I’ve been checking out a book that I’ve decided is a must buy for the parent of any girl. Bonding Over Beauty was written by Erika Katz, a former model with experience working at Seventeen. The book is great for everyone, from the most girly of moms trying to connect with their daughters, to single dads trying to deal with a growing girl. The book is divided into different sections such as unwanted hair, hair…

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I feel horrible because I’ve had this book sitting on my coffee table for over a month, just waiting to write about it. In the meantime it’s been checked out by my mom and mother in law, both agreed it was helpful. Linda Mason is a very well known makeup artist, working for magazines like Vogue, Glamour and designers like Gaultier, Galliano and Armani. She’s worked with nearly every “major” model and her career has…

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The Beauty Brains is one of my favorite beauty sites. They’re amazing for learning how different products work, why you should (or should not) believe what a company claims and especially for finding great product tips. The site is written by a group of cosmetic scientists (who often don’t write under their real names to remain anonymous), and I love hearing their point of view on product ingredients. I consider The Beauty Brains site a…

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I know that a lot of people are looking to go more natural in their skin care and beauty routines, and what could be easier than doing so yourself with items found already in your own kitchen? The only issue is that after a while you want to go beyond the typical yogurt facial. Luckily Dawn Gallagher, a healthy lifestyle expert and former model is coming to the rescue with a great book, Nature’s Beauty…

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I just had to mention this because I’m reminded of Austin Powers. Mojo Makeover is being released tomorrow. It’s written by Dana B. Myers, the founder of Booty Parlor, and promises to fix your mojo in 4 easy weeks. It’s divided up into different categories, Pleasure Virgin, Frustrated Fox, Adventure Seeker, Busy Mommy or Late Bloomer. There are great tips for each type! I think this is a great Valentine’s Day gift, for yourself or…

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