• Emma Hardie 10th Anniversary Special, Moringa Light Cleansing Gel & Exfoliating Brightening Tonic

    First things first — Happy (very) Belated Birthday to Emma Hardie Skincare! Over the summer, the …

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

    Every brand has its hero product. The Japanese skincare line DHC has two. Most of …

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

    Think of a beauty industry buzzword that continues to echo a decade later. Mine is …

  • Peter Thomas Roth NEW Pro Strength Formulas

    As an avid skincare enthusiast, I have learned to navigate around constant newness by zooming …

  • Euro Beauty Haul – London, Paris, Berlin and Szczecin (that’s in Poland)

    Euro Beauty Haul – London, Paris, Berlin and …

    Fall, 2016 research trip: two weeks, four countries, three large suitcases. I am back with enough new and exciting skin, hair and makeup gems to cheer me up each day during the upcoming miserably cold time of year. Still very…

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    Mother’s Day Gift Guide – The Spoil & Indulge Edition

    Mother’s Day Gift Guide – The Spoil & …

    With Mother’s Day closing in on us (it’s May 8th in the US, you guys!), your inbox is bound to experience a significant increase in urgent promotions heavily laced with free shipping offers. Because I don’t want you getting carpal…

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    Earth Day 2015 – Getting Pretty (and) Impactful with Kiehl’s, AVEDA, Caudalie, L’OCCITANE and Origins

    Earth Day 2015 – Getting Pretty (and) Impactful with …

    Giving our planet its annual deep cleanse, Earth Day celebrations on April 22nd remind us that making ourselves pretty can also be pretty impactful. Mother Nature is indeed very generous, so returning the favor at least once a year is…

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    Facial Mists Not To Be Missed –  Avène, MAC, Dr. Dennis Gross, BRAD, Benefit, Caudalíe and Kiehl’s

    Facial Mists Not To Be Missed – Avè…

    On long summer days, fixing your face midday, post workout, or pre happy hour can be challenging. Whether you need to refresh, soothe, or rejuvenate there is a mist for that! Having tried dozens, I picked seven that help to…

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    Caudalíe – putting the ‘wine’ in dewiness.

    Caudalíe – putting the ‘wine’ in dewiness.

    There are at least three reasons I favor Caudalíe in the prestige beauty market. One: the products work. Two: the line is inspired by a vineyard and fueled by the healing power of wine. Three: the founder, Mathilde Thomas believes…

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