skin
In which I say "NO" to things I like in an effort to look and feel better.
acne
While I’ve yet to meet a dermatologist who’s on the no-dairy bandwagon, almost every single esthetician has the exact opposite opinion.
in

Jan 31, 2014 at 9:00am | 301 comments

ask dita
Allow me to commend you on having the good sense to care about the future of your skin!
scars
This is my left arm after an angry bubble of olive oil attacked me for no good reason.
in

Apr 30, 2013 at 3:00pm | 233 comments

shoppables
People comment on my melanin shortage on a weekly basis. When I was at the beach, a stranger told me I “really needed” a tan before I dared to wear a bikini.
shoppables
Logically I know that pushing at a blackhead until it erupts is only going to make things worse. And yet!
in

Jan 18, 2013 at 2:00pm | 197 comments

skin
Brought to you by the cheapest beauty broad NOT in the beauty biz.
family drama
I recently discovered I didn't know the first thing about my baby's skincare. What else don't I know?
in

Apr 12, 2012 at 2:00pm | 144 comments

exfoliation
I've figured out two steps you can do before and after showering for the softest skin possible.
face
My skin care motto? Don't put all of your aesthetic eggs in one basket. Translation: Don't just trust your face wash alone.
skin
That narrative of dark-skinned pain is not everyone’s story, and it certainly isn’t mine.
in

May 20, 2014 at 12:00pm | 125 comments

skin
Skin problems, period-induced meltdowns and the magical drugstore buys that just might help take the edge off.
beauty genes
At the risk of sounding like the sappy, cheese ball that I am, I strongly believe that some of the best gifts we get from our mothers are the ones we see in the mirror every day.
aa cream
After getting a shitload of “Which one do I use?” questions from friends, I feel like it might be time to define industry buzz terms like “AA,” “BB” and “CC” creams.
jbf glow
I hate women who don't share their secrets. Share! I like sharing.
in

Aug 10, 2012 at 9:00am | 106 comments

acne
Back in high school, when everyone’s skin was freakin’ out real bad, I would respond to my friends' complaints about their acne by telling them, “I don’t know what you’re talking about," because, “I’ve never had a pimple.” What. A. Dick.
shoppables
There’s no real inspiration behind this look, but I think the words “disco hooker” do it justice. Take that as you will, but I think it’s super glamorous.
in

Dec 14, 2012 at 9:00am | 88 comments

hair
Anyway, around this time you’ll see a lot of articles on “Red Carpet Trends” -- have you noticed they’re literally the same from year to year?
skin
You guys asked! And now I'm answering. Here are some of my favorite tricks and products.
in

Sep 30, 2013 at 4:00pm | 81 comments

hair
Because having great skin shouldn't break the bank.
chemical burns
I am just about ready to go out in public again, thanks to these tips you shared.
in

Aug 17, 2012 at 9:00am | 64 comments

camera ready
Here's (almost) everything I put on my face when a lot of people are going to see it.
in

Jun 29, 2012 at 3:30pm | 62 comments