Healthy Skin Makeup with Neutrogena

I worked with Neutrogena to bring you this look inspired by Eiza Gonzalez's makeup look above! Keep your skin looking flawless this season by wearing Neutrogena Healthy Skin® Liquid Makeup with is super natural looking and has built in SPF 20 which I love. The foundation goes on super smooth and is extremely lightweight! Visit www.neutrogena.com/holidaylooks.html to see additional holiday inspired looks!

I worked with Neutrogena to bring you this look inspired by Eiza Gonzalez's makeup look above! Keep your skin looking flawless this season by wearing Neutrogena Healthy Skin® Liquid Makeup with is super natural looking and has built in SPF 20 which I love. The foundation goes on super smooth and is extremely lightweight!

Visit www.neutrogena.com/holidaylooks.html to see additional holiday inspired looks!

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Neutrogena Healthy Skin® Liquid Makeup provides luminous, natural-looking. The formula contains an exclusive blend of antioxidants including Vitamin E, Natural Soy and Feverfew Extract along with Broad Spectrum SPF 20 to visibly improve luminosity, tone and texture over time for healthier looking skin – making Healthy Skin Liquid Makeup better for your skin than wearing no makeup at all. Available in 14 shades.

Neutrogena Healthy Skin® Liquid Makeup offers advanced cosmetic solutions that go beyond covering up imperfections and work to transform complexions, blending seamlessly to provide lightweight, breathable and flawless-looking coverage, for fresh and luminous looking skin.

Formulated with an exclusive antioxidant blend, the Healthy Skin® line helps protect skin and visibly rejuvenates the complexion for skin that looks radiant and healthy.
Vitamin E: Known for its antioxidant activity
Natural Soy: A skin-enhancing ingredient, shown to provide antioxidant benefits
Feverfew: A natural extract known for its calming properties and antioxidant activity

Offered in a variety of coverage forms for the full face, Neutrogena Healthy Skin® makeup fuses the power of the #1 dermatologist recommended makeup brand with luminous, natural-looking coverage so that you can have it all – a flawless foundation and healthy-looking skin.

 

                                                      Learn About the Brand

Neutrogena, headquartered in Los Angeles, California, began its success story when, in 1930, founder Emanuel Stolaroff, started a small specialty cosmetic company called Natone. In the early years, Natone was a supplier to beauty salons usually associated with the glamour of the film industry. By the 1940's, Natone began manufacturing and distributing cosmetics for the retail market.

In 1954 on a business trip to Europe, Stolaroff heard of an unusual soap developed by Dr. Edmond Fromont, a Belgian cosmetic chemist. Fromont's patented formula produced a mild, clear soap that rinsed quickly and easily from the skin, leaving essentially no soap residue. Eleven minutes after washing with this unique soap, the skin was able to return to its normal pH - just one minute more than if it had been washed with only plain water!

Stolaroff believed there was a market for such a high quality soap and arranged to import and distribute the Neutrogena brand product in the United States. Setting the course for future growth, he emphasized the transparency of the soap to clearly communicate its difference. In addition, he targeted sales to new distribution channels-department stores and better drug stores.

By 1962, Neutrogena soap was so synonymous with the company image that the company was officially changed to Neutrogena. Lloyd Cotsen, an Integral member of the Neutrogena family, became president of the company in 1967 and made another key decision that would profoundly influence the future of the company-to promote the benefits of Neutrogena soap to the medical profession. The strong relationship between Neutrogena and dermatologists gave the company an exceptional competitive advantage.

As Neutrogena gained a unique acceptance by the medical profession, a new emphasis was directed toward marketing and research efforts to create a line of safe, mild, premium quality skincare products. In 1973, the company went public and by 1980, Neutrogena entered the haircare market.

Today, Neutrogena manufactures and markets a line of premium priced skin and hair care products which are distributed in more than 70 countries.

Now, more than ever, today's consumers equate health with beauty. Neutrogena stands naturally poised for tremendous future growth and an ever increasing number of satisfied customers.

