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 [...]
February Skin Care Routine and New Favorites
This month I changed up my beauty ritual a little bit. Not only did I add retinaldehyde which straight up infuriated my skin but I added a few more products to help me make it through these final dry winter months, which always seems to be the worst, before spring comes with better temperatures and [...]
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 [...]
Do I Have Dry Skin?
We previously covered how to identify if you have oily skin. Click to read some of the indicators for oily skin and how to maintain it. Today we're going to cover dry skin. Dry skin is the easiest to identify. 1. Do you wake up in the morning and your skin feels tight all over [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Product Review: No7 Restore and Renew Sheet Mask
Product review of No7 newest sheet mask meant to restore and renew the face increasing firmness and texture after 2 uses. Does it live up to the promise?