For those of you who’ve been keeping up with me for a while, you already know a little bit about my skincare journey. I’ve dealt with acne regularly since high school and as I’ve gotten older, gone to college, moved to different cities, changed jobs, and just LIFE, my skin has gone through some changes […]Read more
Review: Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Skincare Line
I received the Kate Somerville ExfoliKate trio for free in a “VoxBox” I won from being a member of the awesome Influenster community. Influenster is an influencer community that allows you to receive free products to test and review. This box was in partnership with Kate Somerville and their ExfoliKate skincare line. The products that came […]Read more
Benzoyl Peroxide vs. Salicylic Acid: What’s the Difference?
There are so many different acne products out there, how do we know which one to choose?! Benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid are two of the most common ingredients for treating acne, but knowing which one to choose can be difficult, especially if you only have a limited understanding about how they work to benefit […]Read more
How To Layer Skincare Products For Your Best Skin Ever
Korean Skincare is a huge part of my skincare regimen. It really has helped transform my skin to be more healthy and glowing. Check out my last post on why the Korean skincare routine works as well as it does. This post is about how to properly layer your skincare products so your hard earned […]Read more
Why the Korean Skincare Routine Works
In Eastern cultures, skincare is a huge part of everyday life. While the American approach to skincare is more reactive, Korean women are proactive from a young age and treat their skin like an investment. It is not just financial but a time investment as well. Although you might be following a strict cleansing and moisturizing regimen […]Read more
My UPDATED 2017 Skin Care Routine!
As someone who has dealt with acne for years now, I pay very close attention to what I put on my skin and the routine I follow. Last year I made a post on my skincare routine at the time, but since then my skin has changed (for the better!). Skin can go through cycles because […]Read more
Less is More with Skincare
Your skin is the biggest organ on the human body. Because it interfaces with the environment, skin is your first line of defense in protecting the body against damage. It also acts in insulation, temperature regulation, sensation, and in the synthesis of vitamins. Because it plays such a vital role in your body’s defense system, you must do your best to take […]Read more
LED Lights for Flawless Skin?!
2018 Article update: I don’t think Vanity Planet sells these handheld devices anymore *thumbs down*, but there are plenty of other options currently available on the market. IT’S TRUE. What is this sorcery?! Why hasn’t anyone told us about this sooner?! There are so many expensive options out there, but I’ve got an amazing secret for you […]Read more
Review: Ultimate Skin Spa System
I’ve been using this Ultimate Skin Spa System for about 6 months now, and this facial brush is FANTASTIC. Like amazing. Marvelous. Incredible. Bewildering. LIFE-ALTERING. I’m going to give you the description on the website and then I will tell you my complete thoughts on the skin spa spin brush! Vanity Planet Skin Spa System: […]Read more
My 2016 Skin Care Routine
Check out my My UPDATED 2017 Skin Care Routine! for a more recent version of my routine. For some background on my own skin type, I have acne-prone, mildly sensitive, and overall VERY oily skin. As someone who has dealt with acne for years now, I pay very close attention to what I put on […]Read more