Archive for July, 2009

July 31st, 2009

Beauty tip: Applying eye cream

Remember how, when you were younger, your mother would admonish you not to make faces.  “It will stick that way!” she’d shriek.  (Or was that just my mom?)  The skin on your face is undeniably delicate, and the more you move it this way and that–not to mention poke and prod it–the more quickly time […]

July 30th, 2009

My must-have summer product for banishing oil

Cheers to Lipstick, Powder N’ Paint, who interviewed Jolie and other beauty gals about their can’t miss summer products! The item always in my purse during hot months?  Clean and Clear Oil Absorbing Sheets!  I start my days off with OC Eight Oil-Absorbing Gel–which lasts all day and works overtime to sop up grease–and have, […]

July 30th, 2009

Deenie attends the US Illamasqua Cosmetics launch

Deenie Hartzog writes:  I’m a simple kind of girl.  No high-maintenance hair cuts!  No over-the-top outfits!  I like pared-down, streamlined and minimal.  However!  A girl likes to get dolled up now and then…and if I’m going to all that make-up trouble, I want to turn heads.  (It’s so annoying spending ages crossing the “t’s” and dotting […]

July 29th, 2009

Beauty Myth: Cellulite Creams Work

Sorry!   They don’t.  With apologies to my friends who are all about the magical lotions and potions that you slather on your thighs and abdomen to make your “problem” areas appear slimmer…that’s all it comes down to.  Appearances.  What’s really going on is a temporary tightening (and a mild one, at that) that gives you […]

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