• 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 […]

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    My Skincare Routine (Updated)

    I’m probably the only beauty blogger in the entire blogosphere who has never written a post about her skincare routine. There are two reasons for that: 1. I Don’t Have A Steady Routine As a beauty blogger and skin coach, I get to try lots of new skincare products all the time (who am I […]

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    Steam Facials: Do They Help Or Harm Skin?

    Have you ever steamed your face? Come on now, I now you did. We all did. Like most of you, I first heard about steam facials from a magazine (it was in the pre-internet days – do you still remember those?). The article said that steam was this awesome thing that opened up the pores, […]