Plus, her step-by-step everyday makeup routine.
Plus, her step-by-step everyday makeup routine.
I love my life in the beauty industry!
I wear many hats in my life in beauty. I so love being a small business owner in America and being the designer of my indie beauty brand. I also am passionate about educating at spa and beauty shows across the country.
BUT my fave thing to do is making women happy that means YOU too!
So, I promised I will share what’s in my mini fridge by Cooluli the 4L classic…that I featured on TV in my beauty segment on WJXT the other day.
The possibilities are endless! You are only limited by your imagination.
I am a Northern girl who moved to Florida for my husband. But being MADLY IN LOVE I soon discovered Florida is VERY VERY hot,steamy and humid. Not a winning combination for my hair and skin. I GET REALLY HOT! They say Southern girls don’t sweat they glisten. Well that’s proof I am a Northerner as I sweat. From hair to toe! So, I am always looking for ways to keep cool.
These are a few of the things I store in my mini fridge I dicovered on social media and Allure magazine’s beauty editors Instagram page.
I love exploring all the options we have in life and this fridge is one of them!
I don’t keep all these products in my mini fridge but I do whenever I need to. I rotate my as needed. Using them out if the fridge feels refreshing and amazing!
Sheet masks for the face
Neck Sheet masks
Eye sheet masks OR eye pads
Lip gel or sheet masks
Cool Eye masks
Mud or clay face masks
Great for all skin care, especially organic and natural skincare
Beauty products containing active ingredients, such as vitamin C and retinol.
Perfect for eye creams designed to de-puff or for treatments that care for sensitive or irritated skin.
Jade Facial rollers
Rose Quartz Facial rollers
My Rosewater Kisses – Why keep your rosewater or setting spray next to your Dijon mustard and more and so far from your bathroom or vanity?
Melted lipsticks and makeup from below from my purse or tote from hot summer days to firm them up.
To chill my wash cloths!
My Energy shots
Green Juices or Smoothies
Keep your products at your fingertips with a mini fridge.
AND chocolates…yes,I went there. I love to chill Hershey’s Kisses and other chocolates in it and eat them cold while doing my makeup for an evening out on the town.
Did I tell you it even warms food?
I even love to use it to warm my face or hand towels!
Cooluli is your answer to efficient and adorable skin care
organization. Isn’t it adorable? And if you want it in another color or larger size they make that too!
Check them out at: http://www.cooluiusa.com
Keep your products at your fingertips with a mini fridge.
Keeping your beauty faves cool can prolong shelf-life, plus the cooling sensation
soothes and refreshes. Chill out with Cooluli !!!
Keeping your skincare routine in chill mode definitely revs up your up your beauty game! And a game-changer when it comes to convenience. Portable and light weight too! I travel with it on makeup assignments too!
People will stop you and ask where you got that from?
Gals will be pink with envy!
Guys love it too! (Great gift idea)
Enjoy chilling or warming and get yours too!
If you’re a mom it is great for Baby bottles,formulas…and medicine that needs refrigeration.
We really need to KISS them goodbye.
I also have mentioned before and think they are aging our lip area faster by the pursing gesture as we sip and suck on the straw. Don’t you agree?
I know some restaurants have stopped serving plastic straws with drinks and that’s a great step! But I read an article over the weekend that mentioned how the plastic straw we sip our drinks with and all things plastic and what they are doing to the planet. It really really got me thinking.
Personally I don’t use straws very often BUT with that said…I am going to use the last few plastic straws in my kitchen and really make an attempt to protect Mother Earth and do my share and be more eco-friendly. How about you? Have you already stopped using them or gone to paper or the new reusable straws?
I’d rather see my lip imprint on a glass of iced tea and not choke an animal in the sea!!! Let me know your thoughts.
Photo by Rodolfo Clix on Pexels.com
Beauty has had an explosion of lip stains,three application and product steps and other matte and drying lipsticks. Just remember not all lip stains are created equal and some seem to make lips dry no matter what. Since I have an addiction for lipsticks and all things lips I have had my share of testing,tasting and applying all kinds and brands of lipsticks.
