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Holiday Beauty Gift Guide and Giveaway

It’s the season of giving and what nicer way to pamper the girls in your life than with a beauty gift. It’s not just a great idea for the beauty obsessed but also for those ladies who you know don’t or can’t spend money on themselves. Although they may wish for a luxurious night cream […] Read more…

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The Best Skincare Products for Summer

The Best Skincare Products for Summer by Jordan Davis Summer sunshine gets a bad rep for plenty of good reasons. Beyond the burn, there are the early aging effects of UV radiation (known as photo-aging) and the changes in skin color and texture that some of us experience whenever the mercury rises. For a lucky […] Read more…

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Baby Foot- The Review

I have a love/hate relationship with my feet. On one hand I’m very thankful they can carry me through marathons and I can dress them in super cute shoes, but on the other they are just plain ugly! I will spare you the details but I am not blessed with those really adorable small feet […] Read more…

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Double cleansing for great skin

Photo: Andres Hernandez   Model: Heidi Astrup Ask any makeup artist and they will tell you, great skin makes for a great makeup! Of course as makeup artists, we are adept at concealing and hiding any imperfections but when it comes to doing a beauty shot, great skin is like working on the perfect canvas. […] Read more…

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Beauty Predictions for 2016

Happy New Year! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday! We are officially in Januaury 2016 and just like that the weather in Miami has decided to change. After roasting poolside all holiday long, it is now grey, rainy and only 63F this morning! Yes that is downright balmy compared to the rest of […] Read more…

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Foreo Luna Mini- the review

I sometimes receive odd requests when I work on photoshoot productions, mostly makeup advice, but recently I had a client ask me in desperation where he could pick up a Clairsonic skin device ASAP. He’d forgotten to pack his and told me it was key to his flawless skin. Glowing and even, his complexion was […] Read more…

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Holiday Gift Guide-Beauty

Gift giving is very personal. In this commercial world that we live in today, we feel compelled to give gifts on certain occasions. We sift through stores and online gift guides trying to find that perfect gift because we can’t ignore the fact that Christmas is around the corner and well, that’s the time to […] Read more…

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Why I am smearing Snail Mucin on my skin

I first tasted snails, or escargots, with minor trepidation while visiting my in-laws in Burgundy, France. Smothered in garlic butter and washed down with a glass of chilled Chablis, they were delectable! But snail mucin, or more plainly slime? On my face? Snail mucin has been used in Korea as a skin care ingredient for […] Read more…

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