Tag Archives: skin care

The Lowdown on Lavelier

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Review by Alina Jumabhoy While I would never say no to trying out a new skin care product, I also have some long-standing favorites that I would likely never replace. Once I find a product that seems to really help my skin, I tend to stay loyal. After all, why mess with what works?  My […]

14 New Year’s Resolutions to Make for Your Skin

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2020 is right around the corner, and it’s a tradition for most people to come up with their New Year’s resolutions. It’s not a surprise that they often focus on health, fitness, finance, and lifestyle. However, another area that you can put your effort into is skincare. Here are some of the easy yet effective […]

What’s the Buzz About Honey?

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Sweet, sticky and sugary-scented, honey is an item that just about everybody has in their kitchen cupboard. However, did you know that this natural ingredient has some amazing skin benefits too? This is the reason why you are starting to see honey being featured in an increasing number of skin care products, with this being […]

What Is Multi-Masking and How To Do It

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Face masks can help the skin in so many different ways, especially if you are using them on a regular basis. However, did you know that there is a way in which you can get even more out of your face masks? This is all thanks to multi-masking, a technique that is becoming increasingly popular […]

When Is ‘Too Much’ Skin Care?

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I’m not referring to the 12-step skincare regimens, although that does seem like a lot.  I’m referring to how much of each product you use with each application.  Typically we use too much of each product which can result in going through the bottle too fast, spending more money, and even potentially causing negative effects […]

My Hand and Body Care Five-Star Picks

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We spend so much time and money caring for our faces, sometimes we neglect the skin from the neck down.  However, it’s equally as important to take care of your hands and body.  Here’s a quick look at my five-star products for everywhere else you have skin: Butter London Melt Away Cuticle Exfoliator – I […]

My Five-Star Skincare Picks

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While I love trying new skin care, there are also those products which seem to always make it back in the cabinet no matter how many of them I use up.  I don’t know if I will ever stop trying new products, but I seem to come back to these favorites: Philosophy Purity Made Simple […]

My Recent Organic Skincare Discovery

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I discovered Farmaesthetics on Nordstrom.com and have been very impressed. This natural and organic brand is hypo-allergenic and dermatologist tested. Personally, I can’t resist anything scented with natural lavender essential oil. I’m not a huge fan of the fake lavender scents, but the real thing? I’ll take it in almost any product! That’s why I […]

Five-Product Skin Care Regimen

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While I’m a self-admitted skincare junkie, I find the popular and trendy 12-step Korean skincare regimens daunting to say the least. First of all, how does one remember which product to use in what order? Second of all, while I enjoy taking care of my skin, I don’t necessarily want to spend an hour each […]

9 Skin Emergencies and How to Fix Them

No matter how much care you may take of your skin, emergencies can and will arise. Here are nine of the most common skin emergencies out there, along with all you need to know when it comes to fixing them. A New, Inflamed Blemish Blemishes can often appear out of nowhere, and they usually seem […]