Here is a recipe for a pretty amazing sugary delight for your lips!
1 cup white sugar
½ cup coconut oil
6 drops of lemon essential oil or less
*Make it fun and add a few drops of pink food coloring or even Kool-aid!
Apply to freshly washed wet lips and go back in forth with your pinkie. Leave on at least 10 minutes. You’ll want to eat it but don’t. Instead fill this in a small jam jar or whatever little glass jar you may have.
Rinse with lukewarm water and a washcloth. Next apply your fave lip balm.
I love recycling and re-purposing jars and other cute containers. It is so chic to be green. This recipe will make a few jars. This recipe may be used on your lips or your daughters or granddaughters lips. Shelf life in refrigerator is a few weeks.
Don’t let the summer get away until you’ve tried this pink and lemony skin softening delight.
KEEP CALM and MASSAGE ON!Don’t MEN want to feel and look good too?
Today on River City Live on TV in sunny Jacksonville Florida I shared easy steps in JUST for HIM. It is so important for self confidence and looking good too. Guys need to take care,use skin care and get a facial and massage too. There’s NOTHING like a massage and a deep cleansing facial! While there are many spas and places you can get a massage and now facials…I love to go to ME… Massage Envy Spa. The therapists help you feel amazing and care for the health of your body.
My husband and I have a membership and love the way they make us feel. We go monthly! However on a daily basis a guy needs a MANLY beauty ritual…just for his skin.
Cole Skin Care for MEN has an amazing 3-IN-1 Foaming Cleanser: It cleans,exfoliates and preps the skin.Celebrities love this line.
Cleaning Facial Pads:Deeply cleans,gently exfoliates and evens out skin tone and hydrates without alcohol.
Moisture Balm for MEN:Contains vitamins,licorice,root and coconut water. May even be used in the eye area to hydrate that skin.
A concealer in a tube is a good idea for tired looking eyes.It isn’t just for the ladies!
Got shine? Florida is so steamy now. And summer is almost here.Try blotting papers for instant cool face!
Lips need LOVE too! Hello Handsome is a lip balm just for him!
Just a few easy steps and pieces and he’s all set.
So, if you are looking for a Father’s Day treat for the man in your life or for his B-DAY think about these as gifts. Alongside making a home-made greeting card and or baking his fav’ muffins or cake.
For video of today’s show go to:http://www.rivercitylivetv.com
Today I shared on RIVER CITY LIVE TV in sunny Jacksonville Florida some beautiful products that I discovered in NYC and some fashionable delights too. I love spring in NYC even though it isn’t acting like it nor showing signs of all it’s splendor. It is hard to believe there is yet another NorEaster TODAY! Mother Nature up north does not quite know what to do let the flowers bloom or just freeze.
Color Your World,GORGEOUS with color filled hues this Spring in beauty,fashion accessories and lifestyle trends.
Hot hues are really on trend in makeup,fashion and even food.
It is going to be quite an amazing and pretty SPRING.
NYC was filled with color from home decor,makeup and all things fashion. I so love window shopping and actual shopping on the streets of the city that never sleeps!
I know you’re busy were all busy especially around the holidays. Lately I have bumped into clients out and about town who come or have come to my makeup studio in sunny Florida. However, they cover their faces and tell me please don’t look at me. I look awful. That’s kinda sad don’t you think?
If all you have is five minutes here is what you need.
A sheer foundation like Not Your Mothers Foundation or a powder foundation in a compact. Apply a sheer amount on your face staying away from your eyes and lips.
Next,blend a dash of concealer in a lipstick tube.Apply where you need coverage…eyelids, under eye and on sun or red spots.
A dash of eye shadow all over the lid…Look for a shade like a Champagne,Pink Champagne or a soft beige gold hue.Yes all you will need is one shade. NOT two or three.
