Bakel is a product that should be in every household, if you care about your skin you need to try these products.  I tried two products from Bakel, the Brightening Serum and the P-Lipic, and now want to try everything from this skincare line.  Bakel is an Italian skincare line that uses only active ingredients, they don’t have additives or emulsions so it has incredible, fast results.  Bakel specializes in anti-aging skincare.  Since they have such pure ingredients they are great for all skin types even sensitive skin.  In the U.S. Bakel is exclusive to Space.NK.apothecary.   Bakel’s Brightening Serum is made with malic acid, kojic acid, madelic acid, and tartaric acid.  These ingredients help remove dead skin cells, which then help brighten your complexion.  I noticed in just one short week that my skin tone started to improve, it looked more even.  I do have a few dark spots on…

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Marla Malcolm Beck  is the Co-Founder and CEO of Bluemercury and M-61 Laboratories. Marla founded Bluemercury, a luxury beauty store, with her husband Barry J. Beck, in 1999 in Georgetown, Washington D.C.  Marla grew up in Northern California, where she graduated from Berkley and Harvard.  She was working at a consulting firm but wasn’t getting the satisfaction out of her job, her husband encouraged her to start her own business.  She has always been a beauty lover and decided to be a pioneer of a free-standing beauty store.   Blue mercury is a luxury beauty retail chain with over 52 stores, they also are an e-commerce provider and cosmetics brand developer. Marla leads Bluemercury’s merchandising, marketing, supply chain, store operations, and much more. She resides in Bethesda, Maryland, with her husband and three children. Today she shares some beauty tips with us:   Name: Marla Malcolm Beck          …

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This weekend recipe is a spicy carrot soup with chickpeas.  My boyfriend, Adam loves this soup.  It’s so easy to make that he can even make it and he is pretty new in the kitchen.   It is very healthy, carrots are a great source of antioxidants, they have vitamin C,  beta-carotene and many other phytonutrient antioxidants.  Carrots benefit the cardiovascular system, it helps oxygenate the blood and arteries. They are also great for eye health, carotenoids.  Carrots help fight against eye diseases like glaucoma, and cataracts. Cumin helps in aiding digestion, has essential minerals that we need like magnesium which help with heart health and blood pressure because cumin helps in the absorption of calcium.  Cumin is also an excellent source of iron.  Coriander helps with controlling cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and is an antiseptic so it’s great for mouth ulcers. If you have anemia coriander is a great…

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