Product Review: Peter Thomas Roth Retinol Fusion AM Moisturizer SPF 30

Retinol, Skin Care

Peter Thomas Roth makes some great skin care products, including the Power K eye cream.  I love that because vitamin K is proven to reduce dark circles when combined with a cream containing vitamin A.  Unfortunately, I’m just not a huge fan of the new Peter Thomas Roth Retinol Fusion AM Moisturizer SPF 30 ($67.00, Read more »

What Do I Use for CoffeeBerry Now that RevaléSkin Has Been Discontinued?

Q&A, Skin Care

Dear Nicki, I heard recently that RevaleSkin was being discontinued.  What do I use now? -PPD Dear PPD, It’s sad but true; Stiefel Laboratories has made the decision to discontinue RevaléSkin products, as stated in an official announcement in 2012. Known for reporting the “highest concentration of CoffeeBerry available on the market,” RevaléSkin is no longer being Read more »

Product Review: Cellese AnteAGE Serum & Accelerator

Skin Care

Call me jaded, but after nearly five years of beauty blogging, new products rarely impress me anymore.  From claims of “youth gene repair” to “nanoparticle” delivery systems to the latest in luxurious packaging, I’ve seen it all.  Nowadays I typically pick up a product and immediately search for the ingredients label, which usually elicits a Read more »

Do Mary Kay's Best-Selling Products Work?

Q&A, Skin Care

About the authors:  Jessica Fitzgerald is the newest Contributing Writer.  She is a Sales Director for Mary Kay.  For more, please visit her sales page, Jess Fitz for Mary Kay.  Nicki Zevola is Editor-in-Chief of and contributed to the “What Nicki Says” portions of this article. It seems the older we get, the Read more »

Coolsculpting by Zeltiq: Does It Really Freeze Off Fat? Reviews, Cost, and Before and After Photos


No matter how much you eat and live right, some of us just cannot get rid of those few pesky pounds here and there. Many methods are available for that purpose, from liposuction to lipolysis. Whether liposuction or lipolysis by laser, ultrasound or radiofrequency assistance, each has various degrees of invasion, efficiency and risk factors.(1) Read more »