Moon Juice: The Milks Are A MUST Try

   Last Friday, my partner-in-crime and fellow beauty lover, Chrissy, and I ventured to Venice for a tasting at the hip juice bar Moon Juice. If you haven’t been, it’s a MUST while in LA. I especially recommend venturing to their Venice location which feels more intimate than the others. There you’ll find tonics, milks, elixirs, juices, fermented snacks and adaptogen powders all created by Amanda Bacon with Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurvedic principles in mind. The wellness brand currently has twenty juices/elixirs/milks available with rotating seasonal additions. While the juices seem on par with other juiceries, like Pressed Juicery, their milks…
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The Best Makeup For Perioral Dermatitis (And Sensitive Skin)

The best thing to do if you’re dealing with any kind of inflammatory skin issue is to avoid makeup. Makeup can cause irritation, it can prevent your skin from healing, no matter how “clean” it is, and clog pores. That being said, going makeup-free can be very difficult for some – myself included. I try to go makeup-free as much as I can, but on days I have a work meeting or social engagement, I will wear makeup. Below is a list of face and lip makeup that I have found to be safe for me and the best makeup…
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Ask An Aesthetician: IPL Photofacial vs Chemical Peel – Which One Is Worth The Money?

Each week we explore your questions in Ask An Aesthetician with Seti Mayet; former instructor at the International Dermal Institute and founder of skin care practice, Enliven Your Skin, in Los Angeles, CA. Check out last week’s question – “Are at home microneedling devices safe and effective?” – and if you have any, send us your questions via social media or email!  Hi Seti, I have sun damage spots which are my main skincare concern. I’m considering doing an IPL photofacial vs chemical peel. Doing IPL (intense pulsed light) laser requires multiple treatments and therefore will cost more, so I’m leaning towards…
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Green Beauty Bestsellers Spring 2017

With so many green beauty options, it’s hard to know where to start. So, I reached out to the lovely ladies ruling the green beauty world right now (Dara Kennedy founder of Ayla Beauty, Melissa Lindberg founder of Citrine Beauty Bar, Karine LaChappelle co-founder of The Natural Curator and Ana Congdon founder of LeVert Beauty) to get the low-down on what’s flying off the shelves right now. Read on for the green beauty bestsellers of spring 2017. 1. Vintner’s Daughter Active Botanical Serum “A lot of our customers like to pare down their skincare regimens in the spring and summer, that’s when…
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For Anti-Aging & Inflammatory Skin Issues, Red Light LED At-Home Devices Are A Must

The new anti-aging at home LED light therapy devices are worth the money, if you can be consistent. Imagine sitting under a red/infrared LED light for 10-20 minutes every day and having your wrinkles soften, fine lines disappear and inflammatory skin issues fade away. Sounds too good to be true, I’m sure, and is exactly why most people are highly skeptical of Light Emitting Diode (LED) light therapy. But the truth is, it isn’t too good to be true.  How does red/infrared LED light therapy work? In the 90s, NASA first developed LED technology and found LEDs to be capable of stimulating…
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