Pilar Quintero has always lived a life that balances diversity with a strong sense of heritage and the power of the feminine. She was born and raised in Mexico City to an American mother and a Mexican father and is one of five daughters. Having a family with so many strong women surrounding her gave her a special perspective into what women want and need in their everyday lives.
She attended Mexico’s all women School of Hospitality (ESDAI) at the Universidad Panamericana where she obtained her degree in Administration and Hospitality. In 1991, Pilar married Ricardo and had four children (now ages 10 to 25). After the birth of her second child, Pilar ran a successful small business that
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Is winter weather wreaking havoc on your lips? If so, you’re not alone… A lack of oil glands in this delicate area is to blame for dryness and cracking, and cold temperatures and dry air indoors and out only make matters worse. The good news is, you can replenish much-needed moisture, smooth the flaking and pucker up comfortably with products that do all this—and more!
GlamGlow PoutMud Wet Lip Balm Tint ($19)
Get hydrated, rejuvenated subtly-tinted lips with this lip balm/lip color hybrid. Available in six hues that span the spectrum from pink to purple (with nude, peach and red in between), this treatment offers buildable color that stays put longer than most other tinted balms. T
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Looking for the edgiest of the edgy beauty products – look eastward. Japan and Korea have been at the forefront of innovative beauty products for years. The BB and CC cream craze just hit the U.S. in the last couple of years, but has been a staple in Asia for eons. Western consumers in-the-know, who are looking for high quality and special formulations, have been buying up cult Asian products online and in specialty boutique stores in the U.S. and abroad. And since Asian beauty products are always changing, sometimes it’s hard to keep up-to-date. Read on for a list of our old and new faves.
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From the beginning of time, women have used the glitter of gold to enhance their natural beauty. In medieval times, it was believed to be beneficial for health. Today, in addition to jewelry, bullion, dust and coins, gold is now used in gourmet foods and trendy drinks. Revel in your golden goddess with this roundup of fab-glam products to make you look like a million bucks!
Jane Iredale will transform you into a princess with her 24 Karat Gold Dust Powder. You’ll positively shimmer when you brush this on your cheeks, eyelids or décolleté. Heads will swi
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