Since before I can remember, hyperpigmentation has controlled too much of my self-esteem; I've got a big, dark line smack in the middle of my forehead, odd marks on my face from sun exposure, and dramatic scarring from the smallest of nicks. As a Master Esthetician, there is guilt associated with each of these marks: could I have prevented them? Should I have tried harder to treat them before this point?
The words "chemical exfoliant" can be a little daunting to people, and often downright scary. After all, the thought of our skin peeling off resembles a scene from a horror movie more than it does the beauty influencers on our Instagram.
You know what makes being stuck at home even more cringe-worthy? A new breakout on top of all your million other problems you're currently dealing with.
With Daylight Savings around the corner, it's time to address the worst part of a change in your sleep schedule: dark under-eye circles.
Anyone who's cared to take a dip in the deep end knows that persistent and unfavorably lingering chlorine smell.
Ingrown bikini hairs from waxing or shaving might just be one of the most uncomfortable and unsightly beach woes known to bikini babes. At their best, they're slightly annoying…and at their worst, they're downright painful.
Before I had my son three years ago, I was sure I would be able to remain as busy as ever. My plan was to simply incorporate him into my life, and already existing routine. I would always have time to do my hair and makeup, and I would never trade my heels for flats.
The point of a vacation is to find refuge from the abrasion of day to day living - so why is it that the very remedy we seek often distributes its own set of trouble? For those of us with delicate skin-sibilities, that trouble often pertains to adjusting to foreign climates when we're away from our own. The truth is that sometimes, your skin will freak out while you're abroad, even if you're freakishly prepared. The good news is that comebacks are many and aplenty if you've got the right arsenal - here's how to recover from vacationized skin.
Some call it spring fever, others call it hay fever - either way, 'tis the season of change and starting fresh, which means calling it quits on the old that no longer serves you. This stands true in many areas: old belief systems, old styles in your closet, even old makeup that reeeeally shouldn't have lasted this long. If you're struggling this spring and could use a little guidance on how to gently let go of all you deem as junk, we've got a list of for sures and certainties that will have you breathing easier. Unless, you know, your breathing struggles comes from allergies - in which case, you and your immune system are on your own.