Dull and Dry Hands?

I know the seasons are changing and our hands are getting a bit drier or will be.

Hers a recipe for a quick fix. Cheap and easy!

What you will need for this DIY recipe:

1 bottle of glycerine from the drug store (You’ll need two tablespoons)

1 handful of sea salt

Place the above ingredients in a bowl. Stir well.

Wash your hands.

Apply the mixture on your hands. Tops and palms. Rub in gently. Using a brush is optional but I like to skip it.

Leave on at least 10 minutes.

Rinse and apply your favorite hand and body lotion.

Enjoy softer and healthier looking hands.

Guys will enjoy its beauty benefits too.

My Aloe Beauty Hack!


I love growing aloe plants and have them in my home in my kitchen,my bathroom and outside my front door. I also grow them in my beauty studio garden. Lately, I am showing my clients how to rescue a sunburn with a fresh aloe plant or store bought bottle of aloe vera gel.

But my favorite aloe skin care hack is to use the juicy love goodness from the inside of the aloe leaf! All you do is cut a small slit on the side of the leave and squeeze…apply on clean skin. It is great to use a plant based oil free moisturizer and can be used UNDER makeup or alone on the face.

In an instant! And so cheap! 

If  YOU have a skin care hack you’d like to share with me…Please do!  I LOVE hearing from you and I will reply.

Barbie Beauty

Cruising the shelves of a Dollar store I was looking for more than I went  there for.You know you NEVER know what you are going to find when you take time and explore. Since I am in love with ALL things color and pink is at the top of that colorful l SAW a spray bottle down the beauty and health aisle.

Since my hair tangles so…I had to pick this bottle up and TAKE IT HOME for a test drive.Barbie

At first I thought it was strange to try this cotton candy scented  de-tangling spray but those thoughts soon went away. I am writing this post to tell you I LOVE it. I know I am not a kid but this woman is here to say IT WORKS!

Now, no the ingredients are not like my grown up expensive spray…but for $1.00 its a win win for me! Did you ever have your bottle of liquids when you travel and somehow magically open and half of it pour out and disappear?

Little girls LOVE Barbie and I do too!

Mirror mirror on the wall D.I.Y.

If you want that mirror in your purse,your compact and eye shadow kit mirrors,vanity hand mirrors or mirror’s on your walls to shine NATURALLY.

Here’s what you will need to do:

Lip Sugar1/4 cup of white vinegar

1/4 cup of cheap vodka

1 tbsp. of cornstarch

2 cups of warm water

Pour all in a funnel into a plastic or glass spray bottle and you’ll whistle while you work! Shake well before using and spraying.

NO CHEMICALS and on the cheap!

You will be amazed on how they will shine and glow!

Nailed it so can you!

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This morning on WJXT-4 I am featuring the hot shades of the season and tips on healthy
Today your most dazzling accessory can be your nails!!!
A gorgeous lipstick or nail polish go a long way. They are cheap, chic and give you a lift! Manicures or simply painting your nails is all the rage.Just looking at your YOUR freshly painted nails is BLISS!
Don’t you agree? Or is it just me?

The biggest tip of the day? D.I.Y. nail treatment…from your kitchen.
STAY TUNED,Gorgeous.Guys you’ll love this and need this beauty recipe too.

WATCH my TV segment from The Morning Show and learn other nail beauty secrets too!http://www.news4jax.com type in my name for video footage

Consignment Shop snob …no more!

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I am a boutique kinda shopper.

Wherever I have traveled in and out of the USA I HAVE ALWAYS been attracted to the boutique not the department store. While I like them and started my career in amazing Bloomingdale’s Department store. Boutiques have my heart.
I also have never been one to buy used,slightly worn by anyone clothes. I never borrowed my sisters or friends clothes or accessories.I felt strange in consignment shops. I can shop for hours in an antique mall looking at and buying old things. But NEVER stepped a foot in a consignment store.

One day last year my husband had business in Amelia Island a beachy resort town. I met this woman whose daughter owned a consignment shop.She looked so stylish and quite the fashionista.I loved her style. I had to know where she shopped and before I could ask she told me. Her daughter was a woman business owner like me and owned the shop she gets most of her wardrobe from. I visited that shop that day in a sweet happy yellow cottage and what did I see a candy shop of fashion like my candy shoppe of glam and beauty. I fell in love! Instantly.

The selection was awesome, the styles were from designer brands to dept. store brands to the girl next doors wardrobe.THE PRICES were the bomb! PRICES I could not believe!
Now, you know one of my fashion secrets! I not only have become an avid shopper at this consignment shop (have not ventured to others) I am shouting it from the rooftop to any women who will listen. While I really don’t think I was a snob perse, I did frown upon buying these gently worn, got tired of clothing that women bring to a consignment shop to consign.

I learned not all clothes and fashion accessories are used. Some come from stores that have closed or close-out or from ladies of high society who simply have more clothes in their closet than they really need. I also discovered you can save money, have style and look gorgeous too~

This is my jacket…my most recent purchase. Don’t you love it? It cost me $18.00 NOT $800.00 but $18.00 I can dress it up and dress it down. I love it.

My secret place by the way? Only FIFI’S Amelia Island Florida! Jessica and her style team will hook you up. I hope next time you pass our town you stop and visit her cottage of fashion. Oh by the way, I don’t consign my clothes but you can sell your clothes too. BUT THAT’S another blog!
Life is short and it can be expensive…enjoy it one deal at a time.

Day 5 to more beautiful skin!

Hands looking older,dry and are your cuticles looking unkept? Now is the time to book and appointment for a paraffin dip and skinny dip with your hands. Paraffin treatments at salons or spas are mini hydrating vacations for your skin.

It takes about ten minutes total and will refresh your skin and moisturize it too. Follow up with a decadent hand and body lotion or cream. Take care of your hands they say so much without your saying a word.