• Drunk Elephant F-Balm Makes My Hungover Skin Look And Feel Better

    As a self-proclaimed skincare junkie, I’ve been jonesing for a product launch to blow …

  • From The Archives: The Original NIVEA Creme (Made in Germany)

    Oh, hey! This was originally posted in July of 2014. But… since we are currently snowed …

  • Tarte Launches Knockout Daily Exfoliating Cleanser

    Almost a year ago, tarte launched their knockout tingling treatment — and as much as I …

  • It’s Not Too Late To Snag Some Of My Favorite Holiday …

    Eek! Christmas is officially a week away. Breathe. If you’re still on the hunt …

  • New From DHC: Olive Virgin Oil Crystal Skin Essence & Essential Cream

    New From DHC: Olive Virgin Oil Crystal …

    Every brand has its hero product. The Japanese skincare line DHC has two. Most of us associate the line with the golden bottles of their silky Deep Cleansing Oil. Others cannot live without the single ingredient treatment that is Olive…

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    Holifrog Launches 4 Face Washes So Of Course I Tried Every Single One Of Them

    Holifrog Launches 4 Face Washes So Of Course …

    Think of a beauty industry buzzword that continues to echo a decade later. Mine is the phrase ‘pH balanced.’ Guilty of scrubbing my face clean with St. Ives Apricot Scrub throughout my twenties (spoiler: my face did not fall off)…

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    Peter Thomas Roth NEW Pro Strength Formulas

    Peter Thomas Roth NEW Pro Strength Formulas

    As an avid skincare enthusiast, I have learned to navigate around constant newness by zooming in either on my favorite ingredients or on targeted treatments that intrigue me. I’ll admit to being influenced by the trigger phrase ‘pro strength.’ So…

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    Favorite Summer Empties

    Favorite Summer Empties

    As much as I hated every minute of those dreadful July heat waves, I am slightly bitter about the Connecticut summer coming to an end. The days are already noticeably shorter and morning coffee runs now require long-sleeves. Bye, flip…

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    New Farmacy Vitamin C Launches: Cherry Bright & Very Cherry Clean

    New Farmacy Vitamin C Launches: Cherry Bright & …

    Just as I began wondering why the world would ever need another Vitamin C serum, Farmacy dropped their new Very Cherry Bright formula with not one, two or three but four forms of the active ingredient. If you’re curious if…

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    Dr. Jart+ Cicapair – What’s New & What’s Updated

    Dr. Jart+ Cicapair – What’s New & What’…

    Since my skin rarely, if ever, gets sensitive, the soothing and calming Cicapair range by Dr. Jart+ hasn’t been on my radar all that much. I’ve always gravitated towards the Ceramidin Liquid and sheet masks as my combination skin thrives…

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    What I’ve Tried From Versed Skincare So Far

    What I’ve Tried From Versed Skincare …

    Affordable and effective skincare merits its own category. Ever since The Ordinary boldly entered the beauty industry, consumers have become more aware and mindful of marketing budgets, influencer campaigns, and any number of hype factors that contribute to confusing price…

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    How I Kept Things Cool (Cute & Dry) During The Heat Wave

    How I Kept Things Cool (Cute & Dry) …

    You may have heard that some of us were treated to a heat wave over the weekend, a sneak peek into the pits of hell. And so after making a pitcher of cucumber mint water first thing Saturday morning, I…

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