Tips For Enjoying Soft And Radiant Skin! @CP_News #Giveaway #Ad

    I don't know about you guys, but lately I've been spending more and more time caring for my skin.  When I was younger, I really didn't pay a lot of attention to my skin aside from worrying about acne or blemishes.  The truth is that it's important to care for your skin as a whole and to follow the right skincare regimen to leave your skin soft and radiant.     Believe it or not, there are quite a few things that you can do to make sure that you have soft skin all over your body.  Many of them are everyday things that you can do that won't even cost you a lot of money.  Here are some of the tips that I have picked up over the years to keep your skin looking and feeling its very best: Drink lots of water - Staying hydrated helps to maintain the elasticity of your skin, especially as you get older. Exfoliate weekly - You should exfoliate and remove dead skin at least once a week to keep your skin looking its best. Wear Sunblock - … [Read more...]

Celebrate National Healthy Skin Month With Dove! @Dove #Giveaway #Ad

    Year after year, I find myself complaining about the impact that the cold weather here in New York City has on my skin during the winter.  As a matter of fact, I keep lotion on my desk in my classroom to moisturize my skin throughout the workday.  During this season, my skin tends to dry out and I have heard from many of my loved ones and friends that they also suffer from dry skin when Jack Frost chooses to make his entrance.     During National Healthy Skin Month, it is important to to re-evaluate your skincare routine and ensure your skin is getting the care it needs.  Dove is the #1 Dermatologist recommended brand and leaves skin softer and smoother after just one shower. The Dove personal wash collection includes a variety of Beauty Bars and Body Washes to cater to every skin type.  From the shower to the moment I leave the house after getting dressed, using Dove has made a huge difference in helping me to make sure my skin is … [Read more...]

Olive Oil, Brown Sugar and Honey Scrub

    The winter and cold air is wreaking havoc on my skin.  I've noticed recently that I am getting some dry patches on my face and that my skin tone has been looking splotchy and red in some places.  Since I have sensitive skin, I'm always looking for natural and safe ways to not only exfoliate my skin but to moisturize it as well.     I'm not sure if aging has anything to do with it but I've never really had to worry about having dry skin.  Growing up, my face was always oily and I just purchased facial cleansers to prevent breakouts.  After having kids, my skin has changed dramatically and gone from being oily to being combination skin.  While I do still have oily areas on my face, I've noticed that my forehead and cheeks tend to be dry and flaky now.     After researching various natural products online for taking care of your skin, I decided to try making a scrub on my won with natural ingredients that I was sure would … [Read more...]

Beauty Regimen For Busy Moms

    Feeling beautiful isn’t always easy whenever you’re a busy mom. You are always busy taking care of everyone else, but what about yourself? Check out these beauty regimen tips for busy moms. Sleep When You Can     One of the best beauty regimens for moms is to get enough sleep. When you skip out on sleep, you are hurting yourself emotionally and physically. Getting enough sleep can actually make you look and feel more beautiful. Moisturize Your Skin     Another great beauty regimen to pay attention to is moisturizing. When you get busy, you can forget to moisturize your skin, which in return can make you not look and feel your best. A quick moisturizer application on a daily basis can make you look and feel beautiful. Compact Your Makeup Routine     Instead of spending hours getting ready, learn how to compact your makeup routine. You’re a busy mom, so you may not have “all the time in the world to get ready.” Eliminate your stress by … [Read more...]

DIY Beauty Treatments Using Pumpkin Puree

    Did you know that pumpkin puree is not only delicious for fall dishes but it can also make you beautiful? Pumpkin has many benefits for your skin and hair which is what makes it so good for you.     Pumpkin is packed with beta carotene, alpha hydroxy acids, zinc, Vitamins A, C, and E. All those benefits work together to brighten and smooth skin, boost collagen, reduce oil and acne, and moisturize. Pair it with a few other kitchen ingredients and you have the makings for beauty treatments that rival a high end salon.     Be sure to get canned pumpkin puree and not pumpkin pie filling for these DIY beauty recipes-organic is safest for using on your skin. Face Mask: 1 Tbsp. pumpkin puree 1 tsp. honey 1 tsp. plain yogurt ¼ tsp. cinnamon Mix all ingredients together until thoroughly combined. To use: Apply mask to damp face in an upward motion, avoid the eyes. Allow mask to sit for 20 minutes on your face before rinsing away. Moisturize as … [Read more...]

