Neurotoxins: The nifty wrinkle-buster that’s not just for wrinkles

Neurotoxins: The nifty wrinkle-buster that’s not just for wrinkles

When you hear the words neurotoxin in the medical or cosmetic field, it is referring to botulinum toxin A commonly known as Botox. Botox itself is a brand name from the company Allergan who did a marvelous job of bringing this aesthetic procedure to the masses with effective campaigns (thus making it a household name [...]

How to care for your face when wearing a mask during COVID-19

How to care for your face when wearing a mask during COVID-19

Times are surely interesting during the COVID-19 pandemic. First off, I'd like to thank ALL essential workers and first responders. My sincerest thank you to the janitor to the warehouse fulfillment people to grocery store workers to the trash person to the doctors and nurses. You all are my hero and make me SO PROUD [...]

7 cringeworthy things people do when it comes to skin (and you’re probably doing one)

7 cringeworthy things people do when it comes to skin (and you’re probably doing one)

Tis the season for giftcards to spas, makeup shops, skincare boutiques plus the seemingly everyday holiday party. Of course we want to look our best and perhaps try something new! Before you start your holiday glam and just in time for New Year's resolutions, check out these (totally normal) cringeworthy things you might be doing [...]

What I learned in one year of weight loss, and the one thing you’re likely forgetting

What I learned in one year of weight loss, and the one thing you’re likely forgetting

Ahhhh weight. Everyone's always talking about it. Losing it, gaining it, shredding it, blasting it...it goes on and on. A little over a year ago I decided to make a change. While I was never overweight, I was an unhealthy version of myself. I subscribed to Dave Matthew's Band's mantra of his song "Too Much." [...]

I tried it: The Vampire Facial

I am always on the hunt for something that will address my skin issues: hyperpigmentation, pores/acne, texture and anti-aging. So when I learned more about the benefits of microneedling, and more specifically microneeding with PRP (also known as the Vampire Facial made famous by the Kardashians) I knew this was something right up my alley. [...]

Product Review: The Ordinary 30% AHA + 2% BHA Peeling Solution

BOO! Nope, it's not your friend's gory Halloween makeup, it's The Ordinary's 30% AHA + 2% BHA peeling solution! I posted a picture of myself on Facebook and immediately got questions on PRP (or the vampire facial), getting into a fight with a cheese grater, a chimney sweep and my favorite - my husband proclaiming [...]

Product Review: Dr. Jart Dermaclear Trans-foam Clay Trio

As someone who loves Korean skincare, I'm definitely a Dr. Jart fan.  My love with the brand started when my skin went haywire and still needed protection, so I tried the Dr. Jart Premium Beauty Balm.  With all the options in my arsenal, this is the one I still use today. Pretty impressive coming from [...]