Setting aside time once in a while for a pampering spa day always helps to rejuvenate me after a long week. SkinForm sent me their Facial In A Box* set that provides a full routine to deep cleanse and recharge your face in 6 easy steps. I’ll walk you through my lazy morning of using this kit as I get ready to enjoy the beautiful spring weather that Atlanta has been experiencing. Continue reading
I hope everyone is having a good start to the new year! We are only into our second month of 2018 and the beauty industry has been quite messy. When it comes to dramatics in the beauty world my first thoughts point me towards Youtube and makeup, not skincare. Yet here we are with well moisturized faces scowling in confusion, wondering what is going on with the internet’s favorite brands. Continue reading
There’s no feeling quite like washing your face after a long day and slipping into something comfortable. When it comes to skincare, cleansing is one of the most important steps of your routine because it helps to keep skin fresh and prevents breakouts. The goal is to take your day off without stripping your face and leaving it dry or tight. How do you avoid napalming your face with your favorite foam? Enter the world of low pH cleansers.
Hada Labo has just the thing to fuel my love affair with hydrating toners. You’ve probably heard about hyaluronic acid recently thanks to it being one of the trend ingredients of 2017, and for good reason. Hyaluronic acid (or HA for short) is praised thanks to being a naturally occurring ingredient with the ability to attract and bind moisture to the skin, helping to quench even the thirstiest of faces. Enter the world of Hada-Labo Gokujyun Hyaluronic Acid Lotion.
The zombies have invaded the countryside. One of Trump’s twitter tantrums finally went nuclear. You’re traveling to grandma’s via plane and can’t take any liquids. Being away from your beloved sink is no excuse to skip your skincare! Since bag space is precious I picked out three versatile products that’ll save space without sacrificing your precious routine.
Fall is by far my favorite time of year. Seasonal coffees come back, fall sweaters get unpacked , and Georgia’s swampy summer comes to an end. As temperatures drop I reach for my moisturizers to combat dry skin cause by chilly winds. One way I like to combat the drier winter season is with sleeping masks. These overnight masks lock in moisture so that you can start your mornings flake free. Continue reading
My long time crush, Ezra Miller, stole the spotlight when he showed off his Fenty clad lips at the Beijing Justice League premier. As most Ezra fan girls know, this isn’t his first time flirting with a pop of lip color. He’s worn a bold red lip in previous photoshoots, and gave us smoldering smudged eyeliner and a berry pink lip at the Fantastic Beast Premier in New York. Has Ezra influenced me to move towards tinted lip balms? Yes. They’re the perfect way to add some life and moisture to your lips during the dreary winter seasons. Continue reading
Marketing fluff is unavoidable. Much like the dating world, products fight for our attention by promising us all sorts of things with big words and ideas. I ran across a product that I knew was gimmicky from the start… And then I read the “what it does” description. What I found may surprise you.
Retinol is a popular skin care ingredient touted as an all-in-one-face-fixer-upper to treat acne, sun damage, wrinkles, and uneven skin texture. As with any list of benefits, there are side effects in the form of dryness and irritation. Planning and moderate usage can result in great benefits from this does-it-all ingredient, however overuse can lead to the dread state of over exfoliation. Continue reading
These past few weeks have kept me so busy that I’ve been neglecting my skin care. My last semester of school is in full swing (yay!), work has been demanding, and I’ve been cleaning up my portfolio to start applying for big boy jobs. Now if only I would clean my face…. Continue reading