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 [...]

My Current AM Skincare Routine

My Current AM Skincare Routine

Hello friends! With as much as I talk skincare and ingredients on this blog, it kind of amazes me that I haven't revealed my go-to skincare routine. I always put it off because my skincare routine seems to evolve with what I feel like my skin needs/concerns are at the moment. Of course, there is [...]