5 Favorites

beauty-products

Confession: I’ve been indulging lately in beauty products that cost a pretty penny. Of course, I typically mix up my vanity with highs and lows, but this “5 Favorites” post doesn’t include any drugstore buys.  I almost feel guilty, but I couldn’t help but rave about these new products.  Yes, even the $29 hand cream.  Hey, if you’re going to spend your paycheck at Sephora, you might as well know what works!

Behind the Look: Rita Hazan

RITA-Hazan Meet the Celebrity Colorist who’s responsible for Beyonce‘s highlights, Rita Hazan. Most recently she brightened the songstress’s hair with honey and platinum shades.  In this interview, she proves you don’t need to spend a lot of money to have good hair.

Exercise: The Skin Impact

exercise When thinking of anti-aging, we know we have to protect our skin from stressors like the sun, free radicals and pollution, but have you ever thought about protecting your skin from exercise?  Seems like an oxymoron as we’re encouraged to work out for a healthy lifestyle, but according to Dr. Dennis Gross, that too, can cause premature aging.  So what’s a girl to do?

Pre-Shampoo Hair Treatments, Get On Board

pre-shampoo-hair-treatments Have you ever thought about nourishing your your hair before you shampoo?  Yes, it sounds nuts, since you’re just going to wash it out, but pre-shampoo hair treatments are popping up everywhere and the benefits are worth the extra effort.  Incorporate them into your beauty routine once a week or as needed and trust me, you’ll love the results.  Here are three pre-shampoo treatments on my radar.