Review: Hyaluronic Acid Fillers

Review: Hyaluronic Acid Fillers

Hyaluronic acid can be used for oh so many uses. It is one of the most used fillers and it's an amazing topical moisturizer. Supplements that contain HA are even being sold on the market. Don't let the acid name fool you, this acid is about as gentle as they come. Hyaluronic Acid in Cosmetic [...]

Skin Care for the Male and Female College Student

Most students at my University live in a suite style apartment. The closest thing to a traditional dorm that's left at my University is the Greek housing where 3 or 4 people share a bedroom and there's either 1 large bathroom or two rooms will share a bathroom. Regardless of the design or layout, there [...]

How to get Bikini ready skin for this summer

This year we aren't planning any major vacations except a long weekend in Corpus Christi, Texas to visit my husbands family. But with summer coming in hard and cruise season upon us, bikini weather is definitely right around the corner and for some of the jetset it's already here. Even in a landlocked state, I [...]

Ingredient Review: Curcumin otherwise known as Turmeric

Ingredient Review: Curcumin otherwise known as Turmeric

Recently Sunday Riley dropped their latest face oil C.E.O. Glow. If you follow them on IG (@SundayRiley) you may remember seeing this incredibly elaborate, dramatic, gorgeous, and rather entertaining daily breakdown of the active ingredients they wanted to highlight. Scroll to see the second picture if it doesn't show up for the completed breakdown otherwise [...]

70% off Challenge: Guerlain Abeille Royale Double R Serum

70% off Challenge: Guerlain Abeille Royale Double R Serum

Back with another dupe alert. Or attempted dupe I should say. I've actually really wanted to get my hands on this particular product. I've read reviews and those with dry and dehydrated skin have said the addition of this has helped. But at $215 my credit card wouldn't exactly enjoy that. Like most people I [...]

Honey in Skincare

Honey in Skincare

Honey as a skincare or treatment formulation has been used since the earliest civilizations. Ancient Egyptians used honey for it's antimicrobial properties and wound healing. They'd coat a wound with honey then bandage the wound. Not only does honey have antimicrobial properties, it's also been shown to promote the bodies own wound healing. https://www.instagram.com/p/BuPDWZnBoE6/ Honey [...]

In Defense of the Double Cleanse

I have had the worst problem with my dry skin this year. Normally I can manage drinking more water, touching my face less, and using a humidifier. This year, however, has been murder. I had a quick back and forth with @myelsibeauty about double cleansing. She's of the mindset that it isn't worth it as [...]

70% off Challenge: La Mer- The Regenerating Serum Dupe

70% off Challenge: La Mer- The Regenerating Serum Dupe

This is the first of these posts. I'm trying to play around with what's going on this site and this 'challenge' kind of interested me. So based ONLY on the ingredients list I'm going to search for less expensive alternatives to luxury brands. So why not start big and go for the hit to everyone's [...]

A Note About Acne

I got back from my dermatologist yesterday and we're starting me on an acne skincare regimen............ I'm trying to let that sink in. I don't have cystic acne, something commonly found during the teenage years. I do have a lot of blackheads and whiteheads. Since I'm now the proud owner of adult acne skin here [...]