5 Ways to Combat Skin Care Emergencies

5 Ways to Combat Skin Care Emergencies

5 Ways to Combat Skin Care Emergencies What can be worse than the onset of an unsightly skincare emergency the day of a big event such as a wedding, reunion, business interview, or first date? Have you ever cancelled a first date because a cold sore erupted? How about an acne breakout the morning of your sister’s wedding or worse… your own? With tips and insights is board certified dermatologist, Dr. Margarita Lolis to help us handle these common emergencies within 24 hours.   1. Problem: Hives, Redness and Allergies Solution: When you realize a certain food, beverage, cream or cosmetic triggered an allergic reaction discontinue use or consumption. As for treatment Dr. Lolis suggests using hydrocortisone cream which can be purchased at the drug store and [Click here to continue reading]

5 Essential Tips for Great Skin Without Makeup

5 Essential Tips for Great Skin Without Makeup

My 5 Essential Tips for Great Skin Without Makeup and this shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AGummyYouCanTrust #CollectiveBias This is the time of the year when your hair and skin can take a beating between the crisp winter air and lack of exposure to the sun. With the change of weather should come a change of routine when it comes to caring for your skin. What worked in the warmer months, may not necessarily work in the colder months. As I take a look at my skin care routine, I jotted down some the them that work year round to keep my makeup free skin looking healthy and radiant. Take a look at my [Click here to continue reading]

How I Clear Up My Eczema | Glowy, Healthy Skin Edition

I hosted a live video chat on my Instagram channel earlier this week sharing how eczema has affected not only me but my children for years. Eczema has been a skin problem that has plagued me and my children and I have been on a diligent search to find a solution that would clear up the irritating breakouts. I’m not saying I’ve found a cure, but I’ve definitely found that the following solutions have reduced our eczema flare ups dramatically. Use an apple cider vinegar rinse as needed. I’ve found that by using an apple cider vinegar rinse on my hair and skin, most of my eczema has dried up as a result. I typically mix one part ACV to one part water in a bottle. My eczema is [Click here to continue reading]

Easy DIY Vanity Tray

This easy DIY Vanity Tray and my shopping trip have been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SoFreshSoFrench #CollectiveBias I just love those cute vanity trays I see in the home decor store that are labeled with words like “ring” or “lotion”. The ones I see are usually white with black words and didn’t fit the style I wanted for my guest bath so I decided to make my own. I wanted a place to display toiletries and cute decor on the vanity for my guest. While doing some girl time shopping I came across the new to America, Le Petit Marseillais™ display at Walmart. The collection has 17 products and can be found on the specialty bath [Click here to continue reading]

4 Ways to Be Your Best from the Inside Out

People are often surprised by my age and think I’m younger than I am. I don’t mind it now, but when I was in my twenties I hated looking young. I think the assumption is derived by observing my height (I’m 5,1) my build (I weigh 120 pounds), my hair, skin, and nails.  In my early twenties, self-care became very important to me. Taking time to do things that made me happy and nurtured me from the inside out was a normal part of my routine. This got a little harder when I became a wife and mom. In all honesty, it fell by the wayside for some years. When our kids were little, self-care was put on the back burner. As my kids got older, [Click here to continue reading]

Super Soft Crochet Washcloth Tutorial + Skin Care Tips for Babies with Allergies

This super soft crochet washcloth tutorial, new mom tips, and shopping trip has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FreeToBe #CollectiveBias Having children who suffers from Eczema is enough to make a new momma cry. I know because I was that mom. It took a lot of trial and error to figure out the best ways to care for my babies sensitive skin, but once I did, I was able to make better decisions about the products and fabrics I put on them. If you’re a new mom with a baby who suffers from any type of allergies, you’ll want to print these tips to refer back to them. Having a child with any kind of allergy [Click here to continue reading]