• The Saint Jane CBD Eye Cream is Scoring High On My Current …

    Happy National CBD Day! (I can’t believe I just wrote that). I’m certainly …

  • Favorite Everyday Face Sunscreens – Summer 2020

    This is what I’ve learned over twenty years of using skincare products: finding a …

  • New From Elemis: Superfood AHA Cleansing Butter & Glow Priming Moisturizer

    Elemis has been launching quite a bit of product over the past year… and I’…

  • Favorite Summer Moisturizers (Non-SPF)

    It’s been HOT in the North East. As in 90 degrees Fahrenheit plus almost daily. …

  • Quick Review: Algenist Blue Algae Vitamin C Peel

    Quick Review: Algenist Blue Algae Vitamin C …

    Five years after introducing its first peel, Algenist has officially replaced the bi-phase Genius formula this summer with its newly launched Blue Algae Vitamin C™ Dark Spot Correcting Peel. This more advanced treatment tackles a wider range of skincare issues–from…

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    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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