*Shop all things Neutrogena HERE and use promo code "HEALTHYSKIN25" valid for 25% off any Neutrogena Makeup purchase on Neutrogena.com

Stay Stylish & Beautiful Chicago,

Katie

Stylin' & Profiling: Alicia Driskill of Evolveher

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Name: Alicia Driskill

Profession: Founder & CEO, evolveHer

Favorite Color: Navy

Least Favorite Color: Neon. I liked it way too much in the 90’s.

Style Description: Edgy Boho

Style Icon: Olivia Palermo

Favorite Designers/Brands: Rebecca Taylor, Rebecca Minkoff, Free People, Joie, Paige

Least Favorite Designers/Brands: I don’t have a least favorite brand. I’ll wear any as long as I like the style.

Favorite Shoe Style: I love a good bootie!

Least Favorite Shoe Style: Mules

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What You Love to Wear: Jeans! Ripped jeans, high-waisted jeans, skinny jeans – I love them all. I also LOVE my Mackage coat & my Trouve leather jacket! I’d wear them every day if I could… with jeans 

What You Hate to Wear: Suits – too stuffy.

What is Work Appropriate/Your Typical Workplace Attire: I love to mix it up. You’ll find me most days in jeans, a fun blouse and a leather jacket, but love to throw on a flowy dress in the summer.

Do You Like to Accessorize (Jewelry, Scarves, etc.)? I believe you can never have too many accessories. Stacked bracelets are my favorite and I would never leave the house without my red sunglasses!

Favorite Stores/Boutiques: With 2 kids and evolveHer, I don’t make it to many brick & mortar stores these days. I usually shop on the Gilt app.

Style/Fashion Tips and/or Advice: Just own it. Your style is an expression of your personal brand. Wear what makes you feel comfortable and confident!

Stylish Aspirations: I really want an amazing pair of black leather pants!!

Summer Style Must-Have: A long flowy skirt, tank and new sandals.

 

*Follow Alicia and her business on Instagram @evolveher and check out here business HERE!   Stay Stylish Chicago, Katie

*Follow Alicia and her business on Instagram @evolveher and check out here business HERE!

 

Stay Stylish Chicago,

Katie

Squeaky Clean with Neostrata Foaming Glycolic Wash

I love a cleanser that foams because to me it feels like you are getting a deeper clean that way and that is exactly what this awesome glycolic wash does! I use it in the morning and at night before bed and my skin is always left feeling squeaky clean.

I love a cleanser that foams because to me it feels like you are getting a deeper clean that way and that is exactly what this awesome glycolic wash does! I use it in the morning and at night before bed and my skin is always left feeling squeaky clean.

                                                          About the Product

Help exfoliate and smooth skin texture with this potent, pH-balanced, foaming facial cleanser. Ideal for experienced Glycolic Acid users who prefer a deep cleansing, this soap-free face wash contains 18% Glycolic Acid and Lactobionic Acid to help enhance exfoliation.

Key ingredients: Glycolic Acid, Lactobionic Acid
Recommended usage: Twice Daily AM/PM, as tolerated
Size: 3.4 fl. oz.

 

                                                      Learn About the Brand

NeoStrata has a passion for developing the very best in antiaging skincare. From the beginning, founders, Dr. Eugene van Scott and Dr. Ruey Yu, discovered novel ingredients that have advanced the science of dermatology. Their commitment and dedication to discovery and quest for innovation in skin health and revitalization have helped to revolutionize physician grade skincare for more than 40 years. This dedication and deeply embedded passion continues today in the laboratories of NeoStrata with the careful crafting of elegant, highly effective formulations, with results proven by rigorous studies. Each NeoStrata product is backed by the highest standards of quality and effectiveness to deliver products and results worthy of our dermatological heritage.

 

*Shop online HERE!

 

Stay Stylish & Beautiful Chicago,

Katie

My Favorite Kenra Products

I always love Kenra products, but these have to by my top favorites! The shampoo and conditioner smell so amazing and leave my hair silky smooth. And for a girl who uses dry shampoo almost every day either to skip a wash or maintain the style their dry shampoo is a dream!

I always love Kenra products, but these have to by my top favorites! The shampoo and conditioner smell so amazing and leave my hair silky smooth. And for a girl who uses dry shampoo almost every day either to skip a wash or maintain the style their dry shampoo is a dream!

