The Kimberly Hotel, a Gem in the Heart of New York City

On a recent trip to New York City, we had the pleasure of staying at the Kimberly Hotel, a luxury boutique hotel in the heart of Manhattan.  It has recently made Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List 2013. I’ve always preferred boutique over large corporate chain hotels because I love to appreciate the beauty and character in the details. The details at the Kimberly hotel were all about European flair, lucky me.  The “Upstairs” rooftop was an amazing spot for an early morning breakfast with a view. Being as beauty obsessed as I am, I always check out the hotel’s bathroom products. I was delighted to see Neutrogena and Bath & Body Works products in this one. On our tour of the hotel, we learned that the owner named it after his daughter. We also learned that some celebrities that have stayed at the Kimberly Hotel include Jennifer Hudson, Lauren Dern and Mira Sorvino. I would definitely recommend the Kimberly Hotel to anyone who wants to be in the middle of all that NYC has to offer from Broadway to Central Park. Follow the Kimberly Hotel on Facebook and Twitter and if your name is Kimberly, you’re in luck!

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Face Off: Take the Neutrogena Ultra Gentle Daily Cleanser 7-Day Challenge

Living in the dry and hot desert that is Las Vegas for the past five years I’ve had to revamp my daily cleansing routine to stand up against the triple digit heat. I need deep cleansing that doesn’t strip my skin of its natural moisture. So when I was recently offered to try the new Neutrogena Ultra Gentle Daily Cleanser for a week, I quickly accepted the challenge.


The Neutrogena Ultra Gentle Daily Cleanser is formulated with a patented technology which removes 99 percent of excess oil, dirt and even makeup, while preserving the skin’s delicate moisture barrier. It doesn’t leave behind a film or residue leaving my skin clean and smooth, not taught and dry. It also helped with my acne – it was gone in one week! I love that I don’t have to overdose on heavy moisturizer after using it and I’ve noticed that my makeup lasts longer throughout the day.

Are you up for this beauty challenge? You have nothing to lose but excess dirt and oil. Pledge to take the challenge and receive a $2 off coupon. If you take your own assessment, you’ll receive a $3  off coupon when you purchase Ultra Gentle Daily Cleanser and Ultra Sheer Sunscreen. The Ultra Gentle Daily Cleanser retails for $8.99.

I received a sample of Neutrogena Ultra Gentle Cleanser for review by the PR rep.