Category: SKIN FIRST

a simplistic approach to skincare and beauty

Spring Skincare Secrets

  I’m a total FREAK about skincare. I’ve been washing my face and moisturizing with SPF ritually since I was a child and I have my mother to thank for that. I also have my mother to thank for decent skin and tight pores – AMEN . HOWEVER, besides the help of genetics and a…

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Let’s Talk Lashes

3 Things I wish I considered before getting lash extensions: 1. You Can’t Touch Your Damn Eyes I’m not kidding. As someone who frequently touches my eyes, this is a problem. I wear contacts every day all day because I’m blind as a bat so when it comes to adjustments, itchy eyes, etc., alleviating those…

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All About My Short Shag

Two years ago I chopped my hair off. It was terrifying and liberating at the same time. Even since I was small I had long hair (like down to my butt) and one day I decided it”d be a good idea for my old roommate to put it into a ponytail and chop it off.…

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Travel Abroad Beauty Essentials

After three trips to Europe and an upcoming trip to Hawaii, I thought I’d share my traveling abroad beauty essentials that I CANNOT travel without. I’m all about options, so narrowing down to NECESARY beauty products is a challenge for me, but after many attempts, I’ve managed to muster up a master list for packing…

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Personal Skin Misconceptions

This post is literally addressing the title: Personal Skin Misconceptions that I am personally tired of hearing and have been fed up with growing up. I’m also going to be talking about some personal skin facts I don’t even like to discuss with my close friends so get ready for some raw realness. First, I…

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Necessary Nightly Beauty Regimen

I added “Necessary” to the title of this post because ultimately, consistent practice of this beauty regimen is NECESSARY for healthy and happy¬†morning skin. Whether you have dry skin, combination or oily, this nighttime process should be done to achieve long lasting results in skin elasticity and health. I literally have the most sensitive skin.…

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