Before you head for the beach, let’s talk about sunscreen. When you’re swimming in the ocean, it’s important to know that the sunscreen you’re using could be damaging our aquatic life and coral reefs. So how do you choose a reef-safe sunscreen? Here are the facts!
Recently, I published a story on HelloGiggles about a Facebook group I joined that was basically a cult, haha. No, there wasn’t criminal activity or a false sense of worship, there were, however, strict rules that if you didn’t abide by, you’d be excommunicated. […]
If you’ve been following my blog from the very beginning you remember the “beauty hack” article days. I just recently re-wrote my about me and I’m happy to say that after re-reading it, from when I first started traveling (consistently) back in 2013, not […]
Once I switched to an oil cleanser, my skin has never been the same—in the best way. Since I don’t always have time to do a 10-step skincare routine, oil cleansing really helps keep my routine simple. I like to make my own oil-cleanser but in this recent article I wrote for Hello Giggles, I listed the best oil cleansers on the market polled from real women from around the world.
I use grapeseed oil to cleanse my face and to lock-in my other skincare products. It’s the first and the last step of my routine. It’s also affordable and works just as well as some of the other expensive oils I’ve used—if not more. Here’s an article I wrote for Hello Giggles where I dive more into the history and scientific studies behind this plant-based powerhouse.
Valentine’s Day is less than a month away! Meaning it’s almost time to pucker up for your special someone. The Winters are brutal here in New York and my lips are always asking for a little TLC. Recently, after a bad cold, my lips […]
If you’re as beauty-obsessed as I am, you’ve probably heard the term “holy grail” on more than one occasion. The “HG” in skincare is a term given to a beauty product when it “lives up to” the buzz-worthy hype bestowed upon it by the […]
As I sit in my NYC apartment, soaking wet from the rain, scolding myself for not buying a replacement umbrella for the one I lost weeks ago, I can’t help but stop and laugh as I pass the mirror and see the giant fluffy, […]
For years, the beauty industry has been dominated by makeup brands all promising to help you achieve better looking skin. In recent months, I’m happy to report that skin care has slowly started to steal the show as women are starting to realize that […]
Believe it or not, some of my best travel tips are related to skin care! When traveling, I don’t like wear to a lot of makeup. On a typical travel day you can find me scuba diving or hiking through conditions that would be […]