How many times do you come home after a crazy busy day and now you have to come up with an idea for dinner? (besides the always fantastic but often boring idea of going out or ordering in).  This recipe only take 15 minutes of your time (then it’s in the oven for 20-30) but…

My 7 Top Secrets to Looking & Feeling Great While Travelling My partner Ross made the mistake of telling me that over the last 5 years we have spent 6 months in Australia on business!  What?! And that’s just one country we travel to on a regular basis.  We travel internationally about one week out…

When I was a teenager, I always argued for “10 more minutes” at bedtime to talk to a friend or polish my fingernails or waste time in a variety of different ways. I still find myself stealing those extra 10 minutes, which in no time become 30, as I put dishes away, read another chapter…

Do you know where your beauty products are manufactured? It’s really important.  A recent experience opened my eyes to a beauty industry issue that’s becoming a troubling trend. While checking out a very popular “all American” brand at a major department store, I was shocked to discover one of their iconic products is now being…

The harsh, dry effects of winter are showing up on our faces! Between the cold winter air outside and the overly heated interiors, your skin can look dull and dehydrated (wrinkles!). So here are FIVE tips on how to retain moisture in your skin: Make sure you are using skin care products that contain a…

All of us have a lot going on and who doesn’t want to get out the door faster or at least more organized every morning?  I live in California and we do business in Europe as well as Japan and Australia so if want to talk to any of our partners I have to be…

I thought everyone might need a little boost to make it through to the end of summer. Here are Seven tips to help you keep your cool for the remainder of the summer . . . 1) Remember Sunscreen-I know this sounds obvious but I want to remind you because it is the number one…

Now that the rush of the holidays is over, I have been focusing on how we are going to improve Genie Beauty for you in 2017. What we do well and what we need to do better. I had two experiences this year with Christmas gift shopping (one at a popular home-wares store and the…