Prevent Old Lady Hands with this Gentle Soap

So when this product first came across my desk (and by desk, I mean mailbox with a slightly broken lock that I have to stand on my tippy toes to reach), I never thought I’d be writing a blog post about it. I mean, it’s hand soap, people. How sexy is hand soap? Hint: it’s not. It cleans germy subway gunk off your hands. You … Continue reading Prevent Old Lady Hands with this Gentle Soap

Erno Laszlo: Double Cleanse for the 21st Century

The name Erno Laszlo isn’t one with which everyone is familiar. Your grandmom or mom have probably heard of it, or even aspired to use his luxurious skin-coddling products as they watched the likes of Audrey Hepburn extol his virtues. Audrey Hepburn? Oh ya, girl. She was one of the famous women who swore their beautiful skin was credited to Erno Laszlo and his products. If … Continue reading Erno Laszlo: Double Cleanse for the 21st Century

Double Cleansing Confusion

Interested in double cleansing? You should be. Read here to get the whole scoop. If you’re already a practitioner or looking to be, I wanted to clear up something that had caused me a bit of confusion. For double cleansing, they say (ah, the enigmatic “they”) to use a cleansing oil. But what about cleansing balms? Cleansing milks? Those are written about everywhere nowadays (wow, … Continue reading Double Cleansing Confusion

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

Let’s Come Clean: Cleaning Your Beauty Tools

Admit it, ladies, you probably don’t clean your makeup brushes as much as you should. Lord knows I don’t! It’s a messy hassle that takes up counter space while your slew of brushes lie drying on your bathroom counter. So annoying. Think about it, though, if you’re not cleaning your brushes frequently (we’ll get to how often in a minute), you’re going to be diminishing … Continue reading Let’s Come Clean: Cleaning Your Beauty Tools