                                                           About the Product

Kenra Moisturizing Shampoo:
- Replenishes moisture in dry, damaged hair
- Softens dry or damaged hair
- Improves manageability of coarse, textured hair
- Color-safe

Kenra Moisturizing Conditioner:
- Replenishes moisture
- Improves elasticity & manageability
- Readily detangles & adds shine
- Perfect for naturally curly & coarse hair
- Color-safe

Kenra Perfect Blowout 5:
- Provides thermal protection up to 450ºF (232°C)
- Increases all over body & fullness
- Lightweight formula
- Enhances shine & tames frizz
- Ideal for blowout & styling control

Kenra Volume Mousse Extra 17:
- Non-drying, non-flaking lightweight formulation
- Provides styling control without stiffness or stickiness
- Tames frizz & conditions
- Provides thermal protection up to 450ºF (232°C)

Kenra Volume Dry Shampoo:
- Instantly refreshes hair at the root
- Absorbs oils & impurities
- Translucent spray, leaving no white residue
- Builds the ideal foundation for styling

 

                                                       Learn About the Brand

Kenra Professional® is a purely professional brand dedicated to understanding and serving today’s stylists. Our passion is developing best-in-class innovations, delivering superior and reliable results. Kenra Professional strives to elevate the stylists’ artistry and craft.

Three unique brands, Kenra, Kenra Platinum, and Kenra Color, are each driven by the daily needs of stylists. A complete range of high-performance products combined with straightforward and accessible education gives stylists the confidence to address every client’s need.

*Shop the full collection online HERE!

 

Stay Stylish & Beautiful Chicago,

Katie

 

Exuviance AGE REVERSE Total Correct + Sculpt Serum

This past week I have been using this in the morning after my cleanser and before my moisturizer! I have many many freckles and a few larger dark spots that I have noticed have evened out a little with just a few days use. Exuviance products have yet to disappoint me and this is just another great product by the brand!

This past week I have been using this in the morning after my cleanser and before my moisturizer! I have many many freckles and a few larger dark spots that I have noticed have evened out a little with just a few days use. Exuviance products have yet to disappoint me and this is just another great product by the brand!

                                                        About the Product

Treat your skin and achieve a firmer, more sculpted look with Exuviance AGE REVERSE Total Correct + Serum. Formulated with a Triple Antiaging Complex of Aminofil, NeoGlucosamine and Vitamin C Antioxidant, this serum helps transform skin by addressing the signs of aging including dark spots, sagging skin, and uneven texture. Smooth this on after cleansing and toning and before your SPF/moisturizer.

- NeoGlucosamine enhances exfoliation to smooth texture and visibly reduce fine lines and wrinkles
- Vitamin C Antioxidant helps diminish the look of dark spots for a more even tone
- Aminofil® targets collagen to help restore firmness and enhance volume
- Targets all signs of aging
- Diminishes the look of lines and dark spots
- Creates a firmer, more sculpted look

Recommended for: Those looking to address aging skin or a dull complexion.

Key Ingredients: NeoGlucosamine, Vitamin C, Aminofil®, Antioxidants

Size: 1.0 fl. Oz.

 

                                                      Learn About the Brand

the science of skin transformation™
EXUVIANCE® is created by Drs. Van Scott and Yu, widely recognized as leaders in the field of cosmetic dermatology. They discovered the antiaging benefits of Glycolic Acid and created and patented the first Glycolic Peel. Since their ground-breaking discovery, the creators of Exuviance have continued to develop many new patented antiaging ingredients backed by evidence from numerous scientific and clinical studies. Recognized around the world, Exuviance formulas are expertly developed to visibly transform skin by combining their patented innovations with the best, state of the art technologies available in dermatology today.

*Shop Exuviance online HERE!

Stay Stylish & Beautiful Chicago,

Katie

Grooming Wilbur with The Help of Pet Magasin!

