For the Face Oil-Averse

Long ago, I switched over to oil-everything, (oil cleansers, face oils, eye oils) and kissed creams and lotions goodbye.  I usually recommend oils over creams to readers and followers, too.  But, some of you just want a cream.  Some of you still want a face wash that lathers.  I get it.  We all have our […]

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A Mask Wardrobe by Leahlani + Giveaway

A mask wardrobe? you say.  I know it might sound extravagant, but different masks do different things, and everyone should have at least 3 in their skincare arsenal.  Integrity Botanicals just added Leahlani Skincare to their already stellar skincare brand assortment, and it made me so excited!  Not many retailers carry this dreamy-luxe line.  Leahlani’s […]

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This Beats Out Proactiv+, Naturally

Well, this does not surprise me, or anyone else I know who has tried the CLEAR Collection by True Botanicals, but they recently beat out Proactiv+ in independent clinical trials in combatting both acne and dryness. That’s right.  The toxic skincare system that has literally generated billions of dollars in revenue has been beaten out by […]

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Sensational New Serums at Ayla Beauty

Just…. Wow.  It takes a lot to impress me when it comes to face serums these days, but the Kristina Holey + Marie Veronique Serums collaboration that Ayla Beauty recently picked up is pretty stellar.  Marie Veronique is one of Ayla’s best-selling brands; Kristina Holey is one of the most sought after aestheticians in the country.  Both Marie Veronique and […]

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Au Revoir, Wrinkles and Dry Skin!

A little over a year ago, I discovered a cool-Parisian-girl beauty secret.  I have to admit that I was pretty skeptical about the best-selling French supplement, Biocyte Hyaluronic Forté,  but Dara at Ayla Beauty assured me that it made a big difference for her personally; she didn’t need a heavy-duty moisturizer anymore.  (Plus, I know she is super-smart and […]

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12 Days of Giveaways: Tata Harper

‘Tis the season for giving, and I’m excited to say that today marks the first day of Bare Beauty’s 2nd Annual “12 Days of Giveaways”!  I had so much fun doing this last year, and it’s a great way to snag an amazing gift for yourself or someone special on your list.  Every day between […]

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Mama Mondays: My Prenatal Skincare Routine

Happy Monday!  Did last night’s supermoon keep anyone else up all night?!  I was, like, 10-20% conscious while I tossed and turned all. night. long.  A brutal way to start the week, but there’s work to be done!  A few of you have asked about my skincare routine during pregnancy.  There is no doubt that […]

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True Botanicals Relaunch & Giveaway

By now, most of you know that I’m an utter devotee to True Botanicals, the line that saved my skin 2.5 years ago.  (For almost 3  years, I’d been dealing with terrible hormonal cystic acne that not even prescriptions – that I did not feel comfortable taking – could heal.  I tried True Botanicals, and the […]

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