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Problem Solver

I’ve always had combination skin and one of my biggest challenges is waking up with incredibly dry...

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Skincare Survival

Have you ever returned from a trip feeling like your skin is in dire need of some TLC?

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Lips Don’t Lie

Every once in a while I decide to “elevate” my look (let’s be honest, super rare)...

Beauty Product of the Week: Pai

Beauty Product of the Week: Pai

I recently discovered this line of products for sensitive skin called Pai that is organic, vegan,...



I know this may seem like a seasonally inappropriate topic, but it is something I think about on a...



For years, no seriously, years — I’ve been covering myself in sunscreen. In the summer, staying...

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Earlier this week we talked about minimalism and scaling back. Less really IS more!

Stranger Things

Stranger Things

My experience with, and knowledge of, exotic beauty ingredients stretches back to the time my sister...

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Beauty Woes

Here’s the thing about beauty: we’re all striving for perfection when it really...


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Root Science

I try new beauty products all the time, constantly searching for that one brand that will clear...

Smooth Operators

Smooth Operators

How often do you exfoliate? I like to think I do it once a week, as recommended by most beauty...

Hands Down

Hands Down

Did you wash your hands today? How many times? And did you apply moisturizing SPF after that? Mmmm?...

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In Love with the Coco

I can’t get enough of coconut oil. On my face, on my elbows, mouth “pulling,” and even...

Shine Control

Shine Control

At the studio, there are all different skin types; combination, oily, dry — you name it,...

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Blisters Be Gone

We are all excited for the impending warm weather, ready to break out our favorite sandals at the...

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How Low

My dear readers, time is running short. The season of bikinis, crop tops and too-short shorts is...