• 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’…

  • Color Me Bespoke – JO LOVES Fragrance Paintbrush™

    Color Me Bespoke – JO LOVES Fragrance Paintbrush™

    Some of my most favorite beauty essentials come with a built-in brush applicator: YSL Touche Éclat or Colorscience Sunforgettable SPF, for instance. Come to think of it, I much prefer applying face masks and tinted moisturizers with a brush vs.…

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    BURNNNNNN! My favorite candles!

    BURNNNNNN! My favorite candles!

    True statement: I love candles. Real talk: I can be a bit of a candle snob. Bridging the decor and lifestyle categories in the fragrance industry, candles are often created as an extension of a brand or an existing scent.…

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    Euro Beauty Haul – London, Paris, Berlin and Szczecin (that’s in Poland)

    Euro Beauty Haul – London, Paris, Berlin and …

    Fall, 2016 research trip: two weeks, four countries, three large suitcases. I am back with enough new and exciting skin, hair and makeup gems to cheer me up each day during the upcoming miserably cold time of year. Still very…

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    JO LOVES Mandrine Fragrance & Net-a-Porter Launch!

    JO LOVES Mandrine Fragrance & Net-a-Porter Launch!

    Two things. Both major. JO LOVES released a new scent this summer and precisely as expected, Mandrine is serving sensory Positano realness and giving me life right now. Equally headline worthy, the British niche brand has launched a tightly edited…

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    JO LOVES RED TRUFFLE 21 FRAGRANCE LAUNCH

    JO LOVES RED TRUFFLE 21 FRAGRANCE LAUNCH

    After twenty one years of creating some of the most iconic scents of the day, this fall Jo Malone MBE has released Red Truffle 21 under the epic venture that is JO LOVES. Completely unexpected and truly one-of-a-kind, this dare…

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    Right On Thyme – JO LOVES Shards of Cedar & Red Thyme

    Right On Thyme – JO LOVES Shards of …

    JO LOVES launched a new scent last week and as stalkerish as it may sound, I happened to be in London the day after its debut. Shards of Cedar & Red Thyme is the latest addition to Jo Malone’s niche…

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    Bespoken – JO LOVES Pomelo

    Bespoken – JO LOVES Pomelo

    We all remember our first bespoke experience. Mine was a bottle of Grapefruit cologne from Jo Malone. I sure have changed since then! Luckily, I’m not the only one. After selling her namesake empire to the Estée Lauder Companies and…

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