Worth-The-Splurge Beauty Products

Worth The Splurge Beauty Products

We all have that one or few beauty products that we have to splurge on. I mean, generic and drug store brands are all good, but sometimes you just have to spend a little dough for the products you absolutely love. For instance, when it comes to oatmeal, I’m bougie. It has to be Quaker. I’ll pay the extra couple of dollars for this specific brand. Same goes for peanut butter. I’ll settle for an […]

My Top 3 Favorite Facial Masks This Season

Top 3 Facial Masks

When it comes to my skin care, I abide by a strict 3-step process – 1. Cleanse 2. Tone/ Treat 3. Hydrate. These 3-steps are non-negotiable and no matter where I’m at these 3-steps are happening daily and twice daily if I’ve worn a lot of makeup that week. On top of my 3 steps, at least once a week I add a facial mask to my regimen. I use masks to exfoliate, hydrate or […]

Lumiere De Vie Volcanic Exfoliating Mask

My favorite part of any skin care routine is exfoliation. Why? Because I love the way my skin feels afterwards – like brand new skin! Not only that, exfoliation helps brighten and minimizes the appearance of dark spots and acne scars, which are both really important benefits for me. There are several ways you can exfoliate your skin. I personally, use Mario Badescu’s Glycolic Acid toner on a daily basis for a gentle exoliation. This […]

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. […]