About a month ago, I was invited to checkout the much touted Sally Hershberger Salon in Los Angeles for color and a cut, that in all honesty surpassed my expectations. I was beyond impressed with the swanky modern inviting space, the superb customer service and the gifted stylists who coiffed and colored my hair into a stunning finished style.
I began my visit in the skilled hands of celebrity colorist Sulekha Hilton who honed her craft at places like John Frieda Salon. Sulekha is super cool, down to earth and totally knows the art of hair color. She nailed my color right off the bat, noticing that I was washed out and needed a deep chocolate brown that would make my features pop and also that would hold up over time. She also suggested adding in some warm caramel highlights that she created using the artistic balayage (freehand painting of highlights) technique. I also loved that before she applied my color she used Dr Hauschka’s nourishing and yummy smelling Neem Oil to protect and hydrate my hair and I loved this added touch!
I was lucky enough to get a SNEAK PEEK of L’Occitane’s fabulous new Iris Angelica Skincare Products coming to boutiques and online at usa.loccitane.com on June 5, 2013. This exciting new line is launching with a gorgeous skin perfecting serum called Sublime Essence along with a Sublime Beauty Cream, L’Occitane’s impressive version of a BB Cream. Checkout my video review and demonstration of these exciting new products. Beautiful, flawless, perfected, protected radiant skin is only two steps away!
Disclosure: L’Occitane sent me these new Iris Angelica products for a video review and I am also being compensated with additional L’Occitane products.
As I have gotten older, my skin has started leaning more towards the drier side and therefore I am constantly on the hunt for gorgeous anti-aging creams and serums that resuscitate my parched skin. This is not an easy task because most richer more emollient moisturizing creams are heavy, greasy, cloying and just sit on the skin and take forever to asborb. So when I find a fabulous cream with wonderfully active ingredients and it delivers that perfect level of continuous moisture to my skin, I am over the moon. Allow me to introduce you to my latest discovery from a skincare line that I adore Michael Todd True Organics and his newest jar of goodness that makes-my-dry-skin-oh-so-happy Damascus Rose Enriched Anti-Wrinkle Cream ($125)
MTO’s Damascus Rose Cream was created to breathe new life into dry and mature skin. This powerhouse moisturizing cream contains 10 different peptides, including next generation tri-peptides which have been proven to boost collagen production in aging, collagen-deficient skin. Damascus Rose Cream is also rich in essential oils of Avocado, Jojoba, Palm, Rose Hips, Wheat Germ, Carrot Seed and Neem which are synergistically combined with antioxidants A, B5, C, E and Co-Enzyme Q-10 to protect against environmental stressors while restoring your skin’s optimal moisture balance. This cream also contains blue green algae which facilitates the elimination of toxins, promotes cellular renewal and naturally nourishes the skin. And it also contains black willow bark which has been recognized for thousands of years for its healing powers. Whew, that’s a lot of active, wonderfully powerful ingredients in one cream, don’t ya think?