My Monthly Exfoliation Process during the Summer

Exfoliating the face and body is what gives skin it's healthy glow. New skin cells are kept on the skin's surface, fine lines and wrinkles can fade, and itching abated. My legs are particularly itchy. Every now and then they just itchy and it doesn't seem to matter what I do, they just itchy for [...]

Why are parabens bad for your skin?

As I'm typing this I'm STILL trying to get over GoT. Really? Really? What? and congratulations to everyone who figured out how to see some of the earlier episodes. Episode 3 especially, and special thanks to Melisandre for the best episode ever and literally lighting the way. Beautiful acting, beautiful writing, beautiful cinematography. Loved GoT. [...]

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 [...]

Dermaplaning: the T

Dermaplaning is the newer skincare regiment that has gone bananas. Let's go through the steps and see what's up with dermaplaning. Basically, your skin is cleaned and removed of all makeup. It's deep cleaned to get it as clean as physically possible. A secondary compound typically make of AHA is applied to the face in [...]

Cannabis Skincare

Cannabis Skincare

As an Oklahoma native I was shocked that we passed medical marijuana this summer. If you're not from here you probably don't understand how ANTI-MJ the Oklahoma legislature has been. Our governor, who has the lowest approval rating of any state, has recently said she was open to the idea of CBD oils for epilepsy [...]

Wedding Day Skincare Tips

Wedding Day Skincare Tips

November 3 was THE big day!!!!  If you follow me on Instagram you know the weather could not figure out what it wanted to do.  One forecast was for 53 and cloudy then it was 58 and raining, then 65 and overcast, and FINALLY it was 70 degress and cloudy.  That I can handle.  It [...]

International Skin Care Philosophy: Japan 🇯🇵

In part I of our interntional skincare philosophy we looked at Korean Beauty Philosophy. This part II of our multi part system covering beauty philosophies from different countries.  Today's post is going to Japan, land of the geisha a very secretive imperial family and some of the fairest skin in the world. The ideal of [...]