5 Ways To Protect Your Skin In The Heat

Sun rays and dry spells and heat, oh my! The summer can be a deadly time for your skin, and this summer is proving to be a scorcher! We've past the halfway point and we're heading for the home stretch to autumn, but it's not over yet! August may just be the hottest month of all, and you want to do everything you can to protect your delicate skin in these harsh conditions! 1: Moisturize, moisturize, moisturize!! Especially if you live in a naturally dry area (West Coast, we're looking at … [Read more...]

Summer Makeup: Matte or Dewy?

With summer right on the horizon, a lot of makeup-wearers are wondering what the right path is for these hotter days, and the big question people are faced with: matte or dewy? If it's for every day, the most advisable answer is: neither. An overload of products is never the right answer under the duress of such high temperatures. Matte often requires a lot of pore-clogging product, and adding too much to a dewy look can leave your face looking like it's melting off after hours in the baking … [Read more...]

Skincare First, Makeup Second

Acne. Acne scars. Regular scars. Dryness. Flakiness. Wrinkles. Enlarged pores. Sun spots. The list of skin problems that women have come to us with in the hopes that they'll be fixed by makeup is endless. Any fellow makeup artist can certainly sympathize. While we do what we can, there is only so much to be done for certain texture problems. So to all consumers looking for miracles at a makeup counter, here's the harsh reality: it's just not going to happen. Makeup is only meant to enhance … [Read more...]

Glam Glow, Hollywood’s Magic Mud

You may have heard about it. There's a good chance one of your favorite celebrities uses it. It may even be sitting on the counter top of your hotel room's bathroom, depending on where you're lodging. Glam Glow Mud Masks have been sweeping the nation as a top beauty must-have. And once the SOHO Ladies got wind of it, we had to see what the buzz was all about. Now one can admit that, at first glance, it seems a bit gimmicky. The accompanying brochure for the product is embossed with bold, … [Read more...]