Alpha Hydroxy Acid For Mature Skin

Happy Wednesday! Usually I share photos of What I Wore but I realized yesterday, I had not taken one picture. I’m totally fine with not having my picture splashed all over the page today! :-)

But, I did want to tell you about a product I’ve recently tried. I know most of you are like me, you see those fine lines and wrinkles sneaking up and I’m always looking for a good product to help with my mature skin.

One of the things I’ve read is we need to use alpha hydroxy acid. Alpha hydroxy acid reduces wrinkles and the signs of aging, and improves the overall look and feel of the skin. ( Dr. Oz says this is a must for mature skin if any of you are Dr. Oz fans.)

Alpha Hydroxy Acid For Mature Skin

I’ve recently tried Peter Thomas Roth hydrating gel. It’s ideal for normal to dry, mature, sun-damaged, combination, oily and problem skin types.

Here is what the company claims about this product:

“Peter Thomas Roth hydrating gel supplies lost moisture, anti-oxidants and Glycolic Acid to aging and sun-damaged skin without greasiness or oil. Helps reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and other signs of aging. Helps clarify the skin and smooth out a rough texture.”

I usually wait and share about products, after I’ve tried them for a few months but I’ve quickly noticed my skin looking better in the morning after using this for just a week.

I use one pump before I go to bed all over my face and neck. If you have sensitive skin, you might need to use it every other night to get your skin use to the product.

I purchased this product at Sephora but if you want to purchase online, Amazon has it here.

Have you all tried any products from Peter Thomas Roth? What about alpha hydroxy acid?

Beauty For the Heart~~For the mountains may depart and the hills be removed, but my steadfast love shall not depart from you, and my covenant of peace shall not be removed, says the Lord, who has compassion on you. Isaiah 54:10

Have a blessed day!

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How To Apply Eye Shadow To Deep Set Eyes

Hey friends! Well, I’m a little frustrated! I’m trying to do more videos but it’s sooooo hard. I watch a lot of videos and I’m not satisfied with mine yet.

The only way I know to get better is to keep doing them. So I know I’m going to look back on this and think, “that’s horrible!”  Actually I already do—-bad sign.

Anyway, some of you emailed me and asked if I would show you how I use the Urban Decay Naked Basics palette. So this is my feeble attempt.

How to apply eye shadow to deep set eyes

Because I have deep set eyes, it’s a How to apply eye shadow to deep set eyes video. Thanks for being patient with me!

(I fast forward a little bit of the video on purpose. It was getting too long for me.)

Did that help at all?? Should I stop while I’m ahead?? :-)

Here are the products I’m using. If you click on the product, it will take you to Amazon, if you’re interested in ordering.

Urban Decay Naked Basics Palette

Neocutis Lumiere Bio-restorative Eye Cream 

Benefit Cosmetics The Porefessional 

Benefit Cosmetics Lemon Aid

Benefit Cosmetics They’Re Real! Mascara

CoverGirl Perfect Point Plus Eyeliner

Beauty For the Heart~~“Grace is the voice that calls us to change and gives us the power to pull it off.” -Max Lucado

Have a blessed day!

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Favorite Products Video!

Good morning! Today I’m sharing some of my favorite products I’ve been using this summer. It’s my July/August favorite products video.

My Favorite Products Video

I made a mistake in my video so I’ll clear it up now. It’s not Avines Love Shampoo and Conditioner it’s Davines.

I also mention Cara in my video and her blog is called maskCara and can be found here. She talks a lot about eyebrows! She’s a professional and does amazing makeovers.

If you are wanting a good tutorial on eyebrows you can go here. She tells the color of shadow to use if you’re a blonde, redhead, or brunette.

Okay, here’s my video and I’ll list all the products that I talk about!


1. Davines Love Shampoo and Love Conditioner

2. Benefit Cosmetics They’Re Real! Mascara

3. Mac eyeshadow (brun)

4. Tresemme Thermal Creations Heat Tamer Spray

5. OPI Nail Polish Tasmanian Devil Made Me Do It 

7. Benefit Cosmetics Lemon Aid

8. Urban Decay Naked Basics Palette

Beauty For the Heart~~ One thing I ask from the Lord, his only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the Lord and to seek him in his temple. Psalm 27:4

Have a blessed day!

