MEET GAVIN McLEOD-VALENTINE – FACIALIST TO THE STARS
With an A-list roster of clients including Cate Blanchett, Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore, Kim Kardashian-West, Mandy Moore, Amanda Seyfried, Allison Janney, Debra Messing, Olivia Coleman, Laura Linney, Kristen Bell, Michelle Yeoh, Erika Janye, Edgar Ramirez, Helena Bonham-Carter, Gwendoline Christie, and Susan Sarandon, Gavin McLeod-Valentine is a, if not THE, facialist to the stars.
McLeod-Valentine, the director of studio services at Intraceuticals, came about this career organically. Plagued by acne during his younger years, he was frustrated and on the verge of becoming a shut-in when a colleague suggested he try some of Intraceuticalâ€™s low-weight hyaluronicÂ serums.
FOODS TO LIFT YOUR FACE AND SPIRITS
There has been a major backlash during the first days of 2013 with detoxes falling hopelessly out of favor. The reasons being are several-fold: first of all, who really can give up flour, dairy, meat, fish, alcohol, and caffeine, and embrace deprivation, hunger, and kale when the previous monthâ€™s diet has consisted of a steady stream of eggnog? And on a results-driven level, does giving up everything good really help your health and ultimately, your skin?
A cautionary tale:Â about 12 years ago, I embarked on a four-week detox, giving up all of the aboveâ€”and, as it turned out, my sense of humor.Â Sure, I lost weight, but not the good kind on my muffin-top. Instead I lo
LOOK LIKE A STAR WITH THESE CELEBRITY ENDORSED HITS
For the past fifteen years, Iâ€™ve been following celebrities as an editor at the national tabloids. So you might say that celebrities are my life â€“ and my livelihood. So I thought a roundup of the products they endorse might prove interesting. Here are some of todayâ€™s hottest stars and what they use to enhance their natural beauty.
THE HOT WIFE
No doubt about it, Julianna Margulies, 45, star of hit series The Good Wife stays hotÂ with Lâ€™Oreal Paris Revitalift Clinical Repair 10 Day/Night Cream Moisturizer. This anti-aging multi-complex repair cr