So Happy it is the start of the 🍂 Autumn season.🍁

I fall in love 🧡 with this season every year. It doesn’t get old. I love the feel, scents and the weather. It is like the earth 🌎 is exfoliating the past season and getting us ready for winter in more ways than one.

How about you? What do you like about autumn 🍂?

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I LOVE …pumpkin patches!

Leaves 🍁 in all kinds of hues.

Apple 🍎 picking season

Flannel anything

Hot apple cider with a cinnamon stick

Bonfires 🔥 with marshmallows.

Hot Cocoa

Fall scented candles

Hayrides

Adding a new sweater and cozy 🧦 to my wardrobe.

I LOVE them all.

This fall for makeup and fashion it is all about cinnamon and brown earthy hued eye shadow and lipsticks.

Discover some new PINK hues too! There are so many shades to choose from. Celebrities are rocking Barbie Pink and on the fashion show runways. Pink is always a good idea. It brightens the teeth and complexion.

Update your style if it has been awhile. Let’s enjoy all the beauty, scents and sounds the season has to offer.

I am counting down to my last guest speaking engagement of the year at the International Esthetics Cosmetics and Spa show …where I will be teaching in West Palm Beach.

Can’t wait to shop and feast all the beautiful places in Palm Beach! 🌴 🕶 🌊

Have you ever been?

Old School Lip 👄 Beauty!

There’s a beautiful product that you may not know about. It is an old school apothecary beauty product invented and created in 1895. I have enjoyed it for years! I use it in my makeup kit for makeup assignments. I also even carry it on my beauty shelves in my studio.

Love 💕 love 💕 love!

It is called Rosebud 🌹 Salve. Make-up Artists, esthetician’s, fashion magazines and Celebrities consider it their number one #1. lip balm. It is also a popular staple in hairstylists kit and makeup artists kits. As it not only conditions the lips it is great for hair flyaways.

It comes in a simple round tin. No fancy packaging, It is quite the multi-tasker!

It is also a mommy and family favorite used to aid on the relief of dry skin, diaper rash and the company says for detergent burns. Nail techs love to use it on cuticles and dry knuckles,and elbows as well.

Another version is Rosebud Mentholated balm with skin loving ingredients formulated by G.F.Smith’s grandson Allen R.Smith Jr.. it helps with not only the skin but bug bites, allergies, sore red itchy noses from the cold and other minor skin ailments.

Even the great granddaughter got involved and formulated and designed the newer lip product Smiths 🍓 Strawberry lip balm. Smells like Strawberry Shortcake!

All of the above lip formulas are very emollient!

If you ❤️ love all things beauty and fashion like I do… You gotta try this wonderful lip balm.

Oh by the way, if you’re a fan of mini tube like packaging you’ll love their new small but mighty squeeze tubes.

But my favorite is Rosebud Salve in the tin!

Hello Summer!

It’s glow time the start of the summer season is the best time of the year! We get to enjoy longer days, sunshine and more! You also get to go shopping 🛍 for a few new things like a new bathing suit, sun hat, pretty sandals and fun or sexy sunnies.

Buy one or two new bikinis 👙 or swim suits!
Sunnies can be so much fun! 🕶
Buy a hat to protect those locks and your face!
Cool off with color!

It’s also the time to start to get your glow on! You know a little bronzer and shimmer go a long way.

But first you must exfoliate your face and body. There are many options to choose from for your skin.

I’m in love with a bottle of CURE Natural Aqua Gel from Japan. (available on Amazon) it exfoliates gently and really makes the skin feel great and products to penetrate and work better on your skin!

This is my bottle at home. I’m about to use it to get ready for a guest speaking engagement. Gotta look my best. I have sensitive skin and have no issues with it. It works wonders!

Dry brushing your body is a must! I like to use both methods. Bye bye dull dry skin!

Brush your body! Don’t use these on your face! Be gentle with that skin you’re in!

So get going! What are you waiting for? Get a head start on that tan or just want to have healthier pretty skin! EXFOLIATE.

Come back for more!

Tea Time with flowers!

Flower 🌺 Tea who knew?

Celebrating AAPI month and I am sharing a a few Asian founders in the beauty and wellness industry with you.

The Qi – Lisa the owner has founded an awesome brand. Flower 🌺 tea! But this tea is not a tea bag nor tea leaves. The gorgeous blossoms of flowers cherry- picked in Asia make a beautiful blossoming cup of lovely!

My favorites so far are Shangri-La Rose and the Chrysanthemum.

Vegan,sustainably sourced,no preservatives.hand-picked,organically grown they work directly with small family farms across Asia.

Sipping these flowers like tea is an amazing ritual and delights the tongue!

Me time! How special!

Here is a recipe from the tea company The-Qi I not only love 💕 sipping their floral type tea …

My face loved this facial treat when I tried their facial steam recipe.

Give it a whirl!

I think you will like it too! http://www.the-qi.com

3 The-Qi whole flowers

2 cups of boiling 💦 water

*A few drops of your favorite essential oil (optional)

Add to a large bowl…

🌺Next: Place your head over the bowl 6 to 8 inches away, and drape a towel over your head, creating a steam tent.

🌸Steam your face or neck for about 5 minutes while breathing in the gorgeous floral scent.

🌺 Rinse your face and neck with luke warm water afterwards.

Pat dry.

🌸 Apply a moisturizer afterwards and rest up, Buttercup!

I apologize I have not been posting for a bit. I had a sinus infection and respiratory issue. Thankful 🙏 it wasn’t Covid!

Happy Mothers Day! 🌺

I hope my followers and visitors of my blog have an awesome and delicious day today!

I know for some of you it’s a glorious day and others it is a hard one for an array of reasons.

