SUMMER MAKEUP doesn’t have to be a chore.  Glo Minerals makeup contains SPF 15 in nearly all of their products (including blushes and shadows), so you don’t have to worry about the hot sun!  If you’re hitting the beach, county fair, or going on vacay this summer season, a little cream bronzer and waterproof mascara over your sunscreen goes a long way.  Glo Minerals makeup is quick and easy to use, and makes you look fresh.  Add a bright lip for a night out on the town!  

SUMMER MAKEUP doesn’t have to be a chore.  Glo Minerals makeup contains SPF 15 in nearly all of their products (including blushes and shadows), so you don’t have to worry about the hot sun!  If you’re hitting the beach, county fair, or going on vacay this summer season, a little cream bronzer and waterproof mascara over your sunscreen goes a long way.  Glo Minerals makeup is quick and easy to use, and makes you look fresh.  Add a bright lip for a night out on the town!

 

Women in their twenties have the freedom to not use too much product.  Their youthful skin has not yet been compromised with sunspots and fine lines.  So staying protected from the sun is of the utmost importance at this age.  I’m never outdoors without bringing along my COOLA SPF 30 lip balm and a tube of SPF 20 Rose Essence Tint to protect from the sun while helping with oil-control and unwanted shine. If you’re heading to the beach this summer, you’ll probably still want to apply a little makeup before hitting the sand with your friends.  Be sure to set your makeup with our SPF 30 Makeup Setting Spray to give your young skin extra protection against sun and sweat!  And don’t forget your travel size Evian facial spray to help you stay cool and fresh-faced all summer long.

Women in their twenties have the freedom to not use too much product.  Their youthful skin has not yet been compromised with sunspots and fine lines.  So staying protected from the sun is of the utmost importance at this age.  I’m never outdoors without bringing along my COOLA SPF 30 lip balm and a tube of SPF 20 Rose Essence Tint to protect from the sun while helping with oil-control and unwanted shine.

If you’re heading to the beach this summer, you’ll probably still want to apply a little makeup before hitting the sand with your friends.  Be sure to set your makeup with our SPF 30 Makeup Setting Spray to give your young skin extra protection against sun and sweat!  And don’t forget your travel size Evian facial spray to help you stay cool and fresh-faced all summer long.

          Summer makeup is not an easy subject for a 40+ mother of two boys living in a quiet Southern California town. Let’s face it, if we tone it down any more we would have to reverse make up … and I don’t even know what that means. But this is what I do know: if you like makeup (I adore it) and want to wear something without looking too done-up, there are a lot of products out there that you can be thankful for.

          A great face can start with a great primer. Luminos Moisturizer by KEYS is amazing.  This is 100% natural, and the scent will let you know it (it’s almost medical). It is fab for a complexion that needs more moisture for a little evening out. It really helps with redness, too. Next I like applying the ever-so-light Glo Minerals Sheer Tint Base. Then I add Glo Minerals Contour Kit in medium-dark. Finally I add some brows and mascara. Maybe a bright summery lip, and voila! I am ready to sweat in the park with my kids. Just add some eyeliner to go to dinner with the husband.  Simple as that!

Whoops, I did it again. That’s right I said it.  Brittany-inspired lyrics that remind me of a tan toned stomach of my youth. Back in those days I had a close friend that I still quote, “If you can’t tone it, tan it.” And I did…the worst was the tanning bed. Who does not love being tan? There have been years between those days and now that I have taken care of my skin. But I still slip up. For a person that just got her first basal cell cancer removed you would think that I would be diligent about the sun. But it is a perfect Southern California beach day, the kids rush out of the car towards the water, and I slather on sunscreen once and ignore my skin the rest of the day. Ouch! It is time to cover up. Not just for other people’s sake, but for the health of my skin. But wearing a full sunscreen shirt sounds itchy. And the tiny umbrella that gives you a 2 feet diameter just won’t do. So after my cancer removal and my first summer season burn I took one of our Lovin’ Summer beach tents from the studio and was completely protected. Yes I put Coola Sunscreen on, yes I put COCOOIL spf 15 on my legs, but the best protection for me is staying out of the sun altogether. Which the tent did so well!

