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A Guide to Reading Beauty Product Labels: What Works & What Doesn’t

Ladies, have you ever gone shopping for new makeup or skincare products and realized you had no idea what any of the ingredients on the product label mean? Reading and understanding product labels  is important to your health and well-being so here’s a handy guide (thanks Real Simple magazine) to READING BEAUTY-PRODUCT LABEL TERMS: Clinically Proven – The product had some kind of testing done in a clinical setting like a lab. You need... 

Timesaving Beauty Shortcuts

Ever since Summer ended and Fall started, we know you’ve been crazy hectic with school/work, family, and yes we already noticed the Christmas decor and knicknacks that are starting to pop-up instores. DON’T PANIC! Just take a deep breath and take one thing at a time. To help you de-stress, here’s some BEAUTY SHORTCUTS compliments of our fave magazine, Real Simple:  DRYING NAIL POLISH: Air dry nails for 2 minutes then dunk your... 

Skincare Routine 101: How to Apply Skincare Products in Order

According to the NRDC, women use an average of 12 beauty products on a daily basis.That is  whole lot of time spent on our daily maintenance! If you’re like me and use a mix of different skincare and makeup brands and products, sometimes its confusing on what to put on first so here’s a quick guide from InStyle magazine’s August issue on WHAT TO APPLY FIRST: Dab an acne spot treatment first (if you use one) Then apply your serum... 

Beauty Travel Essentials: How to Look Refreshed after a Long Trip

The other day I wrote about the TOP 5 TRAVEL BEAUTY ESSENTIALS but after reminiscing about my 14-hour flight from LAX to Taipei, I realized the importance of having a separate travel kit just for long trips (flights or road trips). I know, I know…its such a pain to pack a separate travel kit just for your flight (or car) but HAVE YOU SEEN WHAT YOU LOOK LIKE AFTER 8 HOURS? Don’t you want to look refreshed after such a long trip? I’m... 

NYC: A Los Angelena’s Summer Beauty & Style Guide

So its officially summer and you’re excited about your upcoming trip to NYC…wanna know how to blend in and not make it totally obvious you’re an out-of-towner? As a follow-up to our LA: A New Yorker’s Beauty & Style Guide, here’s some tips from a former New Yorker and current L.A transplant! 1. DAY-TO-NIGHT MAKEUP: Unlike LA where its perfectly natural (pun intended) to go “au natural” with barely-there... 

Back to Basics: How to Properly Wash Your Face

Just because you’ve been doing something for years doesn’t mean you’ve been doing it properly. Congratulations on finally finding the perfect skincare brand for you (we know, its quite a challenge) but if you don’t know how to use them properly, what’s the point? HOW TO WASH YOUR FACE. We know, we know…washing your face is pretty simple, right? WRONG. 1. WASH YOUR HANDS FIRST: Remember those late nights when you’re... 

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