• Overview: Scrivner for Men

    For the last forever and a day, I have been sitting on a rather generous …

  • Which Paula’s Choice Niacinamide Is Right For You?

    A month or so ago, I received the newly released Paula’s Choice 20% Niacinamide Treatment. …

  • Banila Co Launches at Ulta With Some Tempting Exclusives + a brief message …

    Please read: as the world is currently dealing with a brand new level of fear, …

  • Why You Need The New ARCONA Cerise + C Facial Oil & a Giveaway!|…

    Two weeks short of two years ago (I combed through my inbox to double check …

  • My Most Reached For Face Cleansers This Winter

    My Most Reached For Face Cleansers This …

    There is no arguing about the importance of properly cleansed face. After all, it’s the only way to ensure the precious actives, acids, -oids, and -mides get to deliver all the brightening and anti-aging properties we hope for. Some choose…

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    Tarte Launches Knockout Daily Exfoliating Cleanser

    Tarte Launches Knockout Daily Exfoliating Cleanser

    Almost a year ago, tarte launched their knockout tingling treatment — and as much as I hate the term ‘dupe,’ it is as close as one can get to the cult favorite P50 1970 acid toner. Without the guilt that…

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    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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