When I go on short trips I tend to over pack compared to when I go on longer trips.  One of the things that I tend to overvpack is makeup and I have to always have two or three makeup bags especially going to a city like Las Vegas.  I recently discovered my Kusshi Makeup Bag that can fit all my makeup brushes without getting the rest of my bag messy and can fit all my essentials plus more.  I have retired all my other makeup bags and have only used this one! It’s my favorite. Vegas you need to pack a variety of makeup and products because you don’t know where your day or night will take you.  For my 24 hours there I went to the pool, went to lunch, then to dinner, the casino and finished the night at a club. You also have to remember your…

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      Mother’s Day is this weekend and if you want to get a gift for mom that she is going to appreciate get her the gift of youthful hands.  Cochine Saigon is a luxury brand that has some home fragrances as well as well bath and body products.  Inspired by the city of Saigon these fragrances were born.  The hand creams are lovely they are moisturizing and also have anti-aging qualities to them. I tried all four fragrances and I couldn’t choose a favorite.  They are all enriched with Vitamin E and Apricot Kernel Oil.  They will plump your skin making them appear more youthful, and hydrate the driest hands leaving them feeling so soft.  They are free of Parabens, silicone free and enriched with natural ingredients, they also give a protective barrier for your hands protecting them from environmental damage. The packaging is beautiful, Cochine founder, Kate Crofton-Atkins,…

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  If you live in the Southern California area you probably have heard of Glen Ivy Hot Springs. If not, it’s a day spa that has natural healing hot springs. They have recently done a remodel to it adding a new salon where you can do facials and a cute little bar where you can enjoy cocktails or wine during your visit.  I love spending the day there and recently went to try their new facial and their newest massage which is a foot massage.   If you need a little escape from LA or Orange County this is the place to go.  You will feel revived, rejuvenated and refreshed when you leave.     I started my day off with a light breakfast and wandered around the spa checking out the variety of pools, the healing mud area and seeing all the new amenities that Glen Ivy has to…

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