When protecting your skin this summer, remember these few simple tips:
• Less is not more! Apply protection generously.
• Take into consideration time of day and level of activity when choosing product.
• The maximum time in sun before needing to reapply is two hours (and even that is stretching it).
• Wear a hat, glasses and protective clothing with sun filters.
Just between us (please don’t tell my husband) each year I spend a lot of money on facial rejuvenation. Charges for pricey peels, injectables, IPL (Intense Pulse Light) treatments, microdermabrasions appear on my credit card bill right alongside other essentials such as food, water and, of course, chocolate and wine. My bathroom vanity is topped with so many bottles of promises that it could.
Can something so simple as eyebrows and eyelashes change a life? Julie Nguyen, founder and owner of Lash Moi in Crofton, has proof that it can.
She recreated eyebrows for a recent client battling cancer using an advanced technology called microblading. “One woman was going on her fourth chemo treatment and had no eyebrows whatsoever. Now she can look in the mirror when she gets up. She said she had.
Waterproof Makeup to Keep Your Face in Place
By Kymberly Taylor
You have just been invited to a pool party at your boss’s home. Or asked to go waterskiing with your new hot boyfriend or girlfriend, or (shudder) even to fly to a Jamaican resort for a work retreat with colleagues. For nine months, you’ve been seen out and about with a certain “look” created by.
By Kymberly Taylor and Theresa Winslow
Photography by David Hartcorn
Stylist: Jazmine Turner Petty
Makeup: Renee Kaplan, David Alexander Salon and Spa
Hair: Nicole White
Clothing: Brown Eyed Girl boutique, Annapolis, MD
Black leather jacket: Navette Consignment, Annapolis, MD
Model: Amanda Kyriae
Whatever the occasion makeup can enhance your features and help you feel ready to tackle anything. Taking a look from day to night.
“The brows are the single-most underestimated
feature on every face. We talk with our eyebrows.”
- Mehae Kim, brow sculptor, Damone Roberts Salon
Lips and lashes might be a makeup lover’s bread and butter, but beauty gurus are raving about another feature that frames the face: eyebrows. During a recent stop at Ulta Beauty in Annapolis, “eyebrow king” Damone Roberts caught up with Looking Good about this year’s hottest.
By Hayley Bowerman
Now, with the increasing popularity of medi-spas, spa-goers no longer need to schedule a separate appointment for any cosmetic procedure requiring the attention of a physician.
Just a few years ago, many people had not yet heard of the term “medi-spa.” Today, however, the medical center–day spa hybrid has exploded with popularity due to the convenience, comfort, and professional care it offers to patients who are seeking both traditional wellness.