beauty awards
I'm naming my favorite one hundred beauty products of all time in no particular order -- let's start with this bad bitch and yes, another post featuring a kimono.
While I’ve yet to meet a dermatologist who’s on the no-dairy bandwagon, almost every single esthetician has the exact opposite opinion.

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

If you have major skin issues, you'll probably want to see your own fancy dermatologist and get a specialized regimen, but otherwise I think these steps are a pretty great start for anybody.

Jun 28, 2013 at 2:00pm | 260 comments

I'll never have enough beauty products! Here are a few that I'm craving RIGHT. THIS. SECOND.
I may be turning 38 but I'll be damned if I'm going to look like it.
sensitive skin
It’s sad that I could write a full-length book chronicling all the injustices I’ve visited on my own face. What’s sadder still? The end is yet unwritten.

Jan 7, 2013 at 2:30pm | 187 comments

A day routine may have anywhere between five and seven key products. A night routine -- and this is where most people balk -- can be between six and ten products.
As I lay on the table, face a-tingling, I thought, "I can't believe I am so festive that I've actually smeared pumpkin all my face!"

Oct 22, 2012 at 1:00pm | 141 comments

bb cream
Someone pulled this product directly from my wildest beauty dreams.
My battle with dry, flaking skin is neverending but these wonder products are saving my LIFE.
My skin care motto? Don't put all of your aesthetic eggs in one basket. Translation: Don't just trust your face wash alone.
flawless skin
If there’s anything that bears the grunt of a long night of dancing in 7-inch heels, double-kissing until my blush is nearly gone, and forgetting to count the number of tequila sodas I’ve consumed, it’s my skin.
adult acne
I was formerly the World’s Ugliest Teenager™ so I should know…
I was so concerned with packing cute underwear and my phone charger that I didn’t pack a BB Cream or a clear mascara or ANYTHING.
seasonal affective disorder
I want to crawl into a hole for the winter and emerge looking pretty just in time for spring.
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.