The $230 Face Mask I Can’t Quit

The $230 Face Mask I Can’t Quit

I first discovered Valmont via a handful of generous samples included in my bag by a lovely sales associate after a spontaneous purchase at Osswald in Downtown Manhattan. The Swiss brand is not widely available in the States and stays…

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The Super Budget-Friendly Face Oil I Am Loving RN

The Super Budget-Friendly Face Oil I Am …

It’s early January, which means you’re likely coping with the two apres-holiday realities …the skincare you wished for didn’t make the stocking and wasn’t under the tree or you way overspent and now need to pare back expenses dramatically. I’m…

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ARCONA BERRY GEL GOMMAGE – THE SUPER GENTLE ENZYME EXFOLIANT HAS ARRIVED! |AD

ARCONA BERRY GEL GOMMAGE – THE SUPER GENTLE …

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of learning about the latest ARCONA launch from the brand Owner, Chief Product Formulator and Creative Director of ARCONA Skincare herself, Chanel Jenae, over a delicious lunch in Manhattan. Mesmerized as much…

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Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Exfoliating Moisturizer

Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Exfoliating Moisturizer

Dr. Dennis Gross, the man who took the fear (and redness, and burning, and downtime) out of at-home peels, low-key launched of a new masterpiece recently, the Alpha Beta Exfoliating Moisturizer. If you’re familiar with the cult classic peel pads,…

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Latest from Kiehl’s: Pure Vitality Cream and Calendula & Aloe Masque

Latest from Kiehl’s: Pure Vitality Cream …

UPDATE: The Pure Vitality cream disappeared almost overnight and since some of you reached out to me with questions, I touched base with the brand and received the following response. At Kiehl’s, we have always been committed to providing the…

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Darphin Lumière Essentielle – Illuminating Skincare Collection

Darphin Lumière Essentielle – Illuminating Skincare Collection

One of my favorite heritage driven brands, I discovered Darphin when I purchased my very first facial oil over a decade ago. The Niaouli formula saved my insanely congested and rebellious skin circa 2002. Fast forward to the same skin looking pretty…

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Glossier – Mega Greens Galaxy Pack & Moisturizing Moon Mask

Glossier – Mega Greens Galaxy Pack & Moisturizing Moon …

If I decline trying a new face mask, get worried. It’s probably code for ‘I need help.’ Nod, walk away, and contact the authorities. Completely addicted, I find these fun and non-committal formulas the most rewarding part of any skincare…

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Man Up! – EVOLUTION MAN Resurfacing Clay Mask

Man Up! – EVOLUTION MAN Resurfacing Clay Mask

Catering to guys who care about their skin, EVOLUTIONMAN delivers impressive and effective multi-tasking grooming formulas. The recently launched Resurfacing Clay Mask is as close to a professional facial as an at home treatment can get. Whether you’re a guy…

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