Knours skincare Mom Sunday Spa Night

Mom Sunday Spa Night: Knours Skincare Based on Your Feminine Cycle

Hey Mamas,

I don’t need to tell you that your body and brain cells warp out of control, depending on the time of the month.

Finally, there’s a brand that actually incorporates the fluctuation in your hormone levels, to determine what is best for your skin at various times of your feminine cycle.

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For tonight’s Mom Sunday Spa Night, I’m pampering myself with Knours skincare an innovative brand that addresses the link between my feminine cycle and my skin, with the help a cool Knours app that serves as a period tracker that generates personal skin regimens and custom content tailored to my individual cycle.

Kuddos to the Knours skincare team for creating non-toxic products that incorporate age-old Korean remedies known to treat skin-care drama associated with PMS (pretty miserable skin!!), menopause and infertility.

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Shout out to my two favorite products in the collection:

  • Knours skincare Skin Meditation Gel Cream which combines peppermint essential oils, natural ceramide, and other non-toxic ingredient to help maintain skins’ best favial temperate, hydrate and calm skin from the daily stress of life and environmental conditions
  • Knours skincare Double Duty Mist which is a customizable toner with two layers that transforms to address complexion needs. The bottom layer has aloe vera water and botanicals to nourish skin, while top layer features jojoba oil to moisture. Shake to mix when the skin is flaky and dry or don’t’ share when skin is most sensitive and acne prone. (The app will tell you where your skin’s needs are, depending on your unique cycle).

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Mom Sunday Spa Night: Best Under Eye Mask & other Tips for Brighter Eyes

Hey Mamas,

In honor of tonight’s 90th Annual Academy Awards, I’m glamming up with the best under eye mask and watching the awards show in style.

(Yes, I have a babysitter and my hubby, in order to make this magical evening happen!

And, yes, my daughter is having a nasty temper tantrum and crying from her room while I wrap up this blog post. #MomLife )

But I digress. Here we are Mom Sunday Spa Night!

Grab your glass of Rose, and head to the bathroom vanity, with me, as I share my pick for the best under eye mask, plus my favorite beauty routine for creating red carpet worthy eyes.

Best Under Eye Mask

Oh K! Ginseng & Eucalyptus Under Eye Mask does the trick for tired mom’s seeking a boost of brightness and a powerful punch again puffiness. I’ve tried many eye masks, thus one has earned my Pam’s Pick approval for best under eye mask, hands down. Can I have Amen, mamas?

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Naturopathica Vitamin K Brightening Serum is quite possibly the best thing that happened to me while I was pregnant. It served me well during my months of nursing, and it continues to be a favorite and new #HustleLikeAMom duties prevent the required beauty sleep.

IT Cosmetics Brow Power Pomade helps to lift, sculpt and fortify brows, prepping them into tip top shape. Then, IT’s buddy, IT Cosmetics Brow Power Powder in universal taupe gives a completely natural filling of warm color to the brows. The combo frames the eyes,  and gives you a faux face lift. Yup, IT’s that fabulous.Younger Looking Brighter Eyes Pamela Pekerman

IT Cosmetics Perfect Lighting Radiant Touch Magic Wand is there when you haven’t made time the under eye mask or the brightening serum. Just like magic, the wand corrects all that needs to be corrected (and some days, that’s a heck-of-lot!!), evens out under eye tones and gives that much needed brightness to make eyes look youthful

Beauty by PopSugar is launching March 11st and you will love this thoughtfully crated collection of products, especially Thick+Thin Mascara which gives volume and helps you hit every hair with the right amount of mascara. Then there is that Online Liquid Eye Liner which totally does away with smudging thanks to wickedly smart gliding wheel delivery system. You have to check this one out, mamas! Lastly, the Beauty by PopSugar Eye Shimmer in Out of This World is the perfect glow for day or night functions.

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Sanctuary Spa Arizona Mom Pampering Getaway

Mom Pampering Getaway is Selfcare not Selfish, review Sanctuary Camelback Resort & Spa

Hey Mamas,

I love my at-home Mom Sunday Spa Night, but it’s also nice to plan a weekend pampering getaway.

Two weeks, I was able to scrape (yes, scrape) together child care for five days, in order to tack on a two-day pampering getaway onto an existing two-day charity gathering.

Back in October, when the Vasculitis Foundation decided to hold our board meeting in Scottsdale Arizona, I had no objections. Sun, sleep and the opportunity to spa-it-up in the dessert during winter in NYC – sign me up. (Side bar: this was when I still had some part time help I could call upon to fil-in when I needed to fly somewhere for work.)

Sanctuary Spa Arizona Mom Pampering Getaway

Sanctuary Spa Arizona Mom Pampering Getaway

Sanctuary Spa Arizona Mom Pampering Getaway

I’ll tell you more about the Vasculitis Foundation, my amazing late father, and my passionate commitment to empowering and educating the vasculitis community, in a post later this week.

For now, let’s talk about getaways. Whether we can plan them on a whim, or need to block out dates a year in advance, a solo spa trip, or moms-only getaway is a must for my mental sanity.

I need time to wake up to myself, tend to my own wellness with no thought of anyone else, be surrounded by women that understand my daily mama hustle, and spa-it up from head to toe.

