My Routine – May 2018

I have sensitive skin. I’ve spent years and thousands of dollars on my skin. Following a rough bout with tretinoin in my early 20s, I really began to dig in deep on what I could and couldn’t use as well as what worked for me. I won’t lie to you: This has taken me years, […]

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Evaluating Your Routine: Sunscreen

Big sigh. Sunscreen. The product that is touted as liquid gold among skincare enthusiasts, but neglected among… well, virtually everyone else. There’s a lot I could explain on the topic of sunscreen, but being as much of it is pretty deep in the weeds, I will attempt to cut through a lot of the extra in […]

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Evaluating Your Routine: Moisturizers

Welcome back! It’s been a couple days since my last post in this ongoing series. I’ve had family visiting and have been busy giving the tour of Los Angeles. This post will be a bit long, and with good reason — moisture is extremely important to skin health. An Introduction to Moisturizers “Moisturizer” is a […]

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Evaluating Your Routine: Cleansers

So in my previous post, “Evaluating Your Routine: The Very Basics,” I posed the following question: What does your skin feel like after you cleanse? Does it feel dry – parched and tender? Does it feel dry but quickly become oily? In my experience, this is usually a cleanser issue. It’s generally recommended that everyone should […]

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Evaluating Your Routine: The Very Basics

Welcome to my first post in my series, “Evaluating Your Routine.” If you’ve ever eagerly picked up a new skincare product and slathered it on, only to be greeted with a skin reaction (allergic or acne), this series is for you. In each post, I’ll be breaking down a step within the classic skincare routine […]

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A NYC Beauty Tour

Note: This post does not contain any product reviews, just a list of places I visited and recommend.  I live in Los Angeles – the home of incredible film and celebrity skincare experts. So when I tell you that New York City blew my mind in terms of accessible skincare and beauty shopping, I don’t […]

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