Oh, it’s that time of year again. Sugarplums, holiday cheer, peace on earth … last-minute shopping, carb overload, stress breakouts. The holidays can take its toll on the best of us, no matter how genetically skin-blessed, mask-militant, or regimen-regimented we may be. So to prepare our skin for the shock that lasts from that … Continue reading Prep Your Skin For the Holidays: A Week-By-Week Guide
Are you unknowingly dehydrating your skin? Are you letting bacteria run amok? Have you been sabotaging your skin care regimen? I recently wrote about some common skin care mistakes we can't afford to make. Here, some additional #beautyfails you need to watch out for. 1. You’re not hydrating oily skin Just because you have … Continue reading #BeautyFail: Are You Making These Beauty Mistakes?
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
Mineral vs. chemical. SPF vs. PA+. Avobenzone to zinc oxide. With new ingredients, research and findings coming out every year, protecting your skin from the ravages of UV rays is more confusing than ever, but it doesn’t have to be. Here, we break down the basics of SPF, UVA and UVB. Physical vs. chemical sunscreens: Zinc … Continue reading Shields Up: The Basics of Sun Protection
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