Beauty

The Perfect One-Step Cleansing Oil – Hylamide’s High-Efficiency Face Cleaner

If you’ve never heard of DHC’s Deep Cleansing Oil, it’s the touted HG of many a cleansing oil aficionado, whose company boasts that a bottle is sold every 10 seconds worldwide.  The first time I slathered it onto my face I remember thinking “Ooooh this feels luxurious!”  As every trace of makeup melted off when the oil emulsified and turned milky upon contact with water, I was even more impressed. Since I can pretty much use anything on my skin without reaction and…

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Beauty, Lifestyle

Everything You Wanted to Know About Switching to Activated Charcoal Toothpaste

A few years ago, the internet was abuzz with talk of activated charcoal.  People were serving it in juice bars, using it as a detox or hangover cure and even adding it to make bath bombs that turn your water an inky black (so fun, you should try it!).  At that point, I was starting to become conscious of what was in the products I was putting onto my body.  As a wave of natural beauty products flooded the market, my goal…

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Lifestyle

Can’t decide between the Fujifilm Instax Camera and the Instax Printer?

  In this time of fleeting Snapchats and constant social media updates, there is still something to be said for holding an actual photo in your hand.  Now that everyone has a camera on their phone, we take so many more photos that the idea of sorting through them and choosing what to print seems like more effort than it’s worth.  Sure we can save them to our computer, but when have you ever looked back through them?  I, for…

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Fashion

Robert Zur – ‘Petra’ Driving Shoe

This year, I made the (seemingly obvious) resolution to stop wasting money on uncomfortable shoes.   Ever since I moved downtown, I had to make the switch from gorgeous but uncomfortable shoes, to heels that I am able to walk in for several blocks.  My previous strategy was to buy an assortment of shoes and only keep the 1-2 that worked out in the end (ugh, so wasteful right?).  Now, I’ve been making the concerted effort to buy fewer pairs…

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Beauty

The Ordinary by Deciem – Affordable Products THAT WORK

If there was any brand launch that could kick-start WLV 2.0, it would be The Ordinary by Deciem.  Why?  Let’s just say that I’ve been SO EXCITED about this line for months now, that I’ve been talking the ear off of anyone who will listen.  I could wax poetic about this company for hours, but so as not to deter readers right out of the gate, I’ll give it to you straight: It’s affordable, proven and effective. The Ordinary is…

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