Wed 04.03

Proactiv +

Who hasn’t used Proactiv or doesn’t know at least know like…10,000…people who have? I never used the original growing up, but so many of my friends did and from what I can remember they all had stellar results (though if memory serves me correctly those results tended to dissipate once they stopped using the regimen). […]

Wed 02.27

NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer: Nothing Left to Hide

Last week I posted a teaser for the new NARS concealer, and now my review is in! Throughout the year, I switch off between concealers depending on the weather and the appearance of my skin. For dry winter months, I find that the ones with creamier consistencies work the best. But they’re too heavy for […]

Fri 01.25

Natura Bisse Diamond White Rich Cleanse: Pallid Cleanser

When I landed in Hong Kong earlier this week with my friend China Chow (we were in town for the opening of the city’s first Nancy Gonzalez boutique), she commented, “You know we have to be apparition white when we appear at the event.” I told her, “Yes, we need a self-paler!” Watch the Model Mania […]

Tue 01.15

Yes To Grapefruit: No Reservations

The popular Yes To skincare brand has expanded its carrot, cucumber, tomato, and blueberry lineup, now selling grapefruit-scented products (it was about time we got some fruitier aromas!). They have everything you need from the start to the finish of your facial skincare routine, starting with a daily scrub ($8.49) – it exfoliates well but […]

Fri 01.04

NARSskin Travel Sets: Straighten Up and Fly Right

Have some exciting travel plans for 2013? The new NARS skincare line has us all packed and ready! These sets are perfect for my many upcoming trips – all of our favorite necessities in FDA-approved sizing, which means I can use this during the long, dry flight. I’m obsessed with the luminous moisture cream and […]

Thu 01.03

Chantecaille Detox Clay Mask: Rest and Resculpt

There’s no better time for a detox mask than after New Year’s (not to mention after all the bad things we did during the long holiday season!). Start off 2013 rejuvenated with a mask that will bring you back to a natural state of purity (even if that’s a lost cause for the rest of […]

Wed 12.26

Kate Somerville EradiKate Acne Treatment

I bought Kate Somerville EradiKate Acne Treatment a few months ago and have been using it intermittently ever since. Right off the bat – it smells AWFUL. LIKE JUST HORRIBLE. Trust me, do not put this on if you’re planning on spending the night with anyone besides a long term boyfriend, husband, or yourself because […]

Wed 11.28

Skin Coaching: Face-to-Face

Ever woken up with a skin crisis that had you wanting to crawl back in bed and hide? Renee Rouleau knows just the solution! The New York Times recently gave love to the skin care guru in an article on a new trend she has spearheaded – skin coaching. All you have to do is […]

Mon 11.26

Dr.Ci:Labo Basic Black Charcoal Cleansing Gel: Clean Coal

This innovative cleanser is made from black charcoal. Grossed out? Don’t be! It may sound like you’ll get dirty, rather than clean, but the truth is that this natural substance draws out oil and impurities, while also neutralizing your pH for a pleasant deodorizing effect. I’ve used charcoal soap in the past (my mom brought […]