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Nov 4, 2012

CC Beauty Live: Winter Skin Care

I generally am pretty on top of winter skin care and making sure my skin doesn't dry out. I've got a few new products in my beauty arsenal that I want to share with y'all and some new tips.

Jul 3, 2011

CC Beauty Live: Suki Skin Care

I test out a lot of products, and rarely am I completely blown away by a brand. And even more rarely am I completely blown away by each product I test. Well, I've met my match: Suki Skin Care. You all know how picky I am when it comes to skin care, but after using this brand for the past two weeks I am convinced that I need it in my life.

Mar 13, 2011

CC Beauty Live: Treating Sunburn

I rarely burn, but I've had a few cases of awful sunburn where I had to stay inside and lay on the floor because my down comforter felt like a bed of nails against my skin. I've blistered and picked and even had sun poisoning. So trust me, I feel your pain.

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Feb 13, 2011

CC Beauty Live: The Cosmo+Olay Edition

So if you haven’t heard by now, I am in the latest issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine on page 36!  I...

CC Beauty Live: Skin Care Basics

We go through a lot of make up and hair videos over here, but I don't always go over skin care tips. How are you supposed to properly use makeup if you don't know how to care for your skin?

Jan 30, 2011

CC Beauty Live: Winter Woes

A few weeks ago, I gave you all some winter tips to keep your skin and hair in check as the weather started getting chilly. Well, now I've got some more! There are some of the same (like moisturize A LOT! And use Aquaphor!), but how else will I drill it into your head? This stuff's important, yo.

Jan 9, 2011

CC Beauty Live: The Body Deli

Like I mentioned last week, skin care is one of the most important things in a beauty regimen. I treasure my skincare products, and I think it's crucial to find a line of products that truly works for your skin. And it's not easy with the shelves and shelves full of "miracle products" that claim to fix everything wrong with your skin (and generally don't work).

Nov 7, 2010

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Oct 31, 2010

CC Beauty Live: Trick and Treat Your Skin

Oh Hallow's Eve, such a wonderful time of the year! Unfortunately, with the candy, costumes and cocktails comes a few less glorious things:


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Jul 26, 2010

Body Blog: Good Eating Is Skin Deep

live for the summer. In the spring, I count down the days until my last final and I miss it terribly during the fall. I love the way the sun‘s rays touch my skin, I love reading novels lazily on the beach, my morning outdoor runs, and enjoying picnics and BBQs. I love the skin-exposing, brightly colored fashions I get to wear.

Oct 10, 2009

CC Beauty Live: Strawberry Fields For Your Face

We all know the benefits of using a facial scrub: it sloughs off dead skin cells letting your beautiful fresh face show through; and also gets really deep into your pores to get rid of oil, makeup and other gross build-up. I love all the good that a facial scrub can do, but I'm tired of rubbing my face with a sandy, painful scrub!

May 28, 2009

Makeup 101: Summer Scrub Down

When you’re trying to get in and out of the shower as quickly as you can to head on to bigger and better things, (a.k.a the beach), it can be easy to bypass seemingly unimportant tasks. You probably wash your face, your body and your hair, but do you take the time for proper exfoliation?

May 27, 2009

Jizz On Your Face?

So apparently all those frat guys during my last four years of university had it right all along - sperm really does have many health benefits. A Norwegian company called Bioforskning (which sounds like the owner may have had a mouthful of something when she was asked to name the company) has developed a facial treatment to minimize wrinkles and smooth skin utilizing spermine, an element in human sperm.

May 6, 2009

Candy Dish: Jake and Reese’s Romantic Getaway

• I want to go to Italy with Jake Gyllenhaal. • Christina Aguilera goes "Burlesque." • Afghanistan solves the swine flu problem. • Jessica Simpson on the cover of Vanity Fair. • Protecting yourself has never looked so chic! • The best and worst sunscreens for summer.

Mar 19, 2009

Makeup 101: Beat the Burn

I actually feel quite sorry for you; sunburns are the worst! They hurt, they peel, and as if the pain isn?t enough, well you also look like someone put you in a frying pan for 5 hours. (I bet you wish you had listened to your mother and put on some SPF!)

Mar 14, 2009

All Made Up: Real Life Skin Care

Let’s talk about skin care. Go into any beauty retailer, find a sales person and ask them to recommend a skin care regimen. Then duck, because you are about to get hit with an avalanche of products your skin “needs.” They’re going to try to sell you a makeup remover, a cleanser, a scrub, a toner, a serum, a moisturizer, a spot treatment...

Dec 19, 2008

Candy Dish: Too Bad Colleges Don’t Get Snow Days

The Midwest is covered in snow that just won’ quit! Deep Throat has died. Is Oprah moving to D.C.? Soothe...

Oct 29, 2008

Clinique Makes You Look Great (No Matter What You Did Last Night)

You pry your eyes open as the blaring sound of your alarm clock echoes the throbbing in your head and...

Jun 26, 2008

Foolproof Sunless Tanning Lotion

As soon as summer announces itself with its warm winds and bright, shiny mornings, I want to lay out and...

Jan 27, 2008

Home Made Face Masks: Natural and Fabulous!

Call me jaded or skeptical, but I firmly believe that being poor while young is a rite of passage. It...

Jan 4, 2008

New Libido Gel Offers Staying Power for Women (*see a doctor if your erection lasts longer than 4 hours)

Apparently, a lot of women suffer from low libido. According to ABC News, hypoactive sexual desire disorder, which sounds very...

Aug 31, 2007

If You Ever Lose Your Camera…I Hope You’re Hot

• This little gadget sounds kind of gross, but if it does what it says it does then, sign me...

Jun 11, 2007

Tanning Stories to Make You Sick

I have a confession to make now that summer is upon us and the sun is shining every day: When...

Mar 25, 2007

Acne Candy???

You know, the strangest thing happened to me a few years ago. Although it was never perfect, I had always...