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Lipstick that Stays on After Eating

Lipstick that Stays on After Eating, Drinking or Kissing I wear lipstick every day of my life.  My mom passed this addiction on to me and there is no way I will go without it. With that being said I found a lipstick sample that I truly love.  The staying power is incredible. Lipstick not Left  on my  Coffee Cup I go for the pinks and reds so it can leave a mess on my coffee cup.  This brand[...]

Eco Friendly Beauty Products

Eco-Friendly Beauty Products In 2012 Ethique started making formulas in their kitchen in Christchurch, New Zealand.  They started because they felt hair and skin care needed concentrated and sustainable products without the packaging. Bars-No Bottles Bars, no bottles, no harsh chemicals. Each bar is packed full of good things that will bring out the best in your skin and hair. They last for ages. [...]

Self Tan Tips

Self Tan Tips I have found a self-tanner that I love. Being a teenager in the 70s meant there were just a few self-tanners to choose from and they were not pretty. We are so lucky to have some great options. Prep your Skin The first thing I do is the night before I want to apply the tanner I exfoliate my skin. The next day I apply a moisturizer that is not too oily to elbows, hands, knees and feet.[...]

Restaurant in Asheville, NC

Restaurant in Asheville, NC I am so blessed to be an Asheville, NC native. We have the best food, the nicest people and a fabulous selection of beer and ciders. Occasionally we like to head out and try restaurants that are new to us. Today was a great day for brunch. Kitchen 743/ISIS Music Hall We headed out to Kitchen 743. They have a large outdoor dining patio that faces green open space. We chose[...]

How To Give Hair Volume

Flat Fizzy Fine Hair I am not sure how it happened or what took me so long to notice. Life got busy.  When did I get too busy to care about how I looked? I colored my hair at home, went to bed with it wet, got up in the morning, ran a curling iron thru it and I was out the door to work. Even my mom was telling me my hair was dry and needed conditioner. So I decided I needed to do something. &nb[...]

How to Sleep on Your Back

Side Sleeping Wrinkles Did you know dermatologist say side sleeping causes sleep wrinkles? I was researching this topic today and discovered there are pillows that prevent wrinkles, acne and anti-aging. Beauty Benefits Helps prevent cleavage wrinkles on the chest and sleep-lines on the face and relieves pressure on existing wrinkles. Beauty products have a chance to penetrate the skin and del[...]

Rose Quartz Benefits

Rose Quartz Benefits I have been hearing a lot about rose quartz and the benefits. The jade roller has been a product I have used for the last six months. After doing a little research here is what I found out.   Benefits of using a Rose Quartz Roller: Reduce Inflammation Depuffs the Skin Brighten Complexion Tighten Pores Reduce Wrinkles Feel Calm and Ready Rose Quartz[...]

FDA Approved for Hair Loss-Minoxidil Rogaine

Hair Loss in Men and Women I have a dear friend who is losing her hair.  Typically, you see it in men but some women experience hair loss as well.  It can be devastating for either. I do not recall a time when my dear daddy did not have a sweep over.  We never discussed it but I guess he could not deal with a completely bald head. Men's Hair Loss Causes The most common cause of hair loss in me[...]

Amazonian Clay Benefits for your Skin

What are the benefits of using skin care with Amazonian Clay? I received a sample size of a foundation that listed one of its ingredients as Amazonian Clay.  I had never heard of it and started researching on Google. I found several articles that talked about the benefits it provides for your skin. Benefits of Amazonian Clay: Reduces dryness Removes oilness Improves clarity and texture Inc[...]

Detox Skin by Dry Brushing and other benefits of Dry Brushing your Skin

Dry brushing your skin to detox, exfoliate, increase blood circulation and more. I read an article today and watched some videos on dry brushing your skin.  Our skin is our largest organ. Pollutants, dirt from the environment can affect our complexion and pores. A detoxification routine can help with acne, redness and dull appearance. Dry brushing reduces cellulite and improves muscle tone,[...]