Posted onJuly 17, 2017
Posted onJuly 3, 2017
Science Behind Hyperpigmentation Let’s start this off with a little science nerd chat! Hyperpigmentation occurs when there is an overproduction of melanin, which is controlled by an enzyme known as tyrosinase. As tyrosinase produces melanin, it stores it into vesicles that are inside the melanocyte, and are known as...
Posted onJune 21, 2017
Posted onMay 30, 2017
What is Acne? Acne is a result of the hair follicles in your skin being clogged with sebum (an oily liquid we all have) as well as dead skin cells and dirt. When the follicle becomes clogged, bacteria forms and this causes your pore to rupture underneath, which results...
Posted onMay 16, 2017
If you haven’t seen the rave about hyaluronic acid in the beauty world? Where have you been?! Everyone from dermatologists to beauty bloggers (who truly know skin care) rave about it. It’s a humectant naturally found in our bodies that holds 1000x its weight in water, it makes wrinkles...
Posted onApril 5, 2017
Summer is here and who doesn’t want a bright and even complexion?! Winter probably dulled your skin with the harsh winds but now let’s work on making it vibrant again. While you may be thinking that this is just another product claiming to brighten your skin without *actually* doing...
Posted onApril 4, 2017
The Line: Neutrogena Hydro Boost Neutrogena’s Hydro Boost Line has been a cult favorite since it came out. I can attest to how amazing the moisturizers are, I use the Hydro Boost Gel moisturizer daily! It is light enough to wear under makeup, yet extremely hydrating to quench your...
Posted onApril 3, 2017
Updated: 6/20/18 I updated this post because my routine has changed, the information remains the same! So, is it possible? There’s a short and simple answer to that question. Yes…and no. At the same time. Not even a full paragraph into this post and you’re already confused, aren’t you?...
Posted onMarch 8, 2017
Posted onFebruary 10, 2017
No Primer Works On My Skin You’re tired of hearing “try this primer!” or “wait, no! Try this one instead! I *SWEAR* this one is amazing!!!” yet…neither did anything for your makeup. Didn’t improve the longevity, didn’t control your oils, didn’t help your products apply smoother, made your dry...