Anew Clinical Retexturizing Peel with 10% Glycolic Acid

First of all, let me start by saying that this is not a real peel.  My skin doesn’t peel when I use this, and if you go to a dermatologist and get a peel, you will find yourself with flaking skin within a couple of days, and most “peel” products out there don’t make this […]

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Kerastase’s More Natural Line

Aura Botanica is Kerastase’s answer to the natural world of shampoo and conditioner.  They’re known for being a brand that’s really adamant that their product retains its efficacy no matter what, and that it consistently smells a certain way so that their consumers are immersed into using their products with all their senses.  When they […]

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Tom Ford Cafe Rose

So every year for my birthday, I go out and get a new perfume.  This year, I happened to be at Nordstrom’s the weekend after my birthday and I couldn’t help but wander by the fragrance section.  Jo Malone, Creed, and Tom Ford were calling my name, and I stopped to take a sniff at […]

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Nars x Charlotte Gainsbourg Summer 2017 Makeup Collection

This is an amazing collection of products that can supply a whole look that’s easy and summery.  It makes sense: Charlotte Gainsbourg is a French personality who’s known for her effortless look.  French beauty does always seem a little more lived-in and smudgy.  A smudgy glowy look is so much easier to achieve than a […]

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New Live Clean Face Mineral Sunscreen Lotion

Live Clean has a mineral sunscreen that’s SPF 45, and if you want sunscreen that’s “safe”, with ingredients that are not as harmful to your body, then this is one that you want to check out.  In case you’re wondering, those ingredients are zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, which are used in sunscreens but typically […]

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How I Set My Makeup

Makeup setting is something that I did without for a long time – I figured that if a foundation was really good, then it would be able to stay on, but right now the foundation that I really like isn’t exactly long-wearing, so a bit of a setting powder is needed, and it goes a […]

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A Gift for Dad

Here are some options from L’Occitane this father’s day. These gifts are perfect for the dad that likes a bit of everyday luxury.  A box with soap, a nice smelling shower gel, and a new cologne all provide those. The L’Occitane Gift Boxes ($74, each) come in four options: Cedrat, which is citrusy and clean; […]

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Face Oil that’s a Serum from Province Apothecary

Before I get into the review, my mom was visiting and asked me for a face oil, but one that didn’t leave her face greasy.  She looked at me, and asked “what do you use?” My face wasn’t greasy at all…and I had used Province Apothecary’s Rejuvenating and Hydrating serum!  It’s a blend of oil but […]

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New Vichy Mineral 89

The latest moisturizers promise to be light and refreshing but still help get rid of dry skin, thanks to the addition of hyaluronic acid which can pack more than its own weight in moisture. Now Vichy has new Mineral 89 Moisturizer that has only 11 ingredients which hopefully means that there’s just active ingredients and […]

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Vita Liberata Body Blur

Luxury tan brand, Vita Liberata, not only has great self-tanning products, but it also offers you the possibility of a temporary tan that makes your skin look great.  Think of it like body makeup! Body Blur is just that – it’s transfer resistant, slightly shimmery formula for body and face that makes skin look flawless […]

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