Does your makeup bag look like this?  If so you need to shop smarter for your cosmetics!



WHO, should be someone dedicated to their craft, knowledgeable on all aspects of the industry, and a talented artist.

That person is ME. I have an arsenal of experience, from Paris runway to kajal shopping in Morocco,  I have tried it all. Trained as a fine artist, I am present in an enormous playground of beauty products.  Clients’ skin are my canvas, and I need those surfaces to be well maintained in order to create beautiful faces.

WHO  you with shop makes a difference.

  • Try before you buy.  Always come in for a complementary service, facial or make-up. These are luxury items and should be experienced accordingly.
  • Always get samples to try new products at home.
  • Know that your dermatologist is selling products for a cut of the profit. They have Obagi or Dermalogica due to the convincing sales rep that came to their office and sold them the line. The doctor is NOT endorsing the product.
  • If the product does not do what it claims exchange it for one that does.
  • Befriend a professional who does not represent a particular line, one that will take the time to listen to your needs.

As a beauty stylist I can offer you the above services.  For the next month I will be offering facials and makeup lessons at NORDSTROM South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. I do not endorse one particular line, yet I have exceptional resources to every new product that hits the market.

When you sign up to shop online for any product I feature you will always receive free samples of new products to try.








This past week on the new hit TV show “The Good Doctor” a women dies when her cheek implant becomes septic, consequently infecting her butt and breast implants. Sepsis is a life-threatening condition in which the body is fighting a severe infection that has spread via the bloodstream.  Although the show is fiction it caused me to consider a hotly discussed topic in the world of skincare – can cosmetics be absorbed into your bloodstream? 

Optimists boast that the skin is such an effective barrier that hardly anything can pass through into the deeper layers of the skin, let alone the bloodstream. Those are the girls that sleep in their eye makeup and wonder why they can’t see.  The vegans and LIVESTRONG enthusiasts claim that about 60% of chemicals in cosmetics ending up in the bloodstream or 5 pounds of cosmetics being absorbed by our bodies every year or it taking 26 seconds for cosmetics to be absorbed into the bloodstream.


The most effective products trap the anti-aging compounds, which you want to get deep into the skin, in a blend of oil and water. If a product is ‘amphiphilic’ (both oil- and water-loving) it can make it deeper into the layers of the skin (Förster et al., 2009). Suddenly those blood vessels are looking closer to potentially absorbing what we put on our skin.

This week I will examine the best and safest products to use, and let you in on special offers that will save your skin, your purse and possibly your life.

Stay tuned!

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Gǒu nián dà jí – Lots of luck for this year of the dog

Celebrate the Chinese lunar new year with these fabulous products that incorporate healing elements from the east.

The much talked about ‘Liquid Facelift‘ Dragon’s Blood adds volume, sculpts and lifts the complexion. It effectively protects against ageing, forming a skin-like film around the face for a dramatically more youthful complexion.

Not to worry, it’s not really made from dragons blood. The super-gel, which reduces skin sagging while boosting elasticity, is actually made from the red sap of the sangre de drago tree.

Giorgio Armani’s Chinese New Year Highlighting Palette focuses on diffusing light and brightening the complexion. Universally flattering, this limited edition pressed powder creates the quintessential Armani Glow. With its ivory and bronze-hued pearlisers the Highlighting Palette brightens the complexion with a natural heathy radiance. Not only, but thanks to its’ groundbreaking fine particles, which offer radiance and translucency, skin is infused with a subtle iridescent glow.

The YSL 2018 Chinese New Year Palette is a collector item that is both a true celebration of YSL beauty and a tribute to new beginnings.

Jack Black’s Dragon Ice relief and recovery bomb soothes sore muscles in an instant! Dragons blood, arnica MSM and willowherb.

A post workout pain reliever.

No celebration is complete without the Mac’s Ruby Woo, the perfect classic red lip with a cool undertone. Looks great on everyone and it makes your teeth very white!



