Category Archives: USA

Ellen Deck – Jewelry Trunk Show

Please join us at Venus & Virgo for a joyous afternoon with jewelry designer Ellen Deck Saturday, November 16th 12 – 4 PM Mill Valley based jewelry designer Ellen Deck works with gemstones and precious metals to create gorgeous custom … Continue reading

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Nature Spirits – Mom’s Owie Cream

Sometimes you can simply be in the wrong place at the wrong time.  I found this out the hard way several years back.  It was late October and I had just returned from back to back business trips to Europe and … Continue reading

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Fresh – Sugar Lip Treatment

Give me some Sugar by Linda Kaufman I have highly pigmented lips.  Lipstick, on me, is overkill and I end up looking like someone with no mirror, or as I like to call it, crazy makeup face.  Because of this I rarely … Continue reading

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Nordic Care – Foot Care Cream

In my teens I met two free-spirited sisters from Sweden. They were athletic, intelligent, and funny, and we became fast friends.  Their mother was a great cook, and always invited me for dinner and a glass of glögg during the … Continue reading

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Bobbi Brown – Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner

One day last month I woke up with a black eye.  I had no idea how I had become the recipient of this blackish-blue under eye horror, and was especially dismayed as my friend was coming to spend the weekend … Continue reading

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Supracor – SpaCells

While reading the first responses to my beauty questionnaire (located on the Interact page), I was surprised to learn how many of you never go to a spa for facials or massages.  Years ago I spent a summer in Santa … Continue reading

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Fete Accessories – Eva Kaufman

When I first met designer Eva Kaufman four years ago in New York, I knew immediately she was a triple threat – astute, diligent, and thoughtful.  She grew up two hours north of Manhattan in Hudson, New York, and attended Hawthorne … Continue reading

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Lily of the Desert – Aloe Vera Gelly

I want to address people with sensitive skin.  I was fortunate to have a good complexion in my adolescence and rarely ever broke out.  Although diet, hygiene, and exercise have always played an integral part in my adult life, the one … Continue reading

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