Backstage Blog


Are Self-Tanners Safe

Are Self-Tanners Safe?  It’s a classic question, especially for us Austinites who get to enjoy a longer than average summer season: Is it better to bake it (sun tan) or to fake it (using self-tanners)? Here’s all the facts you need to know in order to make the decision that’s

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5 Secrets to Deliciously Youthful Lips

5 Secrets to Deliciously Youthful Lips.  “Look at those luscious lips…” They’re the focal point of your face… they let everyone know what you’re thinking, even when you’re quiet. You smile when you’re happy, pout when you’re upset, and bite your lips when you’re thinking. With all that use, is

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Your Quarantine Skin Care Routine

Social distancing… It’s hard to believe that this is our new norm, but here we are….  The practice of being forced indoors carries with it a number of interesting (and sometimes unpleasant) side-effects. One peculiar area that’s being impacted with all the “stuck at home-ness” is your skin. I’ve had

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7 Tips to Avoiding Chapped Lips 💋

Having chapped lips is the pits…  When your lips are painfully dry and flaky, sometimes it feels like an uphill battle to throw lip conditions in reverse and get them feeling nourished, hydrated and healed. And winter does little to help the matter – in fact, it typically just makes

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5 Ways To Reduce Your Holiday Stress

Hallmark tells us the now through January 1 should be a time of warm hugs, warm mugs of something tasty, and lots of quiet time spent by the fire…  But, let’s be honest – Instead of joy and connection and yuletide cheer, more often than not we’re in a constant

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What’s Better Than Filler? Collagen!

For the treatment of wrinkles and fine lines, there isn’t anything better than Botox… Is there? Botox can be an aesthetic and medical lifesaver, and has been used to treat wrinkles, headaches, and even Bell’s Palsy. But in the ever changing world of injectable filler, is it possible that something

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How to Avoid The Biggest and Most Common Skin Dilemmas

Put your best face forward at your next big event with these skin dilemma solutions Has this ever happened to you? You’ve got a big event on the books that you’ve been anxiously anticipating for weeks. You’ve got your wardrobe planned out and you’re ready to look your best and

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