I've been on a camellia flower oil kick lately. It started with this weird itchiness I felt along my jawline. There was no rash or redness that I could see, but it just felt really itchy, especially after I cleansed my face and after using acids. So I temporarily cut out all AHAs (I … Continue reading Feeding My Camellia Flower Obsession: Boscia’s New Tsubaki Swirl Cream
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
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
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!
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