• 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 …

  • The hows and whys of using Washable Cotton Pads

    The concept of washable cotton rounds is actually pretty new to me. So it wasn’…

  • Beauty Heroes May Discovery feat. Ayuna

    Beauty Heroes May Discovery feat. Ayuna

    I’ve had the pleasure to chat with many brand founders over the past five years. Among my questions is one that asks them to describe which product was the most challenging to formulate. The reply more often than not is…

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    Non Gender Specific Everything Serum Review & Giveaway! |AD

    Non Gender Specific Everything Serum Review & Giveaway! |…

    If I have learned one thing during my almost twenty year long skincare obsession, it is that everybody needs a serum. It has been somewhat perplexing to me, therefore, that the male grooming segment of the beauty industry casually and…

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    Beauty Heroes Indie Beauty Spotlight: Beneath Your Mask

    Beauty Heroes Indie Beauty Spotlight: Beneath Your …

    For someone so passionate about skincare, I sure neglect the body part of self-care… You see, once I step out of the shower, I zoom in on facial serums and any body related treatments remain peripheral. Until recently. You have…

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    Slathering On This Month: African Botanics Infusion

    Slathering On This Month: African Botanics Infusion

    We all have that one brand that occupies a special place on our vanities, the one that gets us extra excited with every single launch. Mine? African Botanics, but you probably guessed that since I can wax poetic on their…

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    Revealed – The Boxwalla x Earth Wise Beauty December Box

    Revealed – The Boxwalla x Earth Wise Beauty …

    The Boxwalla Beauty Box never disappoints. Earlier in the year, I was introduced to Twelve Beauty and moss. Thereafter, two back-to-back boxes featured superstar formulas from one of my all time favorite eco-luxe brands, African Botanics. This month’s delivery, my…

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    Pit Stop: My Non-Toxic Deodorant/Antiperspirant Picks

    Pit Stop: My Non-Toxic Deodorant/Antiperspirant Picks

    It may come as a surprise to many (heck, I surprised myself with that one) but I’ve been seriously exploring the green beauty space for a while now. I am not ready to purge the vanity just yet but many…

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    Le Prunier Plum Beauty Oil (and an Exclusive Promo Code)

    Le Prunier Plum Beauty Oil (and an …

    Let’s play two truths and a lie. 1. Neiman Marcus partnered with Indie Beauty Expo to showcase some of the best in natural beauty. 2. I’ve never used a face mask in my life. 3. Plum Oil is the under-the-radar…

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    De-Stressing My Skin – Youth To The People Adaptogen Deep Moisture Cream

    De-Stressing My Skin – Youth To The People …

    Not long ago, I shared my excitement over the delicious Superberry Oil from Youth To The People. The clean brand has now launched Adaptogen Deep Moisture Cream for a back-to-back win though it wouldn’t make my summer list based on…

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