Face
Mon 04.14
Paula's Choice Clear Regular Strength Daily Skin Clearing Treatment

Paula’s Choice Clear Regular Strength Daily Skin Clearing Treatment

Don’t get me wrong – sulfur and salicylic acid are miracle workers for treating acne, as is glycolic acid since exfoliating is key to preventing breakouts. But nothing has proven as effective as benzoyl peroxide when it comes to treating my own breakouts.

Tue 04.01
Are You Anti-Aging Your Skin Too Early?

Are You Anti-Aging Your Skin Too Early?

Have you started an anti-aging skin care regime too young? Celebrity esthetician Renée Rouleau explains why you might want to hold off, and what preventative measures you can take in the meantime.

Fri 03.28
StriVectin SD Advanced Intensive Concentrate for Wrinkles & Stretch Marks

StriVectin SD Advanced Intensive Concentrate for Wrinkles & Stretch Marks: Full-Circle and Line-Free

I was told about StriVectin’s latest product, their SD Advanced Concentrate, and remembered that I’d tried the original nine years ago…

Mon 03.24
Best Spring Pastels

Best Spring Pastels: A Glimmer of Shimmer

Remember those pastel – or I should say, pasty – lipsticks we wore in the ninth grade? We all looked like defective Barbies with our frosty blue eye shadow and pale pink lips. Fortunately, the science behind our makeup has only improved since then, as have the trends! Today’s pastels involve just a glimmer of shimmer, rather than a chalky, unflattering consistency.

Fri 03.21
Clarins Instant Light Radiance Boosting Complexion Base

Clarins Instant Light Radiance Boosting Complexion Base: Act Naturally

This Clarins Instant Light radiance boosting complexion base is my new beauty obsession. It’s the secret to perfect skin packaged up in a nice, little tube! The company’s spring collection is all about natural radiance, meaning it’s heavy on products that pull light from your environment to create glowing skin.

Tue 03.11
Resveratrol

Resveratrol: A Key Anti-Aging Ingredient

Caudalie has build a veritable empire on the antioxidant power of grapes. In fact, before anyone in mainstream beauty was talking about antioxidants, they maintained that resveratrol (obtained from the skins of Cabernet Sauvignon grapes), had tremendous anti-aging benefits and was the first skincare brand to use it topically – and the first to patent it in stabilized levels.

Tue 03.04
Clé de Peau Beauté Luminizing Face Enhancer

Clé de Peau Beauté Luminizing Face Enhancer

Hands down the best makeup product I’ve ever tried is Clé de Peau Beauté Luminizing Face Enhancer in #12 ($95; $55 for refill). Every time I wear it people ask me about my skin.

Thu 02.20
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The Surprising Beauty Benefits of Honey

Legend has it that Cleopatra bathed in milk and honey…if it was good enough for Cleopatra, reason dictates that there must be some fantastic beauty benefits to honey. Honey, in fact, is a natural humectant meaning it draws water to the skin so it’s awesome this time of year when skin tends to be dry.

Wed 02.12
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Top 5 Super Hydrators Under $40: Winter Warriors

There are just two more days left in NYFW (it always goes by quickly!), and so far my skin is taking the arctic NYC temperatures like a champ. Normally, I have a thirteen-step skincare routine, but when you can barely even make time to eat, some steps must fall to the wayside.