AHAVA Diamond Glow Day & Night Cream

AHAVA and I go way back… to 1999 or 2000 when I’d walk into one of three Sephora stores in Manhattan and splurge on the iconic Mineral Hand Cream. Back then, believe it or not, Sephora was pretty low key. I mean, they carried Zia… View Post

KORRES Golden Krocus Ageless Saffron Elixir

Hailing from the magical landscapes of Greece, the freshly launched KORRES Golden Krocus Ageless Saffron Elixir definitely comes across as the brand’s most prestigious formula yet. This impressive concoction promises to hydrate, correct, and repair visible signs of aging with the help of Saffron Extract.… View Post

*NEW* Avène RétrinAL Advanced Wrinkle Corrector

Expanding its physician strength anti-aging line up, Avène launched RétrinAL Advanced Wrinkle Corrector this month proving that there is no need to disrupt your existing skincare routine to address even the most pronounced fine lines and wrinkles. The brand new spot treatment is an overnight… View Post

ABOTANIQ – Peptides, Enzymes, Vitamin C & more…

Navigating through the most current buzzwords in the world of skincare can be a) exhausting, b) challenging, c) confusing… It’s a rhetorical question really, because it’s the tricky d) all of the above. Over a decade into my skincare obsession, I have learned that certain… View Post

GLAMGLOW GLOWSTARTER Mega Illuminating Moisturizer

As an unofficial GLAMGLOW mascot, the latest launch triggered a new level of excitement in yours truly. Venturing into a new beauty category altogether, my favorite mud makers debuted GLOWSTARTER Mega Illuminating Moisturizer last week and yes, the game has just changed. A makeup skincare… View Post

Drunk Elephant Skincare Highlights

When Drunk Elephant (no, the brand was not named after me) landed at Sephora a year and a half ago, I knew we were destined to be drinking buddies. I was right. While slightly late to the party, my recent indulgence involves some game changers… View Post

Mother’s Day Gift Guide – The Spoil & Indulge Edition

With Mother’s Day closing in on us (it’s May 8th in the US, you guys!), your inbox is bound to experience a significant increase in urgent promotions heavily laced with free shipping offers. Because I don’t want you getting carpal tunnel syndrome, I’ve narrowed the… View Post

The Magic of Peel Pads – Use As Directed

A couple of months ago, one of the most sought after Hollywood facialists said to me “you’re overusing the peel pads, but otherwise have great skin.” Busted. I cover the slight redness with a tinted moisturizer, but the glow remains. Seriously! With a stash of… View Post

K-Beauty For Men – The Face Shop Favorites

Dominating the beauty industry, Korean skincare brands are without a doubt the most inclusive of the male market segment. Oblivious to aggressive marketing, faux-sculine fragrance, and lumberjack packaging, K-Beauty ‘for men’ is actually driven and inspired by K-Pop boybands. On a recent visit to The… View Post

Darphin Stimulskin Plus Serumask

Never short on hybrid formulas, the beauty industry offers countless options to cut our skincare routine in half while guaranteeing double the glow. Count me in among those who have explored cleansers that tone, face oils that tan, and eye creams that conceal. Recently launched,… View Post