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5 Rules for Wearing Perfume

It’s springtime, and that means gatherings, outdoor adventures…and perfume. And nothing drives me more nuts than people who don’t know how to wear perfume. So buckle up kids, I’m about to lay down the law. And if I smell you coming from here on…

April 11, 2018
Industry + Real Talk

The Ethics of Conspicuous Skincare

You can’t throw a rock at social media without hitting a post about self-care. Articles with titles such as 9 Easy Self-Care Hacks to Get Ready for Vacay or 5 Must-Try Herbal Teas for Self-Care Domination offer copious amounts of vapid platitudes, and stress the…

March 19, 2018
Routines Skincare

Evening Skincare for Joyful Winter Recovery

If morning skincare routines are intended to protect the skin from environmental stressors and prepare the skin for makeup application (or not), evening skincare is intended to nourish and recover from the day. Since sleep is the natural time your body regenerates, a proper…

February 14, 2018
Consumer Tips Skincare

Alcohols & Skin Care: Debunking Myths with Science

Alcohols have a really bad reputation among skincare enthusiasts. Although they show up in skincare formulations all the time (either as solvents, preservatives, to speed up drying times, etc.) many skincare aficionados prefer to avoid alcohols at all costs. We read our ingredient labels…

January 14, 2018
Routines Skincare

Morning Skincare for Winter-Worn Skin

Winter is here in full force, and perhaps the biggest skin care challenge in winter is keeping skin hydrated. In my house, we’re running the heater full time which completely dries out the air and also my skin. Dry, dehydrated skin can feel tight…

January 3, 2018