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 was the shrimp. We were in Bangkok and in the executive lounge of an international 5-star hotel, enjoying a glass of wine and some small bites, including the offending shrimp crudité. Eight hours later, I was doubled over in the bathroom, popping the pre-prescribed antibiotic I had gotten from my doctor back home … Continue reading Inner Beauty: Do Beauty Ingestibles & Supplements Work?
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