• Happy National Sunscreen Day! (plus 3 new facial SPF formulas you should try)

    There is little debate about the importance and benefits of sunscreen. Using broad spectrum SPF …

  • 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 …

  • AMOREPACIFIC Re-Launched Their Classic Treatment Enzyme Peel & I Have Feelings About It

    AMOREPACIFIC Re-Launched Their Classic Treatment Enzyme Peel & …

    Since picking up my first ever powdered face wash, the concept has become a solid staple in my grooming routine. It started with a rare find of Komenuka Bijin mono-dose rice bran packettes at a super cute apothecary called The…

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    Yojiya Face Washing Powder – My Best Beauty Find in Kyoto, Japan

    Yojiya Face Washing Powder – My Best Beauty …

    Greetings from Japan! This is what I learned in my 24 hours in Kyoto: the Kanji for ‘long-winded’ takes sixty four strokes (oh, the irony), Japanese purple potato soup is a breakfast dish, and most importantly, the best face washing…

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    Sunday Riley TIDAL Brightening Enzyme Water Cream

    Sunday Riley TIDAL Brightening Enzyme Water Cream

    Thrilled by that extra hour of daylight and beyond ecstatic that Spring arrived yesterday, I am officially pushing the season by incorporating the latest Sunday Riley Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream into my daily skincare regimen. Ready to freshen up…

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    Go Green – Astara Green Papaya Nutrient Mask

    Go Green – Astara Green Papaya Nutrient Mask

    Beauty industry pressure results in some favorite formulas falling victim to unrecognizable transformations. Astara Skincare, however, has refused to have any work done and still offers what were my very first splurges in the late 90’s, including the Green Papaya Nutrient…

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