Author Archives: karenglidden

About karenglidden

My name is Karen Glidden and I’m the web content coordinator for Bliss. I will be the primary author of Bliss n Tell. For all your beautification needs, please refer to blissworld.com My background is not beauty related at all. I graduated from Boston University and worked at Starbucks for many years climbing their corporate ladder. Pre-Bliss, my idea of a milky cleanser was the residue left on my face after making cappuccinos all day. I’ve been with Bliss since October 2007 and have been converted into a product worshipper. I’m the MacGyver of skincare. I love inventing new uses to beauty products. You’ll find me putting toner on my legs to help with dry skin, wearing my glamour gloves on the subway to smooth my hands, and using skincare in my hair to tame flyaways. Oh, did I mention that I’m totally frugal. Yes, this little Bliss girl is a ‘recessionista’ for sure (hey, I still have student loans to pay off!) My skin type is normal. I’m not particularly breakout prone unless it’s stress related or hormonal. I’m not too oily, but sometimes dry all over depending on the weather. I’ve got an even skin tone and not too many fine lines, wrinkles, or hyperpigmentation. I have some sun damage from years of sun-worshipping sans SPF, my greatest skincare regret in life. My biggest skin concern are fine lines/wrinkles around my eyes and laugh lines around my mouth. Oh, and some uh….cellulite on my bum/thighs. Yes, I am human (you can stop pointing and laughing now, thanks!). My Favorite Bliss Product: I can’t choose just one. It’s a tie between Triple Oxygen Instant Energizing Mask and A Tan For All Seasons Triple Oxygen Instant Energizing Mask is my five minute beauty fix for just about everything (breakouts, dull/tired skin, dryness). A Tan For All Seasons is my best friend. It’s a stink-free tan in a can. I cannot live without a sun-kissed glow all year (without the UV damage, of course!)

How to say “bye bye” to blemishes

Zits, pimples, blemishes, breakouts….whatever you call ‘em, the only thing that matters is that they go away! Our secret weapons against blemishes are about become very public knowledge! 1. Triple Oxygen Instant Energizing Mask: It’s not only good for brightening … Continue reading

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Are you a committaphobe?

Are you feeling a little committaphobic (with your purchases, that is) lately? With the economy in an ultra super mega slump, it’s sometimes difficult to justify big purchases. I know I have a much easier time letting go of $30 … Continue reading

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Q & A with Miss Bliss

Q: Dear Miss Bliss, Thanks for the tips! If possible, can you elaborate on how long of a shelf life each type of product would have? I know generally the shelf lives of makeup, but wasn’t too sure about moisturizers, … Continue reading

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The R.E.S.T. Initiative

I had the fabulous opportunity to speak to Pamela Schein Murphy, founder and president of The R.E.S.T. Initiative. The mission of The R.E.S.T Initiative is not only to ease the chemotherapy experience through the application of complementary massage and bodywork, … Continue reading

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How to treat cellulite

What Causes Cellulite? In the past decade, there has been extensive research to clarify the possible causes of cellulite, and many agree on the following points: -fat cells swell due to fat storage -capillary walls become excessively permeable causing localized … Continue reading

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It’s not that easy being green

April is Earth Month, so what better time to focus on the green scene? Though we’re eco-conscious, we admit we’re not full-on save-the-world granola types. But we do love doing our part by sorting our bottles and cans, turning off … Continue reading

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Q & A With Miss Bliss

Q: Dear Miss Bliss, I found this entry from searching for more information on Remede’s High Energy Eye Contour Creme being discontinued. Was this brought back in another form or is there a new alternative for that now? I’m in … Continue reading

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