• 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 …

  • New From DHC: Olive Virgin Oil Crystal Skin Essence & Essential Cream

    New From DHC: Olive Virgin Oil Crystal …

    Every brand has its hero product. The Japanese skincare line DHC has two. Most of us associate the line with the golden bottles of their silky Deep Cleansing Oil. Others cannot live without the single ingredient treatment that is Olive…

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    Farmacy Honey Grail + Better Daze Ahead

    Farmacy Honey Grail + Better Daze Ahead

    Ever since Farmacy plowed (pun very much intended) into my vanity almost four years ago, their New Day exfoliating powder has remained a favorite travel staple. Two other formulas have joined the ranks of ‘reached-for more often than others:’ Green…

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    Sunday Riley C.E.O. Glow – The Vitamin C Face Oil You Need To Try

    Sunday Riley C.E.O. Glow – The …

    To be clear: I haven’t been this excited about a Sunday Riley launch since the early days of Luna. The C.E.O. Glow Vitamin C + Turmeric Face Oil is easily the most talked about drop in skincare so far this…

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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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    Maelove Adds Marula Oil To Their Lineup!

    Maelove Adds Marula Oil To Their Lineup!

    A bit over a year ago I wrote about three Marula Oil formulas that ranged significantly in price (and all that contributed to both value and quality). You can still check out those musings here. Most recently, Maelove, a brand…

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    The Super Budget-Friendly Face Oil I Am Loving RN

    The Super Budget-Friendly Face Oil I Am …

    It’s early January, which means you’re likely coping with the two apres-holiday realities …the skincare you wished for didn’t make the stocking and wasn’t under the tree or you way overspent and now need to pare back expenses dramatically. I’m…

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    First Aid Beauty New Launches

    First Aid Beauty New Launches

    If you’re looking to switch things up in your skincare routine, First Aid Beauty has been rolling out some impressive formulas recently. Best known for the super affordable face-and-body Ultra Repair Cream, the line has grown and expanded into skin…

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    *NEW* Darphin Rose Hydra-Nourishing Oil Cream & Elixir

    *NEW* Darphin Rose Hydra-Nourishing Oil Cream & Elixir

    Stealing from the world of fragrance, the  beauty industry has successfully introduced rose and its soothing and hydrating properties to some of the most coveted skincare formulas over the years. Most of us have experienced the floral notes in toners,…

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