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

    There is little debate about the importance and benefits of sunscreen. Using broad spectrum SPF …

  • These New Gel Moisturizers Are What Your Combination Skin Needs This Summer

    It’s 80 and so humid that I refuse to leave the icy chill comfort provided …

  • Farmacy Honey Grail + Better Daze Ahead

    Ever since Farmacy plowed (pun very much intended) into my vanity almost four years ago, …

  • Beauty Heroes May Discovery feat. Ayuna

    I’ve had the pleasure to chat with many brand founders over the past five …

  • ARCONA Celestial Activating Essence + IG Giveaway|AD

    ARCONA Celestial Activating Essence + IG Giveaway|AD

    The newly launched Celestial Activating Essence from ARCONA takes any knowledge of or experience with the trendy ‘beauty water’ step you think you may have to new levels. This crafty multi-tasker contains ultra-pure and super effective botanical extracts to address…

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    What My Combination Skin Did Best With All Summer

    What My Combination Skin Did Best With …

    If my summer skincare routine seems effortless, it’s the mix of low key staples and emergency formulas I have to thank. This combination skin is not on its best behavior during travel, the humidity, or days filled with copious amounts…

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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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    ARCONA BERRY GEL GOMMAGE – THE SUPER GENTLE ENZYME EXFOLIANT HAS ARRIVED! |AD

    ARCONA BERRY GEL GOMMAGE – THE SUPER GENTLE …

    A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of learning about the latest ARCONA launch from the brand Owner, Chief Product Formulator and Creative Director of ARCONA Skincare herself, Chanel Jenae, over a delicious lunch in Manhattan. Mesmerized as much…

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    ARCONA Four O’Clock Flower Gentle Cleansing Cream GIVEAWAY! |AD

    ARCONA Four O’Clock Flower Gentle Cleansing …

    My favorite part of a professional facial? The beginning. A thorough cleanse and the aesthetician’s stimulating massage are incredibly gratifying. It’s actually worth walking around all day with my hair standing straight up (suggestions welcome on ways to recover from…

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    My 2017 Favorites! Skincare, etc.

    My 2017 Favorites! Skincare, etc.

    2017 was another year filled with new to me brands and impressive launches from some of my favorite names in beauty. There were, of course, a few re-discoveries that came back like boomerangs. All are phenomenal. Ranging from a massive…

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    My Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Skincare Picks! #NSale

    My Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Skincare Picks! #NSale

    The upcoming Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is the most anticipated shopping event…all sorts of epic and totally worth the hype. Known for its annual exclusives in sizes and configurations seen nowhere else ever, Nordstrom consistently succeeds in the ‘add to cart’…

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    Raise Your Glass! – ARCONA Wine Oil [AM/PM] Repair

    Raise Your Glass! – ARCONA Wine Oil [AM/…

    There is officially a facial oil with my name written all over it. The ARCONA Wine Oil launched a couple of weeks ago and I’m pretty sure my hands were shaking (not like that!) getting the lush bottle out of…

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