As we get ready to release yet another issue of Composure Magazine in a couple weeks (seriously, where does the time go?), I wanna share with you some of my favorite beauty finds from the current issue. These haven't made me just look better — they've made my life easier! I'm constantly amazed by the … Continue reading Beauty Editor’s Picks: My Top 8 Faves From Composure Issue 14
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
Ever since my 1-day-1-pack experiment, I've been on a tear, sheet masking like my life depended on it. Between press samples and gifts from friends and family every time they return from Korea, I have a pretty heft stash of them, and I figured at my previous rate of one mask every few weeks, the … Continue reading Now That I’m Sheet Masking More, Some Reviews
The workhorses of any skin care regimen, serums are the nerds of the beauty world, with the highest concentrations of active ingredients, backed by tons of science, and often looking like they belong in a lab. In fact, I'm obsessed with any skin care product in a dropper format — it makes me feel … Continue reading Beauty & the Geek: Serums For Every Skin Concern
We’re in a golden age of beauty. The cosmetics industry is forecast to exceed $62 billion in gross revenues in the United States alone. Skin care, one of the fastest growing segments of the industry, makes up over 35% of the global beauty market, reaching $121 billion in revenues 2014. Beauty is also one of … Continue reading Are You Making These 4 Skin Care Mistakes?