Spotlight On: Buddleja Davidii Stems G


Butterfly bushes are known for being and attracting beauty — their conical clusters of white, pink, lilac, and violet-colored flowers that reel in the powder soft flitter of butterfly wings. But butterfly bushes may also be present in a recent skin care ingredient. It’s one of the components (along with glycerine and xantham gum) of Read more »

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Nylon Lip Tar


Though I was late to join the crowd, I now love Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tars. I was very excited when I saw on twitter that they would be sold in Sephora starting in September. I was even more excited to learn that to celebrate going big, OCC had partnered with Nylon Magazine, one of Read more »

Product Review: New York Streets Shampoo and Conditioner Review

Conditioners, Hair Care, Hair Care Advice, Hair Product Reviews, Shampoos

Lately, I’ve been considering my tresses quite a bit. Soon the weather will turn colder and with the warmth, the moisture will be sapped from the air, leaving my tendrils thirsty. So it’s occurred to me that it’s time to reconsider whether I should be using a sulfate-containing shampoo or something a little gentler. So Read more »

Which is Better: L'Oreal Colour Riche Balm or Fresh Sugar Tinted Lip Treatment?

Makeup, Q&A

If you know me, you know that I’m a stickler for any lip product with SPF.  And why not – with experts like renowned dermatologist Dr. Leslie Baumann, M.D. affirming the idea that shiny, glossy lip products can increase sun exposure and invite skin cancer (source), it’s always a great idea to apply products with Read more »