Skin Care

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January Favorites | Hair & Acne Care Edition

It’s the end of the month and the perfect time to run down some of my January favorites.  Some of these favorites won’t surprise you, but some of them are new products.  It’s mostly hair care products (of course) but the last item is a skin care product that literally turned my skin around.  I went

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5 Smart Strategies for Improving Your Skin Care

You may or may not have realized, but I am almost as obsessed and regimented about my improving skin care as I am with my hair care.  It all started with acne scars in my mid 20s aka hyperpigmentation.  Since then I’ve been very deliberate about the things I use in my skin care routine.

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The L.O.C. Method for Skin Care?

Has anyone tried the LOC Method as a part of their skin care routine? I know under normal circumstances this is a bit much, but I’m currently six month pregnant and my stomach is getting noticeably bigger now.  All of that skin stretching going on (in such a short period of time) has me worried

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My Skin Care Must-Have -- Sunblock.

Lately people have been asking me a lot about my skincare routine.  And I’m a little taken aback by it because I feel like my skin is no different from most other people.  I still get pimples (and I have the dark spots to prove it! lol.)  But if you remember one of my earlier

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New Buys: Clean Pores, No Dark Spots & Ceramides!

I get so excited when I find new things to try out especially when it fits into the confines of what I want/expect when it comes to certain beauty products.  These three new additions have me giddy and I really hope that they don’t let me down.  They are all drug store brands and really

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I found this TAG a while ago and since it’s raining here and our Satellite TV is out, so I figured now is as good a time as any to do this TAG.

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My current mascara is starting to dry up and clump, which meant it was time to find something new.  I’ve been on what seems like a never-ending search for a drugstore dupe to my all time favorite mascara: DiorShow’s Blackout.  I just got through with L’Oreal’s Telescopic Mascara and while it’s lengthening capabilities are comparable

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My skin type is slightly dry, resistant, pigmented and tight. I feel silly because I always thought it was either oily or normal, haha.  I suppose I should have known given that my skin prefers creamy non-soap cleaners over the gel kinds.  I took the Baumann Skin Type questionnaire to figure this out.  Here’s a

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Source Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Sodium Cocoyl Glycinate, Coco Betaine, Glycerin, Sodium Chloride, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Acrylates/C10 30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Benzyl Salicylate, Butylparaben, Citronellol, Ethylparaben, Glycol Distearate, Isobutylparaben, Linalool, Methylparaben, PEG 14M, Phenoxyethanol, Polyquaternium 7, Propylparaben, Salicylic Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Hydroxide, Fragrance. The Claim: “[S]pecially formulated to nourish skin and boost radiance

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Lately my skin’s been feeling drab and yucky.  I’ve been slacking on my skin care regimen and trying new products.  Given the current state of my skin, it’s time to get back on the Wash, Exfoliate, Tone, Treat and Moisturize routine.  I will spare you the before pictures, but I’m going to challenge myself to