Tag Archives: skin

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 […]

Let’s Face It: A Review of Vou Pre’s Aqua Collection

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Review by Lorel Rodriguez Vou Pre is a luxury skincare brand that synergizes skincare, beauty, and science. Founded by dermatologist Dr. Mary Luchetti, Vou Pre’s products are carefully made with the gentlest, finest, and most effective ingredients. Many skincare brands use harsh ingredients that may damage the skin. Unlike other companies, Vou Pre uses safe […]

10 Sustainable Ingredients to Add Into Your Skin Care Routine

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It seems that sustainability is the word of the century. And how could it not be – with so many changes happening globally due to the climate crisis, it is only common sense to try to reduce the impact we leave on this glorious Earth. Nowadays, people are looking to cut their carbon imprint, their […]

These 10 Foods Could Be Causing Your Breakouts

The health and appearance of your skin is directly linked to the food that you eat, meaning that your diet could be responsible for your breakouts.  Want to know which foods you need to cut out? Here are 10 foods that are common culprits when it comes to triggering acne: Dairy Products The link between […]

9 Clever Makeup Tips for a Hectic Morning

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There is no greater ode to self-care than taking the time to sit down in front of a mirror and put on your face step-by-step, from primer to setting spray. But if you’re prone to early starts and a chaotic schedule, you probably don’t have the luxury to dive into an elaborate makeup routine every […]

What Are Powder Exfoliators?

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Are you familiar with facial cleansing and exfoliating powders? They seem to be one of the big trends in skincare, but oddly enough they are not new to the industry. They have been around in Korean skincare regimens for a long time. But they do take some getting used to, same as the oil cleansing […]

Great Uses of Lavender Oil

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With all of this talk about multi-use moisturizers and carrier oils, sometimes we also want a little fragrance! But sometimes added fragrance is not necessarily good for you. However, when you turn to essentials oils instead of artificial fragrances, you also add all the beneficial properties of the essential oil too! One of my favorite […]

Five Great Uses of Jojoba Oil

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The unique aspect of jojoba oil is that is most closely resembles the oils that naturally occur in our hair and skin. This feature makes it amazingly good for a variety of uses, from the top of your head to the bottom of your feet! Hair Massage in a quarter-size dose into your scalp and […]

Five Great Uses of Argan Oil

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Another fabulous multi-use item to keep around is argan oil. This rich golden moisturizing oil has amazing nourishing properties as well as vitamins, antioxidants, essential fatty acids, and minerals to help just about anything you apply it to. Face or Body Moisturizer Since argan oil is widely regarded as a ‘dry oil’, it absorbs quickly […]