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Anew Firming Sheet Mask with Royal Jelly Essence

How do you guys feel about sheet masks?  Do you like them or hate them?  To be honest, I feel like I could take them or leave them, because the recommended time on them is so long.  I’d rather do a mask for 5 minutes and be done with it, but most sheet masks recommend […]

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Neostrata Adds to Acne Care Line

I’ve been into using Neostrata skincare products since I discovered that there are lots of great skincare ingredients that can make a different on problematic skin, especially skin that has acne on it. Their Acne Clear line is second-to-none because it contains salicylic acid in it, and now in addition to having a cleanser and […]

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Mineral Sunscreen For Kids

We have been so lucky with some amazing weather this summer – yes, there’s been summer showers and smoke – but this year I really made it a point to take the kids out and about.  They love it and I find that it helps them eat better and sleep better too!  Plus, most days […]

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Avene Makes The Best Mineral Sunscreen

Mineral sunscreens.  I feel as if they’re all that anyone is talking about right now and they’re definitely not for everyone because a lot of times they include a high concentration of zinc oxide which goes on very white. But then there’s Avene. Avene is a French brand but it’s available easily at Shoppers Drug […]

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Beautycounter’s Vitamin C Oil Brightens Your Skin

I recommend some kind of oil to almost everyone I meet. Ok, maybe it’s because I live in a very dry climate and meet a lot of people with topical dryness, and maybe it’s because my friends are of “an age” when they’re starting to add retinol to their skincare regimen, but people ask me […]

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Skincare’s New Trend: Melting Cleansers

By now, you’ve already heard about oil cleansers but my latest find is Melting Cleansers too.  Below, I’ve shown one by Roger and Gallet, and another by Algenist.  You can find melting cleansers by Ole Henrikson, Goop, Omorovicza, and even ELF.   Both of the above are gel formulas that aren’t as drippy as oils. […]

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Would You Pay $99 For This Moisturizer?

Last year, I wrote about this moisturizer, which is supposed to have all the bells and whistles when it comes to making your skin healthier but it also has sunscreen in it, so that’s primarily what I’m using it for…. Now, I’ve finished two of these moisturizers and to be honest, I’m not sure it’s […]

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Anew Vitale Day Lotion SPF 25

The sunscreen that I’m using on my face right now is this Anew Vitale Day Lotion in SPF 25.  It’s so smooth that the first time I used it on my kids, even they said they liked the cream because of how smooth it felt.  It offers SPF 25 broad spectrum sun protection in a […]

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Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Face and Body Stick

I first wrote about this sunscreen last year, and this year I wanted something portable so I dug it out of my stash and started applying, and guys, this is STILL one of the best sunscreens out there.  It’s light-weight, totally clear, and is easy to apply.  You just smooth it on to arms, legs, […]

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Aura Mirabilis from Roger and Gallet

Take a look at some of the prettiest skincare products that I’ve ever come across.  This is the Aura Mirabilis line from Roger&Gallet, and it’s based on a 300 year old skincare recipe. It all started with this double-extract dual-phase serum.  The recipe is partly based on Aqua Mirabilis which was created in France.  It […]

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