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The Sample: May Lindstrom The Complete Skin Experience (Review & Photos)

9 Dec

 ««Press Sample»» Now I know that by now, most of you have heard of May Lindstrom already. A self-proclaimed “skin chef”, May Lindstrom’s eponymous skincare line features products that are all blended and filled by hand in micro-batches, ensuring the freshest, most high-quality products. As May herself tells me, “it’s an incredibly personal and time-consuming process”—and [...]

The Beauty Picks: Powdered Exfoliators, Cleansers & Masks

17 Jun

For this edition of The Beauty Picks, I decided to highlight some of my favorite powdered exfoliators, cleansers, and masks. I feel like I’ve been talking about these a lot lately but I can’t help it–I really love this type of product! They’re just so much fun to use! Instead of just going on auto-pilot [...]

The Sample: REN Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask (Review, Swatch & Photos)

3 Apr

««Press Sample»» Everyone knows that spring is a time for renewal and rebirth…a time for fresh starts and new beginnings. Why shouldn’t that philosophy extend to your skin, as well? Let’s face it: no one feels like their complexion is the freshest or brightest straight out of the winter season. Everyone needs a little TLC [...]

The Sample: TATCHA Polished Classic Rice Enzyme Powder (Review & Photos)

21 Mar

««Press Sample»» I am a big fan of powdered exfoliators–I find them fun to use (there’s just something about mixing the product with water to form a paste that brings out your inner science-geek/child :P), gentle, and really effective. It took a long time for me to get over “the bigger the grains, the more [...]

12 Things for 2012!

1 Jan

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! I was inspired by Paris’ 12 Best Things of 2012 post, so I decided to do my own in honor of the new year. My list is mostly beauty-related, but there is one oddball in there. Take a look and see!

The Sample: Pure+Simple Lactic Acid Original 5% (Review, Swatch & Photos)

26 Sep

««Press Sample»» Now maybe it’s just me, but I’ll be honest with you: whenever I try out a natural skincare product, I’m always a little skeptical at first that it will actually work . Well, let me rephrase: I’m skeptical that it will work as well as the non-natural skincare products that use synthetic chemical [...]

The Sample: Amore Pacific Treatment Enzyme Peel (Review, Swatches & Photos)

28 Jun

I’m a big, big fan of exfoliating treatments. I think it’s important for everyone to properly exfoliate regularly (“regularly” being different for everyone. Generally, the older you are, the more you will benefit from frequent exfoliation. The younger you are, the less often you need to), but given that I have been “blessed” with oily, [...]