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All About Sunscreen

According to SkinCancer.com, “Sunscreens are products combining several ingredients that help prevent the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation from reaching the skin. Two types of ultraviolet radiation,UVA and UVB, damage the skin and increase your risk of skin cancer. Sunscreens vary in their ability to protect against UVA and UVB.”

Sunscreen is (or should be) an essential part of your skincare routine. It is used for several reasons.

First, it is used to proven the sun’s harmful rays for burning your skin, leaving unsightly red, irritated skin. This can lead to more serious skin damage such as developing skin cancer such as melanoma. Statistics prove that a person’s risk for being diagnosed with melanoma doubles with 5+ sunburns. Almost half the population get at least one sunburn each year which is a growing statistic.
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Summertime Skincare/Hair Tips

As much as we love the summer-sun, lazy beach days, hanging by the pool, late night barbecues, and all the other festivities that come with the warm summer nights, the sizzling rays can play a detrimental effect on your skin and beauty routine. It’s important to note that the sun provides our body with Vitamin D, which is essential to our health, but at the same time the harsh rays can damage our skin and hair if we are exposed to the elements for an extended amount of time. Here are our top 5 tips on keeping your body, hair, and skin healthy during the warmer months.

Moisturize!

This is so important because with the hot weather, our skin can become dehydrated. It is critical to maintain (or start) a moisturizing ritual for your skin and face. Using a quality cream, lotion, or moisturizer will prevent your skin from drying out and flaking. You want to keep an ample amount of moisture in your skin and by investing in a decent moisturizer you will completely save your skin. Also, by moisturizing your skin will stay younger looking as you become older.  Find the best moisturizer for you skin here.   Continue reading


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A Rustic and Classy Real Wedding

Rachel and Dave Destination Wedding Lake Tahoe 0344David and Rachel wed last June surrounded by the beauty of nature in South Lake Tahoe. The moment Rachel and David first laid eyes on each other on their wedding day, it was a priceless and breathtaking moment. Their first look location was intimate when sparks flew.

Recalling a life-changing moment Rachel said, “We had just gotten back from a BBQ lunch, I was out in our backyard gardening when Dave came out. He got down on one knee, told me how much he loved me and couldn’t live without me. He asked me to marry him and of course, I said yes! I was completely surprised!

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Planning the wedding was an enthralling and busy process. For the bride and groom, some difficult aspects were the invitations and keeping track of the guest list. They also agreed that creating the table charts took some time and deep thought. Rachel who woke up at 6 am on her wedding day, wished that her wedding didn’t go by so fast—before she knew it, the night was over!

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Sapphire and Simple

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Congratulations to our lovely couple Nguyen and Kenro who wed on April 7 at the gorgeous St. Joseph Basilica.

“We wanted something very simple yet elegant in a rustic setting. It was sapphire blue and a few yellow here and there theme, the simplicity of our wedding showed the cleanliness and peaceful,” said the bride.

Nguyen recalls that their proposal was nothing special but admits it was “touching, sweet, and an emotional moment” as he proposed three days before Christmas during a gift exchange.  Kenro had prepared a speech for her recalling his fond memories and feelings towards her since their first date and then got down on one knee and popped the question! Continue reading


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Giveaway Time!

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Hello you makeup mavens, beauty buffs, fashionistas, and hair-crazed lovelies!  We are so thankful to have all of you reading our blogs.  As a token of our appreciation, we are going to be holding this super awesome giveaway!

How to enter:

1. Be subscribed to our blog!  This will ensure that every time we post a new article, you will be informed so you can check out our tips and tricks.  This is to keep you in the loop of everything beauty and fashion!

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