Beauty Monogamy: My Long-Term (Skincare) Relationships

Beauty Monogamy: My Long-Term (Skincare) Relationships

Skincare products come and go, but these regularly repurchased holy grails are here to stay.

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August 2016 Empties Report

August 2016 Empties Report

There's a bin on a shelf in my beauty closet where I hoard my empties until the bin is full. Then I take a picture of the containers before I recycle them. Usually that picture goes on my Instagram, but this time around, I felt I had more to say about the products I've used [...]

Curology Month 5 Update

Curology Month 5 Update

It's that time again! I finished off another bottle of my Curology anti-aging prescription and am back with an update. Just a quick one this time. No B&As, as I think results are easier to see with a longer wait in between, but definitely some progress to report! My Current Curology Anti-Aging Prescription My fourth [...]

Curology Month 3 Update, B&A, + a Chat with My Provider about Tretface Skincare

Curology Month 3 Update, B&A, + a Chat with My Provider about Tretface Skincare

Man. Time sure flies when you're taking your fine lines and sunspots to church with actives so powerful that only licensed medical professionals can provide them. I'm now in my third month on Curology prescription skincare. I've gone from 0.012% to 0.02% to 0.05% tretinoin, one bottle at a time (with the first, weakest prescription [...]

Curology (formerly PocketDerm) Month 1 Update and Mini-Review

Curology (formerly PocketDerm) Month 1 Update and Mini-Review

Holy crap. I can't believe more than a month has already passed since I received my first shipment of PocketDerm Anti-Aging prescription tretinoin. During that month, I finished off my first prescription, and PocketDerm became Curology, merging the anti-aging and acne offerings into one seamless prescription skincare service. I don't have progress pictures to share just [...]

Adventures in Prescription Medication

Adventures in Prescription Medication

No, not that kind. PocketDerm! Even though I'm really happy with the results of my skincare routine as far as smoothing out some fine lines and preserving what I've got, the uphill battle is getting steeper and steeper as time marches on. To say I wasn't diligent about sunscreen when I was younger would be an understatement as [...]