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Shannon N.

Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania
I am the author of the beauty blog, A Girl's Gotta Spa!, public speaker on social media at beauty industry conferences and social media consultant to beauty brands.
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Winter Weather Skin Care Tips from The Spa at Ravella by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Guest post from The Spa at Ravella located at Ravella at Lake Las Vegas : Cooler weather can lead to dry, flaky skin. Here are two tips from The Spa at Ravella, one fo ... Read on »
Makeup Review: Boots 17 Falsifeye Mascara by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I am a mascara addict. If there is one thing I will not leave the house without, it is a quick coat of mascara on my lashes. I’m fine with nothing else on my face. So I ... Read on »
Redness-Relieving Moisturizers For a Gorgeously Even Complexion by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty If you’re like me and have sensitive skin that’s prone to redness — and not in a sort of subtle, sweet rosy-cheeked sort of way — you know how tough it can be to cover i ... Read on »
Global Beauty with styleVISA by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty If you can believe it, I don’t own a passport. I’m envious of my friends jet setting around the world and bringing back unique fashion and beauty finds. But now I found ... Read on »
Skin Care Review: Arperio Natural Green Tea by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty It’s officially November, and I’ve finally traded in my signature iced coffee for a more autumnal alternative – green tea. Besides the sheer comfort that curling up with ... Read on »
Makeup Review: GloMinerals GloBlush by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I find myself in the market for a new blush only every so often. Like most women, I have my staple products that I know and love (hel-lo Nars Torrid blush), but I do lik ... Read on »
Aqua Glycolic Toner: the ultimate anti-aging product? by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty by Copley, TIA staff writer If I was ever curious about what rock-bottom would look like for my skin, all I had to do was look in the mirror. Flaming red bumps had s ... Read on »
Brow Review: Gee Beauty at Bal Harbour Shops, FL by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty It’s no secret that since moving from Minnesota to Florida exactly one year ago I’ve experienced my share of brow challenges. Not knowing where to go, I’ve taken the adv ... Read on »
Review: Anastasia Beverly Hills Holiday 2011 by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty  “If your eyes are the windows to your soul, your eyebrows are the curtains.” I’d like to thank the anonymous beauty babe who came up with that bit of wisdom – and I’m s ... Read on »
What Are These Bumps on My Skin? Explanation by Celebrity Esthetician Renée Rouleau by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I don’t know about you, but I’m kind of a hypochondriac when it comes to my skin. I’ve known too many people who’ve had melanoma or some sort of skin cancer, developed L ... Read on »
Pros and Cons of Shellac and LED Gel Manicures by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty When I first heard about Shellac and LED gel manicures, I was over the moon excited. I could finally have polish on my nails sans chipping and polish peeling for more than ... Read on »
Salma Hayek Nuance Spot Correcting Treatment by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I recently got to know Salma Hayek’s new Nuance range by starting with the Facial Serum.  After three weeks, I gave up on it, concluding that it nothing for me. Nothi ... Read on »
Deborah Lippmann Gets Festive with Holiday Glitter Polishes by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty As a nail polish addict, I’m a big fan of Deborah Lippmann – and I’m not alone! Deborah’s trend-making lacquers are always the “it” shades on every runway, cover shoot a ... Read on »
Beauty Q & A with Candice Kelly of WBRE by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Candice Kelly is the evening news anchor for NBC affiliate, WBRE . She’s also someone I found I have a lot in common with when it comes to our beauty and makeup history ... Read on »
Meeting Ada Polla: CEO of Alchimie Forever by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty This past August I had the chance to meet Ada Polla , the CEO of Alchimie Forever , while at Cosmoprof North America . I have to admit, I was slightly nervous going to m ... Read on »
Equip Yourself with Kiehl’s Super Fluid Sunscreen – Not Just For Summer by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I’ll admit it – as important as it is to my skin and to my overall health, the idea of sunscreen still makes me cringe. The goopy texture, the overwhelmingly summery sme ... Read on »
A Girl’s Gotta Spa! Celebrates 6 Years of Blogging (and a Giveaway) by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Monday, October 24th, was a pretty busy day. Then about 9pm it hit me…something amazing happened on this date 6 years ago. I opened a Blogger account and launched A Girl ... Read on »
Estrogen Applied Topically and Benefits for Skin by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Recently, I decided to take a look at estrogen as an anti-aging skin care ingredient. I’m confining my research to topical estrogen and what its positive effects – if an ... Read on »
7 of the Top Bloggers: Where Are They Now? by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty As you know, this month marks 6 years that I have been writing A Girl’s Gotta Spa! To have not only survived the blogosphere, but weather many personal and professional up ... Read on »
Clinique Lid Smoothie Antioxidant 8-Hour Eye Color by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Clinique’s Lid Smoothie Antioxidant 8-Hour Eye Color ($19.50) is a creamy eye shadow that promises no creasing for up to eight hours and says it will “coax fine lid l ... Read on »