• Banila Co Miss Flower & Mr Honey (OMG That Cream!)

    Banila Co is best known for its cost-effective makeup and sunscreen melting Clean It Zero …

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    My skin responds well to retinoids. Most of them, actually. I’ve only ever felt …

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    What’s new? A lot, actually. Pandemic and election related anxiety aside (for a moment …

  • The Liberty London Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 Is Here!

    If you’ve ever walked the beauty floor at Liberty London, you know it’s …

  • Favorite Everyday Face Sunscreens – Summer 2020

    Favorite Everyday Face Sunscreens – Summer 2020

    This is what I’ve learned over twenty years of using skincare products: finding a favorite everyday sunscreen isn’t easy. It can be even more elusive than pinning any favorite serum, cleanser or eye cream. It’s the most difficult. Luckily, the…

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    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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    Favorite Summer Empties

    Favorite Summer Empties

    As much as I hated every minute of those dreadful July heat waves, I am slightly bitter about the Connecticut summer coming to an end. The days are already noticeably shorter and morning coffee runs now require long-sleeves. Bye, flip…

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

    Happy National Sunscreen Day! (plus 3 new facial …

    There is little debate about the importance and benefits of sunscreen. Using broad spectrum SPF every day is the only sure way to fight the inevitable aging process and reverse the damaging effects of environmental aggressors on our skin. Luckily,…

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    My Favorite Holiday Gift Picks This Season

    My Favorite Holiday Gift Picks This Season

    In case you haven’t started holiday shopping, the sheer quantity of limited-edition skincare sets this time of year can be intimidating. But finding the perfect present doesn’t have to be overwhelming. That’s why I’ve rounded up some of my favorite…

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    You Asked: My Favorite Vitamin C Serums

    You Asked: My Favorite Vitamin C Serums

    Among the instagram DM questions I’m asked most often is for me to name my favorite Vitamin C serum. Vitamin C is, of course, one of three absolutely non-negotiable ingredients in a proper skincare regimen. The other two? Niacinamide (for…

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    Dermalogica Sound Sleep Cocoon

    Dermalogica Sound Sleep Cocoon

    Fact: I love masks. Muds, sheets, gels, creams – with acids, plant extracts, elements from the periodic table – I am an equal opportunity masker. As someone who routinely wakes up ridiculously early, I like testing the latest innovations (on…

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    Dermalogica PreCleanse Balm (and OMG that mitt!)

    Dermalogica PreCleanse Balm (and OMG …

    Long before double cleansing became popular with the masses, a bottle of dermalogica PreCleanse was all I needed for miraculous removal of sunscreen, makeup and city grime, all of which regularly factored into my life since I had been living…

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