Augustinus Bader: an unbiased review of the $265 moisturizers

Augustinus Bader: an unbiased review of the $265 moisturizers

Disclaimer: I received these products complimentary for reviewing purposes. All opinions are my own. To be honest, I'd never heard of Augustinus Bader until they reached out offering free product. After a quick google search, I was definitely interested. The brand has an almost cult-like following for their products- almost all of which cost upwards [...]

Rael Beauty Good Chemistry Serum Review

Rael Beauty Good Chemistry Serum Review

Hello again, friends! I've taken a bit of a break from physically writing blog posts over the last few months, but a recent deep-dive into some skincare products gifted to me by Rael Beauty have inspired me to start writing again. Rael was kind enough to send over full sizes of the Good Chemistry Antioxidant [...]

Sephora Holiday Sale 2019 Reccomendations

Sephora Holiday Sale 2019 Reccomendations

Hey y'all! The time has come for the annual Sephora Holiday Sale- one of my favorite sales ever! Looking back at my history this year, I have shopped significantly less at Sephora. I've been spending the majority of my beauty budget at Ulta because their rewards program is SO much better. However, Ulta doesn't carry [...]

September 2019 Favorites

September 2019 Favorites

Happy October y'all! I'm gonna keep this blog post short and sweet, but feel free to let me know if you'd like more detailed information on anything I mention here. I've decided it's about time I share my hodge-podge of things I enjoy from month to month. The blogging world can really force you to [...]

How to Build *Your* Perfect Skincare Routine

How to Build *Your* Perfect Skincare Routine

Hi guys! I talk about skincare here A LOT. I talk about ingredients, formulations I like, treatments I’ve tried, and holy-grail products. But its recently been brought to my attention that I haven’t talked about how to build your own skincare routine. Part of that is because there isn’t really a simple solution to that [...]

Top 5 Reasons You Don’t Have Your Best Skin (Yet!)

Top 5 Reasons You Don’t Have Your Best Skin (Yet!)

Before you roll your eyes about another soon-to-be skincare habits rant, let me sneak in this disclaimer: chances are, you aren't doing everything wrong! The beauty world is full of incorrect information, confusing packaging, and flat out crappy products. The upside, is that the beauty world also has a wealth of good information, and well [...]

Skincare ABC’s: ‘H’ is for Hyaluronic Acid

Another Skincare ABC's post, another acid being discussed. Before you roll your eyes and think this post is another shameless plug for routine exfoliation, let me assure you that this is not the case. What is Hyaluronic Acid? Hyaluronic acid (HA) is produced naturally by your skin cells in an effort to maintain the skins [...]

Skincare ABC’s: ‘G’ is for Glycerin

Skincare ABC’s: ‘G’ is for Glycerin

Hey there good lookin'- welcome back to another Skincare ABC's post! In today's post, we will be discussing glycerin, a common skincare and make-up ingredient. What is Glycerin? Glycerin (also called glycerol) is a naturally-occurring compound, found in animal and vegetable fats and oils. Glycerol can also be synthesized from carbohydrates such as corn/cane syrup [...]

Skincare ABCs: ‘F’ is for Ferulic Acid

Skincare ABCs: ‘F’ is for Ferulic Acid

Welcome back to another Skincare ABCs post! This week, we will be covering the potent antioxidant, Ferulic acid. There is a lot less information/research out there about ferulic acid than some of the skincare ingredients we've discussed previously in this series. However, the research that has been done (and my personal experience) is impressive enough [...]