• paula's choice bha exfoliants guide

    Paula’s Choice BHA Exfoliants Comparison: Which One Is Right For You?

    Remember the days you couldn’t find a BHA exfoliant to save your skin? Paula’s Choice took care of that – with a vengeance. Last time I counted, the brand makes 12 BHA exfoliants. 12! How do you even begin to pick one?! Talk about skincare overload! Makes you want to close your eyes, grab one […]

  • the ordinary mandelic acid 10 + HA

    The Complete Guide To The Ordinary Exfoliating Products

    Stop exfoliating your skin so much. I repeat, stop exfoliating your skin so much. I’m serious. In the past few months, I’ve lost count of how many of you asked for my help because your skin was all dry and irritated. When I asked what you were using, it always turned out you were using […]

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    The Complete Guide To Layering Acids In Your Skincare Routine

    Error: skincare overload! Skincare overload! Remember when the mere thought of putting acids on your skin made you run in the opposite direction? Now you can’t get enough of them. Glycolic acid. Lactic acid. L-Ascorbic Acid. You’re using all of them and then you’re wondering why your skin’s all dry and flaky all of a […]

  • tca peels 101

    TCA Peel VS Glycolic Acid Peel: Which One Is Better For You?

    I don’t go for facials often (I believe the less you do to your skin, the better), but when I do, I usually opt for a glycolic acid peel. It smoothes out my skin’s texture, evens out its tone and makes my wrinkles look smaller. The best part? There’s no pain or downtime. Well, maybe […]

  • These 5 Skincare Treatments Can Ruin Your Skin (If You Abuse Them)

    I think I gave you the wrong impression. I’m a skincare geek with a beauty blog. That sort of means I try every lotion and potion under the sun, have a 10 step skincare routine, and go for facials every other week. This couldn’t be further from the truth. I’m very selective of the skincare […]