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Why You Should (And Can!) Have an Everyday Self-Care Ritual

Rituals and Social Media Thanks to Instagram, the words “self-care” and “ritual” have become slightly pretentious. I’ve seen one too many snapshots of baths filled with flashy pink salts, or videos with bath bombs coincidentally exploding just as the camera hits them, captioned “NiGhTlY RiTuAL” or “Me TiMe!”. As someone who is trying to build […]

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The 10-Step Skincare Routine for Dry Skin

The colder weather is coming (soon? hopefully?), and that means dry, flaky skin is also on the horizon (cuuute I know!). So, I’ve put together a list of the products you’ll need for a 10-step skincare routine for dry skin to keep it plump, hydrated and glowy AF even in the upcoming drying temps. I’ve […]

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Not Just For Hippies: Best Natural, Aluminum-Free Deodorant

I will admit, I TOTALLY laughed at my best friend 4 years ago when she said she wanted to be more conscious about what she was putting on her body, and that she wanted to start wearing natural, aluminum-free deodorant instead of drugstore brands. And here I am now writing articles left and right about […]

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Best Clean And Cruelty-Free Skincare Products For Adult Hormonal Acne

The Brand Do you have adult hormonal acne or hormonal skin all-around? Then listen up! I was lucky enough to meet skincare brand Knours at the Indie Beauty Expo last month. This brand stuck out to me for a few reasons: The name! Knours stands for “Know your skin, period.” So clever. Wonder who came […]

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Fragrance-Free Skincare From Lather

This past week, I was invited to a breakfast hosted by fragrance-free skincare brand Lather at the stunning The High Line Hotel. The breakfast was in celebration of the brand’s 20th anniversary, and also gave us a FIRST LOOK at the brand new version of their number one selling product, Bamboo Lemongrass: Celebration Bamboo Body […]

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Indie Beauty Expo – Top 9 Most Unique Product Finds

As mentioned, I was gifted quite a bit of product at Indie Beauty Expo (see pic above…)! So, I’m sharing more of what I took home in another video below. Below you will also find a list of the products I mentioned in the video with their corresponding prices, in order of when I mentioned […]

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Indie Beauty Expo – Top 10 Cheap AF Product Finds

Indie Beauty Expo is the beauty lover’s dream. Influencers, media and buyers (yeah I’m cool) were invited to check out over 230 indie beauty brands this past week at Pier 94 in NYC. I WAS BLOWN AWAY. There were so many brands with amazing missions and innovative products – like a serum that repairs your […]