YES, mascara is optional but liner is a must…it not only lines your eyes and accents them it also can create the look like you applied mascara but it is only eye liner eye pencil you have on. You actually don’t need both.
A kiss of blush or powder bronzer applied with a fan brush to give a warmth to your complexion.
A swipe of lipstick,lip gloss or lip balm…wraps up the look.
See how fast and so EASY this 5 minute face can be to do? There’s no excuse why you can’t do this too.
My model is my girlfriend Nancy doesn’t she look awesome and pretty naturally?
If you have a holiday party to do and want to look good too…with not a lot of time involved…go for it!
Share with me,chat with me…I LOVE hearing from you and your sharing a beauty secret or two with me.
Hope you are enjoying the beauty of this holiday season.
I just enjoyed two glorious days of awesome at the IECSC conference in beautiful FT. Lauderdale Florida.
I am jet lagged and I didn’t even fly enjoyed …and enjoyed a little bit of Palm Beach and a bit of R&R so I am energized.
There was a vibe on the show floor that happily filled the air…after Hurricane Irma beauty professionals and beauty business owners were so ready to learn and explore the show floor.
I taught my two classes and enjoyed shopping every inch of the show floor.
I sniffed,touched,played in new beauty potions and makeup shades and watched other beauty and skin care experts slay the show floor with their demos and new product releases!
Here is my beauty and skin haul!
The show floor was a candy store for the skin care pro,spa,makeup artist and beauty retailer.
Color has become bolder in makeup, skin has never been more in and the future looks bright for business! Finally!
To Go Spa has added new face masks that offer instant gratification. My fave’s is for the neck and the lips.
Farmhouse Fresh has added soaps to their line and an awesome decadent Chai and a dash of honey Shea butter lotion for the body and hands. This line is coveted by Oprah,J Lo and Kim Kardashians makeup artist have used the brands Agave Nectar on the decollete and body on the red carpet.
Sassi lashes have the most amazing human hair lashes that a lot of makeup artists were buzzing about.
Tan Towel is the safest got to tan that not only do I use but celebrities and the girl next door uses. Their face tan towel comes wrapped like a condom and is great for travel. They also have one for half body and touch up where you want a kiss of color. No orange hands,no smelly TAN,no skin cancer from baking in the sun. I love love love this product.
I purchased a new roller for the skin…It’s called Micro-needling and will explore and chat more on this in a future blog to come soon.
Blinc Mascara doesn’t paint the lashes but tubes them with mascara has some awesome colors like purple and blue. They also added an amplified mascara to their lash lineup too. This mascara washes off with luke warm water and a washcloth. No running,no clumping!
I took in a few classes and took lots of notes in my glam notebook!
Not only are their more beauty tools and skin devices, dream creams continue to soar.
This fall it is all about BERRY hues on lips, cheeks and eyes … BOLD and beautiful. Metallics are really in too. Thank goodness the smoky eye is taking a bit of a rest.
Red lips dress to impress with the rest so don’t worry girls you can still wear your signature classic red.
I wanted to shop even more…but because of the hurricane the show floor had less vendors. Florida is still TRYING to make a comeback.
I have a gift box to give away… How would you like to win it?
Have you ever wondered about the shape of those tweezers you own or see while shopping? Me too!
Angled– are perfect for eyebrow grooming.
Flat-are great for removing multiple hairs.
Slanted-This shape helps you remove sensitive hair areas and precise grooming.
Pointed– Perfect for fine hairs and for ingrown hair.
I like to add the BEAUTY BEAM to my tweezers so I can light up and ……….see where I am working and removing hair.
I also like to own several sizes of tweezers from pricey to cheap. And the MINI ones are perfect for your cosmetic bag in your purse.
So there you have it. A little 101 on tweezers and more.
You will fall in love with the Beauty Beam once you try it. I use it on TV,photo shoots or when I do makeup in my studio or on location.
You never know when you need a little light on your face,brows,eye area and lips!