I think exfoliation often gets a bad rep in the skincare world and, believe me, I used to be afraid of it myself. As someone with rosacea and dry/sensitive skin, there’s nothing scarier than scrubbing your face only to see a redder and drier face than you started with. NOPE. The truth of the matter is, when old skin starts to build up on the surface of your face, you’ll end up with dull, rough skin that (gasp) will also probably make you look older than you are. Furthermore, the buildup can also cause acne…again, NOPE. So, even if you’re sensitive like me you should 100% be using a gentle chemical exfoliator (not necessarily a scrub) like AHA (alpha hydroxyl acid)- I use mine at night before bed.
That said, here are 5 reasons you should be exfoliating your face, no matter your skin type. READ MORE
I’m always excited about Redbook magazine’s Red Beauty Box (see posts here and here), and for good reason. The products are full size and, for lack of a better term, don’t suck! This year’s version definitely didn’t disappoint, and as soon as I opened up the signature red box, I knew I’d be excited to share what’s inside… READ MORE
I love love LOVE your blog! I wanted to know if you had any insight on what makeup is best for redheads? I find that a lot of colors tend to look orange on me. I know you are a blonde, but thought maybe you could help a ginger out! 🙂