A Supermodel’s Lemonade Recipe

 

In Florida we went from a mild winter, to  maybe 4 days of Spring and NOW summer and it isn’t not even summer! As a Northerner who moved to Florida for her southern husband I hate it. I know I should be grateful for palm trees and sunshine but the heat SUCKS!

Here is a recipe I found from InStyle magazine that I think is pretty cool in more ways than one.

I love this recipe!

1 cup of room-temperature water.

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon of Agave nectar

1/8 teaspoon of cayenne pepperBlog photo.JPG LEMONADE

Place all in a glass. Stir and enjoy!

And it makes you pee  lots because it is hydrating,cooling and eliminating!

The beauty of this recipe is it is Aussie super-model Elle Macpherson’s lemonade drink recipe and we know how fabulous her body is along with those LONG lovely legs.

No wonder she has been on the cover of Sports Illustrated five times! Drink up and refresh yourselves!

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FABULOUS Holiday Gift Ideas Santa may not even know about!

Pretty Please Holiday 2014Ho! Ho! Ho!

I am about to feature this Holiday GIFT Guide List on TV on a daytime talk show called THE CHAT.
So,I had to share these ideas with you.
It is hard to shop and buy gifts! Its WORK! But read on as I have searched the country for some unique chic and on the cheap gift ideas to rock their world and make you look like a rock star.
While you’re at it you may just want to shop and treat yourself to a gift too!

CHI’S NEW Air Expert ceramic Hairstyling Iron is the bomb when it comes to the modern-day smoothing and curling world. I love their MINI units but this is amazing.
· CHI NEW World’s First Touch Screen hair dryer a limited edition in Hot Pink it will dry your hair faster and the color alone will put you in a good mood when you use it!!!

Toss The Gloss a beautiful beauty book for women who have arrived. Arrived to 50 years young plus. The savvy author Andrea Q Robinson has some wonderful beauty tips,tricks and truths for women you gotta read.(No matter what your age)Andrea is the ultimate beauty industry insider.Books are the perfect gifts!

There’s a new pearl on the block named after Constance Sherman CCO Chief Cooling Officer!

Hot Girls Pearls has NEW pearl bracelets along with necklaces for the holiday.Read on and get your or her cool on. These pearls are beautiful with beautiful benefits!!!

http://www.hotgirlspearls.com

*They have some amazing deals and pearls on Amazon too. If you want to place and order for these pearls you’ll get a special discount for my TV viewers and readers of my blog type in code THE CHAT.

Gifts for HIM Or HER

Bulu Box: A Monthly Subscription to a health,nutrition and weightloss.com samplers for the health enthusiast in your life! After filling out a client profile you will receive a custom kit JUST FOR YOU AND one that is all about staying healthy too.Explore the possibilities!

http://www.bulu.com

For the wine lover how about giving a bottle of good for his health wine like Handsome Devil from the liquor store will keep him healthier and more!

Or CUSTOM order WINE by Windsor Vineyards free custom labels.
Buy two bottles and get FREE custom labels. I have done this and they LOOK amazing and the wine is delicious…

1-800-289-9463 http://www.windsorvineyards.com
Create your own label and pick your own wine and have a good time.Your gift will be sublime.

The icing on the cake… Gifts For Her!

Pretty Please is another woman owned beautiful company that has an awesome line of nail polish.
What makes them so special? YOU create the name of the polish after you pick a few fabulous shades.Or they can help you create a name with a little input from you. So, fun. The polish glides on and applies like dream.26 shades to choose from and they are gorgeous!

http://www.prettypleasenailpolish.com

*Lucky you they are offering another TV viewer of my segment and my blog.
You will recieve 20% OFF your order (10 nail polish limit please) offer is good for 24 hours. It ends tomorrow at 4:00 PM Use my code PRETTYCHAT

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Hunks & Hounds calendar for a good cause… Animal Rescue .
Photographer Mike Ruiz of New York has a photographic eye that will make the ladies DELIGHT and cry!
THIS calendar is A MUST HAVE and of course great gift idea to give!

http://www.louieslegacy.com

Happy Shopping!

COOL Summertime Strawberry Soup & more!

strawberry-photo1-mMy Polish side of the family has some delightful recipes this soup is one of them. It is so refreshing in the summertime and while strawberries are in season especially.

