Winter is Coming: Six tips to save your skin


Ack, winter is coming. I know it, you know it, and unless we fly south for the winter, there is no avoiding it. Though, I love many things about winter: skiing, warm fires, hot chocolate, snow – all of which can wreak havoc on our skin.

Six bizarre ingredients in skincare


A friend of mine returned from Korea recently and brought me back some K-beauty masks, being the good friend she is. One of them is formulated with snail mucus which, aside from making me gag a bit, got me thinking about other odd ingredients. A few years ago I tried some eye cream in New […]

Watermelon: The skin super-fruit!

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There are a few things I absolutely love about summer and one of them is that many of my favorite fruits are actually in season. Whether I am shopping at a local farmers market or my local grocery store, my favorite fruits and vegetables taste better because they are fresher and grown close by (usually). […]