Category Archives: skin

moisturizers, lotions, masks & cleansers

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 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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