Mario Badescu Botanical Exfoliating Scrub

May 18, 2015 skin-care

I recently have been frustrated by clogged pores on my nose. I hate to admit to it but likely cause is falling asleep with makeup on (gasp!) and now I am paying the price. While I am tempted to reach for those oddly satistfying Bioré nose strips, I happened to have a new scrub from […]

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NERD Skincare Masks

May 4, 2015 skin-care

There is nothing like a whirlwind weekend of hard travel to make you appreciate a good sheet mask. No wonder sheet masks are having a moment. They are convenient, effective and still a bit of a novelty. While I will always have a soft spot for the classic SK-II Brightening Derm-Revival Mask, this trio from […]

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Skin Care Update

April 21, 2015 skin-care

It has been a while since I shared my routine, so I thought I would fill you guys in with the products I use nightly. But first a side note: I’ve started washing my hair and showering at night and it has transformed my routine. No overheating while I rush to blow dry my hair […]

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Upgrading My Face Washing Game

April 16, 2015 skin-care

By now, I assume my fellow beauty-addicts have changed their skin care routine to accommodate the climbing temps. But if you have not (or are just looking for a major upgrade in your cleansing game), check out this new set available at Sephora from Caudalie and Clarisonic. Cream cleansers start to feel heavy this time […]

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New From Burt’s Bees

April 14, 2015 bath and body

Burt’s Bees in not only a favorite drugstore brand but my definite pick when it comes to budget natural goodies. They hit shelves before natural was an official buzzword (over 30 years ago). And each of their products is carefully crafted from their iconic lip balm to their newest products. The newest collection is designed […]

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April 9, 2015 bath and body

I’m kind of in a nervous state due to this drought in California. Not only is it a state I call (one of my many) homes, but I have an Alma Mater and many friends and family that actually live there. I’ll be doing a rain dance but in the meantime, I am also worried […]

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