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    Micro-Needling: Does It Help Or Hurt The Skin?

    Things I don’t understand: Why Britain still uses separate cold and water faucets Why Beyonce lost Album Of The Year to Adele Why people poke their faces with needles in the name of beauty It’s called micro-needling and it’s done with a torture device with lots and lots of needles. It’s the kind of thing […]

  • Why I’ve Started Dry Brushing My Skin

    My New Year’s skincare resolution? Exfoliating my body. Regularly. I know, I say that every year. But this year I’ll actually do it. How can I be so sure? I’ve discovered a clever technique that makes body exfoliation faster and easier (and I’m all for making anything faster and easier). It’s called dry brushing. What’s […]

  • 4 Reasons Why Your Skin Is Peeling (And How To Fix It)

    My skin is afraid. Panicky, even. This time last year, the unrelenting cold coupled with a bit too much retinol made it peel like a reptile. It was ugly. Even makeup couldn’t hide it. Foundation made it look A LOT worse. It was painful, too. I tried to barely touch the area as I slathered […]

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    When To Splurge (And When To Save) On Your Skincare Products

    Is there really a difference between drugstore and luxury skincare products? Yep. High-end products usually give you a more luxurious experience. Everything from the bottle to the texture is designed to please the senses and turn your skincare routine into a pampering session. But in terms of effectiveness? Drugstore products often work just as well. […]

  • Sensitive Skin? 9 Ways To Soothe It

    Sensitive skin is a drama queen. It’s always throwing tantrums for the most random things. But it never tells you what the heck is wrong with it. Once it decides it doesn’t like something, there’s no reasoning with it. Argh! Dealing with a drama queen is never fun. But when you start listening to it […]

  • The Complete Guide To Facial Oils

    Remember the good old days when you’d be running in the opposite direction when someone dared suggest you use an oil on your face? Now you’re rushing to Sephora to buy the latest (and super expensive) bottle of facial oil. What the heck happened? Well, marketers got better at making oils sound awesome, that’s for […]