Happy Sunday y’all! The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has arrived- and if you are a cardholder you can shop the preview now through July 20th! Here are my beauty essentials from the sale! XO Diptyque Candle Set   Jo Malone London Cologne Collection Slip Silk Pillowcase Simple Human Round Sensor Mirror Pro Iluminage Skin Rejuvenating Eye Mask Clairisonic Smart Profile Uplift NuFace White Trinity Anniversary Facial Toning Kit Butter London Cashmere Cremes Patent Shine Yves St. Laurent Lip Set (in Pink!) Bobbi Brown On Trend Eyes and Cheeks CollectionRead More →

Happy Thursday!!! I want to thank everyone for being so patient for the less frequent blog posts while I get my life up and running here in North Carolina! Expect the consistent 3 times per week posts from me very soon!! So, the question is… do I need to wear a sunscreen every day? The answer is, Yes! No matter where you live, no matter what your Fitzpatrick skin type, it is imperative that you protect your skin each day. Whether it is sunny out or rainy, and even if you are just walking to your car and not out for very long. Why? 90% ofRead More →

Happy Thursday y’all! I hope everyone had a safe and happy 4th! In today’s post I am going to share my favorite sunhat with you! Wearing a hat in the sun as well as sunscreen is essential to protect your delicate facial skin from sun damage, hyper pigmentation such as melasma, aging, and especially to protect your skin if you are using topical exfoliants such as retinols. Here’s a roundup of my favorites! How adorbs is this hat with the striped ribbon??  Read More →

Summer is upon us, with longer days , more time spent outdoors (if you live in the Northeast!), which includes time in the sun and at the beach. Should you switch up your skincare routine? I’ve got all the details! Here’s the post on Silk Therapeutics’ website!    Switch to a Serum As the air gets warmer and more humid, the moisturizer that sustained you during the dry winter months may be too heavy for summertime. Consider switching to a hydrating serum instead of a cream to wear under your sunscreen for day and over your corrective serums at night. Stay in the Shade (andRead More →

Want to know what’s on skincare guru and founder of Rhonda Allison skincare line’s shelf? She’s shared with me! Rhonda: “I use the Minus 10 Collection, and for cleansing I use the Foaming Peptide Cleanser and the Pumpkin Cleanser. I used to use just the Pumpkin cleanser and now that I am in my late 60’s I’ve added the Foaming Peptide. I’m almost 70 now… and your skin changes with every decade. I don’t peel my skin as often as I did in my 30’s and 40’s. During those decades I focused on correcting my skin and rejuvenating it and now that I am almost intoRead More →

I am SO excited to share today’s post with you! I have had the privilege and the pleasure of speaking with skincare guru Rhonda Allison, founder of the Rhonda Allison professional skincare line! First, a little background on Rhonda and the skincare line: Rhonda Allison, the founder and CEO of Rhonda Allison Clinical Enterprises, respected world-wide for her innovative work with acids and chemical peels, is known as a highly respected speaker, author, and educator who has worked behind the aesthetic chair for 38 years. It was from observing and understanding the importance of getting results for clients that Rhonda personally researched, formulated and developed aRead More →

TGIF loves! As a special treat to kick off your weekend, if you enjoyed the inspiring and sumptuous interview with Gabrielle Brick, she’s sharing what’s on her shelf!  “For my face, I love Gavée Gold. The founder, Tiffany, survived Stage 4 cancer, is certified in holistic skincare. She’s an amazing, amazing woman. Like you, she is passionate about beauty and believes that women shouldn’t have to be toxic to be beautiful. She created this line, and it’s the ONLY thing I put on my face. I started using it years ago, and I’ll never forget when I first put it on. It looked like I had prepped my faceRead More →

    Happy Thursday loves! I have something so special in store for you today. When asked to describe my friend Gabrielle Brick, a force comes to mind. She pulls you in with her delicious energy, and she exemplifies and practices all that she shares and teaches with her clients as a Raw Nutritionist, Transformational and Executive Coach. I first watched her on the We Channel’s show “The Secret Lives of Women” with the episode being all about Extreme Diets. At the time, Gabrielle was a pure raw vegan. I was absolutely mesmerized by her and her energy and knew she was someone I HAD to know. SheRead More →

Happy Monday, and Happy Memorial Day! I hope your day is beautiful today and that we remember to honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country! We all want to age gracefully and look our best through every stage and season of life- so here is your essential guide to doing just that! Today I’ll build upon the first part of this series and share your skincare and beauty plan for your 40’s. The 40’s…. so many wonderful women in my life say that this is an incredible decade to be in! This is the prime of your life- there has never been a better time toRead More →

TGIF loves!!! I get a lot of questions from you on a daily basis (keep them coming! I appreciate hearing from you SO much!) and so I wanted to start a series in which I debunk some of the biggest skincare myths that exist today. There is SO much information out there and it can be hard to tell what’s true. Luckily, as an Aesthetician, it is my job to be an expert in how to make your skin look its best, to keep up with the latest information, and to study ingredients in products.  SKIN MYTH No. 1 “Wearing Makeup Is Bad for YourRead More →