Considering that moisturizers are an essential part of skincare and makeup routines you would think that I would have a favorite by now. I’ve tried Neutrogena, Boots, Mario Badescu, and while I have repurchased those it was more out of laziness than devotion. I have been using the e.l.f. Daily Hydration Moisturizer for sometime now, has it earned its place on my shelf though?
Once I had my skin care routine down I wanted to get into the specifics of it. I replaced my basic, morning-and-night moisturizer with the Mario Badescu A.H.A. & Ceramide Moisturizer, it was also a step in the direction of upgrading my skincare products. I never hear moisturizers talked about which makes finding one all the more daunting. However, I think I found a keeper. Continue reading
Ulta just ended another round of their double points days and of course I picked up a few things. Not to self: make a shopping list to make the most of this event. There is an Ulta a block away from my office for which I am very grateful, these days I try to get most things at Ulta because their reward system is great and you can use the $3.50 off $15 coupon multiple times. So let’s see what I picked up. Continue reading
People always laugh at me when I talk about “winter in California” but I assure you it exists! I may not have to dig my car out of snow or layer up with scarves and sweaters, however my skin still feels the effects of colder, drier weather. Here are three essentials that help my skin during colder months. Continue reading
I readily admit that I am not the best at getting regular pedicures, manicures maybe but when it comes to my feet I am fine slathering my feetsies with a thick cream and pulling some comfy socks on. Aesthetics aside, pedicures and toe health (is that a thing?) should not be overlooked. I recently found out why, only after spending $90 on new shoes. Unnecessarily. Continue reading
When my mom first made me wash my face on a daily basis 12 or so years ago, I would find any way to weasel out of it. Fast forward to today, the idea of washing my face and going through my full skin care routine is what makes my drive home after work bearable. Last week I put up my morning skin care routine and now I am following that with my night time routine, which I promise is easier than it looks! Continue reading
Happy Monday ladies and gents! Today I want to share with you my current skincare routine for mornings to change things up from posting nothing but reviews and reviews. Creating a skincare routine requires time, research, an understanding of your skin, and testing. Thus, after weeks of looking at different routines and slowly incorporating new products I have come up with the following simple morning routine. Later this week I will have my night time routine up as well.