• 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’…

  • Beauty Heroes May Discovery feat. Ayuna

    Beauty Heroes May Discovery feat. Ayuna

    I’ve had the pleasure to chat with many brand founders over the past five years. Among my questions is one that asks them to describe which product was the most challenging to formulate. The reply more often than not is…

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    Beauty Heroes Indie Beauty Spotlight: Beneath Your Mask

    Beauty Heroes Indie Beauty Spotlight: Beneath Your …

    For someone so passionate about skincare, I sure neglect the body part of self-care… You see, once I step out of the shower, I zoom in on facial serums and any body related treatments remain peripheral. Until recently. You have…

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    Slathering On This Month: African Botanics Infusion

    Slathering On This Month: African Botanics Infusion

    We all have that one brand that occupies a special place on our vanities, the one that gets us extra excited with every single launch. Mine? African Botanics, but you probably guessed that since I can wax poetic on their…

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    Revealed – The Boxwalla x Earth Wise Beauty December Box

    Revealed – The Boxwalla x Earth Wise Beauty …

    The Boxwalla Beauty Box never disappoints. Earlier in the year, I was introduced to Twelve Beauty and moss. Thereafter, two back-to-back boxes featured superstar formulas from one of my all time favorite eco-luxe brands, African Botanics. This month’s delivery, my…

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    Can’t Get Enough Of – In Fiore Fleur Vibrante Solution Botanique

    Can’t Get Enough Of – In Fiore …

    A visit to the impeccably chic In Fiore boutique was hands down the biggest highlight of my recent trip to San Francisco. The storefront has a somewhat mysterious look to it. Inside, a wall of apothecary style curio cabinets entices…

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    Enter The Boxwalla Beauty Box Giveaway (It’s INTERNATIONAL!) but also Order One Before They Sell Out!

    Enter The Boxwalla Beauty Box Giveaway (It’…

    Opening my first Boxwalla Beauty Box felt like Gwyneth Paltrow was my Secret Santa. Curated to perfection, it introduces you to the finest finds in beauty, books, and movies with bi-monthly delivery. I’ll admit to having questionable taste both in…

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    May Skincare Favorites! What kept me glowing last month…

    May Skincare Favorites! What kept me glowing …

    Cue the cliché but did May fly by or what? Filled with travel, rose all day dates alfresco and lots of self-care, last month introduced a handful of impressive skin treats to my summer routine. Among the things I dread…

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    Handsome Heroes (by Beauty Heroes) Mr. Fox Men’s Green Grooming Collection

    Handsome Heroes (by Beauty Heroes) Mr. Fox …

    Fascinating to observe, male grooming has evolved to something fierce in the beauty industry. Probably the fastest growing market segment, men are inspiring countless brands to concentrate on them as the latest audience eager to explore anti-aging products and caring…

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