Micro-needling Derma Pens and Derma Rollers

I’ve begun using micro-needling tools such as Derma-rollers and switched to the Derma-pen (Dr. Pen) per Dermatologists’ recommendations citing adverse effects of Derma rollers- caused by slicing rather than puncturing the skin. Microneedling Benefits: Micro-needling has become more popular over the years due to its many benefits including collagen induction, diminishing scars and pores, and…

Ask A Dermatologist: Dr. Q&A

I’m going to be collaborating with a dermatologist on a video and blog post. Submit your questions regarding dermatology, skin-care, hair-care- from products to hair-loss and hair Regrowth, to anything involving hair, skin, and nails. Comment below or via my Contact Page We will be discussing skin-care and hair-care, products and their ingredients, do’s and…

Beauty Routine $4,000+ Skincare Haircare

My beauty routine for skin-care and hair-care has grown more and more excessive over the years, and it’s now over $4,000 worth of products I use on a daily or monthly basis. The beauty industry is an ever shifting market- sometimes to market and sell, and other times because of technological advancements and innovations.  With…

Travel Tips- Beauty, Skin-Care, Cosmetics, and Comfort

As an anti-aging obsessed beauty blogger and germaphobe, I’ve learned that it’s all about packing the things that make me comfortable and pampered- that way I don’t feel like I’m sacrificing my skincare regimen for an entire week or more, and I can feel as at home as possible while traveling. First on my list…

Re-Weave Relief: I’m Sew In!

After my previous post, “Post Extension Blues,” I heeded my colorist’s warning not to install extensions or weave my hair for at least THREE WEEKS! I turned to wide brim hats, fedoras, and caps after experiencing hair-loss from wearing other people’s hair and processing my own from darkest brown to platinum blonde repeatedly…both DIY and…

Post-Extensions Blues

You’ve definitely heard someone speak of being shocked, sad or depressed after removing their extensions, but have you ever experienced the post-extensions blues? I recently did my first sew in myself…yes I braided my hair- after much trial and error- and kept the extensions in for around two months with three separate installs. I took…

Wear, Watch, Listen, Read, Shop, Sweat…

Wear: Cut-away shoulders- they were all over the runways for SS17, as were flared legs and sleeves. Read: Marie Claire- the beauty bar has been raised, and segues to the next point…rejuvenate. Rejuvenate: Bioeffect Serum might be $160, but it’s based on a Geothermal Powered lab’s discovery in EGF, epidermal growth factor according to Marie […]

Wear What Who When Why How?

Wear: Cut-away shoulders- they were all over the runways for SS17, as were flared legs and sleeves. Read: Marie Claire- the beauty bar has been raised, and segues to the next point…rejuvenate. Rejuvenate: Bioeffect Serum might be $160, but it’s based on a Geothermal Powered lab’s discovery in EGF, epidermal growth factor according to Marie…

Spoiled Rotten: Fermented Ingredients In Beauty and Skincare

You’ve likely already ingested something fermented, or rotten, and not known it- wine, balsamic vinegar, cheese…but would you consider incorporating rotting ingredients into your skincare regimen?   In a W Magazine post, “Why the Korean Beauty World Is Going Natural, and Why You Should Too,”  Gillian Sagansky quotes Sarah Lee of Glow Recipe as stating…

Hard-Water’s Effect on Hair and Skin

In my previous post, H2-Oh-No: Hard Water Irritates Skin!, I discussed how hard-water had affected my skin.  After noticing and hypothesizing over patches of inflamed flushed areas all over my body, doing some research, and self-diagnosing, I concluded I did not have a sudden bout of eczema, but rather hard-water dermatitis. In a Vogue.com article,…