Beauty, Optimism and Care

Meet Ricardo Quintero, Co-Founder of Care® Skincare.  Ricardo Quintero has been an inspiring and innovative leader throughout his career at some of the most well-known companies of our time: Procter & Gamble, Pepsi, The Estée Lauder Companies and most recently as President of Movado Group Inc. I first met Ricardo when I was just starting out in the beauty…

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Worthy Threads Interview!

(Photos courtesy of Worthy Threads, by Jenny Lynn Photography). We love style and substance. Since launching in 2017, Worthy Threads children’s clothes have been featured in Parents Magazine,  Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire and The Today Show. They recently added adult pieces on one of my go-to sites – Shopbop, and are continuing to grow both their adult and children’s lines.Their tie dye garments (sweatshirts, t-shirts and…

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Beauty Decluttering 101

Get ready for the ultimate skincare and cosmetics decluttering workout! Sometimes these personal care items are the last ones we think of when we’re on an organizing spree, but in many ways they are the most important.  Creams, serums, eyeshadows, foundations, brushes – all of these touch our skin, and all of them have a specific shelf life.  So put on your yoga pants, and get an exercise playlist ready!…

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Skincare Confessions, From Home.

I’m a work from home (and stay-at-home) mom with two loving, high energy kids under the age of 6. Like many of us, I’m grateful to stay put and thankful for those who keep our country going – yet I also find the days are busier than ever, leaving very little time for self-care. Here are my daily skincare confessions!  Confession #1: I’ve been skipping some…

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Recipes for Daily Nourishment

First we eat, then we do everything else.” – M. F. K. Fisher   A recipe is a wonderful thing.  Someone today, yesterday, fifty years ago – a thousand years ago – cared about the food going onto your table. Creating a lasting record of how to make a meal is really a labor of love.  Some recipes are elaborate and festive – a…

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Power Up with Vitamin C!

Last winter, I was constantly getting sick from the kids – picking up their coughs and sneezes as often as I picked up their laundry.  I scheduled a visit with my doctor to do routine bloodwork and to see if there was any medication or precaution I could use to better maintain my health.  When we met for our consultation, he simply told me this – Vitamin C was my best…

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Skincare Confessions! Hear from Laurel, 56.

Welcome to our new Blog Series – Skincare Confessions.  It’s like a peek into your bestie’s makeup bag, or a one-on-one beauty talk with a trusted friend. We’ve asked our customers, co-workers, acquaintances and family for their honest thoughts and feelings on skincare and cosmetics: tips, woes, loves, daily routines and must-have products. Get ready to be inspired!  This post is from Laurel – our customer and the co-owner of a bakery and…

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Hyaluronic Acid and Moisturizer Myths

Never has my skin taken so well to an ingredient. The word “acid” seems alarming at first, but I love what Hyaluronic Acid does for my face and the health of my skin.  As you may have read or heard, Hyaluronic Acid (which looks like a pure, clear jelly) is a molecule that can hold up to 1,000x its weight in…

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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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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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