When is it time for a new pair of glasses?

Written by Lisa DiMauro | April 29th, 2016

squintingPerhaps I am the wrong person to ask because as far as I am concerned, the response is a clear and simple: often! However, I realize that because neither money nor glasses grows on trees – yes, I have checked multiple times – the following are simple rules to help guide you in answering that question in a more practical manner:

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Vitamin C for Better Eyesight

Written by Lisa DiMauro | February 25th, 2016


Spotlight on Vitamin C

Vitamin C is an antioxidant found in fruits and veggies. It is an essential nutrient that, when taken in proper quantities, has a ton of health benefits. Like any vitamin deficiency, a shortage of Vitamin C can be problematic and introduce a host of issues in the short- and long-term.

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Spotlight on Ray Ban: The Face of Cool

Written by Lisa DiMauro | December 17th, 2015

Use it or Lose it!

Written by Lisa DiMauro | December 14th, 2015

Beauty Tuesdays: Eye Love My Eyes

Written by Lisa DiMauro | December 1st, 2015


Makeup Hacks that will Rock your World

If you ever find yourself relying on your specs to make a fashion statement, I invite you to join the club. However, as my parents have always told me – “It’s what’s inside that really counts,” which I understand to mean you are absolutely not to put on a rockin’ pair of frames with anything less than a perfectly polished face. When reality is taken into consideration, however, it seems that most women always welcome an extra pointer or two on how to closer attain that perfect look. I can confidently count myself in that group. However, there are all sorts of tricks I have discovered along the way that I would love to share with you so that you too can feel put together without having to be a professional make up artist on call.

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Meet the JCPO Team – Thanksgiving Edition

Written by Lisa DiMauro | November 26th, 2015

Introducing the Fuego Collection with Latin-Inspired Recipes!

Written by Lisa DiMauro | October 16th, 2015

Drumroll please….

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Let’s Talk Fall Fashion

Written by Lisa DiMauro | September 24th, 2015

A Guide to Successful Labor Day Staycationing

Written by Lisa DiMauro | August 21st, 2015

The Mystery of Optical Illusions

Written by Lisa DiMauro | July 13th, 2015

Have you ever wondered how an optical illusion works? It has always mystified me so I decided to look into it. An optical illusion is literally the experience of seeing something either differently from how it actually appears or something that simply doesn’t exist! How wild is that? Optical illusions can use color, light and patterns to create images that can be deceptive to our brains. This phenomenon occurs because our brain is simply trying to determine what it is we are looking at and, in the process of attempting to make sense of it, an optical illusion is created. Apologies for the vision puns in advance, but this is something I had to look into.

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