Product Review: La Jolla Spa MD Vitaphenol Daily Defense Cream

Skin Care, Skin Care Advice, Skin Care Product Reviews

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 »

Clear+Brilliant Laser Review: Is It Worth it?

Clear+Brilliant Laser Review

Sent via the Facebook page via private message: What are your views on the Clear + Brilliant laser? I have to say that I don’t see much of an impact in the before and after pictures in the company’s own brochure, but my friend had it done and her face certainly “glowed.” Is it Read more »

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

Makeup, Q&A

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 »