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,…

Beauty Haul and Cover Girl Ready Set Gorgeous Review

This is my Beauty Haul, which features the following products.  Be sure to subscribe to my blog and my YouTube Channel. Cover Girl Ready Set Gorgeous foundation, Demo and Review in the video above.  I love it!  I beat other high end foundations I’ve reviewed on YouTube recently. manic panic blue angel manic panic blue…

PH Balance Hair and Skin

Yes, your hair, skin, and genitals all have PH Balances- and when they get out of wack- it affects the area. Your hair looks dull and damaged, your skin could break out, or you could get a yeast infection…and give it to someone else…even men can get them 😱. Some products claim to color match…

YoDerm Online Dermatology

The thought of online consultations with any type of doctor brings Lisa Kudrow in Web Therapy to mind: I was contacted by YoDerm ($10 off, click here) and asked if I’d like to review their online dermatology service (this is not sponsored).  For $59, you are consulted by a dermatologist who reviews your answers to…

Bliss-ful

I have  been using and raving about Bliss products for over a decade: they smell and feel invigoratingly amazing, the texture feels rich, smooth, or creamy, and the quality is great.  I was first introduced to the brand at a hotel (W?) in New York, and after getting a sample of the lemon sage body…

Peter Thomas Roth: Holy Grail Beauty

One of my absolutely go to favorite skin-care brands, for clear skin and anti-aging, is Peter Thomas Roth (PTR). The products deliver results quickly- from anti-aging to acne, I’ve come to trust a range of their products- the best for dark spots- the Camu Camu and De-Spot serums are miracle workers.  To prevent and treat…

H2-Oh-No: Hard Water Irritates Skin!

Can water irritate your skin if it’s soft or hard, or due to the chemicals infused within it? Yes!  According to an article on Hard Water Dermatitis posted on DermaHarmony.com, “Hard water is a common culprit in the fight against dry skin,” and defines hard water as “highly alkaline.”  I will be going into PH…

A Beautiful Read

Can You Get Hooked on Lip Balm, by Perry Romanowski, is one of the most informative books I’ve ever read on beauty and cosmetics, as well as “drugs.”  If you’ve been curious about ingredients, health hazards, and myths surrounding the beauty products we use daily- you’ve got to read this book! Romanowski has a casual…

Blackheads: Pore Strips Vs. Pore Tool

I have been breaking out and thus did masks and gave myself facials.  I bought some pore strips and was surprised to see it come off absolutely clean, except for the residue of the strip itself.  I was waiting for the horror like you see in YouTube videos, and couldn’t decide if I was pleased…

Peter Thomas Roth Unwrinkle Toning Lotion

Look what arrived from Nordstrom- my Peter Thomas Roth Un-Wrinkle Toning Lotion with Peotides galore & hyaluronic acid…my fav type of moisturizer. Excited to try it.  I also stopped by Ricky’s NYC to pick up more Wella T18 toner and 20 Vol Cream Developer, because I touched up my roots and didn’t leave my developer…

Nights In White [Silk]

I’ve long been a fan of satin sheets and pillowcases, and have very recently switched to Silk. It feels very cool, soft, sleek…luxurious, and is great for your skin and hair. Once, I had friends try to have sex on my satin sheets…luckily I caught those fuckers in the act. Bitch, how dare you disrespect…