• Happy National Sunscreen Day! (plus 3 new facial SPF formulas you should try)

    There is little debate about the importance and benefits of sunscreen. Using broad spectrum SPF …

  • 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 …

  • Gel Moisturizers For Combination Skin (that is constantly dehydrated)

    Gel Moisturizers For Combination Skin (that is …

    I do love slathering on facial oils before bedtime year round, but the moment the warmer weather hits, my combination skin becomes very demanding as to which lighter, water-based formulas I apply during the day. Over the last decade, I’ve…

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    Dr. Jart’s Shake & Shot Rubber Masks

    Dr. Jart’s Shake & Shot Rubber Masks

    Back in the very late nineties (1999 to be exact), on my very first visit to Sephora (Times Square in NYC), I remember being fascinated by what at the time was a rather unique face mask from bliss. Packaged in…

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    Nightly News – Dr. Jart+ Night BB Beauty Balm

    Nightly News – Dr. Jart+ Night BB Beauty …

    Dotting each i and crossing every t in intriguing and innovative, the BB cream pioneer, Dr. Jart+  has just come out with a Night Beauty Balm. Quite possibly the first BB formula without sunscreen, this latest pigmented treatment is flexible…

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    Cooling It – Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Liquid

    Cooling It – Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Liquid

    During the summer months, I always advocate avoiding at least two things: overexposure to the sun and experimenting with Retinol products. Well, I broke both rules last week and with countless new products to try my skin was exhibiting more…

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