Product Review: La Jolla Spa MD Vitaphenol Daily Defense Cream

Reviews, Skin Care

By Natalie K. Bell La Jolla Spa MD Vitaphenol Daily Defense Cream ($335 for the system) is a special formula intended to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. With powerful antioxidants and moisturizers, it’s supposed to work in two weeks with a two times daily application to the face, neck, and chest. Vitaphenol Read more »

Are Your Beauty Products Making You Sick?: All About the Bacteria in Your Makeup

Cosmetics, Personal/Inspirational

These are the germs lurking in your makeup bag, on your brushes and on all those sponge applicators you haven’t washed!  Among the most common bad guys found in makeup is Staphylococcus epidermidis (which causes staph infection), the cold-sore-causing strain of herpes, and mold.  According to a two-year study conducted by Dr. Elizabeth Brooks, her research Read more »