If you haven’t heard the hype surrounding face oils and their benefits, where have you been? Facial oils have around for millennia and even Queen Cleopatra was fan. They are now the hottest celebrity trend with everyone from Miranda Kerr to Gwyneth Paltrow using them in their beauty routines. FacialRead More →

1. Hanskin Cleansing Oil & Blackhead [PHA] Available at Soko Glam, $25 The Hanskin has polyhydroxy acids (PHAs) that gently exfoliate and target blackheads and dead skin cells.  Tea tree leaf oil fights breakouts, and aloe vera extract and jojoba, olive, and grapeseed oils hydrate skin. 2. D’alba PIedmont Peptide No-SebumRead More →

Skin care, with its ever-evolving technology and the subterfuge of insidious marketing campaigns, can become a confusing and expensive category. Without insider knowledge or the time and funds to do the field-testing on your own, it’s sometimes easier to spend an uncomfortable amount for the tacit understanding that, hey, ifRead More →

In the past few years, I’ve been lucky to work in a field that requires me to spend an extensive amount of time researching skin-care products and then testing them out on myself to see what’s worthwhile. Quickly, you get good at spotting the winners from just the ingredient lists, and you become more adept at addressing yourRead More →