THE ARCHIVES

remember dry brushing?

it’s still a thing. for those of you new to the idea… dry brushing isn’t rocket science, it’s exactly how it sounds: brushing your bod

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the art of preservation

everyone has their own trajectory when it comes to aging. for us, it’s all about “pressing the pause button” with preventative treatments and preserving skincare

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are you over-exfoliating?

yes, it’s a thing. if you’ve been following us, you probably already know about our love affair with chemical exfoliation, specifically dr. dennis gross peel

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our first feature!!

we are beyond flattered and honored to be featured in the January issue of D magazine! you can read the article online here xx Brittany and

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winter skincare

’tis the season for dry, flaky, irritated skin. as temperatures drop and heating systems kick in, most of us find ourselves in serious need of

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rylie before noon

as a creature of habit, i’m all about consistency, especially when it comes to my routine. in my opinion, the way you start your day

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skin heroes we swear by

being immersed in the beauty industry has exposed us to a lot of products, treatments and techniques. we’ve witnessed our fair share of nonsense, gimmicks

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key ingredients explained

we’ve all heard ingredients like antioxidants, retinol and hyaluronic acid are beneficial for the skin, but what do they actually do? understanding the difference between

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summer skincare edit

as i was loading my sephora cart with summer skincare staples, it dawned on me that this is a topic worth discussing. when it comes to

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from the neck down

while we constantly talk about how we care for our face, we can’t neglect how we care for our bod. there’s nothing worse than seeing

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while we always prefer to carry-on as checking a bag is far too risky, we could never sacrifice leaving our essentials behind… TG they all

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the sun is enemy #1

every time you get a tan the DNA in your skin is being damaged, which is the #1 cause of hyperpigmentation (AKA brown spots), wrinkles

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winter is coming

cold weather is not your friend. as temps drop, so do humidity levels, resulting in dry air. dry air steals moisture from your skin every

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desert items

the likelihood of one of us getting stranded on a desert island is pretty slim to none. however, the thought of becoming the next gilligan

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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

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mastering blush

to blush, or not to blush: that is the question. while it might seem like such a simple task, it can easily make or break

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the key to perfect skin

when it comes to having a flawless complexion, you’re at the mercy of your skin’s pH. the human skin is naturally acidic (around 5.5). however,

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86-ing the oil

if you have oily skin, then you’re well aware of how difficult it can be to control. sadly, many products that claim to get rid

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scent of a woman

the linger of a women’s personal fragrance is a powerful thing. scents can trigger memories and emotions (we all remember that adolescent perfume that takes

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glow essentials

while you may not wake up with a fresh-faced, dewy complexion, there’s nothing a highlighter or illuminator can’t fake. they instantly transform dull, tired looking

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retinol vs. retin-A

what began as a treatment for acne in the 1950’s quickly became the leading anti-aging product available today. doctors soon discovered that this powerful ingredient

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the serum edit

no skincare routine is complete without the boost of a serum- consider it the icing to your cake. whether you’re battling a breakout, fighting sings

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supplement breakdown

we’ve said it before, and we’re saying again- no matter how free-range, organic, or raw your diet is, supplements are essential for optimal health &

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get off your acid

it’s no secret most of our diet consists of highly acidic food/drink. 90% of the american diet is purely acidic: filled with processed food, caffeine,

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oxygen

oxygen isn’t just for survival, it’s also the key element for maintaining radiant, clear skin. when your pores become clogged with dirt and debris, the

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a day off with Ry

there’s nothing more precious or valuable than your time. when it comes to my days-off, there’s nothing i love more than a little self-pampering. i

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double cleansing

double cleansing is exactly what it sounds like: washing your face twice. what turned us onto trying it, is that it involves oil cleansing as

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life update

i had an epiphany while in pigeon pose, that it’s time to share our life BTS with those of you reading… i’m currently writing this

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natural plump lip

if you haven’t seen our post on how to achieve plump lips here, we’re all about faux fullness. and when it comes to makeup, there

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k-beauty: top 3

this isn’t new news as we’ve already dedicated a vid to our obsession with k-beauty here, but allow us to rehash why we dig this

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witch hazel

due to its powerful antioxidant and astringent benefits, witch hazel is listed as a key ingredient in many products. it’s a natural anti-inflammatory & antioxidant

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layering skin care

the more you layer, the more potent the ingredients become, but the order in which you layer is key. when products are layered incorrectly, it

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why we take magnesium

as highly anxious individuals, we’ve found magnesium to be the best natural cure for getting prime r&r. taking magnesium supplements before bed helps reduce cortisol

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anti-pollution

if you thought the sun was your only enemy outside, there’s another bully on the playground to be aware of: pollution. rising pollution levels aren’t

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SAD

AKA seasonal affective disorder. whether it’s a mild case of winter blues or serious seasonal depression, most everyone is affected by those dark and cold

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knowing your bod’s pH

maintaining an alkaline diet is not a new concept. from gweneth to VB, nutrition-minded celebs can’t stop talking about the benefits of being pH-conscious. it’s

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rose gold | gift guide

it’s no secret we crush on anything remotely similar to the color blush… in that same palate, rose gold has caught major attention in the

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korean 10 step regime

click images below to shop vid… korean’s clearly know a thing or two when it comes to preserving your skin. it was a daunting thought

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face gloss

game changer: face gloss. start implementing this magic elixir into your daily routine and people will be wondering if you had placenta for breakfast.

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H.O.P. + a piece of toast

we sat down for a little rosé and beauty talk with Molly from A PIECE of Toast convo breakdown… -achieving flawless coverage with a beauty blender

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