Keepin’ It Clean: Skin Care Hygiene You Need to Know About

  Do hand sanitizers take up more space in your purse than your makeup bag? Does your hand washing rival that of a surgeon’s pre-op? Is a paper towel not only for drying but also for opening the bathroom door? If so, you may be a germ vigilante, in which case, this story may be … Continue reading Keepin’ It Clean: Skin Care Hygiene You Need to Know About

Products a Beauty Editor Actually Buys: Mom-Approved Edition

  While my mom has definitely had an influence on much of my beauty choices, these days, I'm the one teaching my mom about sleep masks, pre-serums and high-tech ingredients. She's one of my best product testers, happily trying out all manner of BB cream, moisturizer, and hair product. And while she may not be … Continue reading Products a Beauty Editor Actually Buys: Mom-Approved Edition

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