5 Tips For Looking Your Best This Summer! $25 GC #Giveaway @CoverGirl @OlayUS @Walmart

    Looking my best is always a priority for me because I am a career woman and because doing so makes me feel beautiful and good about myself.  The summertime is the perfect time to experiment with new looks and to try new outfits because the weather is warm and everyone loves to spend time outdoors looking good.     The truth is that, although I enjoy buying beauty items that look flattering on me, I don't like to spend a lot of money on them.  Walmart always has products from P&G brands like Olay and CoverGirl that help me look gorgeous while allowing me to save due to their everyday low prices. Here are some tips for looking your best this summer using some of my favorite CoverGirl and Olay products: Use self-sharpening eyeliner pencils that glide on easily so you could get the perfect line every time like CoverGirl Perfect Point Plus Eyeliner Pencil. Use beauty bars that cleanse your skin without leaving it dry such as Olay Ultra Moisture Beauty Bars. Apply … [Read more...]

Let Your Beauty Radiate This Holiday Season! #RadiantSavings #Giveaway #Ad #Spon

    I love the holidays because it is just a magical time of the year.  It just seems like everyone is on their best behavior.  Also, there is an air of joy and surprise as we all try to give our loved ones the perfect gifts and spend time with those who truly matter in our lives.  Most people try to slow down and prioritize their time so they don't spend too much time working or away from their families.  This is exactly why it is my favorite time of the year.     The holidays are also a great time to dress up and look beautiful.  After all, who doesn't love to have an excuse to look their best and to let their beauty radiate outwardly to others?  I personally love the way that my husband looks at me when I get beautified for the holidays.  He always gazes at me like I am the only woman that he sees in the entire room.     This holiday season, shine from head to toe with special offers on Unilever beauty products at Target. Ring in the holidays in style by giving yourself the gift of … [Read more...]

Beauty Secrets To Boost Your Confidence #SleevelessSummerSweeps #MC #Sponsored

*I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence Central for Dove Advanced Care Deodorant. I received a promotional item to facilitate my review.       This past week, I returned to work as a teacher after being on vacation for the summer.  Believe it or not, figuring out what I was going to wear on my first day back as well as on the first day back for my students took a long time.  After all, we all want to look our best at all times.     There are a few beauty secrets that I rely upon that really help to boost my confidence and allow me to radiate and look great.  They don't cost a lot of money but their benefits are priceless and I am going to share them with you.  Believe me, feeling good about yourself goes a long way in helping you to look amazing too. Beauty Secret #1: Drinking a lot of water goes a long way when it comes to making your skin look and feel wonderful.  It helps to hydrate your skin and keeps wrinkles at bay.  Not to … [Read more...]

Keep Your Skin Healthy During The Hot Summer Months! #LuminousSkin #Jergens @JergensUS #Ad

*This is part of a product review campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and JERGENS® ; complimentary products were provided. However, all opinions expressed are my own.     My skin really takes a beating during the hot, summer months.  Besides the fact that I expose it to more sun than the rest of the year, I am constantly taking the kids to the pool and to the beach which causes it to get dry and dull.  In recent years, I have realized the importance of taking special care of my skin during this season.  After all, along with the warm weather, comes the opportunity to spend a lot of time outdoors and show off my skin so I have to keep it looking radiant.  Thankfully, I have great skin care products from Jergens® in my arsenal!     Over the years, I have discovered ways to keep my skin healthy and hydrated during the summer and you might be surprised at some of the things that I have learned.  Since I want all of you to have luminous skin along with me during this time of the year, I … [Read more...]

Face Your Allergies While Staying Beautiful! #EnfrentaTusAlergias #ZYRTEC #Ad

*I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for Latina Mom Bloggers on behalf of ZYRTEC® ALLERGY FACE® and received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. However, all opinions expressed are my own.     I normally wear disposable contacts when I am not at home.  This past week, my allergies have been wreaking havoc on my eyes and I had to wear my glasses because they were itchy, watery, and scratchy.  I am not a happy camper because I love donning my sunglasses during the warm weather months and this whole allergy situation is totally cramping my style.     Don't even get me started on some of my other allergy symptoms including constantly sneezing, spontaneous red blotches on my skin, and a post-nasal drip. I mean really, is this really the price that we have to pay to just be able to enjoy a little sun and some warm weather?  Well I, for one, am not giving up without a fight and I plan to look beautiful this season despite my allergies! A … [Read more...]