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Beauty Gifts to Give (But Mostly to Receive): Editor’s Vanity From Composure Issue 14

In the latest issue of Composure, I pick and choose some of my beauty wish list items, both to give and (mostly) to receive. 🙂 Read on for some of the prettiest beauty out there. Dip Into Pretty Pedi Spacers in Tears of Joy—Clear I've finally tossed my nasty sponge toe separators in favor of … Continue reading Beauty Gifts to Give (But Mostly to Receive): Editor’s Vanity From Composure Issue 14

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Composure Magazine’s Ultimate Gift Guide

Today, just some eye candy from a holiday gift guide story I worked on with Composure's contributing fashion editor, Min A. Lee (who also laid out the story). I love putting together style and beauty pages, coordinating the colors and silhouettes that will result in a harmonious story, both visually and substantively. While I'm not a … Continue reading Composure Magazine’s Ultimate Gift Guide

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Weather-Proof Your Skin + Bioelements Giveaway!

You bring sweaters out of storage, you insulate the house. So why aren’t you prepping your skin care routine for winter? Your step-by-step guide to better skin. Alleviating the tightness and flaking that are the hallmarks of dry, dehydrated skin is not just about slathering on another layer of moisturizer. It starts from the moment … Continue reading Weather-Proof Your Skin + Bioelements Giveaway!

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Humectants & Occlusives: Skin Care Ingredients You Need For Winter Skin

  When it comes to caring for your skin this winter, there are three categories of skin care you need to know: humectants, occlusive, and emollients. You need all three to keep skin hydrated. Here’s why. Humectants A humectant is a substance that attracts water, whether it is from the environment or from a deeper … Continue reading Humectants & Occlusives: Skin Care Ingredients You Need For Winter Skin

These Beauty Gifts Are Such a Steal: Great to Give (And Love to Receive)

Oh, decisions, decisions. From the skin care fanatic friend to the #makeupoftheday selfie aficionado, there seems to be a plethora of beauty gifts for everyone. Even better, these gift sets cost less than the actual value of the individual products, so you may well just want to get one (or two) for yourself.     … Continue reading These Beauty Gifts Are Such a Steal: Great to Give (And Love to Receive)