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12.14.2008
i'm getting ready to take mod*tot to the oscars parties in february.
this is my 1st oscars + i'm so excited, so i'm preparing early.
i wanted to remove some sun damage brown spots on my cheeks, so
i had a laser photo facial $400 at the loveliest spa in palo alto skinspirit by co-owner + mother of 2, cara. she also has a location in walnut creek.
it was a lot easier than i thought + your face isn't red afterwards, but you do have to wait about 2 weeks for the dark spots to break up + move to the surface + go away. obagi sent me a set of products to enhance the treatment $450, but i was concerned about hydroquinone in 2 of the products, because its carcinogenic + banned in canada + france, so i checked with my oncologist, about the 4% hydroquine in 2 of the products + she said it was ok to use them for under 2 months.

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i'm feeling like a glamorous movie star in my new cinzia crystal glasses.
i love the illustration on the cinzia homepage, it's a jeffrey fulvimari.
also, i have had a hard time blogging since this summer, because my once exceptional eyesite has deteriorated noticeably for closeup reading. so i've been on the hunt for fabulous reading glasses. i love cinzia's readers. you don't need an Rx, but you could fill these frames. here are my favorites:
lace green or orange, electric purple, twisties clear, uptown aqua.

by ~mod*mom~ at 14.12.08 ©

12 Comments:

Ooh, love those glasses. Thanks for the tip Mod Mom.

And do tell more about the Oscars parties...

By Blogger Mom101, at 12/15/2008 5:53 AM  

I need reading glasses too! Thanks for Cinzia tip and have a great time at the Oscars. Let's see pictures

By Anonymous Jeannie, at 12/15/2008 7:55 AM  

Those shades are hot... and I am glad your treatment went well.

By Blogger Petula, at 12/15/2008 8:14 AM  

I want those for skiing!

By Anonymous Arne, at 12/15/2008 11:05 AM  

Hi Modmom,
I am a stylist and have been reading your blog for over two years. May I recommend checking out Salt glasses. They are in southern California and have high quality specs that are cool. They sent me some for a Weezer shoot. Nice people too.
Let me know if you need a contact info.

By Anonymous Houston Sams, at 12/15/2008 11:28 AM  

hi wonderful pals!
thanks for the tips + interest in my oscar makeover!
wow houston! what an amazing portfolio! you're so talented!
i'm also searching for the best cameras for my trip.

By Blogger modmom, at 12/15/2008 11:32 AM  

How's your facial working?

By Anonymous SuzetteM, at 12/15/2008 6:28 PM  

I'd love to win. How do I enter the giveaway?

By Blogger Emily N., at 12/16/2008 9:58 PM  

i have a great pair of ic!berlin glasses which have fully flexible frames. the arms can snap off and snap back on again, and if you sit on them, stand on them, or feed them to your dog, they are pretty indestructable.
they are beautifully light to wear and after 7 years i still get comments everywhere i go.

By Anonymous zose, at 12/17/2008 2:01 AM  

Congratulations on your Oscar gig!

By Blogger Bonggamom, at 1/01/2009 8:24 PM  

good to hear good news about you going to a Oscar=]
krazkat13@yahoo.com

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 2/13/2009 5:02 AM  

I want those for skiing!

By Anonymous Deals Hunt, at 9/29/2009 8:56 PM  

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