• Best Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

    Gone are the days of waiting for the *actual* Friday after Thanksgiving, setting the alarm, …

  • Royal Fern Purifying Solution

    To say I wait for each new Royal Fern launch with bated breath, would be …

  • Kate Somerville HydraKate Serum & Water Cream Review

    There are two reasons I’ve always liked Kate Somerville skincare. One: the brand values …

  • Is The Avène Cicalfate+ Cream a Dupe of La Mer?

    Dupe. There isn’t a word in the beauty space I loathe more. Back in …

  • Pai Carbon Star Detoxifying Overnight Face Oil

    Pai Carbon Star Detoxifying Overnight Face Oil

    Over the years, I’ve tried a number of face oils formulated specifically to be used overnight. It all started with Sunday Riley’s Luna. After that, I embraced Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate. Of late, I’ve been dipping in and out of…

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    Mosquito Repellents That Are Keeping Me Bite-Free This Summer

    Mosquito Repellents That Are Keeping Me Bite-Free …

    Something that doesn’t thrill me about the summer? The bugs. And this year, here in Connecticut, the bug situation has been pretty horrible. Unfazed by brutal humidity or the chilly mornings, mosquitos have been out in full force these past…

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    Finally Found A Shampoo Bar That’s Pretty Close To Perfect

    Finally Found A Shampoo Bar That’s …

    Do you know what I’ve liked about every single shampoo bar I’ve tried over the years? The idea of it. Sadly, the performance of multiple formulas has left me, well, scratching my head. My hair felt dry, the scalp was…

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    The Skincare Travel Duos You’ll Want To Pack This Summer

    The Skincare Travel Duos You’ll Want …

    Yay for the return of summer travel. A big ass YAY, actually. If you’re anything like me, booking a getaway comes with the excitement of ensuring your favorite skincare is available in travel-friendly sizes. And while I do have a…

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    TATCHA — The (new) Essence

    TATCHA — The (new) Essence

    If you’re new to the term ‘essence,’ think of it as a toner-like step with serum-like powers, a non-negotiable among serious skincare aficionados. These days, the options within the essence category are vast: hydrating, refining, brightening mildly exfoliating. Their main…

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    My Skinstore Memorial Day Weekend Sale Picks + Extra  Savings Code

    My Skinstore Memorial Day Weekend Sale Picks + …

    Happy Memorial Day Weekend, you guys! What a 180 from this time last year, eh? I sure hope your weather is more festivities-friendly than what we’re getting in the Northeast. Either way, while you enjoy the next few days off,…

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    May Skincare Favorites

    May Skincare Favorites

    As we begin to venture out without masks and jump start our social lives, I’ve had no choice but to step up my face care game. Happily, dozens of new skincare launches have been supplying endless opportunities for intrigue and…

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    My Lisbon Airport Euro Pharmacy Skincare Haul

    My Lisbon Airport Euro Pharmacy Skincare Haul

    If you follow me on Instagram, you probably know that I took my first international flight last week in over two years. And, while life in Poland and Germany is nowhere near back to normal, Lisbon Airport seemed to be…

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