Spring Cleaning For Your Skin: Glow Recipe Edition

  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

Don’t Just Slather — Be Smart About Hydrating Your Dry Winter Skin

  It's right around this time of year that my skin starts to get that "tight" feeling around my cheekbones and eyes by midday. This never used to happen, having had more normal-oily combination skin all my life, as opposed to dry-oily. But now that I'm in my 40s, what was once the happy-normal half of … Continue reading Don’t Just Slather — Be Smart About Hydrating Your Dry Winter Skin

A Year in Review: Beauty & Health Lessons Learned (and Thereby, Resolutions in 2016)

  I'm not one of those people big on holidays. Sure, I look forward to the quality time spent with family, to the good food, to the convivial atmosphere, but I haven't gotten a Christmas tree in eons, I don't deck the halls or attend a big gala for New Year's. I'd prefer, frankly speaking, escaping … Continue reading A Year in Review: Beauty & Health Lessons Learned (and Thereby, Resolutions in 2016)