Toner— it’s the skincare step you’re constantly told to incorporate into your routine, but finding the right one that won’t strip your skin requires a Goldi Locks level of trial and error. Luckily, from time to time, your aggressive search for a toner that checks all the boxes pays off and you find a gem … Read moreReview | Laneige Cream Skin Toner and Moisturizer
Moisturizer on acne prone skin can be two things. It can leave your skin moisturized, soft, smooth, supple, and unclogged. Or, it can turn your skin into a suffocating grease trap that erodes acne from the depths of hell that is your skin. I try to avoid the latter. And luckily the Youth To The … Read moreYouth To The People Adaptogen Cream
911. We have a zit-uation. And it’s on my chin. Enter Zit Stick. New Glossier: The Zit Stick When describing my sentiment toward pimples, acne, zits, blemishes, hell, the word “frustrating” is putting it rather lightly. Whatever you want to call it, I don’t want to have it. Pimple cream sounds (and feels) antiquated. Like … Read moreNew Glossier: The Zit Stick Review
Tom Ford Bronzing Gel: for summer skin that looks like it went on a beach vacation, had a mai tai or two, and frolicked in the sun. The Tom Ford Bronzing Gel Review I haven’t gone on vacation in a hot minute, but at least my skin can look like it has thanks to the … Read moreTom Ford Bronzing Gel
If it’s good enough for Beyonce, it’s gotta be good enough for me, right? Glossier Lidstars Review: Are They Worth the Hype? Remember that moment Edward stepped into the sunlight for the first time and got Bella all hot and bothered because he was all sparkly in the sunlight? Well, I wanted to be Bella. … Read moreGlossier Lidstars: Worth the Hype?
Getting bodied with the new Glossier Body Hero. This post introducing Body Hero spoke to me on a deep level because I am 100% that person who spends hundreds (maybe thousands, now?) on skincare for the face, but neglects the other 90% of my skin. That’s probably why the rest of my skin is v … Read moreGettin Bodied: Glossier Body Hero
Gone and unfortunately forgotten. Youth To The People Age Prevention Superfood Cleanser. Being a gel cleanser loving junkie, I had high hopes for the Youth to the People cleanser. It was supposed to be the best of both worlds: gel texture + clean, green (fighting machine) ingredients. Sadly, it just didn’t scratch the itch for a good gel … Read moreGone For Good | Youth To The People Cleanser
Buttery af. Buttery– it’s how I’d like my skin to be described from now on. Soft, smooth, velvety, and.. so good that it’s sinful? This one makes my skin buttery, and I’m all over it like butter on toast. Ren Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask I’ve been using this about once every 10 days for a couple months, … Read moreOne To Try: Ren Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask
Like a splash of cool water for your skin. It’s about 90 degrees outside right now, and even though I’m currently seeking shelter in my house with the AC on full blast, it is hot. You could even say I’m feeling all Summertime Sadness because it’s hotter than the depths of hell even though it’s almost fall. And … Read moreMilk Makeup Cooling Water Stick
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, unless you find some badass beauty brands + products. Cosmoprof 2017: The Beauty Brands That Stood Out A little about Cosmoprof: it’s a B2B (business to business) beauty trade show full of thousands of exhibitors from skincare to makeup to hair. Plus, a whole section dedicated to packaging … Read moreCosmoprof 2017: The Beauty Brands That Stood Out
wow isn’t really what comes to mind when I think of powder. There was a time, long long ago, where I was super into the matte look. It was a look. And all the cool kids were going matte (I think?). But, right now it’s all about the glow. So, is Glossier’s Wowder bringing matte back? … Read moreGlossier Wowder: Is It Really Wow-ing?
Who would’ve thunk it? That I would be falling deeply and madly in love with cleansing balms. I’m not someone who likes to spend a ton of money on cleansing because cleansers are only on your skin for a few minutes at best. For me, cleansers should have pretty good ingredients, get my makeup off, … Read moreReview | The Farmacy Green Clean Cleansing Balm