Whoops, I did it again. That’s right I said it.  Brittany-inspired lyrics that remind me of a tan toned stomach of my youth. Back in those days I had a close friend that I still quote, “If you can’t tone it, tan it.” And I did…the worst was the tanning bed. Who does not love being tan? There have been years between those days and now that I have taken care of my skin. But I still slip up. For a person that just got her first basal cell cancer removed you would think that I would be diligent about the sun. But it is a perfect Southern California beach day, the kids rush out of the car towards the water, and I slather on sunscreen once and ignore my skin the rest of the day. Ouch!

It is time to cover up. Not just for other people’s sake, but for the health of my skin. But wearing a full sunscreen shirt sounds itchy. And the tiny umbrella that gives you a 2 feet diameter just won’t do. So after my cancer removal and my first summer season burn I took one of our Lovin’ Summer beach tents from the studio and was completely protected. Yes I put Coola Sunscreen on, yes I put COCOOIL spf 15 on my legs, but the best protection for me is staying out of the sun altogether. Which the tent did so well!

                  SPOTLIGHT  ON  BEEKMAN   Beekman 1802 was founded in 2008 is now considered “the fastest growing lifestyle brand in America.”  The two owners collaborate with New York farmers, craftspersons & artisans to produce most of their products. Why Glo West Loves It:  “Clean and simple.  Just like country life.”  Beekman’s bar soaps contain cocoa butter and goat milk (which works as a natural anti-inflammatory… we never knew that!) and are free of harsh ingredients, like sulfates, parabens, petroleum, and phosphates.

                  SPOTLIGHT  ON  BEEKMAN

 

Beekman 1802 was founded in 2008 is now considered “the fastest growing lifestyle brand in America.”  The two owners collaborate with New York farmers, craftspersons & artisans to produce most of their products.


Why Glo West Loves It:  “Clean and simple.  Just like country life.”  Beekman’s bar soaps contain cocoa butter and goat milk (which works as a natural anti-inflammatory… we never knew that!) and are free of harsh ingredients, like sulfates, parabens, petroleum, and phosphates.

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Spotlight:

                       

 Ethics Supply Co.

"Ethics Supply Co centers around products that are adventure inspired, ethically made and founded from a passion for great design. We seek to offer goods that are handcrafted here in the U.S.A. ethically sourced and based on the premise that there is a place at the table for both the craftsman and the consumer.

 

Oftentimes we find our inspiration from the trails we love whether they be found in our own backyard or more exotic locations, that have offered us respite and rejuvenation from the daily grind. We are striving to bring those trails into the home through scent as well as purposeful decor that can be translated from the wilderness we are so fond of to a more urban environment."

 

        Need some tips to stay hydrated this summer?  Drinking water goes a long way, but can only do so much for our skin.  Adding a few simple steps to your skincare regimen every day can make a huge difference.          People with dry skin think they need to slather on tons of heavy-duty products.  But instead, try to find just a few ultra-moisturizing serums and creams that will hydrate you without weighing your skin down.  We recommend YON-KA’s Invigorating Mist with 5 essential oils to tone and hydrate.  Follow up with YUBE’s Moisturizing Skin Cream and a spritz of GLO THERAPEUTICS Refreshing Mist and you’re out the door and ready for your summer adventures!

        Need some tips to stay hydrated this summer?  Drinking water goes a long way, but can only do so much for our skin.  Adding a few simple steps to your skincare regimen every day can make a huge difference.

         People with dry skin think they need to slather on tons of heavy-duty products.  But instead, try to find just a few ultra-moisturizing serums and creams that will hydrate you without weighing your skin down.  We recommend YON-KA’s Invigorating Mist with 5 essential oils to tone and hydrate.  Follow up with YUBE’s Moisturizing Skin Cream and a spritz of GLO THERAPEUTICS Refreshing Mist and you’re out the door and ready for your summer adventures!

IT’S ALL ABOUT FALL! … even though we’re in July. Well, fall is coming faster than we think. What I love is that the looks of fall mirror the looks of summer, but with a little more of a punch. Peachy cheeks. Dark lips with wavy hair. Great cat-eyes and metallic shadows. These are on all of the runways and they can be ours for the fall.

