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January 9, 2013September 17, 2020 by

The Latest Innovation in Skin Care Products

Discover the latest innovation in skin care products from SKINN Cosmetics, Adventuress, and Pro+Therapy. What’s the difference between products that stay with us year after year versus those that intro one year, and then die an ugly death soon after, i.e. discontinued? Poor marketing and lack of consumer buy-in. Beauty companies would kill to have...

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Green All About It: Eco-Friendly Facial Moisturizer
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May 17, 2011September 17, 2020 by

Green All About It: Eco-Friendly Facial Moisturizer

Never let it be said that “sistah girls” don’t care about the environment.  In fact, an ever-growing number of A-list actresses like Kerry Washington are doing what it takes to make a better tomorrow for the next generation. Washington is currently involved in the Sustainable South Bronx Movement. Click here to view Washington’s short video on the project, and...

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Skin Problems Solved #1: The Best Facial Cleansers for Clear Skin
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March 30, 2010September 17, 2020 by

Skin Problems Solved #1: The Best Facial Cleansers for Clear Skin

This is the first in a four-topic series that covers specific skin issues. Today, it’s all about getting clear skin with the help of the best facial cleansers for clear skin. It’s hard to believe that Joy Bryant’s skin is actually this perfect. So we won’t. I’m happy just thinking, that she (like us normal folks) had to enlist the help of dry skin...

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Zitomer Pharmacy: A Beauty Junkies Heaven on Earth
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October 26, 2009September 17, 2020 by

Zitomer Pharmacy: A Beauty Junkies Heaven on Earth

It never dawned on me that I could have so much fun at a pharmacy until I made the acqauintance of the charming Zitomer Pharmacy located on the Upper East Side of New York City. Considered a landmark, Zitomer’s been around since 1950 serving up beauty wants and must-have items on three shopping floors. With over 15,000 square feet of shopping at your fingertips, it’s...

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Our Daily Face: Get Radiant Skin with Exfoliating Treatments
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October 12, 2009September 17, 2020 by

Our Daily Face: Get Radiant Skin with Exfoliating Treatments

If I’m allowed to have more than one beauty muse at the same time, then Solange Knowles should consider this her formal invitation into my world of beauty talk. I had seen pictures of this newly weaveless beauty, but developed a better appreciation for this stunner after seeing her appearance on the Oprah Winfrey Show a  few weeks ago....

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Medicated Concealers That Cover & Treat Blemishes
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July 27, 2009September 17, 2020 by

Medicated Concealers That Cover & Treat Blemishes

Conceal As It Heals: The Remedy for Blemished Beauty Although we’d like to think that Ugly Betty’s, Ms. Vanessa Williams is picture perfect, I’m sure she’d be the first to tell you that she, too, gets blemishes. Maybe she can relate to how I felt when I discovered a huge bump (cyst, which forms under the skin) forming on my chin. Oh,...

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Apothecary Heaven at bluemercury Beauty Retailer
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July 13, 2009September 17, 2020 by

Apothecary Heaven at bluemercury Beauty Retailer

I stepped into bluemercury beauty retailer, one of my favorite beauty specialty stores, over the July 4th weekend to check out the latest and greatest in skin care and makeup. Wow, more products? Could I handle the excitement? Uh, yeah. I’ll do anything for my readers. What I really dig about bluemercury is that unlike other spas, which sometime...

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Bumpy Road: Protect Against Ingrown Hair Bumps
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May 11, 2009September 17, 2020 by

Bumpy Road: Protect Against Ingrown Hair Bumps

Ingrown hair bumps have been wreaking havoc on my armpits and bikini line for years. Since bikini weather is fast approaching, I plan on managing the appearance of these unsightly bumps so as not to interfere with my poolside confidence.  Get my drift ladies? So let’s go back to basics.  What is an ingrown hair bumps and what causes...

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