I’ve used retinoids for years – prescription, over-the-counter, retinoic acid, retinol, retinal…you name it, I’ve tried it. (Please check out my Tips for Using Retinoids post for an in-depth look at why you should use a retinoid and how all of the above terms differ.) I’ve come to realize, through all my retinoid trials and […]
Best of the Best is a series showcasing my favorite, tried-and-true, go-back-again-and-again clean beauty brands. Being a beauty blogger, I’m in a constant state of flux with skincare and cosmetics, as I’m always trying new products. However, these brands are always in my rotation and are worthy of my highest recommendation.
I’ve used over-the-counter retinol products nightly for years (I still believe that this is the best retinol I’ve tried) 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 to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]