Category: Skin

The Toxic Trade in Fake Make-up

By Charlotte Kemp for the Daily Mail How counterfeit cosmetics containing dangerous levels of arsenic are being sold online to unsuspecting bargain hunters When Mandy Lanham saw her favorite foundation for sale online at a greatly reduced price she snapped it up — after all, few of us can resist a beauty bargain. The product… Read more »

How A Pigmentation Spot Forms

  Hyperpigmentation is a common challenge in the treatment room. One question we get frequently, is how exactly do spots and demarcations form? Of course there are a variety of factors that come into play here – overall health, stress levels, sun exposure, medications, and the list goes on. A breakdown of the process, however,… Read more »

How-To: Flawless Foundation

Achieve a perfect complexion with tips from National Makeup Artist Kate McCarthy as she shows you how to apply flawless foundation. Glominerals products are available at all three Simonson’s locations. Having trouble viewing the video above? Click Here.

How-To: Bright, Bold Lips

This spring, the biggest beauty statement is a rich, bold lip. Because this bold shade makes a bright statement, it’s important to keep the rest of your look clean and soft. Follow the steps below for the complete look: EYES 1. Apply Lid Primer from lashline to brow bone. 2. Lightly sweep bamboo Eye Shadow… Read more »

How-To: Acne and Blemish Cover-Up

Aging has a bad rap but we think growing older has some special benefits like wisdom, grace, and experience (just to name a few). However, we do understand that the skin issues associated with aging can be frustrating. While wrinkles and age spots are the most common issues associate with maturing skin, blemishes and acne… Read more »