Category Archives: skin

moisturizers, lotions, masks & cleansers

dove dry spray antiperspirantComments Off on dove dry spray antiperspirant

there are few brands that have been in my life as long as dove. in fact, probably one of my youngest beauty memories is opening a new bar of dove soap as a little girl – and that scent, yum! … Continue reading

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paula’s choice CALM redness relief6

the products in this post were provided to me by the manufacturer on behalf of pretty in my pocket inc. my skin can best be described as pink, with pale undertones. i have never been someone who turns golden brown … Continue reading

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paula’s choice1

the products in this post were provided to me by the manufacturer on behalf of pretty in my pocket inc. way back at the beginning of my beauty obsession, i sussed out an industry bible titled ‘don’t go to the … Continue reading

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sephora has gifts upon gorgeous gifts!Comments Off on sephora has gifts upon gorgeous gifts!

so, the bad news is that there are just ten days until chistmas, but the good news is that sephora has everything you need for everyone on your list. need proof? see below. masks for every concern will easily fulfill … Continue reading

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a new routine with origins1

on saturday afternoon, i visited the beautiful and newly redesigned origins store at market common clarendon. after a tour of the new space, i sat down with kristen for a mini facial. since my skin is so super finicky, i … Continue reading

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murad complete reformComments Off on murad complete reform

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 awardsComments Off on aol fall beauty awards

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 concealerComments Off on stowaway creaseless concealer

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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