Category Archives: skin

moisturizers, lotions, masks & cleansers

neutrogena 7-day retinol road test2

a major skincare overhaul is not normally something that i’m game for, but every once in awhile the claims are so good that i just can’t resist. neutrogena asked me to road test their rapid wrinkle repair products for seven … Continue reading

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pretty gifty: paul & joe hand cream0

who: your beauty entourage – hair stylist, masseuse, nail artist, aesthetician etc. what: paul & joe’s deeply hydrating hand cream, coming in scents like rose, geranium and orange why: pretty much anything from this adorably packaged and luxuriously formulated line would make the … Continue reading

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mark. holiday exclusives0

this time of year calls for two very important beauty essentials: party-ready eyeshadow and a do-it-all balm that solves a range of beauty dilemmas, from chapped lips to flyaways. thankfully, my friends at mark. have us completely covered in both departments with … Continue reading

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glossier phase 1 set2

i’ve been following emily weiss closely ever since this happened, and whether you watched her on the hills or you’re a fan of her internet empire into the gloss, the truth remains that she really knows her stuff when it comes … Continue reading

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first aid beauty ultra repair liquid recovery1

something has been a little off with my skin lately. blame it on the breastfeeding, or maybe the early mornings, but the fact is that things have been looking kind of dull and tired. knowing that i needed to add … Continue reading

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m-61 jetglow cream0

well, it’s happened. i have fallen for a $92 face cream and i almost wish it wasn’t true, but facts are facts and the fact is that m-61 jetglow cream has changed my face tremendously. this stuff is truly worth its weight in … Continue reading

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clarins instant light2

sleep deprivation has a direct impact on skin, mostly in the radiance department. since sleep is a precious gift around here, lately i’ve been feeling like my go-to foundation just isn’t cutting it. no amount of bronzer or trickery can bring the … Continue reading

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olay fresh effects {acne control scrub!}2

i love fall and all of its new beginnings, but as soon as the weather cools down, my face starts to get dry, sealing off my pores and causing breakouts. this year, i am battling the effects of post-partum hormones … Continue reading

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murad transforming powder2

nearly all products designed to treat acne irritate the heck out of my skin. it bugs me that brands who claim to be acne experts keep creating and marketing things that damage the most stressed-out skin type there is – but, … Continue reading

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beauty essentials4

  i get a lot of questions about my beauty essentials. inquiring minds want to know about the must-have products that i can’t live without and the parts of my routine where i tend to splurge instead of save. when it comes … Continue reading

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