What makes it special are these ingredients: (and the Polish FAMILY memories)

1 lb fresh strawberries
1 cup orange juice
1/2 tsp of good quality vanilla extract
2 cups of vanilla Greek yogurt
*whipped cream
*fresh mint leaves

Clean and hull strawberries and place in a blender,combine the rest of the ingredients except whipped cream and mint.Blend until smooth.
CHILL for a few hours or overnight.Serve in pretty bowls and top with dollop of whip cream and garnish with a few mint leaves.

Yummy,creamy and dreamy taste of a recipe from Poland.My mom would be proud I still keep close in my heart and continue these traditions.

Do you have a YUMMY or unique recipe you’d like to share with me?
I’d LOVE to hear from you!

*Yummy photo from the website Cool Photo Projects.

While strawberries are still in season,you might also want to enjoy my recipe for a Refreshing Strawberry Face MASK for your skin.

Here’s what you’ll need:

8 fresh strawberries
2 tablespoons of local honey

Mash the strawberries with a spoon and add in the honey. This will make a fruity honey filled face mask. The strawberries contain Vitamin C and alpha-hydroxy acids that exfoliate the skin gently in a natural way.
If your skin is looking dull,tired,sun damaged or prone to a blemish you will LOVE what this mask does for your skin.

Leave on your face for at least fifteen minutes and rinse with luke warm water and a wash cloth.Follow with your moisturizer and eye gel.
They say that Hollywood Celebrities like Catherine Zeta Jones use strawberries in their beauty rituals.
This fresh mask will last up to a week in an airtight container. I prefer to store in glass NOT plastic container.

*As I have mentioned before always do a spot test on the side of your cheek or neck to see if you are allergic to any of these ingredients. If you know you are do not use this recipe.

Get cooking and enjoy these two delicious delights one for your body and one for your face. YUM!

Ugly be gone!

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Who knew something you usually use to eat with could help with puffy eyes?

Sometimes I wake up and the skin on and around my eyes is swollen. This could happen for many reasons but whatever caused it isn’t the problem, getting rid of the tired look is the hard part. What I have learned to do with that is keep two regular, metal, dining spoons in the freezer. I like to leave them in there all the time because I never know when I’ll need them, but they only need to be in there long enough to get to the temperature of the freezer. When they are ready, run them under some room temperature water just for a second so they will not stick to your skin, and apply the back side of the spoon to each eyelid or wherever you feel puffy. Leave it on for about 10 minutes or so and the ugly is gone!

This is a Saturday date night tip from Kelli, I work with Noreen at the Makeup Studio.

Are you HOT AS HELL Ladies?

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I’m cooled off today with the AMAZING, COOL & REFRESHING…Hot Girls Pearls

You can be too! These cool fashion statements are gorgeous for the neck or wrists and come in a variety of shades and sizes.
Wear them at the beach, at a pool party,picnic or make a fashion statement while jogging!

PS

You don’t have to be hot flashing to enjoy the cooling and beautfiul benefits of Hot Girls Pearls! Take it from this NEW YORKER living in steamy hot Florida.
My body LOVES them!

Keeping cool while it is hot!

14025679-cucumber-eye-treatment-and-face-maskThose of you who have been reading my blog know me by now. If you’re new I welcome you!
I LOVE eating,cooking,whipping things up in my kitchen… some recipes to entertain guests and feed my husband. Some of the recipes I make just for me. Some I share with my clients and pamper their skin with. Owning a beauty business is lovely and my shelves are lined with ALL THINGS glam and good for your skin.

But sometimes I love to be a part of what I put on my skin!

Here is a simple recipe I created years ago and use often. Now, is the time we need keep hydrated and want to keep cool.

My Cucumber & Honey Facial Cooler

This recipe needs:
1 peeled fresh cucumber
1 teaspoon of fresh organic honey
Your Face

Chop the cucumber after peeling and cutting. Place in a blender with honey. Pulse until mask like consistency.
Apply to a clean face after these LONG hot summer days. COOL off and enjoy this mask on your face for 10 to 15 minutes. Rinse well and add a dash of moisturizer.

Cool Off Beauty Bath

This recipe needs:

1 cucumber thinly sliced
1 bathtub
YOU

Bathe in cool beauty by slicing up a cucumber and place in a luke warm or cool bath tub. Float your cares way and the refreshing smell of the floating cucumbers.

Farm house Fresh Cucumber Mask

This recipe needs:

2 slices of cucumber sliced thinly.
YOUR closed eyes

Apply this fresh cool eye mask to rest your computer eyes, tired mommy eyes,allergy eyes and more.

