Guest Contributor: Miss Cozy

As the air gets drier in the colder weather, it’s time to start moisturizing to the max!  Might also want to switch to heavier creams during this time of year.  This doesn’t necessarily mean you have to change lines or companies, since most skin-care lines have a variety of products to meet different needs. Switching between lighter to heavier creams, can rejuvenate your whole skin-care process. Now is a good time to try lotions that contain alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs), such as glycolic or lactic acid, which are highly recommended to reverse dry skin and invisible lines at a deeper level.

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If you have the chance, try to stop by one of these great events this weekend:

Los Angeles, CA – One of the American Film Institute’s high-profile film festivals is once again here, in Hollywood: the much-anticipated AFI Fest. Running from November 4th-11th, the festival and related events will take place at: The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, The Egyptian Theatre, The Mann Chinese 6 Theatres, and Grauman’s Chinese Theatre (home of the nightly red carpet premieres). For the second year in a row, AFI Fest will offer free tickets to all of its screenings, with the support of event sponsor Audi. Check the AFI website for more information on getting your free tickets. Click here for more info or call 866-AFI-FEST for more info on Patron Packages and Passes.

Denver, CO – The fourth annual Denver Arts Week is November 5-13, 2010. Denver Arts Week will celebrate the Mile High City’s vibrant arts and cultural scene with more than 200 events and a kickoff weekend featuring “Know Your Arts First Friday” art walks in eight neighborhoods; more than a dozen free museums hosting extended hours on a Saturday night; and Denver’s on Stage offering week-long discounts, deals, and extra special programming by performing arts organizations.  Click here for more info.

Atlanta, GA – Learn to create Mexico’s most famous moles at home this Monday, November 8th 2010 at Rosa Mexicano’s Día de los Muertos Mole Cooking Demonstration and Luncheon. Attendees learn how to prepare three distinctive moles and enjoy a luncheon. The demonstration is $35 per person. Click here for more info or call 404-347-4090 for reservations

Detroit, Michigan – The 5th Annual Veterans Day Parade this Saturday, November 6th 2010 – gives Detroiters a chance to pay homage to its veterans as they march down Woodward Avenue to Hart Plaza. The parade is sponsored by the Metropolitan Detroit Veterans Coalition and is the only tribute in Michigan recognized by the VA – starting at Woodward Avenue & Temple – Downtown Detroit.  Click here for more info.

Long Island, NY – The New York Islanders Special Hockey Day is scheduled for Saturday, November 6, 2010 at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The all-day event, which starts at 1 pm, will feature Islanders alumni assisting developmentally disabled children and adults in an on-ice clinic and exhibition. The Islanders will host the Long Island Blues, the Island’s only developmentally disabled hockey team, and other members of the American Special Hockey Association. Tickets to the event are $35 and can be purchased by contacting Cliff Gault of the New York Islanders at (516) 501-6763. The tickets include admission to the Islanders-Flyers game that evening at 7 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Long Island Blues and New York State Disabled Hockey. Click here for more info.

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