Beans vs Blossoms: The Botanical Anti-Aging Serum Showdown

Beans vs Blossoms: The Botanical Anti-Aging Serum Showdown

In my last post, I talked about how serums are among the few skincare product types that can be expected to deliver real skin improvements, since serums can be formulated to target a single, specific problem, without the limitations that primary functions like cleansing or moisturization would impose. I'm nothing if not good at pretending like [...]

Dry Skin Megapost: 3 Great Facial Oils and 3 Ways to Use them

Dry Skin Megapost: 3 Great Facial Oils and 3 Ways to Use them

I'm not really a sucker for tradition (in skincare or anything else), but even I have to admit that when our ancestors weren't busy smearing mercury-laden blush onto their cheeks or dropping dead from makeup-related lead poisoning, they were doing some things right. Like moisturizing their skin with oils. Facial oils are some of the oldest beauty products around. From  ancient Egypt and [...]

Five Flops at Fiddy’s: After Hours Mini-Review Party

Five Flops at Fiddy’s: After Hours Mini-Review Party

Some products in this post were provided for review by Fifty Shades of Snail sponsors and are individually disclosed below. All opinions and recommendations in this post are my own unless otherwise noted. Learn more about my rules for store partnerships by checking out my sponsorship policy and sponsor list. Let's do something a little different today! I recently [...]