That Thing We Tried: Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gels

That Thing We Tried: Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gels

That Thing We Tried is a monthly feature sharing our experiences with the same beauty product – the good, the bad and even the ugly. Two women – two reviews. There are so many products on the market making the same claims it can be overwhelming. So we’d like to share...
Why I Wear Red Lipstick

Why I Wear Red Lipstick

My love affair with red lipstick began when Estee Lauder Cosmetics hired me as their Regional Account Manager for the specialty shops in Michigan.  My first day was at their National Sales meeting held in New York City — talk about intimidating.  This was a painful...
Sleep & Glow Pillow Review

Sleep & Glow Pillow Review

In today’s market there are a plethora of items to choose from, which can often be overwhelming. For me this is particularly true with pillows. Finding the right one is important as it can either help or hinder a good night’s sleep. For years I’ve been sleeping with 1...
Emile Cordon Lip Balm

Emile Cordon Lip Balm

When it comes to lip color I generally go red with lots of pigment.  However, I’ve been product-testing four Emile Cordon Lip Balms and they do not disappoint. I love the luxurious feel, the delicate fragrance (especially the St. Barts Soleil) and the 2-in-1 lip...
Science Serum Skincare Review

Science Serum Skincare Review

When looking closely, you realize how thankful you are for taking good care of your skin.  Investing in good products is the essential first step. I rarely promote skincare products but when I find ones that work, like Science Serum, I love to give them a shout-out....
My New Favorite Eyeliner

My New Favorite Eyeliner

I can struggle with eyeliner. Having tried numerous brands over the years, I find it’s often either hard to apply or it dries out.  For a smoky eye I will use either a dark pencil or eye shadow.  If I want a cat eye or something a bit more dramatic I have found my new...
City Beauty Skincare: Worth It

City Beauty Skincare: Worth It

I have been a skincare advocate since my early twenties. Good skincare includes drinking lots of water, eating well (no junk food), exercise, never sleeping with your makeup on, using a sunscreen, no pimple picking (I’m still trying to break that habit) and a good...
The Art Of Bath Time

The Art Of Bath Time

Some day’s bath time is necessary to restore a positive mental state. We all have days like that, but often we don’t take the time for self-care.   Over the years my husband has learned if I’m acting stressed, grumpy or irritable to ask, “Do you need to eat, or take a...
City Lips

City Lips

City Beauty recently gifted me some product including three shades of City Lips paraben-free plumping lip gloss and one City Lips matte. I was very pleased by how good they felt on my lips and their wearability. I’m in the habit of keeping something on my lips...