• 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’…

  • Currently Loving: LANCER Caviar Lime Peel

    Currently Loving: LANCER Caviar Lime Peel

    Whenever the season changes, I tone down the daily use of acid toners (look at that play on words!) and step into a routine that achieves deeper exfoliation twice per week. The change in indoor and outdoor temperatures often triggers…

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    My 2017 Favorites! Skincare, etc.

    My 2017 Favorites! Skincare, etc.

    2017 was another year filled with new to me brands and impressive launches from some of my favorite names in beauty. There were, of course, a few re-discoveries that came back like boomerangs. All are phenomenal. Ranging from a massive…

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    Darphin L’Institut Youth Resurfacing Peel

    Darphin L’Institut Youth Resurfacing Peel

    Best known for the potent botanical formulas brought to life by the latest in anti-aging technology, Darphin recently launched L’Institute Youth Resurfacing Peel, the strongest exfoliant released to date. Since products labeled ‘mild’ hold minimal interest to me, I am…

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    Pixi Peel & Polish – Resurfacing Concentrate (that you’re getting)

    Pixi Peel & Polish – Resurfacing Concentrate (that you’…

    Known for its trendy and affordable color options, Pixi is still probably most famous for the iconic Glow Tonic. With the glycolic game strong, it is no surprise that the Skintreats empire has grown significantly over the last couple of…

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    ZOMG! Drunk Elephant Sukari Babyfacial

    ZOMG! Drunk Elephant Sukari Babyfacial

    Creating one game changer after another, Drunk Elephant tackles spa grade exfoliation with the latest launch of Sukari Babyfacial. As anticipated, it does not disappoint. Perhaps I’m slightly biased since I tend to gravitate toward acid laced formulas, but I…

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    Kiehl’s Nightly Refining Micro-Peel Concentrate

    Kiehl’s Nightly Refining Micro-Peel Concentrate

    Crucial to achieving every complexion goal, proper exfoliation boosts the efficacy of your skincare routine to deliver visibly smoother, brighter, and more even skin tone. Launching today, Kiehl’s adds the Nightly Refining Micro-Peel Concentrate to their Dermatologist Solutions™ range, giving…

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    LING Skincare & Spa Mimosa Facial – and an at-home alternative

    LING Skincare & Spa Mimosa Facial – and an …

    In a desperate attempt to keep my summer glow going, I took LING Skincare up on the generous offer of a new treatment at their downtown Manhattan spa last week. One of *the* beauty destinations in New York City is…

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    Algenist Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Bi-Phase Peel

    Algenist Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Bi-Phase Peel

    You know the phrase that starts, ‘it doesn’t take a genius?’ Well, sometimes it does. Launched last week, Algenist has added another powerhouse formula to their highly advanced skincare line up with the Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Bi-Phase Peel. Combining the…

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