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01
May

Brit + Co: Why Oil Should Be Your Skincare Secret. (And Why You Should Check Out Hannah Schmitt’s Post!)

Word on the street is the awesome Hannah Schmitt has just gone live with this cool little dittie we worked on together! Not only does it cover some great little tidbits on how to introduce oils into your regimen, but it also stars some of our very favorite skin care and makeup products. It's possible that some of them include Indie Lee, Simplers Botanicals and Amore Pacific. Just for starters. Here's a mega world wide web high five to you Miss Hannah! Check out Why Oil Should Be Your Skincare Secret + How to Use It in Your Beauty Routine!

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26
Sep

The Importance of Toner

To tone or not to tone? That. Is. A pretty common question. Toner. So misunderstood. So overlooked. Yet such an important part of each and every regimen. Client after client has confessed that they don't see the big deal in skipping toner. And so as a self proclaimed ambassador for toner, I just wanted to clear a few things up. What does it actually do? Toner has a few important roles. The most common you've probably heard of is balancing the pH of the skin. Why is it important to have skin that is properly balanced? If your skin is…

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16
Sep

Product Peek: Amore Pacific Clarifying Masque

Ok. Let's talk clay masques. My first introduction to the wonderful world of clay was none other than Miss Queen Helene herself. Remember? Those bulging white tubes, green top, green writing. A bit of a battle to squeeze out. Almost like spreading spackle on your face. A bit of a commitment considering you could not talk or move your face for the next 15 minutes. I remember putting it on and feeling giddy and terrified. Clean pores and a face that felt tighter than a pair of Spanx. Onward to new discoveries. Amore Pacific Clarifying Masque. Swooooon. A masque with…

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12
Sep

SPF. Why It’s A Non-Negotiable

So here's the deal. As a your bestie esthie, I feel it's my duty to keep you all on your toes when it comes to certain, ahem, friendly reminders. I walk a fine line between a tsk tsk plus finger wag, and making sure you are all keeping that beautiful skin of yours properly protected. So let's chat a bit about the three little letters that have sent my clients into a whirlwind of denial and / or panic. Sometimes at the exact same time. SPF. That's right. Sun Protection Factor. You may be asking yourself why in the world…

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