#SKINBABE: Gwendolyn Rogers

  #SkinBabe Gwendolyn Rogers, Owner/Founder The Cake Bake Shop

#SkinBabe Gwendolyn Rogers, Owner/Founder The Cake Bake Shop

Each #SkinBabe will help us share confidence, gain confidence and inspire confidence!

There are women you meet and instantly say, "I want to know more about her!" Gwendolyn Rogers is one of those women for me. Gwendolyn is stunningly beautiful, witty and a #bossmom. I first met Gwendolyn when I featured her new business The Cake Bake Shop on FOX59 & CBS4. Gwendolyn's success story writes like a feel-good Hallmark movie script: She's been an avid & talented baker her entire life, baking cakes for her friends and family while staying home to raise her three sons and support her husband J.B. Rogers' successful career as a movie producer (Dumb & Dumber is on his resume!) Gwendolyn eventually decided to "go for it" and created a fancy cake business in Indianapolis that's expanding to another location at Carmel City Center next year. Gwendolyn's cakes are so popular and delicious that they caught Oprah's attention, yes Oprah. One of Gwendolyn's cakes (Mint Chocolate Chip Cake) just made Oprah's 'O' List April 2018 Edition Of 'The Oprah Magazine'! WOW! I've hosted my own birthday parties here at The Cake Bake Shop because you instantly feel like a princess when you step inside - it's a magical place!

Gwendolyn spends most days at The Cake Bake Shop. Gwendolyn may make a new recipe, bake in the kitchen for a hour or two, attend staff meetings or hang out with customers. After a long day, Gwendolyn heads home to "load up on face creams and oils" while answering questions on social media and multi-tasking with either Golden Girls or The Food Network in the background! 

#SkinBabe Gwendolyn Rogers is a wonderful #SkinBabe because she's committed to taking care of her body and skin, but she doesn't over indulge in beauty products or procedures. Gwendolyn reminds all of us that our wrinkles are on our face because of our smiles - and, life shouldn't be measured by how we look, but how we feel. Self-care does influence self-confidence, and that's why she encourages all of us to make time to take care of our skin. Gwendolyn's favorite motivational quote is quite fitting, "Life is short, so eat cake for breakfast!" I agree! Set time away each week for self-care & cake, #SkinBabe! 

  #SkinBabe Gwendolyn Rogers does a moisture mask at least once a week to keep her skin hydrated!

#SkinBabe Gwendolyn Rogers does a moisture mask at least once a week to keep her skin hydrated!

#SkinBabe, be sure to read all of Gwendolyn's skincare knowledge as she shares detailed skincare tips & tricks, favorite products & CONFIDENCE!

What Does #SkinBabe mean to You?

Everything. My skin is the most important thing I wear every single day and it is the first thing people look at!

Why Do You Like Skincare, #SkinBabe?

I love my face to be clean. It feels wonderful!

What's Your Biggest MUST DO for Your Skin, #SkinBabe?

Exfoliate and moisturize. I load my face with oils and creams every morning and every night.

  #SkinBabe Gwendolyn Rogers baking with her son in Florence, Italy! 

#SkinBabe Gwendolyn Rogers baking with her son in Florence, Italy! 

What's Your Current Face Routine, #SkinBabe?

AM/PM Routine

I put everything on my face at least an hour before I apply my make-up so it can soak into my face. Then I apply my make-up over my cream and my face has moisture all day. 

  #SkinBabe Gwendolyn Rogers' favorite face oil Eve Taylor #5 is sold at The Cake Bake Shop.

#SkinBabe Gwendolyn Rogers' favorite face oil Eve Taylor #5 is sold at The Cake Bake Shop.

What skincare procedures or injectables do you use, #SkinBabe? 

Nothing! I am getting old and well, I just want to get old! To me, there is nothing more beautiful than an older woman who takes care of herself. So, as I watch my face change (and body!) it is hard, but I am happy to be at this stage in my life and I embrace it. My wrinkles are because I smile so much - I welcome that!

  #SkinBabe Gwendolyn Rogers and her husband J.B. Rogers and sons Baxter, Weston and Drake.

#SkinBabe Gwendolyn Rogers and her husband J.B. Rogers and sons Baxter, Weston and Drake.

What the best advice you can give to women when it comes to skincare and confidence? 

Wash your face every day and never go to sleep with make-up on your face. Your face is who you are and it represents you, it is the first thing people see when they meet you. They don’t look at your body: it's your eyes, your smile and how you carry yourself. Love who you are, there is no-one else in the world like you. Confidence will get you everywhere - it attracts other people to you because it is inspiring. I am sad for those who are not confident. You can see it in the way they move, what they wear and how they hold there heads. Hold your head up high and when you walk, look ahead of you, not down at the ground. If you have beautiful skin, it makes you more confident so take good care of it, even if it has a lot of wrinkles like mine. Also, one of my favorite songs in the whole world is ‘I Have Confidence’ from ‘The Sound Of Music’ sung by Julie Andrews. I can sing that song at the top of my lungs and it makes me cry every time. Because if you want to do something, you can do it no matter what the obstacle! 

 

Thanks #SkinBabe, Gwendolyn Rogers! 💋

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It's Skincare then Make-Up!

#SkinBabe Gwendolyn Rogers always applies her moisturizes and face oils an hour before applying her make-up to ensure they soak into her skin! 

#SkinBabe Gwendolyn Rogers shows us her make-up station at home!