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I LOVE DIM, or, how this pill stops breakouts

Obsession with supplements runs in the family. My grandma’s bathroom counter is stacked 3 rows high of various bottles. I think she’s had some of them since I’ve known her (aka 26 years aka my whole life). My sister, at age 20, had one of those SMTWTFS containers to keeps track of her pils, the kind my grandma probably should have.

I came across DIM in the comment section of Into The Gloss, where all good beauty tips lay in wait. The comment was inconspicuous enough, something like “Try DIM!” which I grasped onto like leeches on the boy in the movie The Amazing Panda Adventure (I saw this once when I was ten and I am full on SCARRED). So naturally I started reading Amazon reviews and decided I had to try it. Continue Reading

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Hi Again! Recent Favorite Skincare Products and Tips

Hi! So it’s been a while since I’ve posted (mostly due to laziness, focusing on other projects) but I am back again. For now. I’ve been seriously inspired by the wacko 90’s instagram stickers so I weirded out the page header. I’m fine that…

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Review: The Ordinary Skincare Products

Discovering The Ordinary was a bit like finding something incredible in the bargain bin—which I’ve altogether given up on because it’s so picked over and everything good is gone. Not so with The Ordinary, a skincare line (now with makeup!) that sells simple products…

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What I’m Into for Spring 2017: Style & Beauty

This season, I've finally realized what it means to invest in well-made pieces that will still be intact years from now. For me, that doesn't necessarily mean expensive, it just means I'm more mindful about what I purchase. …

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The Moisturizer That Lets You Skip Perfume

With the moisturizing properties of the original in a thick, whipped soufflé formula, it's already a winner. But what pushes this moisturizer from participant ribbon to gold is the warm, creamy, cozy-sweater-on-a-breezy-beach scent. I don't know what soy milk smells like, nor would I…

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Buy This, Smooth Every Square Inch of Skin

The Salux wash cloth is made from a rough–but not too harsh–material. Loaded with soap, it produces that covetable thick foam. The swath of fabric is large, about 3 by 1.5 feet, so it's perfect for shimmying up and down your back, under your…