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Salon Review: Planet Salon in Beverly Hills – A Fabulous Cut and a New Product

Another visit to Planet Salon and another wonderful experience! I’ve reviewed Planet Salon before (check out previous review) and also featured Planet on MySkinAffair for the Glamour Reel Moments Premiere (check that out). I can never rave enough about the talent at Planet Salon and the amazing treatment I’ve had there. I recently went back [...]

My Skin Affair’s Faves for Bisous Magazine

My friend and editor of Bisous Magazine, Shelli Wright, recently asked me to share some of my beauty favorites with her awesome Bisous readers for Beauty Month on their Daily Fix blog. It’s a complete “Sophie’s Choice” for me when it comes to picking favorite products. There are simply far too many to choose from. [...]

Stila – Pink Ribbon Products for Breast Cancer Research

I absolutely love Stila’s Positively Pink Cheek Palette that benefits The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. It’s a pressed powder in a beautiful shade. The embossed pink ribbons in the center of the palette look so lovely and they make your cheeks glow, with a little bit of added shimmer. I’d actually love to see Stila [...]

Weleda – Healthy Products for Baby and Mommy

Weleda recently sent me a beautiful gift basket that was filled with their baby and mommy products for a baby shower that I hosted, along with their Calendula Baby Starter Kits for shower attendees that have babies and Body Oil Starter Kits for all other shower attendees. Weleda also very generously sent along environmentally friendly [...]

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Spa Review: Alchemie Spa – Santa Monica, CA.

I recently visited Alchemie Spa in Santa Monica for some organic pampering and to see my favorite massage therapist, Michael Canvin. Michael contacted me when Alchemie Spa first opened to recommend that I check it out because he was so impressed with this new spa. Before I tell you about my treatments at Alchemie, I [...]

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Celebrity Skin Interview: Carly Steel

This month television host and actress, Carly Steel, is sharing her thoughts with us on skin care, makeup, her career and more. Born in the UK, Carly began her career in television at a very early age and can now regularly be seen on TV Guide Network and Epix covering entertainment, movies, fashion and major [...]

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Pacifica – Island Vanilla Body Butter and Perfume

Mmmmmmmmm….that’s the sound that I make each time I moisturize my body with Pacifica’s Island Vanilla Body Butter. It’s no secret that two of my favorite scents are vanilla and coconut. I fall in love over and over again with those scents. I truly can’t help myself. Pacifica’s Island Vanilla scent is the perfect blend [...]

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Spa Review: Hells Gate Geothermal Park – Rotorua, New Zealand

Guest review by Michele Specht. If a mixture of geothermic activity and sulphuric mud baths are what get your blood racing, Hells Gate Geothermal Park and Mud Spa in Rotorua, New Zealand is the place for you! Nestled in the Bay of Plenty area of the North Island, Lake Rotorua and it’s surrounding area is [...]

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Celebrity Skin Interview: Hope Dworaczyk

This month Hope Dworaczyk is sharing her thoughts with us on her favorite skin care and makeup products, her beauty tips and tricks, her experience as Playmate of the Year, and even revealing that she has an esthetics license (making her the most qualified celebrity that I’ve ever interviewed to talk about skin care with). [...]

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Baby Skin: Lavanila – The Healthy Baby Butter

Oh, baby! I love The Healthy Baby Butter from Lavanila. I’ve been loving Lavanila products for myself for a couple of years and now I absolutely love their baby line as well. While I’m at it…my Lavanila faves are The Healthy Deodorant and The Healthy Body Wash 2-in-1 Shower and Shave (I’ve reviewed both products [...]

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Spa Video: Pedicures with Timm Sharp and Sarah Burns, stars of HBO’s “Enlightened”

It’s all here for you to see! I recently got a pedicure with Sarah Burns and Timm Sharp, who are both currently starring on the HBO series “Enlightened”. “Enlightened” has been picked up for a second season and shined at the Golden Globes in January. The star of “Enlightened”, Laura Dern, won a Golden Globe [...]

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Celebrity Skin Interview: Meital

This month singer and actress Meital is sharing her skin care thoughts and favorites with us. Not since the invention of the original sin has Israel had such a hot export. I first saw Meital, born Meital Dohan, in her recurring role as Yael Hoffman on Showtime’s “Weeds”, a series that I’m a big fan [...]

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Thymes Kimono Rose – Instead of the Next Dozen

Cute idea! The next time you’re thinking of sending a dozen roses or bringing a few stems to someone, switch it up for products from the Thymes Kimono Rose collection. Or, for you overachievers out there, find a basket and fill it with a few of the Kimono Rose products (Body Lotion, Body Wash, Bar [...]