• 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’…

  • 5 Sephora Finds To Get Your Skin Glowing This Spring

    5 Sephora Finds To Get Your Skin Glowing …

    Is it me or is Sephora a breeding ground for spectacular skincare launches of late? What makes the issue worse is that they’re all pretty tempting. Over the past month, I’ve gotten to play with a bunch of newness and…

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    Drunk Elephant A-Passioni Retinol Cream

    Drunk Elephant A-Passioni Retinol Cream

    Were I to credit a single ingredient for most visibly improving my skin over the years, prescription strength retinol would be it. Tazarotene, to be exact. I first learned about Tazorac from Jean Godfrey-June in her book, ‘Free Gift With…

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    My Favorite Holiday Gift Picks This Season

    My Favorite Holiday Gift Picks This Season

    In case you haven’t started holiday shopping, the sheer quantity of limited-edition skincare sets this time of year can be intimidating. But finding the perfect present doesn’t have to be overwhelming. That’s why I’ve rounded up some of my favorite…

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    What My Combination Skin Did Best With All Summer

    What My Combination Skin Did Best With …

    If my summer skincare routine seems effortless, it’s the mix of low key staples and emergency formulas I have to thank. This combination skin is not on its best behavior during travel, the humidity, or days filled with copious amounts…

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    Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi Anti-Pollution Sunshine Serum

    Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi Anti-Pollution Sunshine Serum

    Naturally gravitating towards bronzing, tinted and ‘healthy glow’ promoting formulas, I have gone through dozens (if not hundreds) of powders, liquids and glotions. There are a handful of brilliant bronzers that work on my Eastern European complexion (that wishes it…

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    7 Things I Love About: Drunk Elephant C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream

    7 Things I Love About: Drunk Elephant C-Tango …

    While it may indeed take two to tango, when it comes to the latest Drunk Elephant C-Tango™ Multivitamin Eye Treatment, it takes a little more than that. Five forms of Vitamin C, eight peptides, and a solid handful of plant…

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    My 2017 Favorites! Skincare, etc.

    My 2017 Favorites! Skincare, etc.

    2017 was another year filled with new to me brands and impressive launches from some of my favorite names in beauty. There were, of course, a few re-discoveries that came back like boomerangs. All are phenomenal. Ranging from a massive…

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    Why is Marula Oil my all time favorite face oil and how to navigate around what’s available?

    Why is Marula Oil my all time …

    To be fair, Argan Oil should rightfully take credit for the single ingredient facial oil craze that began over a decade ago. This skincare enthusiast, however, had never been persuaded by what the New York Times once referred to as…

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