My little Yorkie, Wilbur always needs a haircut about every 3 months or so depending on the time of year. This past weekend I got out my Pet Magasin grooming kit to help with the task at hand. The tools worked great at getting the matted hair untangled to make grooming much easier! Check out the before and after photos below :)

My little Yorkie, Wilbur always needs a haircut about every 3 months or so depending on the time of year. This past weekend I got out my Pet Magasin grooming kit to help with the task at hand. The tools worked great at getting the matted hair untangled to make grooming much easier! Check out the before and after photos below :)

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Wilbur BEFORE

Wilbur BEFORE

Wilbur AFTER

Wilbur AFTER

                                                      Learn About the Brand

Pet Magasin is a small company that specializes in quality and affordability when it comes to products for your pets. We know that you love your pets, they bring endless joy, and they are truly a part of your family. With these facts in mind, we are constantly committed to bringing you the best possible pet products at a quality you can beat, for the prices you can afford.

We at Pet Magasin spend countless hours in developing, sourcing, and testing our products. Our primary concerns are that everything we make is safe for pets and their owners, a quality item, and has great value for the price. We source our materials from all over the world: Our scissor sets are made with fine Japanese steel, we buy U.S.-grown cattle hides for our rawhide dog treats, and our catnip is grown in Canada just to name a few.

*Shop Pet Magasin online HERE!

 

Stay Stylish & Pet Friendly Chicago,

Katie

Exuviance Performance Peel AP25

 

                  About the Product

This two-step peel provides the benefits of a Glycolic Acid peel in the comfort of your own home. With regular use, up to twice a week, this peel has been clinically proven to:
• Refine pore size and smooth texture
• Visibly diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
• Improve clarity and brightness
• Brighten and even skin tone
• Provide an all-over healthy glow, suppleness and smoothness to skin

Recommended for: Those looking to address aging skin or a dull complexion.

Size: Contains 12 peels (a 6 week supply)
Price: $77 at Exuviance.com

 

*Shop all Exuviance products online HERE! 

 

Stay Stylish & Beautiful Chicago,

Katie

I have been a big fan of this quickie and effective peel, by Exuviance for so long and have recommended it to tons of friends and clients! It has that "med spa quality" but can be done easily at home and gives your skin a clean and fresh start to pile on the products for the most beneficial results. We all know we need this if you live in the Midwest #byebyewinterskin!

I have been a big fan of this quickie and effective peel, by Exuviance for so long and have recommended it to tons of friends and clients! It has that "med spa quality" but can be done easily at home and gives your skin a clean and fresh start to pile on the products for the most beneficial results. We all know we need this if you live in the Midwest #byebyewinterskin!

Neostrata Tri-Therapy Lifting Serum

This stuff is so great to use after my moisturizer in the morning and at night during these dark and dry winter months! The little bit of Hyaluronic Acid plumps up the fine lines and hydrates my skin to perfection, excited to see the toning it will do over time as well because I know Neostrata products truly do work on my skin. Love it!

This stuff is so great to use after my moisturizer in the morning and at night during these dark and dry winter months! The little bit of Hyaluronic Acid plumps up the fine lines and hydrates my skin to perfection, excited to see the toning it will do over time as well because I know Neostrata products truly do work on my skin. Love it!

 

                                                     About the Product

SKIN ACTIVE Triple Firming Neck Cream is formulated with a proprietary triple antiaging complex to help volumize and sculpt skin, filling the look of deep wrinkles and improving the appearance of skin laxity.
Formulated to:

Volumize slack skin
- Aminofil® helps plump and firm skin for a more lifted appearance
Renew tone
- Gluconolactone, formulated to enhance exfoliation and even pigment for enhanced clarity
Smooth skin
- Low Molecular Weight (LMW) Hyaluronic Acid helps provide surface hydration and exfoliation for increased luminosity

                                                             About the Brand

NeoStrata has a passion for developing the very best in antiaging skincare. From the beginning, founders, Dr. Eugene van Scott and Dr. Ruey Yu, discovered novel ingredients that have advanced the science of dermatology. Their commitment and dedication to discovery and quest for innovation in skin health and revitalization have helped to revolutionize physician grade skincare for more than 40 years. This dedication and deeply embedded passion continues today in the laboratories of NeoStrata with the careful crafting of elegant, highly effective formulations, with results proven by rigorous studies. Each NeoStrata product is backed by the highest standards of quality and effectiveness to deliver products and results worthy of our dermatological heritage.

*Shop the full line of products HERE!

 

Stay Stylish & Beautiful Chicago,

Katie