Twenty sixteen was a crazy transitional year for me. The publication I had spent a dozen years of my life devoted to — more passion project than income source — had just shut down, and I was scrambling. Scrambling to find meaning, to redefine who I was without Audrey Magazine. What do I do? Who … Continue reading Year in Review: My Best Beauty Finds of 2016
I've been obsessing over my skin and skincare for at least 30 years, starting from my very first "blemish" when I hit puberty. (Ha — I scoff to think that that itty bitty bump ever qualified as a pimple in my mind). So when it comes to skincare, I'm a realist — I know … Continue reading Have I Finally Found the Secret to Beating My Hormonal Acne?
It finally feels like spring, and with spring comes some spring cleaning. Let Marie Kondo handle your closet with her KonMari method; for your skin, you're going to need more than just a spark of joy (though I think turning over a new leaf, epidermically-speaking, will certainly spark joy and more). Follow these steps … Continue reading Spring Cleaning For Your Skin: Glow Recipe Edition
Yesterday, I talked about some methods I use to prevent adult hormonal acne. Here, some of my favorite skin care products I use religiously to keep acne at bay. Treat and prevent Most experts agree that in order to deal with adult acne, a salicylic acid cleanser combined with a benzoyl peroxide treatment … Continue reading Tackle Hormonal Acne Without Drying Out Your Skin, Part 2
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