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Skin Care Products That Really Work

This is one of those hot off the press posts! This morning on The Today Show there was a segment from Good Housekeeping about the best anti-aging skin care products.

So in case you missed it, here are some of my favorites!

Skin Care Products That Really Work

This was the gold winner for day cream moisturizer, Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair. It has a 30 SPF, Yay! The best thing it’s only around $21!

Skin Care Products That Really Work

Boots No. 7 Lift & Luminate Night Cream was the gold winner for night creams. Again the price is great, around $21.

Skin Care Products That Really Work

Lastly, I would love to try this eye cream, Avene Retrinal Eyes. It has to be bought through a physicians office so I’m going to check with my dermatologist. It’s around $44 which is less than the eye cream I’m using now. This eye cream was the silver winner (the gold one was $260, which is out of my price range).

Skin Care Products That Really Work

Well, I just wanted to share this with ya’ll. If you’re like me, you’re always looking for good skin care that will slow down the aging process. Sometimes I think I wake up with a new wrinkle every day!

Have you tried any of these products? Don’t you love good products that don’t cost a fortune?

Beauty For the Heart~~God does more that forgive our mistakes; he removes them! We simply have to take them to him. -Max Lucado

Have a blessed day!

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Unlock Your Softer Side with Suave Body Care

Unlock Your Softer Side

Everyday life can be rough, but Suave® Body Care is helping women everywhere realize that it doesn’t mean they have to be.

Suave is teaming up with TV host, author and mom Wendy Williams to encourage everyone to Unlock their Softer Side, from their skincare routines to their mindsets.

Wendy is “softening” up with Suave – a departure from her typically edgy attitude and opinionated take on the juiciest headlines – and encouraging her fans to do the same on the Suave Beauty Facebook page.

  • Fans can find out their softness score, check out Wendy’s tips and have the chance to win a free product at www.Facebook.com/SuaveBeauty.
  • If Wendy – who has a low “softness score” – can transform everything from her attitude to her skincare routine – so can everyone.

The first step to Unlocking Your Softer Side starts with hydrated and moisturized skin with Suave® Naturals Body Wash and Suave® Skin Solutions Body Lotion.

I have to say, I have DRY skin, I mean extremely dry skin. Using a lotion every day is absolutely necessary for me.

Suave Smoothing Body Lotion is rich and creamy and leaves my skin feeling super smooth. My favorite scent is cocoa butter and shea. It smells like summertime to me!

Suave® Skin Solutions Body Lotions are also dermatologist tested and provide 24-hour moisturization with new richer formulas.

Suave Naturals® Body Washes come in a variety of fun, fresh scents and are infused with natural ingredients that leave skin fresh, hydrated and delightfully fragrant.

The great thing about using Suave® Skin Solutions Body Lotion and Suave Naturals® Body Washes is I don’t have to spend a fortune to have hydrated and smooth skin.

I’m also usually in a hurry in the mornings but both of these products help simplify my morning routine. I especially love having a pump bottle for my lotion.

So what about you, have you tried Suave Naturals® Body Washes and Suave Smoothing Body Lotion? Do you struggle with dry skin like I do?

Why not give these products a try; I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised!

Enter for the chance win a $100 SpaFinder gift card!  Tell me what Suave product you would use to Unlock Your Softer Side in the comments section below. Don’t forget to Unlock Your Softer Side, and visit Suave on Facebook!

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Beauty For the Heart~~“Honestly, now. Did God save you so you would fret? Would he teach you to walk just to watch you fall? Would he be nailed to the cross for your sins and then disregard your prayers? I don’t think so.” -Max Lucado

Have a blessed day!

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My New Favorite Lip Balm

L'Oreal Lip Balm
It’s no secret that I have an obsession with lip balms. I can’t seem to have enough of them. I recently tried L’Oreal lip balm and it’s my new favorite.

I’m using the color Nourishing Nude #818. It’s one of those “barely there” colors that I love using in the summer.

I can carry it in my pocket and put it on without using a mirror. It feels great on my lips!

I also love that I can pick it up at CVS Pharmacy or Wal-Mart and they have a variety of colors to choose from. It’s also reasonably priced.

Have you tried any lip balms lately? What’s your favorite one?

Beauty for the Heart~~“The devil is not terribly frightened of our human efforts and credentials. But he knows his kingdom will be damaged when we begin to lift up our hearts to God.” ~Jim Cymbala

Have a blessed day!

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