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Category Archives: Bath and Body

The Impact of Self Esteem

The Impact of Self Esteem

Did you know that 52% of girls feel that the negative posts, comments, snaps, videos or photos they see on social media damage their confidence?*(*Dove: #SpeakBeautiful Girls Research” March 2016). Dove is working to change that with their self-esteem project, which has a wealth of information on self esteem issues. With the #SpeakBeautiful program, Dove is encouraging others to post positive… Continue Reading

Hey Chicago Area! Join Amopé and I at Woodfield Mall This Weekend!

Hey Chicago Area! Join Amopé and I at Woodfield Mall This Weekend!

You like shopping and free mani/pedis don’t you? I’m super excited to partner with Amopé here in the Chicago area for the Amopé Beauty Boutique, where consumers can kick up their feet for a partial pedicure and get sandal season-ready all weekend long! All you have to do is come join me at Woodfield Mall… Continue Reading

Every Move Counts, Learn Some New Dance Moves With Degree

Every Move Counts, Learn Some New Dance Moves With Degree

  Do you make every move count? I am a long distance runner. I started running years ago in order to quit smoking and now run several marathons and/or ultra marathon each year. Right now, I am training for the Rockford, IL Marathon in May. By keeping on the move, I stay physically fit, and… Continue Reading

How I Balance Summer Exercise with Skin Care

How I Balance Summer Exercise with Skin Care

It sure did take awhile for spring to get here in the Chicago area, but when it did so, it went almost straight to summer. I did my first hot long run last weekend and realized that I wasn’t quite ready for it! In addition to acclimating my body for running in the heat, I… Continue Reading

New Year Beauty Essentials

New Year Beauty Essentials

As we dance into 2016 ready to create the best year ever, lets make sure we are effortlessly flawless as we write the first chapter! If you are joining me for the first time then welcome to beauty essentials and to my regular beauty lovers here’s a virtual happy new year hug! Today I am… Continue Reading

Tackle Winter Dry Skin With New Vaseline Jelly Cream

Tackle Winter Dry Skin With New Vaseline Jelly Cream

Chicago winters are terrible on my skin. The cold dry air always causes me to get itchy dry skin patches, especially on my arms and legs. As a runner, I am also outdoors a lot in winter, running in cold weather and getting wind chapped.   Then, I always travel someplace warm for the holidays… Continue Reading