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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 … Continue reading Yes To Grapefruit: No Reservations

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 … Continue reading NARSskin Travel Sets: Straighten Up and Fly Right

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 … Continue reading Chantecaille Detox Clay Mask: Rest and Resculpt

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 … Continue reading Kate Somerville EradiKate Acne Treatment

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 … Continue reading Skin Coaching: Face-to-Face

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

Tue 11.20

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant: Just Add Water!

Need a daily exfoliant that won’t dry your skin out? Voilà! All you have to do is add water to Dermalogica’s powder scrub, and it activates into a microfoliant paste. Coupling rice enzymes with salicylic acid (the wonder cleanser), this product gently scrubs you clean of all impurities. For maximum potency, use less water, but … Continue reading Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant: Just Add Water!

Wed 10.03

Acne Pads: Philosophy vs. Cane + Austin

I have an intense post-workout face cleansing routine that involves a Clarisonic, moisturizer, treatment cream, and spot treatment. Most of the time I’m good about it, but sometimes I just don’t have time for it all, which is where acne pads come in. On days were I have just a few seconds to wash and … Continue reading Acne Pads: Philosophy vs. Cane + Austin

Wed 09.12

LovelySkin Product Spotlight

For the second year in a row now I stopped by a pop-up LovelySkin hosted in Manhattan to showcase some of their best products. It was a great opportunity to not only learn about new beauty buys, but to speak with the people behind them to get a better feel for them and who they’re … Continue reading LovelySkin Product Spotlight