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

    Since my skin rarely, if ever, gets sensitive, the soothing and calming Cicapair range by …

  • What I’ve Tried From Versed Skincare So Far

    Affordable and effective skincare merits its own category. Ever since The Ordinary boldly entered the …

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

    You may have heard that some of us were treated to a heat wave over …

  • The New Drunk Elephant Lala Retro Is Now Infused With Skin Plumping …

    In addition to loving Drunk Elephant for their handful of complexion-perfecting staples (Framboos, A-Passioni, and …

  • While You Were Sleeping – Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Overnight Hydrating Masque

    While You Were Sleeping – Kiehl’s Ultra …

    Kiehl’s and I go way back. Not even close to 1851, but long enough that I can’t count how many of their masks I have used. I remember enjoying the long gone Algae and Soothing Gel Masques back in the…

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    When Liking Strikes Twice – Clarins Double Serum

    When Liking Strikes Twice – Clarins Double Serum

    I had to think about how to start this one for a while but then it came to me: there really is only one product that has been aging as well as me. Unlike brands that perpetually introduce and then…

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    Basic Masks Need Not Apply – Clark’s Botanicals Intense Radiance Mask

    Basic Masks Need Not Apply – Clark’s …

    Every time I hear someone say, “less is more” I roll my eyes and repeat my mantra: “more is better.” I believe in abundance, choices, and options. I want to accommodate my skin. We both tend to get moody. With…

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    The Power of Three – ARCONA Triad Pads

    The Power of Three – ARCONA Triad Pads

    My very good friend Nicole and I have a one-liner of a running joke, which is, “Is there no end to your laziness?” While we’re both known for being overzealous when it comes to projects in which we’re involved, I…

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    The post that started it all. My Tatcha Polished Rice Enzyme Powder review from Gedlab.com is back!

    The post that started it all. My …

    The review below is a repost from Ged’s blog for which I will be forever grateful.  Ged was a complete stranger to me prior to my encountering him on Instagram.  I reached out asking if he’d accept a guest review…

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    Today’s blur-b: Lancôme Visionnaire [1 Minute Blur]

    Today’s blur-b: Lancôme Visionnaire [1 Minute …

    Dictionary.com defines the word “blur” as a smudge or smear that obscures.  I myself,  have developed a love/hate relationship with the word, associating the adjective with the far too overplayed ‘Blurred Lines’ but living for the epic nights out with…

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    Read. My. Lips. (MALIN+GOETZ) mojito lip balm

    Read. My. Lips. (MALIN+GOETZ) mojito lip …

    What is the likelihood that a complete skincare neophyte would introduce you to a beauty brand that impresses you so much you convert to it overnight?  Throw in that the brand’s flagship store is right in the city in which…

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    Fair Game – Dr Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Glow Pads

    Fair Game – Dr Dennis Gross Alpha Beta …

    I am willing to bet my 16oz La Mer jar (for the face!) that the sales of self-tanning products easily quadruple around award season in the Los Angeles area alone. There’s probably a sound scientific reason for this, like our…

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