• Lip Care – Henné Organics Is As Fancy As It Is Effective

    While not the case in the summer, it’s mid-October and lip balm has now …

  • 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 …

  • These New Gel Moisturizers Are What Your Combination Skin Needs This Summer

    These New Gel Moisturizers Are What Your …

    It’s 80 and so humid that I refuse to leave the icy chill comfort provided by central air today. In other words, the gel moisturizer season has officially begun. If you’re looking for formulas that minimize the dreaded shine by…

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    Guys – Upgrade Your Fall Skincare Routine with These Grooming Solutions

    Guys – Upgrade Your Fall Skincare Routine with …

    It’s time for that long overdue round up of solutions just too perfect for any guy to ignore. Whether you’re a minimalist, are oblivious to skincare, or have dedicated yourself to fastidious grooming — these four finds need to be…

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    Goldfaden MD Detox Hydrating Gel

    Goldfaden MD Detox Hydrating Gel

    It’s no secret that Goldfaden MD tops the list of my favorite skincare brands. The ‘detox’ range in particular has proven extremely helpful in addressing my temperamental combination skin (think enlarged, congested pores, uneven tone, frustrating breakouts that randomly pop…

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    First Impressions: Boscia Cactus Water Moisturizer

    First Impressions: Boscia Cactus Water Moisturizer

    Boscia launched their Cactus Water Moisturizer recently and I want to be oblivious about it. Why, you may ask? Simple. Because every boscia product I have loved the last few years has been low key discontinued before I could hoard…

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    Morning Cleansers my Combination Skin Is Loving This Spring

    Morning Cleansers my Combination Skin Is Loving …

    It had finally started to warm up in Connecticut only to punish us with multiple ice and snow storms after two perfect Spring days. But even less wacky and predictable seasonal changes in temperature beg for tweaks in my skincare…

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    Five SPF 50 Sunscreens That Work Brilliantly On My Combination Skin

    Five SPF 50 Sunscreens That Work Brilliantly On …

    Proven to be the only true anti-aging ingredient, applying sunscreen is the most important step in an effective skincare routine. No exceptions. Now that I have stated the obvious, let me admit it has taken years to make daily facial…

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    Darphin Vitalskin Replumping Energic Emulsion

    Darphin Vitalskin Replumping Energic Emulsion

    Like clockwork, certain products return to my vanity at exactly the same time each year. June is usually when my combination skin cannot go on without a tube of Darphin Vitalskin Replumping Energic Emulsion. With longer days, warmer weather, and…

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    Goldfaden MD Doctor’s Scrub Advanced & Fresh A Peel

    Goldfaden MD Doctor’s Scrub Advanced & Fresh …

    With hopes of this brutal Winter ending suddenly, I am choosing to be ready for Spring in the event the seasons change overnight. It’s happened before. And because nobody believes in exfoliation more than I, back to back treatments of…

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