• Currently Infatuated By: Jo Malone London Yuja Cologne

    Jo Malone has been a constant in my life for almost two decades. Back in 2002, …

  • Face Halo Review – Washing My Face With Just Water (because there is …

    Here’s a little known fun fact: in my skincare routine, cleansing is my favorite …

  • New From First Aid Beauty: Tinted Mineral Sunscreen, Brightening Eye Cream, and …

    Were I asked to sum up First Aid Beauty, the overall synopsis would be: an …

  • First Impressions: Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow BHA + PHA Tight-Pore Toner

    As a skincare enthusiast, I evaluate the promises made vs. actual results to form my …

  • Dermalogica Grows The Biolumin-C Range With a New Eye Serum Launch

    Dermalogica Grows The Biolumin-C Range With a …

    After the much-deserved success of biolumin-c face serum, dermalogica recently launched an eye serum, which completes its impressive brightening regimen. Since the facial treatment easily made it into my tightly edited line up of favorite Vitamin C serums, I am…

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    Holifrog Launches 4 Face Washes So Of Course I Tried Every Single One Of Them

    Holifrog Launches 4 Face Washes So Of Course …

    Think of a beauty industry buzzword that continues to echo a decade later. Mine is the phrase ‘pH balanced.’ Guilty of scrubbing my face clean with St. Ives Apricot Scrub throughout my twenties (spoiler: my face did not fall off)…

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    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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    *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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    From The Archives: L’OCCITANE 25% Shea Butter Intensive Hand Balm

    From The Archives: L’OCCITANE 25% Shea Butter …

    There isn’t a body care classic more celebrated than the iconic L’OCCITANE hand cream. A global phenomenon, it’s very well deserving of its cult status. When the 25% Shea Butter Intensive Hand Balm launched, my first accusatory passive aggressive question…

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    MUGLER Cologne – Five New Scents For Fall

    MUGLER Cologne – Five New Scents For Fall

    Just last week, a gorgeous mailer of the just-released MUGLER Colognes landed on my desk. Within moments of opening the box and spritzing all five scents, a line from my favorite scene in ‘Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion’ immediately…

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    Quick Review: GLAMGLOW TROPICALCLEANSE Daily Exfoliating Cleanser

    Quick Review: GLAMGLOW TROPICALCLEANSE Daily Exfoliating Cleanser

    Chasing GLAMGLOW newness like it’s my job (sort of is, really), I couldn’t wait to try the newly unveiled TROPICALCLEANSE™ Daily Exfoliating Cleanser. When the mud-to-foam face washes launched circa 2014, I had been seeking a formula to complement my…

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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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