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Buy This: Redken Color Extend Magnetics Color Captivating Treatment by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I have, one might say, an intensive conditioner problem. (I prefer to think of it as an intensive conditioner solution.) My thick, frizzy hair is in better shape than ... Read on »
I’ve been waiting forever to share this news with you… by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Long-time readers have noticed that I’ve been scaling back on the personal posts this year. It’s literally been the best year of my entire life, but I haven’t posted about ... Read on »
Set Your DVR: Erik and I are starring on the Bravo show Newlyweds: The First Year! by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Long-time readers have noticed that I’ve been scaling back on the personal posts this year. It’s literally been the best year of my entire life, but I haven’t posted about ... Read on »
2015. Let’s Do This. by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Good news: I’ve been rocking the Wisteria writing recently. My completed draft is due in a few months and I’m making serious progress. So many pages left means that pretty ... Read on »
Missing Our Honeymoon in Hong Kong… by Nadine H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Erik and I looked at the calendar a few days ago and realized that it’s been an entire year since we went to Hong Kong for our honeymoon – how time flies! We also traveled ... Read on »
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 »