• 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 …

  • Best Of: Fall Empties

    Best Of: Fall Empties

    Constantly trying new products is the most fun part of being in the beauty industry. Catching up with the latest and greatest however leaves very little room for product loyalty. It is rare for me to finish a product. So…

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    A Few Things That *REALLY* Impressed Me Lately

    A Few Things That *REALLY* Impressed Me …

    It’s been way too long since my last favorites post but here it is. The year kicked off with some impressive launches, which I am beyond excited to share. Additionally, I have expanded my horizons and  re-discovered some gems over…

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    7 Lip Balms I Am Slathering On This Winter

    7 Lip Balms I Am Slathering On This …

    Lip balm. It has always been a gateway purchase for me since I began my exploration of the skincare landscape twenty years ago. Most always affordable, a brand’s lip balm provides a lens into what I can expect from the…

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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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    Spring Ready with Avène ft. the NEW Mattifying Sunscreen SPF 50+

    Spring Ready with Avène ft. the …

    The good news: we are days away from gaining an hour of daylight. The bad news is that despite the gorgeous Spring weather we’ve been having in the New York area this week, another nor’easter is on its way. And,…

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    Dry Skin Solutions for the Body (Winter ’17 Edit)

    Dry Skin Solutions for the Body (Winter ’17 …

    Hot baths and long showers, it goes without saying, can help fight the winter blues. The downside? My skin has been dry, tight and itchy, of late. The ashy look is also very unbecoming. Though I regularly advocate proper face…

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    Avène A-OXitive Collection & Free Radical Damage 101

    Avène A-OXitive Collection & Free Radical Damage 101

    Navigating the beauty world can feel both exhausting and challenging and isn’t helped by the almost daily bombardment of new marketing solutions. So much more than industry buzzwords, however, phrases such as ‘free radical damage’ and ‘antioxidant protection’ are why…

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    GIVEAWAY! Avène Summer Favorites ($140 value)

    GIVEAWAY! Avène Summer Favorites ($140 value)

    Did you know that July is UV Awareness Month? To help remind everyone how important it is to wear sunscreen, the French pharmacy legend, Avène, is offering a generous sun care bundle ($140 value!) for one lucky blog reader and…

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