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Category Archives: Skin Care

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

Winter Beauty Essentials Part 3 and Giveaway

Winter Beauty Essentials Part 3 and Giveaway

Note from Carleen: Be sure to check out the giveaway at the end of this post! Hello December….While enjoying the last month of 2015 let’s make sure we skip into 2016 with glowing skin… Today I am sharing my beauty essentials as we navigate the bright lights of the holiday season. First of all I’ve

Prepping for the Holidays with RoC

Prepping for the Holidays with RoC

A while back I wrote about using RoC® Retinol Corrextion® Deep Wrinkle night cream in preparation for my holiday trip to Mexico and for holiday parties. Now, I am adding RoC® Retinol Correxion® Deep Wrinkle Daily Moisturizer With Sunscreen to the mix! I always wear sunscreen, but the addition of it to more of my skin care

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

Michael Todd Soniclear Elite Deluxe on EVINE Live!

Michael Todd Soniclear Elite Deluxe on EVINE Live!

I love my Micheal Todd Soniclear. It provides sonic cleansing with an antimicrobial brush, so you never have to worry about bacteria. I keep mine in my shower with the body brush on it for regular use.  It is also quite popular with bloggers in general. You can read my full review of it here.

Winter Beauty Essentials Part 1

Winter Beauty Essentials Part 1

For Part 1 of my Winter Beauty Essentials I’m taking you behind the scenes into my kitchen and sharing how I’m preparing my immune system for winter. Let’s start with a detox baby. I finally committed to a three day detox using Vibrant Cleanse by Vibrant Health. I was inspired by a major upcoming photo

My Paula’s Choice Customized Skin Care Routine for Aging Oily Skin

My Paula’s Choice Customized Skin Care Routine for Aging Oily Skin

This post is Sponsored by Paula’s Choice and Pretty in My Pocket. All opinions are my own. If you are not familiar with Paula Begoun, you should be! Her book, Don’t Go To The Cosmetics Counter Without Me, is the classic go to guide to all things in cosmetics. She also has her own very