How To Beat Dull, Dry Skin – My Favourite Moisturizing Products!

Hi all!

I was featured on CTV Morning Live yesterday talking about my favourite products for beating dry, dull skin during these chilly fall and winter months. What a thrill – a totally great experience! For those interested in seeing the CTV segment, click on the link –>http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=746808. Continue reading How To Beat Dull, Dry Skin – My Favourite Moisturizing Products!

Seven of the Best Skincare Rules to Follow

Following up on yesterday’s post Skin Destroyers: Avoid These Pitfalls, I thought I would post some skincare rules we should all be following.  As a former esthetician, I’ve seen it all.  From people with red, angry skin from leaving harsh face masques on too long, to those with serious scarring from picking at acne relentlessly, skin care is something everyone should fully understand.

As we take care of ourselves by hydrating properly with lots of water and eating nutritious food to keep us healthy and energized, we can boost the positive effects of these practices by taking a few steps to baby and protect our skin. It’s natural to want to pick at a huge pimple in desperation, hoping that squeezing it to death will miraculously make it disappear. It’s also understandable to want to discover that miracle skin scream that will reverse the “ravages of time” and bestow an Adriana Lima-like glow upon us. I think it’s best to just embrace the skin your in and work with what you have.  Armed with knowledge, you can indeed transform lacklustre skin into something you’re proud of.  Read on for more details! Continue reading Seven of the Best Skincare Rules to Follow

Style Domination Beauty Review: Vichy Ideal Body Balm

As I noted in my previous post Damn You, Canadian Winter!this winter has been hellish.  Our city is on track to set a new record for the coldest February ever.  A few weeks ago, our city was colder than the North Pole! Continue reading Style Domination Beauty Review: Vichy Ideal Body Balm