• Beauty,  Health

    My Current Skincare Routine

    After a ton of research and some trial and error, I have finally nailed down my skincare routine. The products below have been my go-to for about 4 months now and I’m thrilled – my hormonal acne has not caused me any issues and my skin is more even in colour and texture. I keep my routine pretty simple and straightforward – no 13 step process for me! I also do my best to avoid buying products based on branding, but rather strip it back to what the actual ingredients are doing for my skin. This is just what I have found works for me. I wanted to share because…

  • Beauty,  Health

    Skincare Ingredients: A-Z

    In an effort to step up my skincare routine as a big birthday begins to approach, *cough 30 *cough, I wanted to learn more about the key ingredients I should be looking for. The price point for skincare can range from reasonable to bat-sh!# crazy for products with very similar active ingredients. After doing some research, I noticed a pattern in the biggest “work horse” ingredients. I have broken down ingredients that are beneficial below and how I have incorporated them into my skincare routine. Hopefully this will be helpful if you are also looking to step up your skincare game! Here are some ingredients to look for: Vitamin A/…

  • Beauty

    Glossier

    Why hello! As you may know I have recently gotten on the Glossier train. I can’t believe it took me this long to find out about it! As my friend Claudia and I were discussing the other day, it is too bad this brand wasn’t around when we were in high school – it’s like it was made for us. Their motto is “skin first, makeup second” which is right up my alley. I am always looking for light, natural looking makeup. The other amazing thing is the majority of their products are just applied with your fingers, no brushes needed. For the last few years I have become an eyeliner and mascara only on the day-to-day gal. I…