Oily Skin: Myths & Damn Dirty Lies

I have oily skin, so I don’t need to use moisturizer. You may have already read that this is soooo NOT the case. Weird, though, I know. While you may have oily skin, trying to eradicate all of that oil can lead to some bad side effects. Harsh products filled with high concentrations of salicylic acid, clay, and/or sulfur will suck up the pore-clogging oil … Continue reading Oily Skin: Myths & Damn Dirty Lies

Coconut Oil: A How-To Guide

I’m sure you’re well aware of all the articles, celebs, and style gurus gushing about the wonders of coconut oil. They’re all ranting and raving. What I noticed, however, was no one is explaining exactly HOW to use this “holy grail” of beauty products. I ran into a few roadblocks on my path towards coconut heaven, and I wanted to share those with you! gif … Continue reading Coconut Oil: A How-To Guide

Clarisonic Lovers, You Should Know About This

Are you addicted to your Clarisonic? I know I am. After removing my makeup with an oil-based cleanser, I use a gentle cleanser with my Clarisonic to remove all remaining traces of makeup and oil. Wow. Such clean. Many refresh. For many of us out there, however, our skin can get sensitive and those little, vibrating bristles can feel less than revitalizing. Whether you naturally … Continue reading Clarisonic Lovers, You Should Know About This

A Complete Guide to A Complete Skincare Regimen (All Steps not Required!)

Skincare Routine 1) Double Cleanse: First Cleanse You might be thinking, wait, first? I have to cleanse more than once? Frankly, yes. Yes you do. This is the concept of Double Cleansing, which you may or may not have heard of. Double cleansing is a way of cleansing your face twice to ensure that all dirt, oil, and makeup have been removed. It’s not just … Continue reading A Complete Guide to A Complete Skincare Regimen (All Steps not Required!)

Double Cleansing: Why Everyone Should Be Doing it!

Double cleansing. Heard of it? Yes, no, maybe so? It’s nothing fancy. In fact, it’s literally exactly what it sounds like. Washing your face not just once but twice. You might be thinking, why would I need to clean my face if I just cleaned it? This is more for the ladies in the house who wear makeup. If you slather on some makeup remover … Continue reading Double Cleansing: Why Everyone Should Be Doing it!

The Opposite of Makeup: The Basics of Skincare

We take special attention to carefully apply our makeup. Foundation, blush, shadow, mascara etc. What about when it’s time to hit the sac? gif courtesy of barkpost.com Please, Lord baby Jesus, tell me you don’t sleep in your makeup on a regular basis. Once in a drunken blue moon, it’s bound to happen. Sure. If you commit this beauty crime frequently, however, your makeup will … Continue reading The Opposite of Makeup: The Basics of Skincare

Skincare for Oily/Acne Prone Skin

Whether you have enough oil to rival the BP spill, enlarged pores, blackheads, or straight up acne, you need to follow a routine that has products catered to your skincare concerns. Luckily, all of these issues can be addressed with some similar ingredients. Read on to learn more about how you can clear up your skin on a daily basis. Cleanser: You want a cleanser … Continue reading Skincare for Oily/Acne Prone Skin

Tool Time: Face-Cleansing Devices

No fluff or fanfare. Let’s get right down to it! Washcloth: Pros: Cheapest, offers a good level of exfoliation Cons: Harbors a lot of bacteria, can tug on skin and lead to skin irritation and wrinkles. Tips: Use a fresh washcloth every time to avoid bacterial contamination Sponge: Pros: Cheap, offers a good level of exfoliation without tugging on skin Cons: Can harbor some bacteria … Continue reading Tool Time: Face-Cleansing Devices