Review: Second Skin Foundation by 100% Pure

 100% Pure is a brand that creates totally natural and toxin-free fruit-based makeup and skincare. I’m personally in love with many of their products, and I wanted to share with you my experience with their latest innovation: Second Skin…

Review: Simone France Skincare and The Sandwich

Ever since I started writing about beauty a whooping decade ago fresh off journalism school, I became a dignified guinea pig. I test on average a gazillion products a month, but for some brands I actually take a good…

Gifts for the beauty-addict mom

What I like least when Mother’s day approaches is the tremendous amount of pitches I get about gifts that aren’t really meant for Mom, but for her role. Thinks like cooking gadgets or smart cleaning devices aren’t thoughtful gifts…

7 Lifestyle Gifts for Mom under $100

Although mothers deserve to receive our love and affection each and every one of the days in our lives, it’s always nice to remind them how grateful we are with a small token of appreciation. To celebrate the upcoming…

Review: The Brush Guard protects your make-up brushes

The germophobe that lives in me cringes every time I see my make-up tools get dusty just because I keep them in a mason jar for easy access and a touch of girlishness in my apartment. Luckily, there is…

Green is chic: Eco-conscious luxury beauty

If there is something I have learned with my Earth Day posts is that a green lifestyle can be totally chic. Long gone are the days when natural cosmetics were messy, required refrigeration, and sometimes smelled downright funny. Today,…

Natural and organic skincare

This past Earth Day has been an eye-opening experience for me. I have interviewed green make-up maven Paige Padgett and I have even started my own green beauty regime—thanks to her advice, I have identified which synthetic components might…

Earth Day: Green Chic Lifestyle!

Happy Earth Day 2016! To celebrate such an important occasion, I have curated a special selection of mouth-watering items that will make your life easier and more environmentally-conscious. Who said that green couldn’t be chic? (Psst… Follow the pretty…

Interview: Paige Padgett and her green beauty rules

Earth Day is just around the corner. To celebrate such an important occasion, I have decided to create a special series of articles in which I will be featuring some of my favorite beauty and lifestyle natural alternatives. I…

Review: Le Mieux Skin Perfecter

I have to admit I’m usually extremely sceptic when it comes to beauty gadgets. I own a wonderfully dry and sensitive skin that doesn’t pair well with many of the electronic face brushes out there in the market, and…

New 100% Pure Lip Caramel Swatches and Review

If you have stumbled upon this post, it means you’re very likely on the lookout for a change in your beauty routine. 100% Pure is a brand that’s synonym with natural cosmetics, in the sense that they only use…

Valentine’s Days Gifts For All Budgets

Valentine’s Day is coming up. Whether you plan to gift your significant other, your BFF, or just treat yo’self, stay tuned! I’ve compiled the best ideas for all possible budgets. So sit back, relax, and get ready for some…

My Favorite Beauty Products of 2015 (Part II)

Before the Superbowl game begins, I wanted to take the time to share with you the second part of my favorite beauty products of 2015.  However, you should note that these products were not necessarily released last year; while…

My Favorite Beauty Products of 2015 (part I)

With 2015 (and Snowzilla!) gone, it is the perfect time for unveiling which were my absolute favorite beauty products in 2015. Mind you, though most of them were released during the past year, 2015 was also a year of…