Paula’s Choice Skin Balancing Moisture Gel review

Paula’s Choice Skin Balancing Moisture Gel is a gel moisturizer for oily and normal-to-oily (combination) skin. This is my favorite moisturizer. It provides just enough hydration and does not clog my pores or cause breakouts. What makes this an outstanding product is the addition of anti-oxidants and niacinamide, which are very good for the skin. […]

Top Drunk Elephant skin care buys

Drunk Elephant is an American skin care line developed by Tiffany Masterson. The name “Drunk Elephant” comes from the myth that elephants get drunk from eating the fruit of marula trees. Drunk Elephant is rare among skin care companies because it does NOT include alcohol, parabens, phthalates, hydroquinone, synthetic fragrances, SLS, formaldehyde and other nasty […]

Shiseido Future Solution LX Total Radiance Foundation review

Shiseido Future Solution LX Total Radiance Foundation is the best medium-to-full coverage foundation I have ever owned. It covers large pores, brown spots and other imperfections, and it is not heavy or mask-like. This foundation makes my skin look naturally even-toned and luminous. I wear shade I40 (note that in MAC foundations I wear NC30 […]

Chanel La Solution 10 moisturizer for sensitive skin

Chanel La Solution 10 ($80) is a new moisturizer for people who are allergic to many of the ingredients found in skin care products. As the name says, there are only 10 ingredients: Water (deionized), vegetal squalane (from olives), soft powder (lauroyl lysine), glycerin (skin repairing ingredient that prevents dryness), silver needle (white tea) extract, […]

Top 5 scented candles for autumn 2015

For me, autumn is the season for curling up with a good book under a warm blanket. In addition, I like to burn scented candles to add a feeling of mystery, as the days get shorter and the nights become colder. Autumn is the time for woodsy, spicy, mysterious scents. Here are my top 5 […]

Surratt Beauty Artistique eye shadow and blush review

I came across Surratt Beauty eye shadows and blushes at Sephora, quite by accident, when I was looking for neutral eye shadows that don’t have a lot of shimmer, but are not too matte either. If you have eye lids with fine lines, it’s very hard to fine good eye shadows. Most have too much […]

Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation Review

The Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation is the latest version of Make Up For Ever’s incredibly popular HD foundation, designed for the demands of the video/TV industry (in particular the new 4K technology). The purpose of this new foundation is to make your skin look very natural, but flawless. The reviews […]

Make Up For Ever Skin Equalizer Smoothing Primer review

This is a review of Make Up For Ever Skin Equalizer Smoothing Primer. There are 10 new pre-foundation primers from Make Up For Ever, some of which are designed to address dryness, large pores, fine lines, and oiliness; others are designed to address the underlying skin tone (too red, too sallow, and so on). I […]