My Favorite Budget Friendly Beauty Hacks

I’ll admit, somewhat shamefully, as a makeup artist and esthetician that I am NOT a “product junkie”. Let me translate – I’m not one to buy new products merely because they’re new. I simply buy what I need, when I need it; And in the case when I absolutely need a product, color or beauty solution and I don’t have it, I take a lesson from my mother and probably every grandmother ever, and figure […]

How I’m Treating My Acne-prone Skin

After going almost the entire 2015 of not having any dramatic breakouts with my “adult acne-prone” skin. I take a mini vacation to sunny Florida and come back to Chicago with sunburn and breakouts. Ha! Don’t get me wrong, I had an incredible time which I’ll share in another post and on another blog (hehe), but the breakouts could’ve stayed in Florida. Sigh! But that’s the unpleasant part of acne, it never fuckin goes away. […]

Fight Acne with these 9 Remedies

1. Jojoba Oil: Jojoba oil closely matches the sebum already in your skin, by using this your skin is tricked into thinking it has already produced enough sebum therefore will not produce any more. Too much oil in the skin is what causes breakouts due to clogged pores. I started using this during my horrible adult acne stage and it worked wonders. This oil can easily be used as your moisturizer or mixed in with […]

Solve Your Skin Concerns With These 7 Natural Oils

A lot of people shy away from putting oil on their skin, especially oily skin types, thinking that putting oil on their already oily skin is going to make them even more oily. Even dry skin types feel that by putting oil on their skin will cause break outs or make their skin too oily. This is not completely false. Certain oils can cause your skin to become too oily and to breakout. However, there […]