A Deep Dive Into Cleansing Micellar Water

  Once upon a time, over a century ago, French women had to wash their now-famously glowing skin with harsh Parisian water. That is, until a British university discovered micelles in 1913. Eventually, these little spheres of oil suspended in water made their way to French pharmacies, who picked up on the cosmetic use of … Continue reading A Deep Dive Into Cleansing Micellar Water

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My 13-Step Summer Skin Care Regimen: Morning

  As a beauty editor, I have to incorporate and test out a lot of beauty products, oftentimes far more than I have time or room for in my regimen. I believe you have go through almostthe entire jar/tub/bottle of product to really be able to get the full benefits of its ingredients and to notice a … Continue reading My 13-Step Summer Skin Care Regimen: Morning

Don’t Just Slather — Be Smart About Hydrating Your Dry Winter Skin

  It's right around this time of year that my skin starts to get that "tight" feeling around my cheekbones and eyes by midday. This never used to happen, having had more normal-oily combination skin all my life, as opposed to dry-oily. But now that I'm in my 40s, what was once the happy-normal half of … Continue reading Don’t Just Slather — Be Smart About Hydrating Your Dry Winter Skin