Category Archives: protection

Mixing It Up

I was  all thumbs in high school chemistry, but when it comes to blending ingredients in my bathroom, I’m rather brilliant. Since summer snuck up on me while moving, it is time to fine tune my summer mixtures, all designed … Continue reading

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Summer Life Savers

While I’m still savoring my week on the Cape, I find I’m paring life down to a few necessities. Here are the 4 things I find I can’t live without: 1. Buggle I don’t know what it is about my … Continue reading

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Faking It

Today’s topic is NOT the Big O; it’s sunless tanning! Just because I am a tireless promoter of protecting yourself from the aging and hazardous- to- your- health rays of the sun, doesn’t mean I don’t covet the burnished look … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun

And with it, pigment spots, wrinkles and weathered skin! Hearing George Harrison’s herald call to summer is a gentle reminder that the time has come to pay serious attention to blocking those skin damaging rays. Yes, we were supposed to … Continue reading

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Skin Deep, part 2

Day 4 I took a scientific approach and looked closely at my face today in the most magnifying mirror I own. It is covered in little tiny dots, each representing where the skin was pierced by the laser. So each … Continue reading

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BB Be My Baby

Being a multi- tasker (politically correct term for ADD), I am always doing several things at once and looking for products that do the same. Why apply 3 creams when you can make do with one? So it was that I … Continue reading

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Minimalist Vacation Beauty

 Talk about your anti-vanity vacations! Consider the absurdity of attempting a normal beauty routine while on a sailboat in the Caribbean for six days. (I know, SUCH a problem!)But let’s face it; any beach-y vacation is about being free of … Continue reading

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