Get provocative with your olfactory senses

❤️‼️ This Valentine’s Day get a fragrance that you can #SHARE. Tom Ford’s fragrances are for everyone! Unity, luxury, and seduction expressed in Mr. Ford’s BLACK ORCHID. The rare Fredclarkeara After Dark ‘SVO Black Pearl.’ The breeder, Fred Clarke, who started Sunset Valley Growers shares, ” Mr. Ford had loved the mysteriously strange fragrance, and therefore used its essence for the creation of his new perfume” and rare orchid in his name.




The shape of the flower is similar to a phalenopsis, a highly coveted, delicate, exotic and graceful orchid; said to represent love, luxury, beauty and strength. The color is a diamond black shower of rich robust blossoms, the fragrance so powerful it can take over a room, much like Mr. Ford.

A luxurious and sensual fragrance of rich, dark accords and an alluring potion of black orchids, and spice, Tom Ford’s Black Orchid is both modern and timeless. Bottled in fluted, black-glass, Black Orchid makes an unforgettable statement of iconic style and worldly glamour.



My personal favorite ORCHID SOLEIL.

I love the scent of tuberose, laced with black orchid, lily accord, vanilla, chestnut cream, and patchouli.

Did you know the patchouli comes from the mint family? A cooling element to the otherwise temperature rising aroma of warm, smooth as silk skin, basking in the sunshine.

Velvet Orchid


This lavish seductive oriental floral with honey, rum, jasmine absolute, rose oil, cattleya orchid, and vanilla. Delicious!


It’s just a few more days until Valentine’s Day! Don’t wait to the last minute and resort to an overpriced dinner with bad service-

simply click & hold down 👆🏼on the link below 😍

FREE SHIPPING will be provided along with the selection of personalized deluxe samples


Is Organic Beauty Worth It?

Today, looking after your skin is as much about what you don’t put on it – toxic ingredients and harmful chemicals – as what you do. Margo Marrone, the owner of the Organic Pharmacy, stresses that you should always read the label when selecting a product because “it should tell you the percentage of organic ingredients within it”. The Organic Pharmacy, for example, ensures that its products have between 70 to 95 per cent organic ingredients and works to make them sustainable, renewable and environmentally friendly.

Check out the top performers!

These beauty drops are designed to be taken internally or added to your favorite cream, serum or mask for an instant energy boost for radiant, energized skin. They contain ginseng, gotu kola and bilberry.

Rose Plus Age Renewal. A high-tech anti-aging face cream. It’s infused with an arsenal of herbs, cosmeceuticals and botanicals, which work together to help lift, tone, reduce wrinkles and even out skin tone.

Peeling mask with an enzymatic and peeling action to reveal nourished, soft, radiant and renewed skin.

What it does: It gently removes dead skin cells, reduces blackheads and fine lines, diminishes age spots and leaves skin renewed to its natural perfection.


The Queen’s best kept secret is 10 HDA , the principle active substance in Royal Jelly. It makes the Queen Bee fifty percent larger than the other female worker bees and gives her incredible stamina, ovulation ability and longevity, living four to five years longer than worker bees who only live forty or more days.  Perhaps this is the reason why so many positive qualities have been attributed to Royal Jelly as a truly rare gift of nature‼️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Many fans claim that Royal Jelly is a great way to increase energy, as well as a remarkable stamina booster.  In addition, it is also considered a means to enhance the immune system and maintain overall health.Royal Jelly is said to alleviate a variety of problems, such as exhaustion, anxiety, mild depression, insomnia and lack of energy and stamina.   Royal Jelly is also believed to have a calming effect on the nervous system.Some people maintain that Royal Jelly has helped to improve skin disorders and has slowed down the ageing process.  Royal Jelly’s collagen, lecithin and vitamins A, C, D and E all benefit the skin, helping to moisturize dry skin andregenerate.A more radiant you inside and out!Shop with me online,Free shipping and gift with purchase