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A313 – The French Pharmacy Retinol You Can Get off Amazon

Somewhere on the interwebs (reddit? maybe?) I came across the mention of A313, a retinol available in France that one could get on Amazon.  What made it unique was the pomade texture, something I hadn’t come across before and what I thought would be luxe and hydrating. It’s actually a rename of the former Avibon, […]

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Winter Skin Savers

It’s Pumpkin Spice Latte time, but some days it feels like winter is closer than ever, and so I’ve been layering up the moisturizer.  Starting with body oil and ending with a body butter. When my skin is damp, I put on some Bio-Oil.  It’s been around for age, and it works better than any […]

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Empty: It Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream

I’ve reviewed Confidence in a Cream before but the fact that I kept coming back to it and now it’s finished shows how much I really liked this moisturizer.   Confidence in a Cream absorbs quickly and makes your skin feel hydrated – and that’s a feeling that lasts.  It’s thick and rich for a […]

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Dior Dream Skin 1-Minute Mask

I don’t have time for masks these days.  If it’s not giving me results like peeling which is really what my skin needs and likes to look its best, then I’m not really into it.   Dior Dream Skin 1-Minute Mask is a mask I can get behind.  It has glycolic acid in it but […]

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Just Finished: Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Regenerating Cream and Creams I’ve Loved

I really wish I had taken a picture of the empty jar, but I just forgot.  I know, I’ve reviewed a whole bunch of face creams lately.  There was the Sothy’s Noctuelle which has vitamin C in it and is meant to be used at night time.  This was really the most lusciously moisturizing cream […]

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Defend Your Skin with Vitamin C from Avene

At about this time of year, your tan’s faded, and maybe you’re left with some freckles from a good summer.  Maybe it’s just time to get that brightness back that you feel like you might have lost. I know that for myself at this time of year, I always contemplate laser, peels, scrubs, anything to […]

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Another Day, Another Clear Sunscreen Everyone Can Use

It might feel like summer’s on its way out, but I’m not done with these sunscreen reviews!  Here’s another option for those of you who are looking for something that’s completely clear, and this one is SPF 30.   Aveeno’s Positively Radiant Sheer Daily Moisturizer has a light, almost gel-like consistency that feels incredibly hydrating on […]

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Noctuelle, from Sothys

If you’re a fan of skincare, you should know that Noctuelle, Sothy’s line of night-care products has gotten revamped.  The Noctuelle line is for night time – products made especially to destress both the skin and the mind so that you can wake up feeling and looking more rested. The entire line includes Detox Resurfacing […]

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Biodegradable Wipes are Here

Did you know that most wipes are not biodegradable? In fact, they are only biodegradable if it’s written on the package, and even then you would have to double check with your city’s compost policy because the chemicals on many wipes interfere with the composting that they do. But Beautycounter has changed that.  Their new […]

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St. Tropez Self Tan Purity Bronzing Water

It’s been a summer of ups and downs, but today I’m holding on to my tan thanks to St. Tropez. The new St. Tropez Self Tan Purity Bronzing Water Face Mist is literally the most easy-to-use tanner around.  They recommend using it on your face because you can wear it on top of moisturizer or […]

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