Category Archives: skin

moisturizers, lotions, masks & cleansers

murad complete reform0

miracle of all miracles, after months (and months) of trying to clear up my face, it is now blemish free. on a ¬†recent business trip, one of my coworkers tipped me off to this glycolic acid treatment from murad. desperate … Continue reading

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l’oreal revitalift #askskinexpert2

i am constantly seeing changes in my skin – i can chalk it up to endless product testing, postpartum hormonal surges, diet choices, the weather, you name it. the problem is that i don’t want to go running to my … Continue reading

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aol fall beauty awards0

a few weeks ago, the fine people at aol asked me to serve on their panel of ¬†judges for the fall beauty awards in the skincare division. (for the record, when someone offers to ship you the lot of goodies … Continue reading

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peter thomas roth acne-clear invisible dots4

so by now we all know that i was not blessed with good skin. call me the acne product testing queen, because i try them all. my biggest gripe with spot treatments is that i never feel like they are … Continue reading

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stowaway creaseless concealer0

during my early morning internet browse, i stumbled into claire mazur (of ‘of a kind‘) sharing her beauty uniform over on cup of jo. among other brilliant and lovely recommendations, claire called stowaway creaseless concealer “the single most dramatic change … Continue reading

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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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