Medical vs. Cosmetic Dermatologists: Who Do You Make Your Appointments With?

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For Glam Media’s The Future of Beauty. Why do people go to the dermatologist? What sends you to a search engine near you to find an office and make an appointment? There are so many factors at play. Maybe a weird mole or discoloration or rash is causing you concern. Maybe you want to have […]

You Deserve — Algenist Concentrated Reconstructing Serum

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The You Deserve category is generally dedicated to extravagantly priced beauty and fashion items that I’ve reviewed long enough to declare to be of excellent quality and worth your hard earned cash. Sometimes, luxury beauty items earn their price based solely on name brand or scarcity, or because of a celebrity connection. The products I […]

Thank You, Ebony Magazine!

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When you’re sitting at home and writing every day with only a ratchet tabby cat and the internet for company, sometimes you wind up without perspective. It’s wonderful to be reminded of how what you do can affect the world, and how you are percieved by others. I say all that to say this — […]

Be Thankful

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It’s so easy to look at life and see the flaws and downsides and failures and disappointments. But today isn’t about that. Today is about the positive. The good stuff. The successes and the blessings. Family, friends, health, love. Celebrating the things in life that you are most thankful for. This year I have SO […]

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday! When Will YOU be shopping?

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After the turkey and stuffing and pumpkin pie, the mashed potatoes gravy and cranberry sauce woooooooo! — then it’s time for the REAL holiday weekend action to begin. The shopping till you drop. The waking up at 2 am to stand in line at **insert store here.** The running around town to get the perfect […]

Ask The Expert — Which Beauty Gadget Should Every Woman Own?

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For Glam.com’s The Future of Beauty series. There was a time not too long ago in the world of beauty, when if you wanted a professional grade facial using the latest skincare and beauty gadgets you would need to book an appointment with a dermatologist or professional esthetician. You’d go off to your appointment and […]

Foolproof Thanksgiving Recipes

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I used to think I was a good cook, once upon a time. But of late I’ve been second guessing myself in a major way.  It may have started with some woefully overcooked salmon. Then I made some rubbery pork chops. Long story short, I lost some of my kitchen confidence. And then my big […]