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  • How to Brighten Skin

    The Secret to Brightening Skin this Winter

    Maybe it’s the lack of Vitamin D, but isn’t winter skin the worst? The dryness really kills any glow factor, even if you are managing to eat healthy and get plenty of rest. We all know that exfoliation (AKA skin cell turnover) is the answer…

  • Best of Winter Masks

    Skincare Essentials: Best of Winter Masks

    Masking has made such a big difference in my beauty routine, and it’s a step I prioritize once a week. When it comes to Winter masks, I used to think that hydration was the most important concern. But I learned over time that it’s a…

  • Playa Haircare Review

    Plant-Based Products to Update Your Hair Routine

    When you’re trying to deal with a specific hair issue like frizz or lack of volume, it’s an instinctive response to beeline for the most extreme products that guarantee some kind of gravity-defying control over your hair. But for everyday, who has time for a…

  • Holiday Gift Guide for Beauty

    Beauty Holiday Gift Guide

    It’s the season for holiday gift guides, which happen to be one of my favorite kind of articles to read. I used to source my inspiration for gift ideas from magazines, but seeing gift guides on blogs have the added benefit of being clickable so…

  • Two of the best anti-aging products

    2 Skincare Products that will change your Skincare Routine

    This post is sponsored by Olay, all opinions are my own. The older I get, the more I focus on skincare and making sure that I’m using products that are beneficial to my skin. When Olay approached me about the Olay 28 Day Challenge to…

  • H20+ Beauty Bodycare

    New Scented Bodycare Favorites

    One thing I sometimes miss (that my hair doesn’t necessarily miss) is using heavily fruit-scented shampoos. When I was a kid, the stronger the artificial fruit scent, the better. But now, picking fragrances in general is an endeavor in subtlety or simplicity. Although my perfume…