Beauty in the “House” by Ardith McCann

Beauty in the “House” For those of you following my adventures in beauty while self-healing—perhaps because you yourself are challenged with a chronic ailment of the GI type—here is what is up with me. Dr. Gregory House, I Presume? Uh, no. But I am putting my best investigative skills toward better understanding and treating my disease. At this point my symptoms point more to Crohn’s than Celiac, or perhaps I have some wonderful hybrid version (wouldn’t that just be my luck). I am pretty sure my diagnosis and treatment will shift as it always did for the TV show character…and presumably with less trauma and a far better outcome for the patient. This past week I was blessed with four Read More

Caviar Stick Eye Color by Laura Mercier

What is this ? Why is is called caviar..? what does it have to do with fish eggs? Eye color would mean eye shadow then.. These sticks of waxy colors are supposed to be eyeshadow but I use them as eyeliner.. by holding them almost perpendicular to the eyelids and slowly drawing a nice full line on the lashline. Have you used them ? My favorites are the darkest colors, like black, smoke, navy and dark brown as they work well as eyeliner.. and then on top you can apply some eyeshadow of the same color if you like to give it a more smokey effect.  This one is by Laura Mercier although most brands have created one, at one Read More

Guerlain lait de beaute | UPLIFTING CLEANSER

The symbol of perfection and serenity, the nigella flower is at the heart of the Beauty Skin Cleansers formula. Over and above extremely gentle yet thorough cleansing, these products offer the skin all the purity and radiance freshness of the flower. An unprecedented sensory journey with Guerlain’s five secrets. Five unique formulas, five key steps, five sensory textures… The Eau de Beauté, the Mousse de Beauté, the Lait de Beauté, the Crème de Beauté and the Beauté des yeux. When I purchased this milk during one of my visits to the diplomatic duty free store in Washington DC about a month ago, I only knew that Guerlain products are very good and had no clue how good this product really Read More

Guerlain parfum: Le Bouquet de la Mariée – Extrait de Parfum

WHO CAN CREATE A BETTER FRAGRANCE THAN GUERLAIN: THE MASTER OF PARFUMEURS FROM FRANCE. I was looking for the latest foundation by Guerlain trying to see where I can find it to buy it, and I stumbled on the list of their perfumes. This one caught my attention so I read the description and oh my.. it is so amazing.. the photo and the top notes and middles notes of this perfume are listed below and the size is 125 ml. Guerlain has created the crucial companion for the most exceptional, unforgettable and moving day of all: the day the bride says “I do” to the one she loves.The Perfume le Bouquet de la Mariée comes in the iconic quadrilobé Read More

Reaching A Truce With My Skincare and Beauty Regime By Ardith McCann

If you are a minimalist and realistic like my beautiful friend Ardith, then you will enjoy reading this article by her.  She always inspires me to go above and beyond and we learn from each other. I am so happy to have met such a lovely soul, thank you Ardith ! Amy There is always something to learn, especially about yourself, within the beauty universe. It certainly is never dull. Take your skin, for example. Unless you are the rare creature who was born with perfect skin and you still have it to this day, it changes over time. It will let you think you’ve mastered it for a time, but your skin generally is just lulling you into a Read More