Hopeless in a Jar

Let me just get this off my chest, I think Philosophy products are extremely overpriced and generally not worth it. That being said I do feel like they have several great products that I am OBSESSED with. However, the moisturizer Hope in a Jar is not one of them. There, I said it. Most people … Continue reading

Five for Friday – Lip Balms

With the winter weather on it’s way out, chapped lips need to be on the way out too. The only problem? That’s much easier said than done. To get soft lips you need to to exfoliate and moisturize, moisturize, moisturize. The key to picking a good lip balm is finding one with the best ingredients typically shea butter, … Continue reading

“No No” Skin Care Ingredients

There are thousands of beneficial skincare ingredients, and an equal amount that are not so great. In the United States the FDA is responsible for classifying all cosmetic products, which includes skincare and make-up. You’ll notice that I said classify, not regulate. Here in the U.S. there is not a government agency that regulates the … Continue reading

What’s your type?

If you see an apple, its red, small, round, the general appearance looks like an apple, there’s even a sign that says APPLE with it. Would you say it’s an apple or an orange? The general consensus would be to say that it’s an apple. The same goes for skincare. If you have all the … Continue reading

The “B” Word

You’ve all heard it. Blackheads — the dark spots that pop up around the chin and nose caused by excess sebum and dead skin cells that get trapped in the pore. If you’ve ever experienced blackheads you know how hard it is to get them out, when exfoliating alone won’t do, you literally have to dig them … Continue reading

Beauty, its more than skin deep.

Gone are those days of basking in the sun for hours with tanning oils. Say what? Yep, it’s true. The media defines beauty these days, trends come and go, one trend that is here to stay though is the look of bronzed skin. A tan may look beautiful and healthy, but as it turns out … Continue reading

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