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The Woman’s Wakeup book review and RoC skincare giveaway

If you are an over 50 year old woman then you are in a new stage of your life. Turning a big number can get you down but there’s no reason to feel that way. The book The Woman’s Wakeup by Lois Joy Johnson will inspire you to live the most exciting and best life you can…

Book review: ‘The Best Skin of Your Life Starts Here’ by Paula Begoun

If you are like me, you’ve turned to Paula Begoun many times for accurate, straightforward information on skin care and cosmetics. Her books have long been bibles in the industry and while she tends to be conservative (so anti-shimmer!) she is extremely knowledgeable and always has information on the latest cutting edge ingredients. Her reviews of particular…

Simply Glamorous by Gary Cockerill is glamour personified

I collect beauty books and enjoy reading them to learn new techniques, use of colors in a different way, reminders on how to properly use products and to simply enjoy the pictures. SIMPLY GLAMOROUS by Gary Cockerill has all this and more. When I was sent this book for review I had no idea what a treat I was in…

Two great DIY books: Stunning Braids and Bath Bombs, Salts, and Scrubs

For someone who loves playing with makeup, I am not much of a do-it-yourselfer. I can’t get into scrapbooking, I’d rather buy a jar of tomato sauce than make my own and my Pinterest boards are full of projects I know I will never undertake. But I was sent two books that inspire me…