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100% Pure Blood Orange Cleansing Balm


This stuff smells bloody amazing! One of my favorite natural skincare and makeup companies, 100% Pure Cosmetics & Skincare, has come out with a new cleansing balm. This stuff is super handy for dry skin and dry weather like we’ve been…

What IS Micellar Water?


Micellar water has been floating around the beauty blogosphere for years, mostly thanks to French girls and their “magic” testimonials about Bioderma micellar water. Luckily for us stateside gals, the stuff is easier to try than ever. Brands are jumping on…

Beautycounter Touch Skin Concealer Pen Review


One of the very first makeup products I ordered from Beautycounter was the Touch Skin concealer pen. Not because I was totally out of concealer, but because I’d always wanted the Touche Éclat concealer from Yves Saint Laurent – a culty…

Pixi Glow Tonic Review


This stuff has floated around the blogosphere for years and years. I’ve seen this stuff touted by numerous beauty vloggers and editors, so I finally gave it a try. I ordered the smallest size available for $6 to give it…

Santa Cruz Bee Goods Review


A while ago I was contacted by a young Santa Cruz local who is dedicated to making cleaner, simpler skincare products with all-natural, high-quality organic ingredients. They offered to send me some products from their Santa Cruz Bee Goods line…

BareMinerals Smoothing Lightweight Emulsion


I apologize for the longest product name ever, but I thought it was finally time to write up a review of the face moisturizer I have been using the longest – several years, which for me really says something. I almost…

Beautycounter Dew Skin Tinted Moisturizer Review


Beautycounter products are all about moisturizing and protecting. Their lightly tinted moisturizer with sunscreen is no different. Dew Skin is a super-sheer, hydrating gel-cream with SPF 20. It contains the safest mineral sun protection and skin-loving ingredients. It also comes in…

Beautycounter Matte Bronzer Review


I think I’ll keep going on a Beautycounter kick now and review their Color Contour Matte Bronzer No. 01. It’s a great natural-looking bronzer and is cool-toned enough to work as a contour powder as well. It comes in two…