There are moments in a beauty blogger’s life when you get the opportunity to test products that you otherwise would never be able to and all you can feel is gratitude. That’s how I felt testing these next products I’m going to review here. I’ve had the opportunity to test Susanne Kaufmann’s anti-aging Line A the past few months and it’s been such a treat because a) Susanne Kaufmann’s organic skincare is one of my favorite skincare brands (you guys know I never shut up about my love for her After Sun Gel!) and b) because these products are so…

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As you may have seen on my IG, I recently had my second IPL (intense pulsed light) + Microneedling + PRP (platelet rich plasma) treatment done last week. A full review of the collagen stimulating, acne scar repairing treatment will be up soon, but I wanted to talk about the gentle products I have been turning to during the healing process: Dr. Jart’s gentle micellar water cleanser, Susanne Kaufmann’s anti-inflammatory hyaluronic acid serum, and two scar prevention, wound healing moisturizers – one from Avene and the other from UK brand Pommade Divine. Read below for my review of all four…

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It’s been almost three months since I was diagnosed with perioral dermatitis. In that time, as you may have read in, “How I Drastically Cleared Up And Improved My Perioral Dermatitis In Two Weeks.” I did a major overhaul of my skincare routine, diet, and lifestyle. If you haven’t read my first piece on perioral dermatitis, I highly encourage you to go back and read it. The article covers the basics of PD: symptoms, duration, causes, diagnosis and treatment, an in-depth breakdown on why I try to avoid irritating chemicals, essential oils (this I’m becoming slightly more lax on) and…

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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 – “How do I get rid of post-natal melasma?” – and if you have any, send us your questions via social media or email!  Hi Seti, I want to buy my mom a good anti-aging cream. What are the top three anti-aging ingredients I should look out for when researching products? Seti: When addressing mature skin and anti-aging, our goal is to restore elasticity…

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The Lina Hanson Global Face Trio and Global Treasures Treatment Balm will jolt you out of any green beauty fatigue you have (hard not to get a little jaded with the endless line of new launches or is that just us beauty bloggers…?) and make you feel like you did the first time you saw the words luxury and green beauty together. (Or the first time you kissed a boy, bought something with your first paycheck, or made January Olds Paleo Banana Bread recipe.) They’re that good. Made by celebrity makeup artist, Lina Hanson, who is as sweet as she is…

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