Category Archives: skin

moisturizers, lotions, masks & cleansers

spring fashion week beauty predictions0

if i had my pick between new york fashion week in september and new york fashion week in february, i would choose september every time. for one, new york is heaven in september (not so nice in february) and second, … Continue reading

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foreo luna mini save the sea special edition1

i have always fought demons when it comes to my skin. my battle with acne has been ongoing for at least 20 years now and as the aging process begins, i find that the texture of my skin is changing, … Continue reading

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simple micellar make-up remover wipes1

in my head, i look like this every morning at daycare drop off. all sultry bed head, perfect gray tee and subtle jewels. ha! in reality, i roll up to lou’s school each morning looking far less model-turned-actress and far … Continue reading

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one love organics the cleansing sponge rose clay heart3

i scrub my face with a steaming hot washcloth every other morning. it helps to get the blood flowing and it also ensures that i don’t apply my moisturizer to a dry face (a huge no-no according to my derm). … Continue reading

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le traveleur the weekender travel kit0

i’m packing up my stephanie johnsons and heading to atlanta for the wedding of my very best friend this weekend. packing is already pretty much the worst, but there’s nothing more painful than chasing down travel-sized portions of your favorite … Continue reading

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murad healthy skin facial8

beauty confession: before last week, i have had one facial in my entire life. it was in high school, at the peak of my acne battle, it was painful and my face was red and angry for days afterwards. the … Continue reading

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murad anti-aging acne regimen1

acne in your 30’s is straight up obnoxious. i don’t know whether mine is attributed to hormones, stress or just a general curse from the universe, but my cyclical breakouts can be relentless and my sensitive skin always seems like … Continue reading

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vegas face0

i’ve spent the last five days in las vegas – and if that’s not the place to reevaluate your life choices, i’m not sure what is.┬áit was my first time there and it was 100% the spectacle that i envisioned. … Continue reading

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previse nutrify0

my poor skin does not get the star treatment that it once did. if we’re going to get real, in the current crazy pace of life, i can go days without washing my face. it’s bad, i know – and … Continue reading

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mark. naked love body butter1

i don’t know what it’s like where you are, but in virginia, we came crashing head-first into summer at about 100 mph. i went from wearing jeans and long sleeves to shorts and a tank over night. suddenly, i’m exposed … Continue reading

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