? Yes. I suggest trying one bucket list beauty product, using it religiously, and then get back to me. Here are a few on my list to try. I’m […]

RoC® MULTI CORREXION® LIFT Anti-Gravity Night Cream

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Old lady winter is here. It seems that fall lasted all of three weeks and then I was slapped with winter. I keep saying I’m not cut out for this, but until I can move back to Texas I’m stuck with the cold. Because my skin feels like a piece of sandpaper without maintenance I’m […]

Lip Lust with Avène Cold Cream Lip Balm

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I used to be on Facebook more than I am now. It seems that all the noise I can’t take. I go on for 10 minutes and I’m quickly frustrated. It’s the same stories repeated, commented, and then the slipper slope of notifications start coming to my inbox. There are times when Facebook can be […]

RoC® MAX Resurfacing Facial Cleanser

Roc Resurfacing Cleanser

I am overhauling my skincare routine for the month of November. I want double duty products right now. I don’t pull out my Clarisonic face brush as much once fall starts, but because I work out and sweat like a hog I need something to clean my skin and exfoliate it. The RoC® MAX Resurfacing Facial Cleanser does […]

Travel Diary: Paris Beauty Tour 2014 – Paradis Latin Cabaret

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Paris is known for their cabarets. To most people the famous cabaret was a popular Oscar-nominted movie, but Paradis Latin Cabaret is actually older than the one known in the movies. The cabaret was designed by Gustav Eiffel, the designer behind the Eiffel Tower. Paradis Latin has over 50 dancers and can accommodate over 700 […]

Travel Diary: Paris Beauty Tour 2014 – French Beauty Shopping at Pharmacie Monge

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After expanding our fragrance wardrobe and lunch it was time to visit a traditional French pharmacy – Pharmacie Monge and the soon to be opened Perfumerie Monge. Pharmacie Monge is one of the largest pharmacies in the city with over 2500 visitors a day. First, let’s discuss Parisian pharmacies. Pharmacies in Paris sell a plethora […]

Paris Beauty Tour 2014 – Lunch at La Taverna with My Paris VIP and the Pharmacie Monge Team

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The group was treated to lunch by Ricardo of My Paris VIP and the Pharmacie Monge Team. La Taverna is located in the heart of the seventh district on the Champ de Mars. The restaurant is owned by Chef Didier who also owns Café Blue Roi at Versailles.. The restaurant is small, quaint, and has […]

Travel Diary: Paris Beauty Tour 2014 – Olfactive Studios + Céline Verleur

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I discovered Olfactive Studios in April while in California. I had just taken an amazing yoga class with my friend Mary Beth and decided to head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard to look around and explore. Abbott Kinney is known as a shopping street, but with small boutique shops that cater to an eclectic crowd. I […]

Travel Diary: Paris Beauty Tour 2014 – Galeries Lafayette

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Galeries Lafayette is considered in Paris one of the grand magasins or department store. It’s massive. It’s a total of 4 separate buildings and the main building over 120 years old with a beautiful glass dome 102 years. Let’s think about that for a minute. The department store encompasses over 3 city blocks. Bigger is […]

Travel Diary: Paris Beauty Tour 2014 – Le Labo Fragrances

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We started our first journey into French beauty at Le Labo Fragrances. Le Labo is short for “the laboratory” and the boutique definitely resembles a lab. Although the fragrances are available in the U.S. learning about the history of the brand, at the original store, is the real reason I wanted to visit. The fragrance company […]