Month: June 2016

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    The Problem With Cosmeceuticals (And Why I Use Them Anyway)

    After raving about cosmeceuticals a few days ago, I thought I should probably get into more detail about what the heck they are. Because cosmeceuticals are freaking awesome. But they’re also freaking dangerous. This is the most powerful stuff you can buy without a prescription. Don’t say I haven’t warned you. What Are Cosmeceuticals? The […]


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    The Eye Serum That Helps Reduce Undereye Bags

    The girl who said would never use an eye cream is now using an eye cream and an eye serum. Ahem… That’s what happens when you turn the big 3-0. You up your skincare game. If you’re curious to know which serum made me change my mind, I’ll put you out of your misery. It’s […]


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    Sulfur: Good For Acne, Bad For Skin?

    Salicylic acid was my go-to for pimples. If you had told me one day I’d stray from it, I wouldn’t have believed you. Then ZO Skin Health Oeffects Sulfur Masque came into my life. It changed EVERYTHING. Salicylic acid does a lot to prevent pimples  but takes its sweet time to get rid of them once […]


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    The Sunscreen Mistake You’re Probably Making

    I used to be so reckless with sunscreen. Before my mid 20s, I only used it at the beach (read: never. Going to the beach is my idea of hell – I know, weirdo). The few times I was dragged there, I would begrudgingly put sunscreen on, and then leave the bottle lying wherever. In […]


  • Know Your Ingredients: Echium Plantagineum Seed Oil

    What it is Echium plntangineum seed oil is derived from echium plantagineum, the plant commonly known as purple viper’s-bugloss or Paterson’s curse. What it does Echium plantagineum seed oil is rich in fatty acids (14% linoleic acid, 10% γ-linolenic acid, 33% α-linolenic acid and 14% stearidonic acid) that make it a wonderful moisturizer. It helps […]