Tips for Using Retinoids

I’ve used over-the-counter retinol products nightly for years (I still believe that this is the best retinol in clean beauty) and they’ve worked absolute wonders for my skin. Honestly, I will be using a retinoid until the day I die, forever and ever amen. However, I recently became super curious about upping my retinoid game […]

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Skin Barrier Repair

You can watch these products in action here. Some of you may remember during my perioral dermatitis debacle of 2020 that my skin barrier was not happy for a fair part of last year. It stemmed from the perfect storm of issues, but honestly, overuse of skincare products was the main culprit. It’s easy to […]

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My Favorite Sunscreens

I’m not going to lecture you on the importance of wearing facial sunscreen, buuuut not wearing one is probably the quickest to looking weathered before your time. The sun is your face’s #1 enemy in terms of staying youthful-looking and radiant, but finding a good sunscreen is hard, trust me, I know. Y’all, I’ve tried […]

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Best Foundations for Women Over 40

Ladies, this is the post I’ve been waiting to share with you because if there is one makeup category that becomes elusive as hell once you hit the 4-0, it’s that of foundation. Women of a certain age, do you cringe at the thought of what a “full coverage” foundation might do to the cracks […]

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My Perioral Dermatitis Tips

If a global pandemic, online school, natural disasters galore, and polarization of our country weren’t enough, 2020 bestowed something upon me that I had never experienced in my 45 years. Yes, my friends, I became very acquainted with a condition known as perioral dermatitis. #UGH However, with the help of expert advice, a pared-down skincare […]

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One-and-Done Eyeshadows

Although I love watching people create intricate and artistic eyeshadow looks, I’m not that girl. Give me one eyeshadow that can complete my look and I’m a happy camper. Enter the Ilia Liquid Powder Chromatic Eye Tints.

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