Halloween Manicure!

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Happy Halloween! I love doing my nails for holidays; and Halloween is my favorite holiday!  I stole the cat head idea from Julep’s Facebook page- thank you, Julep!  The fangs were all my own- I usually don’t do an “accent nail”… Continue Reading

Retin-A: Day 29 (June 11, 2015)

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No changes in cleansing and skincare routine. I decided to switch to Retin-A 0.05% cream.  I was planning on still using 0.025% in my eye area, but the cream spewed out of the 0.05% tube upon opening, so I used… Continue Reading

Bionova: The Next Generation in Skincare

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Bionova, established in 1997, is one of the most innovative skincare companies I have ever had the pleasure of encountering. They are unlike any other company in several ways- not only have they brought forth the era of nanotechnology in… Continue Reading

I’m Loving the Foreo Luna Mini!

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After posting about my first impressions (found here), I was really anxious to start using this wonderful little device! So, Foreo recommends using the Luna Mini daily, in the morning and at night. That was a bit too much with… Continue Reading

Retin-A: Day 28 (June 10, 2015)

I haven’t documented anything since May 19 because there haven’t really been any changes.  I continued to use the tretinoin every night.  The only night I did not use it was May 30, because I ended up in the hospital with… Continue Reading

Winter Wonderland with Dior MUA Troycie

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I think I know what I will be doing December 12th! There will be a Winter Wonderland event December 12, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm at Dillard’s in St. Vincent, Shreveport, Louisiana.  Don’t miss out on the live music, food, and chance… Continue Reading

Cleansing & Exfoliating Enzyme Powders

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Historically speaking, invasions weren’t always a good thing. But, there are two super-duper invasions that immediately come to mind. In the 80s, the music world had the British Invasion, now beauty editors across the country are buzzing about a fabulous Asian Invasion. Why? Because… Continue Reading

Retin-A: Day 6 (May 19, 2015)

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As of day six, I have still tolerated the Retin-A quite well.  I have applied every night, without fail.  Although, some people may need to start off applying just once or twice per week, depending on sensitivity.  Your doctor can… Continue Reading

Sephora Play! Box: October 2015

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Well, as I mentioned in the posting about the September Play box, due to an email issue, I never got into the program in time to receive the first box. The issue has finally been fixed (thank you, Sephora!), but… Continue Reading

Retin-A: Day 4 (May 17, 2015)

Morning I washed face with Sunday Riley Ceramic Slip Cleanser, then used Peter Thomas Roth Un-Wrinkle Turbo toner.  After cleansing, I applied Sunday Riley Good Genes Treatment, Peter Thomas Roth Un-Wrinkle Fast-Acting Serum, and finally. Dr. Brandt XYY antioxidant moisturizer. Evening I washed… Continue Reading