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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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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Everything You Want to Know About Retinoids!

We’d love to save you a Google search and answer your questions right here: “What are retinoids, and what amazing things can they do for my skin?”  How do we define retinoids?  Care Skincare Head of Product Innovation Debbie D’Aquino has a wealth of experience in the prestige beauty industry and is our go-to skincare scientist.  According to Debbie, the term “retinoids” refers to Vitamin A and the various compounds…

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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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