makeup September 25, 2017

how to contour + highlight



 
 
 

skin September 21, 2017

foolproof tricks and tips for applying sunless tanner

finding a sunless tanner that won’t leave you looking like an oompa loompa is no small feat. achieving a natural, bronzed glow (without damaging your skin) can be tricky, because not all self-tanners are created equal. it’s all about finding the right shade for your complexion and knowing the proper application technique

to help ease your quest for the perfect bronze, we’ve broken it down by skin type and given you our best tips for how to apply…

skin September 16, 2017

which moisturizer is right for you

moisturizers are key when it comes to preventing water loss. they create a protective layer over the surface of your skin to seal moisture in and reduce the risk of it being evaporated. applying moisturizer on top of your serums ensures they stay put throughout the day and allows your skin to reap the full benefits of each product

skin September 10, 2017

how to apply retinol

Ry uses obagi 2x/wk at night and
applies moisturizer on top for added hydration

B uses kate somerville 2x/wk at night
it’s a 2-in-1 combined with night cream


 
 
 

makeup August 30, 2017

the perfect mascara

finding the perfect mascara is like searching for a needle in a hay stack. they either flake, clump, or worse, run (there’s nothing like taking a trip to the ladies only to discover you look like the girl from the ring. its honestly made me question friendships. i mean, if your friends won’t tell you, are they really your friends? food for thought). anyways, our journey to find the perfect mascara was starting to seem impossible, until one day the crowds parted, and we were introduced to our savior

we’re not going to give you a list of recommendations, we’re only going to talk about one mascara. why? because we both use it, love it, and honestly haven’t found anything else that lives up to it. so, without further ado, and because we love you, here you go….

hair, skin, wellness August 25, 2017

pamper yourself beauty essentials

we’re firm believers that when you feel good, you look good, which is why we consider personal TLC time nonnegotiable. unfortunately, most of us only take time to pamper ourselves before a big event or night out, making excuses for other priorities. your body is your temple and if you take care of it, it will take care of you

these are our go-to beauty essentials when it comes to pampering…

skin August 24, 2017

how to layer skincare products

the Q: does it really matter what order in which you apply your skincare products?

the A: YES. layering incorrectly can prevent products from working properly and render them ineffective. for example, applying a cream before a serum would create a barrier, not allowing the serum to penetrate into the skin…

wellness August 21, 2017

the pills i pop daily for health & beauty

chlorella: i’m HOOKED on this stuff. it’s one of the most powerful superfoods in existence and contains more nutrients per gram than kale, spinach, and broccoli! the green color comes from the high concentration of chlorophyll, nature’s most powerful healer and detoxifier. eat a lot of fish? it detoxifies mercury and heavy metals. fly often? it protects against radiation and removes radioactive particles from the bod. it also contains protein, a slew of vitamins, iron, magnesium, and zinc. in short, there’s really not much it can’t do…

skin August 19, 2017

dr. dennis gross alpha beta peel pads