My all time favorite trend is the cat-eye. It is such a classic. I am so thankful it hasn’t disappeared yet! There is nothing sexier than a perfect swipe of liner that plays up the lash line. Add a great pair of 23 Lashes or a little BLINC mascara to your lash extensions (the best invention ever) and let’s go. It’s never too much if it is tastefully done.

GLO MINERALS cream eyeliner in Ebony with a pretty shadow can be soft and romantic. Or if you’re feeling wild, add Merlot Jeweled Eye Pencil over the liner for some edge!

         Hydration is all we hear and read about nowadays. Stay hydrated! Does that mean drinking an excess of water? I mean, at some point your cells cannot physically accept another molecule of water. I see gallons of water being consumed by people all day long. But these people do not necessarily look more hydrated than others. So if you want your complexion to look dewy and hydrated, what does it take?           Having been a hairdresser in Southern California for most of my life, I have heard and seen almost everything for hydration. From sucking on precious salts and drinking extra-oxygenated h2o, to IV’s with special fluids that give you longevity. Which are all probably great! But I feel that one of the most important things we need to utilize that will plump up the skin, and make it look dewy and hydrated, is a great skin routine.  The second is consuming a normal amount of water… I know I was just complaining about that, but within reason people! And the worst would be to drink a little less booze, too. So let’s hydrate with a great moisturizer, and a facial spray. Maybe a few serums, and leave the IV’s at the doctor’s office.... but I still want to try the salt…   Summer moisture in Southern California: Tried and true Yon-Ka hydrating creams and serums with a couple of mid day sprits of a hydrating facial spray like Evian or Glo Therapeutics moisturizing spray!  

         Hydration is all we hear and read about nowadays. Stay hydrated! Does that mean drinking an excess of water? I mean, at some point your cells cannot physically accept another molecule of water. I see gallons of water being consumed by people all day long. But these people do not necessarily look more hydrated than others. So if you want your complexion to look dewy and hydrated, what does it take?

          Having been a hairdresser in Southern California for most of my life, I have heard and seen almost everything for hydration. From sucking on precious salts and drinking extra-oxygenated h2o, to IV’s with special fluids that give you longevity. Which are all probably great! But I feel that one of the most important things we need to utilize that will plump up the skin, and make it look dewy and hydrated, is a great skin routine.  The second is consuming a normal amount of water… I know I was just complaining about that, but within reason people! And the worst would be to drink a little less booze, too. So let’s hydrate with a great moisturizer, and a facial spray. Maybe a few serums, and leave the IV’s at the doctor’s office.... but I still want to try the salt…

 

Summer moisture in Southern California:

Tried and true Yon-Ka hydrating creams and serums with a couple of mid day sprits of a hydrating facial spray like Evian or Glo Therapeutics moisturizing spray!

 

                                            SPOTLIGHT  ON  BARR-CO   Barr-Co’s body lotion is more than 98% natural.   It’s made with aloe, shea butter, and colloidal oatmeal, which is known to soothe irritated and itchy skin with the added bonus of a protective barrier that helps retain moisture.   Why Glo West Loves It:  The blend of milk, oatmeal, vanilla, and vetiver is perfect for dry skin during these hot summer days.  The scent is mild yet relaxing, and we love the fact that Barr-Co uses many natural ingredients!

                                

           SPOTLIGHT  ON  BARR-CO

 

Barr-Co’s body lotion is more than 98% natural.   It’s made with aloe, shea butter, and colloidal oatmeal, which is known to soothe irritated and itchy skin with the added bonus of a protective barrier that helps retain moisture.

 

Why Glo West Loves It:  The blend of milk, oatmeal, vanilla, and vetiver is perfect for dry skin during these hot summer days.  The scent is mild yet relaxing, and we love the fact that Barr-Co uses many natural ingredients!

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lovin' summer

These luxurious oversized towels are designed in Australia with beach and pool lovers in mind.  Essential for your summer adventures.   These soft, durable round towels are our new favorite summer obsession!

Made from 100% cotton with lush velour top, terry reverse, and tassel detail.

 

S t o r e    H o u r s . . .

M: Closed

T: 10-5

W: 10-5

Th: 10-5

F: 10-6

Sat: 10-6

Sun: 12-4