Natural Eyelash Growth and Other Castor Oil Benefits

Eyelashes are a growing trend in the beauty industry. I remember wearing fake eyelashes in high school for special occasions. However, the idea of wearing glue-on eyelashes seems to be fading, as more and more people are booking appointments for eyelash extensions. While they look great, the upkeep is too much for me, and I'm … Continue reading Natural Eyelash Growth and Other Castor Oil Benefits


Benefits of Wearing Sunscreen

In college, I was more concerned about getting an even tan than protecting my skin. I hate to say that sunscreen was not always a priority when heading outside because I thought I couldn’t get tan wearing it. As it turns out, that is a myth! You will still get color while wearing sunscreen. However, … Continue reading Benefits of Wearing Sunscreen

Why Facials Should Be Part of Your Skincare Routine

I have been in an ongoing battle with acne for more than a decade. At some points in my life, my skin has somewhat cleared up, giving me hope that flawless skin is around the corner. At other times, my breakouts have been so severe and painful that I didn’t want to leave the house. … Continue reading Why Facials Should Be Part of Your Skincare Routine

Determining Your Skin Type

One of the most frustrating things I have found when learning how to best care for my skin is the fact that there is not a one-size-fits-all regimen. How easy would it be if there was one formula that everyone could use for flawless, glowing skin? Well, that simply isn’t the case! Why? Because everyone … Continue reading Determining Your Skin Type

5 Every Day Products for Sensitive Skin

If you have sensitive skin, then you know that what you put in your body is just as important as the products you use on it. Despite my ongoing battle with acne, for years I continued to use products that were made with harsh chemicals. In March 2019, I began seeing an esthetician (click here … Continue reading 5 Every Day Products for Sensitive Skin

Creating a Skincare Routine

Every day you drink water, eat nutritious foods and aim to get adequate sleep, all to make sure that you’re taking care of your body. But what about the body’s most important organ? While it’s important to take care of our skin from the inside out, it’s also important to establish a daily skincare routine. … Continue reading Creating a Skincare Routine

A Breakup with Makeup

For more than a decade I felt alone, embarrassed, ashamed and frustrated. Trying everything under the sun to feel like my best self, I was never able to find a permanent solution that would silence an inner monologue reiterating the idea that “I am ugly” every day. That was until I broke up with my … Continue reading A Breakup with Makeup