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DIY: Detoxify Your Skin AT Home With This Bad Boy

When we think of detox, we usually think of detox drinks or colon cleansers. But you can also detox your body by taking care of the most important external organ, your skin! Did you know that our skin is called the “Third kidney”? It is called the third kidney because our skin’s primary function is […]

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Combination Skin:Tips and Products To Try

I have combination skin, meaning that I have dry skin in some areas of my face and oily skin in other areas on my face. Usually, my t-zone tends to be the oily area, like around my eyebrows, nose, and chin. While my dry areas are on my cheeks and chin. Having combination skin can […]

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The Only Sweat Proof Beauty Routine You Need This Summer

Don’t you hate it when you put on a fresh beat face only to have half of it melt off? All hope is not lost, with the right skincare prep and products it is possible to sweat-proof your makeup. Whether you want to look cute at the SoulCycle or dance the night away without your […]

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Makeup Free Beauty Tips

While makeup is a great way to enhance one’s beauty, being an esthetician, I know skincare and our internal routine makes us even more beautiful. If you’re ready to take a break from makeup here are some simple tricks and tips for looking just as beautiful and feeling just as confident without makeup. 1. Drink […]

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MJB Partners with Mac Cosmetics To Celebrate 25 Years Of “My Life”

MAC cosmetics and Mary J Blige are both celebrating 25 years of greatness. This year is the 25th anniversary of Mary’s album My Life and for MAC, the 25th anniversary of Viva Glam, The MAC AIDS FUND. So MJB partnered with MAC for a limited edition love me lipstick collection.     “The campaign is […]

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Everything You Need To Know About The No-Waste Beauty Trend

It’s no secret that the beauty industry use a ton of plastic–we’re talking 129 billion units worth. What’s even more shocking is that the plastic pumps, tubes, and applicators you use today will probably still be piled up in a landfill in 2519. Ready for another unbelievable prediction? The Ellen Macarthur Foundation predicts that by 2050 there […]

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Juicing Your Way To Clear Skin

When I first learned about juicing I tried making all kinds of crazy juices. I had no clue what I was doing and once even juiced a sweet potato. Since then I have read up on juicing, the benefits for health and beauty and found a ton of great recipes. Once I got the hang […]

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Lip Makeup: 3 Steps To Get A Perfect Pout

When I started wearing makeup, my focus was always on achieving a flawless foundation and getting that JLo Glow. On the other hand, lips were never my cup of tea. Before learning this technique I kept my lips pretty basic using only lip gloss. I went from using one lip product to now using 3 […]

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The Best Tinted Moisturizers To Get A Natural Glow This Summer

There’s nothing like having fun in the sun, but summer can be the worst time for those who wear foundation. If you live in New York you know that the humidity in New York is just ridiculous. As soon as you beat your face the humidity is beating the foundation out of you. It’s not […]

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10 Natural Beauty Tips From An Esthetician To Give You Healthy Glowing Skin

I learned a lot in esthetics school, working at spas as well as freelancing at MAC Cosmetics but I accredit most of my knowledge of skin care in what I learned working in the beauty care department at a health food store. There I learned our skin and overall health was directly related and affected […]