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5 Makeup Myths We Don’t Subscribe To

Myth #1: Women of a certain age can’t wear powder foundation. This myth originates from the fear of powder foundation emphasizing and settling into wrinkles. However, with the proper hydration of the skin wrinkle creasing is avoidable. We need to moisturize our skin each and every day for a smooth Mineral Foundation application. Also, avoid filler ingredients like talc, … Continue reading 5 Makeup Myths We Don’t Subscribe To

7 Steps to Spring Clean Your Makeup Bag

Spring has arrived so let the cleaning begin! Whether you’re decluttering a la the KonMari method or deep cleaning, don’t neglect your makeup bag. From sitting on bathroom counters to spilled mineral makeup and grime from dirty brushes, it could really use some extra TLC. Here’s 7 easy steps to green spring clean your makeup bag: … Continue reading 7 Steps to Spring Clean Your Makeup Bag

Lip Scrub Ritual

Who doesn’t love a bold lip? The trick to pulling off a bright color is in the application. As any lipstick lover will tell you, smooth hydrated lips are a must for even and precise lip color. While I’m particularly fond of Suji Red, I was over the moon when we decided to add Lip … Continue reading Lip Scrub Ritual

Forecast Cloudy. Grab Your Sunscreen!

The sun might not be shining as much these days, but that doesn’t mean you should stop wearing sunscreen.  We get it – it’s not necessarily your first instinct  to reach for it once the weather changes.   But it’s pretty much a universal truth that all skin care professionals believe that the best way to prevent premature … Continue reading Forecast Cloudy. Grab Your Sunscreen!

SPF has FINALLY arrived!

Introducing Kari Gran Three Sixty Five SPF 28! The first addition to the skin care line ever — no really EVER! Our SPF is a physical block  broad-spectrum sunscreen that not only protects you from the UV-Burning rays, but the UV-Aging rays too. Broad-spectrum sunscreens protect against both UVA, rays that age the skin, and UVB, … Continue reading SPF has FINALLY arrived!

FRESHEN UP ANY LIP COLOR FOR SPRING

Spring is the perfect for the resurgence of pastels like Pantone’s 2016 Colors of the Year, Rose Quartz and Serenity. But if you are anything like me, your style is a combo of black and neutrals with a pop of color here and there. The great thing about fashion and beauty today is that you … Continue reading FRESHEN UP ANY LIP COLOR FOR SPRING

The Five Minute Face with Mineral Makeup

Is it hard to use mineral makeup? Nope! It may take a little getting used to, but mineral makeup is simple and easy. Get the most out of your time with the Five Minute Face look. Starting with a well moisturized face, apply Foundation in a buffing motion all over the face. Add a bit … Continue reading The Five Minute Face with Mineral Makeup

Dry, Damaged Hair Woes?

It’s #finallyfriday and I love a man who speaks the truth.  My hair care obsession with Josh Rosebrook is not fading.  I met Josh in Chicago at ANFGB 2015, and he directed me to his Nourish line, which I love. Now I’m adding his Enrich Mask and Styling Cream to the mix, and my super … Continue reading Dry, Damaged Hair Woes?

3 Ways to Stop Negative Self-Talk

One thing that has been ringing through my ears during this 21 day transformation is “Garbage in, garbage out.” Obviously if you are taking in nutritionally poor food, you will be wearing that garbage out in the future in the form of excess weight, acne, etc. But, what about the garbage and negative self-talk that … Continue reading 3 Ways to Stop Negative Self-Talk

HOW TO USE CLEANSING OIL WITH A CLARISONIC BRUSH

• Apply the Cleansing Oil to your dry face. • Use the Clarisonic with a dry brush head to massage in just as you would with your hands – the brush head will look really grimy. • Then remove the oil with a warm washcloth. • Lastly, wash your brush head with hot soapy water, and … Continue reading HOW TO USE CLEANSING OIL WITH A CLARISONIC BRUSH