The Sanctuary Resort & Spa in Scottsdale provided me with the perfect setting for complete relaxation – minutes away from breathtaking hikes, tranquil décor with views of the Praying Monk and Camelback Mountain, and let’s not forget their Asian-inspired spa.

The irony of the trip, is that my two and half days of pampering really amounted to less than one full day (thanks to food poising) but I made it work – night time spa appointment and a morning hike before our (went with my mama BFF, my sister

) flight back to New York City.

Whether it’s a one-day getaway at a local spa (here in NYC, I’ve heard great reviews of Sojo Spa Club) or a cross-country trek to the amazing Sanctuary Resort & Spa, a trip like this is like a major battery pack for your mind, body and soul.

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Sanctuary Spa Arizona Mom Pampering Getaway

For many of us, it’s not easy getting way, but this is where we need to involve our families and let them know how important it is for our sanity – yes, I mean sanity – to get some away time that is ALL ABOUT YOU.

As mothers, we are often giving without asking, protecting our family without protecting ourselves, nurturing without feeding our own souls. A pampering weekend isn’t selfish, it’s self-preservation and, yes, sanity salvation!

If you agree, I’d love to hear your comments.

Also, if you have a getaway you love, drop a comment and let our mama community know which wellness retreats or spas rock your world.

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BTL Ultra Femme 360, Reclaim Your Sexual Game

Hey Mamas,

Can we talk about that thing we never about?

Can we talk about the mama drama we experience in the bedroom after pushing out those babies?

Can we talk about women’s intimacy health issues?

Ladies, can we talk about sex, and enjoying it once again?

Recently, I completed a three-part series of  weekly treatments of BTL Aesthetics Ultra Femme 360. This procedure is the newest vaginal rejuvenation treatment that using radio frequency heat to stimulate collagen production and improve blood flow to the downstairs area. This helps heighten sensitivity – winning – while also improve the overall look of the external lips.

 

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It’s a non-surgical, virtually painless alternative to vaginoplasty and labiaplasty procedures.  BTL Ultra Femme 360 uses radio-frequency technology to heat internal and external tissues in your most intimate of areas.

A water ­based gel is applied to the skin of the downstairs area, and the radio frequency energy is delivered in pulses as a tip that looks just like male genitals is moved across the area.

The tip is inserted into your vaginal area, releasing heat in a full 360 uniform way. The heat helps the body’s natural processes to stimulate collagen production and restore the vaginal and vulvar areas to a more youthful, pre-pushing-out-baby status.

It takes about 8-minutes for the inner massage (ya, think of it as a heated massage), and 8-minutes for the external area. External is more for the appearance of your vaginal area, helping with labial remodeling. Goodbye floppy outer lips!

I did three sessions, spaced one to two weeks apart. You can do anywhere from 3-4 session to achieve the best results. I may opt to do a yearly maintenance treatment. We’ll see.

For now, I’m VERY happy.

BTL Ultra Femme 360 – What it Feels Like

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I didn’t experience any  irritation during or after the procedure. It simply feels like a warming sensation.

There were a few times when I felt the heat was too much, so my amazing nurse practitioner at JUVA Skin & Laser Center turned down the intensity. She also added more gel, which cooled off the area and I was able to continue in seconds.

Really, it’s so simple and easy, you can do this procedure during your lunch break or while you book a baby sitter for one hour. Ya, book that sitter and do this self-care essential. You and your sexual health deserve it!

BTL Ultra Femme 360 – Where it Helps

  • Increase Blood Flow to Clitoris

  • Increase Sensitivity & Improve Orgasm

  • Plump Outer Genital Lips 

  • Lift and Firm of External General Skin Folds 

  • Tightening of Vaginal Opening  

  • Improvement in Vaginal Lubrication

  • Improvement in Stress Incontinence

Obviously, results will vary. And, you must go to a reputable medical office.BTL Ultra Femme 360 Pamela Pekerman_1

If you’re in the New York City area, I strongly recommend visiting JUVA SKin & Laser Center. Their staff is attentive, friendly and super knowledgeable about the latest and greatest ways to keep it tight and sexy all over.

This was my first ever procedure, all-be-it non-invasive, and I was so hesitant. But, I knew I needed to address my intimacy health issues and provide myself with the utmost love and self care to enjoy bedroom activities.

Everyone at JUVA made me feel comfortable, and provided me with all the knowledge needed to be ready for, what turned out to be, a truly simple, safe and very satisfying experience.

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In addition to this procedure, I recommend every woman begin to incorporate pelvic floor exercises into your daily wellness routine.

We do not need to suffer with feminine intimacy issues, incontinence and other mama drama.

Start a conversation with your gynecologist or dermatologist or your physical therapist or your girlfriends about your body post baby. Help is there, you just need to be honest with what’s going on with your body.

Listen to your body. Love your body. Use your body, in good, sexual health!

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DISCLAIMER: This procedure was provided to be free of charge. I did not promise a positive review, but an honest review. All words and opinions are 100% my own. All benefits are 100% my own, too! You will NEVER read anything here that is not honest and vetted by me. No mama has time for bullsh*t.