Makeup Inspiration From “Orange is the New Black”

If you’re a fan, you’ve probably already finished binge watching Season 3 of Orange is the New Black. But in case you haven’t, we wont include any spoilers. This is just a light and breezy post about makeup trends making their way into prison. Besides the fact that OINTB’s hair and makeup crew had the undesirable task of turning gorgeous young actresses into drug-addicted prisoners, th…

Sunscreen Buyer’s Guide

We all know using sunscreen reduces the risk of skin cancer and prevents premature aging. The less obvious part is how to buy it. We aren’t alone in recommending SPF 30 or higher and broad-spectrum sunscreen that protects the skin from both UVA and UVB rays. You should also purchase sunscreen that is water resistant--just remember to re-apply about every hour. Okay, so SPF 30+, Br…

April Showers...

Nothing says spring like the fresh smell of rain in April. Just as the budding plants relish in springtime showers, we want to help you find bliss in your shower routine. First things first: Avoid overly hot water. Think April showers not August showers. We’ve spent months either immersed in winter’s elements or waiting it out in dry, indoor heating. The result from both fronts? Chapped…

Awards Season Looks We Love

There are a lot of notes to take during Awards Season: movies to watch to stay in the loop, albums to add to your morning commute playlist, and styles to steal for your next big event. It’s a lot to take in, so we focused on our specialty to bring you the makeup moves that made a splash this season. Everyone’s caught on, right? Bold brows are in. Margot Robbie, an Australian actress ma…

Where to Start With Men’s Skincare

Stereotypes, sexy advertising, and even science have shown men’s skin to typically be thicker and less sensitive than their female counterparts. But worries about dry skin, dark circles, and wrinkles plague men, too. Luckily, there are some tried and true methods for men to achieve healthy skin.1. Wake up and WashSplash some cold water on that tired face, then use a wash with glycolic acid for a d…

3 reasons to add Vitamin C to your skin care regimen

Your kitchen may already be stocked with plenty of oranges and Emergen-C this time of year, but we want to make sure your medicine cabinet doesn’t miss out on the action. Vitamin C is commonly known for strengthening the immune system and fighting the common cold, but it works wonders for what’s going on externally, too. Here are three reasons why Vitamin C deserves the People’s Choice Award for F…