Life as a Beauty Editor: Beauty Favorites & New Discoveries, Part 1

  Every month, I'm slathering, tapping, swiping and scrunching a slew of beauty products as part of my job as beauty editor for Composure Magazine, and this past month has been no exception. In Composure's latest issue out now (buy it here), I narrowed down the prettiest spring-inspired beauty products for my Editor's Picks story, slathered my dried-out … Continue reading Life as a Beauty Editor: Beauty Favorites & New Discoveries, Part 1

Tackle Hormonal Acne Without Drying Out Your Skin, Part 1

  I remember when I got my first “pimple.” I put quotes around the word because, at the time, I was about 13 or 14, and I remember discovering that tiny little pinkish bump on my nose. Of course, I freaked out, and immediately went out and bought Sea Breeze toner, an alcohol-laden toner that … Continue reading Tackle Hormonal Acne Without Drying Out Your Skin, Part 1

A Year in Review: Beauty & Health Lessons Learned (and Thereby, Resolutions in 2016)

  I'm not one of those people big on holidays. Sure, I look forward to the quality time spent with family, to the good food, to the convivial atmosphere, but I haven't gotten a Christmas tree in eons, I don't deck the halls or attend a big gala for New Year's. I'd prefer, frankly speaking, escaping … Continue reading A Year in Review: Beauty & Health Lessons Learned (and Thereby, Resolutions in 2016)