Botox Anti-Aging and Migraine Relief

Botox Injections I had Botox Botox injections in my forehead in April, and the results are truly amazing (see before and after). I had begun to notice fine lines on my forehead forming, and decided to do some preventative Botox and OnabotulinumtoxinA the hell out of them! Botox Pain? It was not very painful but…

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…

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…

UD: Urban Decay Up-Date

Urban Decay has had some recent product launches that have had beauty vloggers going mad- the Vice Special Effects lip toppers among them.  While innovations such as lip toppers and brow mascaras seem like they’re new, women have been using glosses, lipsticks, and mascara for decades, and this is nothing new!  My aunt used to…

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,…

I Tried Meme Makeup

Meme makeup, the art of recreating memes on one’s eyelid, is a new trend popping up everywhere. When I saw the first two, one of Kim Kardashian crying and the other of Kermit as Star Wars characters- I knew I had to attempt it myself. Ever the avid makeup challenger, I decided to try Dawson…

Korean Brightening Beauty Secret: Super Vitamin C- Vitabrid C12

  Vitabrid C12, vitamin C on crack, is a special 12hr time-released powder, developed by Dr. Jinjo Choy, which is to be mixed into water or toner and applied to the face.  It retails for $58.  But what’s it do?  Vitamin C is a common ingredient in serums, BB and CC creams, and products meant…