The Magic of Peel Pads – Use As Directed

The Magic of Peel Pads – Use As …

A couple of months ago, one of the most sought after Hollywood facialists said to me “you’re overusing the peel pads, but otherwise have great skin.” Busted. I cover the slight redness with a tinted moisturizer, but the glow remains.…

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Summer Favorites: Skin, Hair & Fragrance

Summer Favorites: Skin, Hair & Fragrance

Inspired by my July Travel Favorites post from a few weeks ago, I have decided to share a round-up of all the winners from the entire summer! Covering face and hair with a side of fragrance, these formulas have been…

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Hardcore Faves: Paula’s Choice RESIST 1% Retinol Booster, Dermalogica Overnight Retinol Repair, Dr. Dennis Gross Ferulic + Retinol Eye Cream

Hardcore Faves: Paula’s Choice RESIST 1% Retinol …

Proven to be the only damage reversing anti-aging ingredient, Retinol has come a long way since the highly aggressive prescription only formulas of the past. As a faithful user of Tazorac for years, I have my own set of personal…

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Wear Sunscreen – The Favorite Facial SPF Edit

Wear Sunscreen – The Favorite Facial SPF Edit

Anything labeled ‘anti-aging’ has my immediate attention for obvious reasons. Who wouldn’t want that damage reversing, clock stopping, gravity fighting serum to actually work, right? Truth is, ‘reducing the appearance’ is sort of a copout and the only thing that…

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Cruel Summer – Oil Absorbing, Shine Reducing & Mattifying Edit

Cruel Summer – Oil Absorbing, Shine Reducing & Mattifying …

The alleged perk of looking younger longer is the only good thing that comes with combination skin. While what is technically referred to as a T-zone can sometimes resemble a dewy glow, during the summer months it can turn into…

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Apply To Dry Skin – Face Cleanser Edit: Elemis, Dr. Dennis Gross, Laneige

Apply To Dry Skin – Face Cleanser Edit: …

It is no secret that I favor certain face wash formulas. A sure way to score that extra bonus point goes to all with directions that state “apply to dry skin before adding water”. Working that creamy, balmy, and comforting…

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#ProPeel – Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Medi-Spa Peel

#ProPeel – Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Medi-Spa …

When Dr. Dennis Gross launched his Alpha Beta Medi-Spa Peel earlier this year, my move from NYC felt less traumatic. Even though I’ve never visited his practice, knowing a Manhattan dermatologist is offering an at-home peel inspired by one of…

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Soap Opera – Fresh, L’OCCITANE, Dr. Dennis Gross, Avène & Erno Laszlo

Soap Opera – Fresh, L’OCCITANE, Dr. Dennis …

In the beginning there was a bar of soap. Today, however, the traditional soap bar gets a bad rep as a drying and archaic cleansing agent. With countless offers ranging from simple fragrance free to the most sophisticated and elegant…

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