• 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 …

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

    Holifrog Launches 4 Face Washes So Of Course …

    Think of a beauty industry buzzword that continues to echo a decade later. Mine is the phrase ‘pH balanced.’ Guilty of scrubbing my face clean with St. Ives Apricot Scrub throughout my twenties (spoiler: my face did not fall off)…

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    All About My Love/Hate Relationship With The $95 Cleanser

    All About My Love/Hate Relationship With …

    Kjaer Weis is best known for its eco-luxe yet practical, refillable compacts. The line is not entirely makeup centric, however. It includes a gorgeous lip balm, a body oil, and The Beautiful Face Oil that promises (and delivers) a brighter,…

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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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    New GLAMGLOW Launches: Good in Bed & Gentlebubble

    New GLAMGLOW Launches: Good in Bed & Gentlebubble

    Launched only days apart, GLAMGLOW unveiled Gentlebubble daily conditioning cleanser and Good in Bed passionfruit softening night cream this holiday season. Praise be. A fan of the brand since the original facial in a jar that is Youthmud, it’s been…

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    New Jurlique Cleansers Are Here! (and I’m feeling the spa vibes)

    New Jurlique Cleansers Are Here! (and I’…

    In a low key move, the Australian brand Jurlique unveiled four newly re-packaged and slightly re-formulated facial cleansers last week. The luxe spa aesthetic comes through in very on-brand white and gold color accents, slim pump bottles, and upgraded natural…

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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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    Collosol Eau de Lait aka What Karl Lagerfeld Bathes In

    Collosol Eau de Lait aka What Karl …

    Every once in a while, a product lands on my desk that triggers my hoarding tendencies for fear of never running out. Collosol Eau de Lait is that product du jour. This French import is a unique water milk hybrid…

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    Origins Three Part Harmony – Soft Cream & Foaming Cream-to-Oil Cleanser

    Origins Three Part Harmony – Soft Cream & Foaming …

    A complete sucker for anything labeled ‘soft cream’ and intriguing cleanser formulas, I just had to try the latest Three Part Harmony newness from Origins. A little known fact: I lived down the street from the now closed West Broadway…

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