Go for The Glow! Staying Consistent with Retinoid Skincare

The beauty topic on everyone’s mind? Glowing skin.  We recently asked Instagram followers why glowing skin was so important to them.  Some of the answers that really stood out were these:  “Having glowing skin is important to me because it’ll boost my confidence!”  “Glowing skin is important because all want to love the skin we are in.”  “I want to keep my natural glow…

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The Good of Glycerin: Why It’s So Important in Skincare

So, what exactly is Glycerin?  I must admit I didn’t know much about Glycerin before writing this post even after years spent working in the cosmetics industry.  If I was playing one of those word games and Glycerin came out, I’d probably shout “SOAP!” without a second thought.  And it’s true – Glycerin is a component of many, many personal products we…

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Work It! Fashion in the Office: An Interview with Sarah, CEO of M.M.LaFleur

Founder and CEO of M.M.LaFleur, Sarah once described herself as “your typical woman in finance” who had a closet full of (in her own words) “blah pantsuits.”  She developed the concept for the effortless, functional and chic collection for M.M.LaFleur with her co-founders “to take the work out of dressing for work.” We are inspired by Sarah’s vision…

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Handle Your Morning Like a Boss

Mornings might have been the boss of me lately, but I realize that has got to change. I’ve truly never been a “rise and shine” person, even after a coffee and a shot of espresso.  It was hard enough getting out the door when I was single, and now with two kids (and two school…

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Major Multi-Tasking on the Daily

Wow, there’s a lot we have to accomplish on a day to day basis – and that’s the understatement of the year.  The positive side is it’s wonderful to add value to your work, home, family and community.  On the flip side: how on earth can we get all of this done?  Anecdotally, I have two full…

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Hello Forties! Past and Present Skincare Thoughts

After a big birthday, I suppose it’s natural to look back in wonder – where did all the time go?  If I was to walk on the street and pass myself at age 20 (with breakup bangs), what would I say to her?  One of the lovely things about being young is the freedom of possibility;…

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Decluttering Your Mental State: An Interview with Ingrid Bacci, PHD CST

There’s so much talk about tidying up your closet, bedroom, and kitchen counter.  But how can we clean up our busy minds? Ingrid Bacci is a PHD CST who once struggled with high levels of stress and major physical pain that doctors said was incurable.  After her challenging journey to self-wellness, she has dedicated herself to learning,…

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Art & Optimism: An Interview with Evan Mooney

Evan Mooney describes herself as a Mother, Artist and Optimist, which you can certainly see it in her work. Each piece is bright, sunny and chic – she finds much inspiration in color, textures and contrasts, and from her family.  Q: Evan thank you for telling us about your artistic style! Can we ask how…

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Dive Right In: A Hyaluronic Acid Skincare Discussion

What exactly is Hyaluronic Acid – or what the skincare world has been calling “the fountain of youth” – and what can it do for your skin?  At Care Skincare, we LOVE Hyaluronic Acid and here’s why: it is a super molecule and substance our body produces naturally to keep our tissues hydrated.  Hyaluronic Acid holds up…

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Travel Light, Summer Style

I love a good packing challenge.  For our most recent trip, I was able to fit all of our belongings for ONE WEEK in ONE carry-on – for a family of four! (That’s two adults, two kids, and 1-2 pairs of shoes apiece plus snacks). Disclaimer: we’ll take a backpack for things we might need en-route, too. I…

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