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How to Look & Feel Great While Travelling

Aug 27 2019

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…

Does the world need another mineral foundation? Yes, if it looks like this!

Aug 30 2018

Once you feel it you’ll get it . . . This foundation is Different! We had a request from one of our international partners for us to create a mineral foundation for them.   This really put me in a tough spot because I really disliked powder and mineral foundations.  I was about to change my…

My favorite way to re-charge after a tough week (it’s quick, easy & inexpensive!)

Apr 13 2018

I travel a lot—I don’t think that’s any surprise to anyone who follows us at Genie Beauty!  I am on a trip overseas at least one week of every month and it can take a toll on my body, mind and SKIN!  There is a really nice ritual I do the night I return home…

Catching Better Zzzzzz’s

Feb 20 2018

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…

Made in America: Why it makes a difference.

Nov 15 2017

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…

Hydration is the Key to Beautiful Skin

Nov 1 2017

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…

5 Ways to Save Time in the Morning

Sep 7 2017

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…

7 Tips to Surviving the Rest of Summer!

Aug 3 2017

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…

How to Look Great in Photos This Summer

Jun 8 2017

It’s that time of year again . . . Graduations, weddings, reunions— the time when people take family photos. Lots of family photos. And unlike when I was growing up, now those photos can follow you around Facebook and Instagram F-o-r-e-v-e-r!  As women we are so hard on ourselves. I can always find some reason…

In 2017, our focus is on YOU!

Jan 4 2017

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…

Genie Beauty Press Launch for the Australian Market

Oct 14 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What a blast! After our last TVSN event in Australia, we spent the next two days meeting with the Australian women’s press, beauty press, beauty bloggers and influencers. I don’t know about you but I can’t think of anything better than spending all day with beauty-minded experts getting to introduce Genie Beauty to them! I…

Time is Flying By!

Sep 15 2016

Hello Genie Beauties! This photo of my sister and I seems like it was yesterday . . . we were in my Grandmother’s back yard in South Texas before the whole family went to church. I even remember the smell of the grapefruit trees! I don’t need to tell you that time is flying by…

Why the world needs another eyeliner . . .

Jul 20 2016

Maybe it all started with the singer Adele and her perfectly winged eyeliner . . . I tried to get the wing thing down and it took F O R E V E R . . . . so I decided it just wasn’t worth the time for me. But while I was experimenting .…

Grey Market Product

Jun 15 2016

I love a bargain as well as the next girl; but putting my health at risk for discounted skincare or cosmetics is just not worth it. A lot of buzz has been created by a recent article on website refinery29 (http://www.refinery29.com/2015/08/92495/gray-market-beauty-industry-dangers-precautions) about “grey market” beauty products and it really hit home for us at Genie Beauty.…

Behind the Scenes Secrets!

May 20 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_gallery interval=”3″ images=”1444,1445,1446,1447,1448,1449,1450,1451,1452,1453″ img_size=”medium”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]TVSN graciously invited us to attend their first ever “Live From LA” event! The Australia based TV shopping network broadcasted live right from the heart of Hollywood from a gorgeous rooftop on Sunset Blvd. We wanted to share with you the secrets behind TVSN’s incredible broadcast, how everything goes from rehearsal to…

50 YEARS!

Feb 19 2016

I turn 50 today. It’s hard to believe that that much time has passed . . . it seems like yesterday I was fresh out of school and dreaming about what my future would hold!  Today, my life today is so much more than I dreamed.  And for that I am incredibly grateful.    Over…

Cold Wet Snow = Dry Itchy Skin

Feb 19 2016

Rescue your skin . . . Here’s How! To say this winter has been crazy and atypical would be an understatement.  California’s been hit with cold temps and rain  . . . the east coast has been unseasonably warm and then hit with massive snow and the “in-between” states (I can say that because I’m…

Seven Steps to a Flawless Fall

Sep 15 2015

1. Buy just one thing with Fringe just so you don’t look like Rip Van Winkle. One of the top fashion trends this fall is fringe- whether you choose to have fringe on a handbag, on a bootie or a necklace; channel a little boho chic to give your look some Fall freshness. Here are…

7 Tips to Surviving the Rest of Summer!

Aug 15 2015

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 reason…

Beauty Hacks from the Pros

Jul 15 2015

Marie Claire Magazine recently published an article about the 30 makeup tips you have probably never heard of before from Makeup Artists all over the world! I picked out a few I thought are interesting and want to share them with you. “Add your favorite blush to the cheeks before you apply foundation for a…

Time is running out on your summer…

Jul 3 2014

Are you feeling panicky trying to capture all the moments of your summer? I know when August rolls around I get this panicky feeling of “oh no! I was going to go to the beach more this summer and have a big BBQ at my house and replant the flower beds in the backyard and…

Work & Play at TVSN Australia!

Jan 2 2014

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We just got back from beautiful Australia for TVSN airings. Right now it’s is summer in Australia so we were very excited to enjoy some sunshine in our free time (little did we know, the weather had another agenda.) Aussies enjoying the summer sun! We stayed at a beautiful hotel overlooking Manly Beach- when we…

Travelling Internationally and Meeting CAROLINA Herrera

Dec 10 2013

I went to meet my all-time favorite fashion icon, Carolina Herrera, in NYC. Travelling internationally has a certain jet set “ring” to it and I get teased by my friends and family that I HAVE to go to London or Milan or Paris again . .. I am extremely blessed and lucky and have worked…

Genie Beauty at Cosmoprof 2014

Apr 3 2013

In April, we attended Cosmoprof (the world’s largest beauty show) in Bologna, Italy.  It’s the perfect place for us to catch up with our international Genie friends, vendors, manufacturers, see new technologies, packaging AND see some really great new brand and product launches.  Here’s a peek at some interesting things we saw!
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