• Favorite Summer Empties

    As much as I hated every minute of those dreadful July heat waves, I am …

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

    Just as I began wondering why the world would ever need another Vitamin C serum, …

  • 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 …

  • Happy National Sunscreen Day! (plus 3 new facial SPF formulas you should try)

    Happy National Sunscreen Day! (plus 3 new facial …

    There is little debate about the importance and benefits of sunscreen. Using broad spectrum SPF every day is the only sure way to fight the inevitable aging process and reverse the damaging effects of environmental aggressors on our skin. Luckily,…

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    Do You Need To Wash Your Face in the Morning? Q&A with Susie Wang of 100% Pure

    Do You Need To Wash Your Face …

    The need to wash your face each morning has to be among the most debated concepts in skincare. Should we or shouldn’t we? During a quick instalive recently, someone asked me that very question. Luckily, Susie Wang, a dear friend,…

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    10 In-Flight Skincare Essentials I Took to Arizona Last Week

    10 In-Flight Skincare Essentials I Took to Arizona …

    Current situation: greetings from a cramped exit row seat en route to Phoenix, AZ. The second the plane levels at 35,000 feet, I’m ordering a double vodka on ice, and then planning to lose myself in a playlist full of…

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    Why is Marula Oil my all time favorite face oil and how to navigate around what’s available?

    Why is Marula Oil my all time …

    To be fair, Argan Oil should rightfully take credit for the single ingredient facial oil craze that began over a decade ago. This skincare enthusiast, however, had never been persuaded by what the New York Times once referred to as…

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    100% Pure – Men’s Natural Skincare Routine

    100% Pure – Men’s Natural Skincare Routine

    Check out my guest post on the 100% PURE blog about Men’s Natural Skincare Routine. It’s a step-by-step breakdown of my picks for exfoliation, serums and sheet masks. Including my all time favorite Coffee Bean Caffeine Eye Cream. CLICK HERE!  

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    100% Pure Retinol Restorative Overnight Balm

    100% Pure Retinol Restorative Overnight Balm

    Common to just about every dermatologist I’ve ever encountered, is their agreement that Retinol is the most reliable and effective anti-aging ingredient in the beauty industry. Speaking from experience, and having used Vitamin A derivatives for fifteen years, I am…

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    Wash & Go – Shampoo / Conditioner Spring Edit

    Wash & Go – Shampoo / Conditioner Spring Edit

    It was 78 degrees yesterday (March 9th!) and with daylight savings only a week away, my hair is ready for its own revival of Spring Awakening. Fresh cut aside, during warmer weather, I tend to wash my mane more often…

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