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Mind Over Matte: Oil Control For Every Step of Your Regimen

  It’s an annual ritual. As soon as we’re on the other side of Easter, and as plans for summer vacation looms, I break out the big guns. No, not the ice cooler and sun umbrella and picnic basket. No, I have a different type of summertime arsenal at the ready: my oil-control skin care. … Continue reading Mind Over Matte: Oil Control For Every Step of Your Regimen

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Keep It Easy: Weekend Getaway Skin Care

  With the unofficial start of summer now underway, the official start of my summertime skincare routine is here. After all, what may work wonders in the wintertime may become superfluous when temperatures and humidity begin to soar. Of course, my regimen switch-up also has to take into consideration upcoming vacations and overseas travel that … Continue reading Keep It Easy: Weekend Getaway Skin Care

Composure’s Issue 11: Best Beauty Discoveries, Skin Care Edition

  Another issue of Composure Magazine, another slew of beauty products that have wow'd me. Some are old favorites, some I've already practically emptied, some are utter revelations. All are amazing finds that will keep me as much a consumer as I am an editor. In this skin care edition, I review my favorite products … Continue reading Composure’s Issue 11: Best Beauty Discoveries, Skin Care Edition

Life as a Beauty Editor: Beauty Favorites & New Discoveries, Part 1

  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

Retinoids & Retinol: Skin Care Ingredients You Need in Your Regimen

  Of all the serums and boosters and creams in my skin care regimen, one thing I always ensure to include (as does seemingly every other beauty editor) is what dermatologists like Dr. Jwala Karnik of Suneva Medical call the gold standard in anti-aging skincare: retinoids. “Retinoid is a vitamin A derivative that unclogs pores, … Continue reading Retinoids & Retinol: Skin Care Ingredients You Need in Your Regimen