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Category Archives: Cleanser

How I Balance Summer Exercise with Skin Care

How I Balance Summer Exercise with Skin Care

var noskim = ‘true’; It sure did take awhile for spring to get here in the Chicago area, but when it did so, it went almost straight to summer. I did my first hot long run last weekend and realized that I wasn’t quite ready for it! In addition to acclimating my body for running

My Paula’s Choice Customized Skin Care Routine for Aging Oily Skin

My Paula’s Choice Customized Skin Care Routine for Aging Oily Skin

This post is Sponsored by Paula’s Choice and Pretty in My Pocket. All opinions are my own. If you are not familiar with Paula Begoun, you should be! Her book, Don’t Go To The Cosmetics Counter Without Me, is the classic go to guide to all things in cosmetics. She also has her own very

Clarisonic Sonic Radiance Review

Clarisonic Sonic Radiance Review

Clarisonic sent me their Clarisonic Sonic Radiance kit to review. The set is designed to address discoloration (aka melasma) and consists of the Clarisonic Aria sonic cleansing device and three skin brightening products to use with it. I’ve been using it for around a month now and am quite happy with it. The Clarisonic uses

Makeup Wars Favorite Beauty Oil

Makeup Wars Favorite Beauty Oil

I have four favorite Beauty Oils. I currently am using all of these fairly regularly. Disclosure: All of these were press samples, although in the case of everything expect Natural Essentials, I have also repurchased the product after using up the sample I was sent. (1)  Dermorganic Spray Therapy: A Leave-in Argon Oil based spray

DHC Deep Cleansing Oil Review

Way back, when I first started the blog, I reviewed a number of DHC products, including their Deep Cleansing Oil. I wanted to revisit it because it really is one of my all time favorite cleansers. DHC recently sent me some items to try, which I will be reviewing over the next month or two

Beauty Blogger’s Favorite Products

Beauty bloggers try a lot of products, and we see tons of both the good and the bad. So, when a beauty blogger has a favorite makeup, hair care, skin care, or beauty product item, it well worth taking notice! 30 Days of Beauty, Day 30: The Best Beauty Products, What The Bloggers Use Below

Keeping it Clean: Makeup Removal and Cleansing

Clean skin is an essential step to healthy and beautiful skin. Properly removing makeup can avoid blocked pores and acne, while using the right cleanser can improve your skins overall appearance and texture. But using the wrong cleanser can be disastrous.  Some cleansers can strip your face of natural oils, doing more harm than good,

Going Natural With Neutrogena

Glam Media sent me an eco-friendly Bliss bag with some neat eco-friendly products, including some great items from the Neutrogena Naturals line of skin care products. Since I am a fan of natural products and tend to recommend them when possible, I was looking forward to trying out the products. Here is a look at