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BeautyMama’s Hair Rules for Moms by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Contributor Michele Brown of BeautyMama writes: I don’t want to be dramatic, but motherhood is a doozy on your body and your beauty. Not a permanent doozy, mind you. G ... Read on »
Princess Charlene of Monaco gives birth to twins, and Will ‘n Kate take New York by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty   Princess Charlene of Monaco has given birth and the gossip was correct: she had twins! What’s fun is that she had a girl and a boy (little Princess Gabriella Thérèse ... Read on »
Big Day, Big Deal! (Or, How It Took Me Nearly 6 Years to Get Another Book Contract) by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I signed my book contract today: I’m officially a member of the HarperCollins family again! It’s funny how dreams rarely manifest the way you initially envisioned them ... Read on »
Ramble: It’s December already?! by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty It’s Christmas already in the Courtney household! Normally, Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays (THE favorite holiday?), but this year everything was too hect ... Read on »
Bio Oil for Stretch Marks and Dry Winter Skin by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Suffering stretch marks? You might try Bio-Oil, an oil I’ve been using the past several months and am absolutely in love with. Now, first off, I must confess: I’ve nev ... Read on »
Eau Thermale Avene Hydrance Optimale Hydrating Serum by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty My skin has never been very dry (scratch that: at times, it’s been so oily as to resemble a BP spill) but the older I get, the more finicky it becomes. The past coupl ... Read on »
Fresh Blonde (and it’s my wedding anniversary!) by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Fresh blonde: is there anything better? These past few years, my hair has steadily been going gray at the roots. I’m starting to make peace with the fact that I’m ... Read on »
Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Collection by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty   I’m always on the lookout for amazing drugstore intensive conditioners. When you color, straighten, curl and blow-dry your dry hair into oblivion, you need to h ... Read on »
Pevonia Enzymo-Spherides Peeling Cream Mask by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Ask any dermatologist or aesthetician what you should be doing for your skin (but probably aren’t) and they’ll likely give you the same response: exfoliate, exfoliate ... Read on »
Kiehl’s Original Musk Blend No. 1 Bath & Shower Gel by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty If you like musky, sexy scents, it’s hard to imagine a better find than Kiehl’s Original Musk Blend No. 1 Bath & Shower Gel Liquid Body Cleanser . It’s oriental, wood ... Read on »
Review: Jane Iredale Powder-Me SPF Dry Sunscreen by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty If you read enough sunscreen articles, you’ll come across the same advice over and over: reapply SPF every two hours for maximum benefits. Seriously? Who does this? It ... Read on »
Confession: I am a Prince Harry stalker! (No, not really…) by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty From the 2011 archives, in case you missed it… File this under: totally embarrassing. When I was in London back in April, I spent my first few nights staying with ... Read on »
Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Capri: Why Must You Be Limited-Edition? by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty   The fragrance industry is notorious for churning out limited-edition juices based on their bestselling perfumes as a safe way to turn product. (I railed on the trend ... Read on »
New Beginnings by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty   Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about new beginnings. So much has happened in my life in the past 12 months–hell, the past 12 days!–that I haven’t been able to pu ... Read on »
Beauty Favorites | September 2014 by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Hey, better late than never, right? Read on »
Air New Zealand’s adorable new in-flight video starring Elijah Wood by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty God, I love Air New Zealand. Their Premium Economy is better than many other airlines’ business classes, they have friendly flight attendants and great New Zealand wine, a ... Read on »
Duchess Kate is back on the scene! by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Duchess Kate emerged yesterday for the first time in more than seven weeks, stepping out in London for a black tie event at the Natural History Museum, where she is a patr ... Read on »
From the Archives: Papa, je t’aime by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I’ve written at length about my mom, Nancy, but haven’t given much space to Papa Jolie, who’s obviously shaped and influenced my life in so many wonderful ways.  My Concor ... Read on »
Creative Renewal: Nadine Jolie Courtney coming October 27! by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty With Bryce Dallas Howard, my tablemate at today’s Variety Power of Women luncheon with Moroccanoil. (Queen Noor of Jordan was who I wrote as my inspiration on the Moroc ... Read on »
Princess Charlene of Monaco is pregnant with twins by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Photo: Getty Images We have a royal pickle! Princess Charlene of Monaco announced this week that she and Prince Albert are expecting twins. Happy news…except, sin ... Read on »