Ingredient Lowdown Series: The Truth About Retinol

Ingredient Lowdown Series: Retinol

Photo Elle.com When it comes to learning about the latest product ingredients that’ll make my skin supple and glowy, my inner science nerd can get lost in beauty Reddit rabbit holes for hours.  Are you combating blemishes and redness?  I’m about that BHA life.  Need a facial oil that won’t clog your pores?  Argan oil […]

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Can Confidence Come From a Razor?

Photo courtesy of Teen Vogue I remember the exact moment I realized I wanted to—no, needed to—shave. In sixth grade P.E. class, stepping onto the basketball court in gym shorts, I noticed a boy sitting at eye level with my legs, staring, and suddenly I became very aware of my prickly hairiness. I. Was. Mortified. I’m […]

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$20 A Month Finally Cleared Up My Acne

The internet warned me that if acne doesn’t pay you a visit during your teen years, it’ll catch up with you eventually. Like when it said it was time to retire whisker jeans, the internet was right. Again. I had clear skin my whole life but in my mid-20s, I found myself suffering through a […]

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