But enjoy your mom and grandma or other mother figures in your life today! And celebrate 🎉 the beauty and memories of Mother’s Day!

I’m going to write a love letter to my Mom today. Her fave & my memories lives with me forever.

Ready to rock …

If you’re in the beauty and wellness industry you need to be here this year!

If you’re not you’re in luck. I’ll kiss 💋 & tell all I saw and learned from my spa show and take you on a tour of Las Vegas through photos. I love 💕 love 💕 love the beauty industry and proud to be a speaker and educator too.

Always an awesome show it is THE show of the year to attend. Packed with amazing speakers, free manufacturer classes and paid workshops on all kinds of topics.

I’ll be teaching a class “Age is Just a Number”

I’ll share my MAKE-UP Artist beauty tools and secrets I use in studio and on the set.

This show is alongside the International Beauty Show filled with …products,inspiration and classes on….Hair, Nails, Skin,Massage, Facials and a massive show floor as well. TWO beautiful shows in one!

A big hit for all the wrong reasons!

Everyone’s talking about it on the streets,social,media,the internet and more. I was watching the Academy Awards sipping a glass of bubbly, had a hot fabulous bubble bath and enjoying some yummy delights.

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ALL OF A SUDDEN the blank hit the fan on the show!

The show went sideways, up,down and all around. I could not believe my eyes or ears. Now I am no angel with my words but that was NOT what I was expecting to witness and hear on the Academy Awards I have so loved and enjoyed watching this award show for some time now. The classless bar room type brawl and all that cussing and hate was tough. What a night!

One bad apple ruined the beautiful evening of talented actors,style and grace.

Today I woke up wondering was it all a bad dream. The vibe from last night was STILL with me today. All day. How about you?

By the way, I take pride in all I learn and know in the ever changing world of beauty,skin,fashion,celebrity and lifestyle. I never heard that WS’s wife had this condition. Neither did comedian Chris Rock who was filled with class and handled himself well.

Your views may or may not be the same. I’d like to chat up about beauty and fashion BUT not at this time and from this Oscars year.

Oscars… almost showtime!

Soon the celebrities will walk the red carpet and get to their seats in anticipation of who will WIN and a movie 🎥 star and more celebration. I love to watch this show and I get to see all the behind the scenes beauty from the show.

What I know for sure is celebrities clamor for glamor and definitely want to look younger,hydrated,tightened and have softer plumper pillowy lips!

While they do eat junk food the prep journey to the red carpet is a beauty detox and fasting one. They do everything in their power to look thinner, sexier and glowing.

I like to celebrate 🎉 the Oscars with a few friends or ALONE . My husband prefers to watch other shows from year to year. But I make this day a delicious evening of food, drink and fun. So, today I prepped away.

But I also like to combine this with a beauty filled night of self-care and pampering. Prosecco or champagne cocktails or a delightful cocktail are a part of the evening. Popcorn added is always a good idea. Bathed in warm butter and a few chocolate shavings on top is heaven. Popcorn, champagne and beauty! What a great way to spend the evening.

I pull out an array of skin living products. I line them up in a beautiful basket and use every thing! It’s been a long action packed month with beauty shows, events and being on TV. I NEED a bit of Love Me❤️ Time!

Oscar worthy beauty can be:

Take a bath or shower first.

An easy to use & no mess sheet mask for your face, under eyes, feet,hands,decolette or even hair. You may not look like a sex kitten in your night gown doing this but your skin will love you.

Follow up with a luxe face and an aromatic body lotion.

By the way, I do put in a pretty nightgown and even have a pair of sexy feather slippers. If you feel like add a crown to the mix if you think you’re a 👑 queen.

Have a great evening of celebrities, fashion and beauty. Can’t wait to see the looks, glitz and glam!

What’s HOT and Trending in NYC?

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Come back and discover with me as I guest speak and attend the International Esthetics,Cosmetics and SPA Conference.as well as the International Beauty Show!

Two exciting and fabulous shows!

I’ll work at the famous Javits Center. Shop the massive show floors. And post a bit on Instagram and Tik Tok while there.

I’ll shop til I drop all over The one and only New York City. And of course I’ll wine 🍷 and dine 🍱 in the fashion capitol of the world!

My beauty 💄 bags are almost packed and I’m excited to bring the fun, fashion and beauty back to you!

👄

Been lost in the Holidaze!

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Tis the season. That is why I have not been blogging much lately. My days are long. My business has started to show signs of festive shopping and people coming out more like it used to be. It has not been easy for business owners this year. We are still hurting. The beauty and spa business even more. Face Masks 😷 have made clients lazy and more relaxed in their skin care. Foundation,blush and 💄lipsticks! But now I find people are trying to get into the reason for the season and all the magic!! People are tired and restless…how about you ? Do you see this out your way to?

I love helping my clients shop for loved ones and discover all the treasures I have to offer! I also love ❤️ helping them look good and feel fabulous too! When they shop I encourage them to treat themselves 🎁 to something too!

Still offering curbside pickup and doing whatever it takes to serve them! As well as of course we ship beauty boxes 📦 to their door.

My business is my clients HAPPY place!

Leave their worries at the door, no racism, no Karen’s, no judging just love and fun! Their faces tell me they enjoy shopping here and all the eye candy on my shelves and tabletops. The pretty displays, my sense of humor signs like “Shoplifters will be beaten to death” and the variety of merchandise I buy especially this time of year and filled to the brim! From makeup, to makeup brushes, skincare,earrings,rings,necklaces and bracelets.

Naughty is my state of mind! I love to make my clients laugh. So I served them several drinks…Naughty Elf punch was a big hit and they enjoyed a luxurious box of chocolates.

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So bear with me. I’ll be back!

Hope you are enjoying the beauty of the season.