eyelash extension pros and cons

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Considering Eyelash Extensions? Read this Exposé First

Women have been obsessing over their eyelashes since the days of the ancient Egyptians… But the type of false lashes we use today date back only to the early 20th century. A Hollywood makeup artist, Max Factor, brought false lashes to the big screen. Movie stars such as Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, and Lauren Bacall […]

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contour makeup technique

BEAUTY

Fake a Facelift in 5 Minutes with this Contour Technique

February 4, 2019 By Victoria R.

Makeup has always been one of my favorite “anti-aging” tools. It’s amazing because it works instantlyto smooth-out your complexion and cover-up dark spots, blemishes & wrinkles. But what if you could use makeup to actually “lift” the appearance of loose, saggy skin? Well, a makeup trend known as “contouring” has the power to do just that. […]

alcohol in body lotion

WELLNESS

Is Your Body Lotion Aging Your Skin?

February 19, 2019 By Victoria R.

Should you be concerned about alcohol in your body lotion? The answer is “yes”… and “no”. You see, there are “bad” alcohols… and then there are “good” alcohols. The bad alcohols have a toxic “pro-aging” effect –– and the good” alcohols are actually good for your skin.1 So, it’s very important to understand the difference. That’s why […]

beautiful shiny hair

BEAUTY

Want Silky, Shiny Hair? Wash it with Beer!

February 4, 2019 By Victoria R.

Did you know Facebook has TV shows now? It’s a platform called “Facebook Watch.” I’ve been catching up on a series called Queen America, starring Oscar-winner Catherine Zeta-Jones as a sharp-tongued pageant queen coach. While watching, I couldn’t help but notice her gorgeous hair. At nearly 50, she’s still got incredibly luscious, full locks. I decided to dig […]

DIY

Does Exfoliation Help You Look Younger?

January 9, 2019 By Victoria R.

A couple days ago, I told you about a popular new exfoliation treatment that’s all the rage in Hollywood right now called dermaplaning. This procedure involves an esthetician “shaving” a layer of dead skin cells off your face — revealing glowing, radiant skin underneath. Many of you wrote in asking how to get the benefits […]

family serving Thanksgiving dinner

LIFESTYLE

How To Keep the Peace at Thanksgiving Dinner

November 16, 2018 By Victoria R.

It was the kind of Thanksgiving you dream about. Everyone was getting along. The in-laws were laughing together. For a beautiful moment, it was perfect… But then Uncle Steve pointed out that my son wasn’t eating the turkey… My son is a vegan. Steve ramped up his attack. And immediately, it turned into a heated […]