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    Should You Apply Skincare Products On The Upper Lid?

    Do you ever read instructions on your skincare products? For the longest time, I didn’t. I mean, it’s a cream. How difficult can it be to apply? Pick it up with your finger and pat it on your skin. Done. Hardly rocket science. But last week I was bored enough to take a better look […]

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    Does Dry Skin Cause Wrinkles?

    If you have dry skin, you get deeper wrinkles than your oily-skinned pals. That’s a fact. But is it dry skin that causes wrinkles? Does the fact you’re born with it or have developed it at some point cursed you to age before your time? Not really. Here’s why: Why Dry Skin Does NOT Cause […]

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    4 Ways To Treat Flaky Eyelids

    Blending those eyeshadows can be a real challenge. It gets even worse when my lids are dry and flaky. Then, it’s just impossible to get a decent look. When that happens, I just give up on eyeshadow and gently apply moisturizer on my lids. But, too often, that’s not enough to fix the problem. Here’s […]

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    6 Simple, But Often Ignored, Skin Cleansing Tips

    I know what you’re about to say. “Cleansing is the easiest thing in the world. You can’t do it wrong. Tell me something I don’t know instead, Gio.” Well, I’ll tell you this: You can do cleansing wrong. I did it wrong for years. And, you’re probably doing it the wrong way, too. Or at […]

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    When Do Skincare Products Expire?

    I’m a skincare magpie. Always looking for the next big thing. And when I find it, the old one gets unceremoniously dumped into a drawer. But, after a while, I start to feel the guilt gnawing at me. It’s not like I am emotionally attached to a serum or anything like that (gosh, that would be weird!). […]

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    Is Jar Packaging A Waste Of Money?

    When I was a little girl, I was fascinated by my grannie’s potions and lotions. I would watch as she opened those beautiful jars, picked up a tiny amount of cream with her fingers, and applied them gently all over her face, longing for the day when I could finally do the same. When that […]