The Long Game in Skin Care: Why You Should Stick To It

  I did a double take. I had just returned from a 16-day trip across Spain and Morocco. And while the history, the culture, and the architecture were simply breathtaking and utterly mind-blowing — the lighting was not. I guess it’s the price you pay for staying in a museum-quality riad that’s over 700 years … Continue reading The Long Game in Skin Care: Why You Should Stick To It

Summer’s Last Hurrah: 4 Seaside Travel Musts on Instagram @annanymity

  It’s no secret I love traveling. Clambering over millennia-old ruins, discovering hidden alleyways, gawking at ancient mosques and cathedrals — that's my idea of a good trip. But I have to admit, every once in a while, rather than traveling, I just want a vacation — you know, the kind involving lots of lounging around, colorful … Continue reading Summer’s Last Hurrah: 4 Seaside Travel Musts on Instagram @annanymity

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)

Cleaning Up With Micellar Water: A Review of Bioderma (and 3 Alternatives Available in the U.S.)

  When I travel abroad, one of my favorite things to do is go beauty shopping, especially for items I can't get back in the States. When La Roche-Posay first came out with their then-cutting edge, sun stable ingredient Mexoryl SX, which protects against those insidious aging UVA rays, it was available in Europe, but the … Continue reading Cleaning Up With Micellar Water: A Review of Bioderma (and 3 Alternatives Available in the U.S.)