What do cucumbers do 4 YOU?
They contain cooling nutrients and vitamins like vitamin C and more. The cucumber helps soothe the skin, tones down puffiness and can even reduce swelling.

Honey softens your skin and locks in moisture.
Have you got a recipe with cucumbers you’d like to share with me? I’d love to hear from you.
Reply here or Tweet Me @beautyconcierge OR Instagram me @noreenkissyoung

HOT Beauty TIPS for Keeping Cool this weekend

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Skip foundation and switch to a BB cream or a tinted moisturizer. They will offer your complexion a warm evened out glow and be and FEEL lighter on your face too.

Shine on with lipgloss, lip balms or soft frosted shades for a softer look and feel.

Hot Girls Pearls! My COOL and new fashionable friend.Look hot while you’re wearing them.
Keeps you cool while you’re hot with FROZEN JEWELRY! These pearls are a fun addition to your wardrobe you can even enjoy in your bathing suit walking on the beach and more.

Use blotting papers or powder blotting papers to keep your face fresh and non- greasy looking. Guys can use them too!

Discover Boob-eez a washable reuseable “headlight” concealers created by a daughter with her MOM.Stick them under t-shirts, bathing suits and more. They also have some other fabulous undergarment fashion solutions.
http://www.boob-eez.com

A little bronzer goes a long way. It can be a blush,eyeshadow and can turn a clear gloss or blam into a tinted bronzey one!

Lighten up and enjoy the summer in your own fabulous way and my tips and tricks.

As seen on TV WJXT 4 Today.Go to link at The Morning Show http://www.wjxt.com to view me on the show today.

Watermelon Spa Water

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Just back from pretty and amazing Puerto Rico with a busy side trip of work and play in Chicago.Now, back to work in my studio and no real time to post my adventures but stay tuned.I have so much to share with you.

Simply had to share with you this delicious easy recipe from the Intercontinental Hotel Resort I stayed at.

All you need is a a gallon size or more of water.
ADD slices of watermelon on the rind is OK…looks pretty too.
Place in water in decorative container.See through is best!
Let the two fuse together and pour.

Oh so fabulous! COOL and refreshing. Your family and guests will delight.They served this at poolside in Puerto Rico and the water turns a slightly pretty soft pink!Yum!

VALENTINE Gift ideas for that special GUY or GAL in your life on TV~

WINE BOTTLE- Kelli
I am so excited to share with you what I am featuring on TV today on WJXT-4 The Morning Show.
I know it’s not always easy to find the perfect gift! So, I have made it easy for you!
Check out these fun and unique ideas! Noreen’s segment featuring …

Unique and FUN gifts for HIM and HER on Valentines day!
Custom wine bottles for Him OR HERhttp://www.windsorvineyards.com1-800-289-9463 ext. 2715 ask for Paige
*SPECIAL deal for Channel 4 Viewers!

Blend Parfum Studio For HER or HIMhttp://www.blendparfumstudio.comTo place your order for a custom perfume named after you & More!
404-202-5503

Hot Girls Pearls
http://www.hotgirlspearls.com
Pearls for the girl who has everything BUT!

Ponte Vedra Spa in Ponte Vedra
Guys and Gals will love this local escape from the ordinary~
http://www.pvspa.comTo book a SPA date 904-273-7700
Offering massages,Wrapped in Love Specials and more~

All things LIPS that won’t land on her hips!
Noreen Young Makeup & Skin Studio & Gifts
http://www.noreenyoung.com

If you want to learn more! CALL I encourage you to call these companies who would love to share with you all they do. Just in time for Valentines or anytime of the year.

http://www.wjxt.com click Morning show and watch the video with Noreen Young

I will tell you next blog my step-by-step experience in creating my very own perfume and I got to name it too~ What fun and I am the only one who can BUY IT…it was made for me!
Then I’ll tell you all about how I got the special custom wine bottle made AND more.

Home-made Body Powder for steamy hot weather!

Havin’ a heat wave a tropical heatwave? Yes, we are all over the country.

1/2 Cup of cornstarch

1/4 Cup of  Rice Flour

Mix the two with a hand whisk. Add a dash of lemon zest. Close lid and leave a few days in a tightly closed jar.

Don’t want it scented…skip this step. Or use a drop of your fav’ essential therapy oil.

Pour powder into a pretty jar. Apply with a fluffy BODY powder brush or powder puff.  ENJOY!

Keep cool, dahling!