Beauty & Well-Being
This section of our site will give you what we think are some of the best kept secrets in the beauty industry on how to look younger and glow for that day. We also have a great section on fitness and healthy eating so you can look your best.
Remember way back when in the late 1990s when hairstyles involved pin-straight hair? We fought our naturally thick and wavy hair in a daily battle to blow-dry it perfectly straight. Thankfully, naturally thick and wavy hair is back in style. We were given a sample of Show Luxe Hair products to try out on our hair. We really liked the Thickening Mist that helped give some sexy beach waves to our hair. It has a lovely scent too.
It is so nice to find … Read More
Think wedding season is over now that it is mid October? Thing again. October is one of the most popular months for weddings. We’ve been dancing it up at so many parties this fall. Sometimes our feet get a little sore and were so thankful we found Sole Serum for our tired feet. This foot cream also worked on our sore knees after a night of dancing. Rub a pea-sized amount onto sore feet and let the cream do its magic. We also like the … Read More
Mothers of the Bride and Groom: Getting Into Perfect Shape For The Wedding – Tips From Top Doctor On Using The CoolSculpting Procedure
Guest Post By Grant Stevens, MD, FACS
What is CoolSculpting?
The CoolSculpting procedure was developed by Harvard scientists and is based on the science of Cryolipolysis®, a process demonstrating that when fat cells are exposed to extreme cold, they die and are eliminated naturally from the body. Fat cells are gone for good, and patients can expect long-lasting results. Most patients can start to see results as soon as three weeks following treatment, with the most dramatic results occurring over a period … Read More
Blow outs used to focus on pin straight hair. Are women opting for blow outs that also have body and bounce?
Blo actually has a signature Blo Bridal service, available in-bar or on location so brides-to-be can select the style that compliments their dress and veil. Blo’s signature bridal service also includes a consultation prior and perfection on your wedding day. Today, the blow out has grown into multiple variations that encompass straight … Read More
Emmy Award-Winning Makeup Artist Tells Mothers of the Bride and Mothers of the Groom How To Look Like A Star On The Wedding Day
“Dos and Don’ts” for newlyweds on road trips: guest post by Matthew Johnson, Psychology Professor at Binghamton University
What To Do:
Talk about your relationship. Talking to your partner without distraction can really help your relationship. While I know of no research on talking to your partner while driving specifically, many couples I have spoken with have found car rides to be a good way to work on intractable problems that need sustained attention.
Talk about a complicated problem that needs to be solved (as … Read More
Mothers of the Bride and Groom: A Review of By Terry Makeup and Skincare Line For Wedding Makeup Looks
Last Saturday we stopped by the Eiluj beauty lounge in Katonah, New York to learn more about the By Terry line of makeup and skin care products. We were delighted to meet Eric Baez, By Terry’s East Coast Regional Coordinator and celebrity makeup artist, who explained the philosophy and science behind By Terry.
By Terry is the signature label of Terry DeGunzburg, former Director of Makeup Design at Yves St. Laurent and the creative force behind such iconic products as Touche Éclat and Teint … Read More
We recently chatted with Emmy Award-winning makeup artist Melanie Mills on our radio show about how to use makeup to look younger. If you would like to listen to this interview, click here. She kindly sent us several samples of her lip gloss Lip Radiance by Melanie Mills to try ourselves. We tend to go for the au naturel look, often using a sheer pink lip gloss that helps to soften any aging on our faces.
We really loved the Pop My Cork … Read More
Why is it that whenever we see celebrities on Dancing With the Stars or the red carpet they seem to have such healthy glowing skin absolutely devoid of any imperfections? There is a well-known secret in these circles about a product called Gleam created by Emmy Award-winning makeup artist Melanie Mills. On our radio show, we talked with Melanie about how she came up with the product for the contestants on Dancing With the Stars and how other celebrities came to quickly adopt … Read More
As women with sparse and fair eyelashes, we have always looked at high profile women in the media and wondered why their eyelashes are so beautiful? Are we just not using the right mascara? Click here to listen to our interview with eyelash expert Anna Phillips, founder of The Lash Lounge, a high-end salon specializing in semi-permanent eyelash extensions.
Prior to this interview we had never really seen lash extensions before, except on an episode of Real Housewives of Orange County a few years … Read More