Santa Cruz Good Times

Tuesday
Jul 29th
Text size
  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size

Skin Deep

blog_beauty1aI’ve tried every skin care product out there, from the pricey and unimpressive to drug store brands, and everything in between. I’ve got oily, sensitive, sometimes combination, occasionally acne-prone, and soon-to-be maturing skin. It’s a real blast. One day I’ve got a zit, another day flaky skin, a fine line here, an age spot there. For years, my skin has looked like a mess. In my search for the perfect solution to my skin care concerns, I finally stumbled upon what has been my across-the-board cure-all—Mario Badescu. Since using the brand full-time for the last four months, my cystic acne has ceased, my whiteheads are few and far between, my dry patches took a hike and even the small fine lines around my eyes seem to be on hiatus. I found a skincare line that works—and it works wonders. (By the way, no one is paying me to write this review. I’m speaking purely from my own experience.) I originally got started with the line by filling out an extensive online questionnaire at mariobadesu.com where someone got back to me within two weeks and sent me a bundle of samples to try. They were all perfect. Shortly blog_beauty1bafterwards, I discovered that the Beauty 360 in Santa Cruz (a new store adjacent to CVS on Mission Street) also sells the line. The staff at Santa Cruz’s CVS are specialized in the line and know it well. They’ll spend extensive time with you to ensure that you find what you’re looking for to solve your skin woes, and they’ll also send you home with a bunch of samples to try. (In future blogs, I’ll spotlight specific Mario Badescu products, including their effective acne line.) Mario Badescu offers a multitude of products including cleaners, moisturizers, serums, masks, scrubs and much more. It’s time to get skin deep.

 


Check out Mariobadescu.com or visit Beauty 360 (next door to CVS) at 1700 Mission St., Santa Cruz, 457-2560.

blog_beauty4 blog_beauty3blog_beauty4

Comments (2)Add Comment
...
written by Deva B., May 18, 2010
I'm obsessed with Mario Badescu products too, not only because they work so well but also because they're affordable. Thanks for spreading the word!
...
written by Alexis Meschi, May 17, 2010
Thank you so much for introducing me to this line! It's been amazing! I'm obsessed with it!

Write comment
smaller | bigger

busy
 

Share this on your social networks

Bookmark and Share

Share this

Bookmark and Share

 

Mars Enters Scorpio: The Nine Tests

Over the years I’ve mentioned the nine tests of Mars and Scorpio. The tests are given to everyone—unawakened, beginning to awaken, and the awakened. The purpose is to test our strength, courage, ability to adapt, discriminate and have discernment. To see if we are deceived by illusion or are “warriors triumphant, emerging from the battle.”

 

Final Cut

Cedar Street Video to close after 10 years at downtown location

 

Film, Times & Events: Week of July 25

Santa Cruz area movie theaters >

 

The Maestra Returns

Cabrillo Festival’s Marin Alsop is back to ‘rock the boat of tradition’
Sign up for Good Times weekly newsletter
Get the latest news, events

RSS Feed Burner

 Subscribe in a reader

Latest Comments

 

Time is Ripe

Local fruit harvests hit markets, Storrs Winery celebrates ‘Best White’, and a salt fix from heaven

 

I remember Santa Cruz when…

Santa Cruz | Librarian

 

Best of Santa Cruz County

The 2013 Santa Cruz County Readers' Poll and Critics’ Picks It’s our biggest issue of the year, and in it, your votes—more than 6,500 of them—determined the winners of The Best of Santa Cruz County Readers’ Poll. New to the long list of local restaurants, shops and other notables that captured your interest: Best Beer Selection, Best Locally Owned Business, Best Customer Service and Best Marijuana Dispensary. In the meantime, many readers were ever so chatty online about potential new categories. Some of the suggestions that stood out: Best Teen Program and Best Web Design/Designer. But what about: Dog Park, Church, Hotel, Local Farm, Therapist (I second that!) or Sports Bar—not to be confused with Bra. Our favorite suggestion: Best Act of Kindness—one reader noted Café Gratitude and the free meals it offered to the Santa Cruz Police Department in the aftermath of recent crimes. Perhaps some of these can be woven into next year’s ballot, so stay tuned. In the meantime, enjoy the following pages and take note of our Critics’ Picks, too, beginning on page 91. A big thanks for voting—and for reading—and an even bigger congratulations to all of the winners. Enjoy.  -Greg Archer, EditorBest of Santa Cruz County Readers’ Poll INDEX

 

Hunter Hill Cabernet Sauvignon

Smooth with soft tannins, this velvety crimson Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 is delicious and very drinkable.