Mode Monday | Cooling Down with skyn ICELAND


I’ve learned first hand that stress has an unrelenting effect on the way I look. When we’re stressed, hormones like cortisol, adrenaline and histamine wash into the blood stream and can wreak havoc on our skin. All that excess oil, breakouts, dehydration, and irritation lead to premature aging.

Lara of Pretty Connected partnered skyn ICELAND to host an evening of relaxation at Henri Bendel earlier this month to slow down and cool down with their Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gels, healthy Liquiteria juices, yummy gluten-free Kaked cupcakes, manis, and stress tests. Skyn’s hero product is the Eye Gels, cooling gel patches that infuse the eye area with concentrated doses of elastin to help firm and tone, hexapeptide helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, ginkgo biloba to improve blood flow and help reduce puffiness, and advanced antioxidants to help prevent future damage — a summer must-have.

I wore another one of Carly’s outfits to the event. She found me the perfect black linen blazer (Vintage Havana) and floral jeans (Black Sheep, sorry a boutique brand). Of course despite a room full of bloggers I didn’t get a full length pic but here are bits and pieces. You can find more photos on skyn ICELAND’s Facebook page and Pretty Connected’s.

Monica Marino Christine Tsang Jill Seiman

[with monica marino of marino bambinos and christine tsang of tineey]


Jill Seiman & Lara Eurdolian

Jill Seiman Lara Eurdolian Danielle Gray

[with lara eurdolian of pretty connected and danielle gray of the style and beauty doctor]

Jill Seiman

[linen blazer: vintage havana // jeans: black sheep (boutique brand) // judith ripka watch c/o QVC // bracelet & necklace: c/o stella & dot // nails: essie in the cab-ana]

If you’re linking up #MondayMingle, welcome! One participant this week will win a Beach Sun Hat in natural from Coolibar.

Have a glamorous week!

“Monday Mingle” is a weekly fashion/personal style link-up rotated between Momtrends, BonBon Rose Girls, and Glamamom.

{I was not compensated for this post. I received a goodie bag for attending the event. Post contains affiliate links. All opinions expressed herein are my own.}


  1. Looking lovely as always…that blazer really fits you like a glove!
    Looks like a cool event…
    Hope you had a nice relaxing weekend….

  2. Kristin
    Twitter: BonBonRoseGirls

    I love Vintage Havana. You look fab lady!
    Kristin recently posted..What to Wear to a Beach Wedding

  3. Looking fabuloussssssssssssssssssss
    SACRAMENTO recently posted..Butterflies

  4. You look pretty! It looks like it was an awesome event! I’d love some of that eye firming gel!! :)
    Aracely recently posted..Pastels

  5. Gorgeous! I love your outfit. Looks like an awesome event. (Anything with cupcakes is!)
    Alison @ Get Your Pretty On recently posted..Mom & Me Summer Style | The Children’s Place

  6. Looks like a fun evening with some great brands. Your outfit looks wonderful and I love the colour of your nails. Thank you for hosting :)
    April @ The 21st Century Housewife recently posted..Kinsale – A Beautiful Irish Seaside Town

  7. Tia
    Twitter: tialou75

    What an awesome event!!! I sooo need some stress relief!* Waving hi to my blogger bud Danielle*
    Tia recently posted..Tomboy

  8. Looks like a fab night out. I totally agree about stress and skin. When I am getting 6 hours and running around I really start to look OLD. When I dial back it really helps revitalize. You can’t have it all. Damn.
    Nicole Feliciano recently posted..Summer Style from Mark

  9. Janise
    Twitter: mamainheels_

    I couldn’t keep my eyes off of those cupcakes LOL! You looked really good…love the linen blazer!!!

    Janise recently posted..Date Night Encore

  10. The event looks awesome, one of the reasons I hate living in Chicago and not NYC! :D
    Tori | GlassesandGlitter recently posted..OOTD: Leather Jogging Pants

  11. Sounds like a fun event. You look fab as always!

    Jenny @ Babblings of a Mommy recently posted..A Look Ahead: My #FFFWeek Wardrobe

  12. It sounds like you had a good time! I love the linen blazer. I’m paranoid about wearing linen because it wrinkles so easily but yours looks wonderfully crisp on you!

    Spashionista (Alicia) recently posted..Something Old, Something New

  13. Alex
    Twitter: alexshook

    This looks like it was so much fun! I love skincare!
    Alex recently posted..Anthropologie Mural Maxi Dress at Sunset | Outfits

  14. I love a pampering event! You look great and LOVE the jewelry :).
    Tina @ My Highest Self recently posted..Oufit Post: Head in the Clouds

  15. Fab event! I need some under eye gels asap! I see my girl Danielle!
    Baby Shopaholic recently posted..Weekend Style: Cold Shoulder

  16. Fashion-isha
    Twitter: fashion_isha

    Am I too late to link up?? LOL I love hearing about new products. The event looks so fun!
    Fashion-isha recently posted..Tuesday Shoe Day: Shop My Favorite Summer Shoe Picks!

  17. Jill – It was so much fun hanging with you! You looked stunning as always. xx
    monica recently posted..A Playdate With Huggies {Sponsored}

  18. Looks like it was a great event! I am SO in the market for some anti-aging miracle right Thanks so much for hosting the linkup!
    Sherry recently posted..Fashion Informant: Navy and Coral by the Sea

  19. skincare and cupcakes, envious.
    Megan, The Frugalista Diaries recently posted..Hometown Hotspots With Fuze: Sarasota


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