Tag: skin care

My Morning Skin Care Routine

I am not a skin care expert, but I play one with my friends. Nothing brings me more joy than a girlfriend texting me from Sephora with a question about which products she should buy; it validates all the hours I spent buried in skin care blogs and YouTube videos in my early 30s, when I started to panic a bit about aging and wanted to lock down a serious routine. I’m fascinated by the…

My Top Skin Care Picks From the Sephora Sale

I take advantage of the Sephora Beauty Insider sales events by stocking up on skin care, from the products I can’t live without to new releases I want to try. I rounded up a list of my recommendations for the sale to help find the best stuff (in my humble, skin-obsessed opinion). 

Review: Dermalogica Ultra Calming Skin Care

I received Dermalogica’s new “Ultra Calming” products from Influenster to test and review. They claimed to “hydrate thirsty skin” and “stop irritation at its source,” to which I replied, “yes please and yes please.” Did they deliver results? Here are my thoughts after a month of consistent use.

Good + Gone: Skin Care Empties

Farmacy ‘Green Clean’ makeup meltaway cleansing balm I’m on a big balm kick these days. I don’t want anything foaming near my face, and I find a good cleansing balm is the gentlest and most effective way to remove every trace of makeup, dirt/oil, and sunscreen as a first cleanse in the evening. Farmacy Green Clean smells like lime sherbet and dissolves every speck of product and grime on your face — including eye makeup — leaving…