VIDEO BLOG – A Few Of My Favorite Things | Episode 1, August 2020

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Getting Real – Experiment Time | Augustinus Bader 27-Day Challenge

It’ll take a miracle to help these puffy, crepey eyes. So this post is a bit different. I’m embarking on the cult Augustinus Bader 27-day skincare challenge. The premise is simple: Use only the Augustinus Bader signature, award winning, anti-ageing cream for 27 days and watch your skin repair itself. And since I’ve ordered bothContinue reading “Getting Real – Experiment Time | Augustinus Bader 27-Day Challenge”

What’s In Your Beauty? | An Intro To Vegan, Cruelty-free, and Clean Beauty Labels

Without an officially accepted set of international standards encompassing “vegan,” “cruelty-free,” and “clean” beauty, it’s almost impossible for consumers to know how their products are being sourced. While some certifications including Leaping Bunny and PETA are widely-accepted, there’s still a ton of grey area complicating the purchasing process and consumer confidence. So as I doContinue reading “What’s In Your Beauty? | An Intro To Vegan, Cruelty-free, and Clean Beauty Labels”

The Chantecaille Sale | My Top Picks For Your Cart – Skincare + Makeup

Get excited! Chantecaille (one of my ABSOLUTE favorite brands) is starting their annual site-wide sale soon! Every year the luxury skincare and beauty company celebrates founder Sylvie Chantecaille’s birthday on July 27 with 20-30% off EVERYTHING, which is fantastic as Chantecaille comes at a rather steep price point and rarely do they discount their high-quality,Continue reading “The Chantecaille Sale | My Top Picks For Your Cart – Skincare + Makeup”

For Dummies, The Series: Eye Patches – My Top 8 Picks

It’s no secret I LOVE eye patches. These comma-shaped skincare weapons might not be part of your daily routine, but I can’t think of any other product more effective at making one look fresh and well-rested in an instant. Don’t get too caught up in the semantics of patches v. masks, it’s all about theContinue reading “For Dummies, The Series: Eye Patches – My Top 8 Picks”

Glossier for Grown Ups | The 6 Standouts (Singles & Sets) To Complete Your Low-Maintenance Beauty Routine

“Glossier achieves in giving women of all ages a clean base and easy makeup to naturally highlight their best features.” A standard Glossier review is not original content by any means but this is Glossier for grown ups…very different. Full disclosure, I’m a Glossier fan. I am not sponsored by Glossier, but I’ve been followingContinue reading “Glossier for Grown Ups | The 6 Standouts (Singles & Sets) To Complete Your Low-Maintenance Beauty Routine”

Klorane | The Afforable French Brand You Need Now + 3 Products To Buy Today

Why is no one talking about these eye patches? They’re EVERYTHING. Honestly, if you aren’t using Klorane, you’re missing out. This is the brand we you need now. Oh and by the way, it’s incredibly accessible. I looked high and low for a comprehensive review of Klorane and I couldn’t find anything relevant, so here’sContinue reading “Klorane | The Afforable French Brand You Need Now + 3 Products To Buy Today”

12 Facial Cleansers Guaranteed To Make You Glow

Cleansers are the cornerstone of every great skincare routine. On a daily basis your skin faces external aggressors such as pollution and bacteria irritants causing disruption to cutaneous microbiota, ie skin flora. Protection of these microbiota is fundamental to skin physiology and immunity. The ABSOLUTE NUMBER ONE WAY to care for your skin is throughContinue reading “12 Facial Cleansers Guaranteed To Make You Glow”

I Didn’t Think I’d Be Doing A Part II So Soon | The Silenced Grief – Miscarriage

Video post. Last week I wrote about my struggle with “complicated grief” after the death of my grandmother. This weekend my family had another major loss. I promise to return to talking top travel and skincare tips soon, but first, this.

In My Cart | 7 Items I’m Eyeing Online Right Now

We’ve all done it: add an item(s) to our cart while online shopping then leave, look, read reviews, consider, ponder, look again, suddenly a month passes (even two) and that goodie(s) is still in our cart. I am VERY guilty of this. I love to add items to my cart then wait on promotions, seeContinue reading “In My Cart | 7 Items I’m Eyeing Online Right Now”