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Product Review: ORANGEDAILY 10% Vitamin C Serum

Since the patent on CE Ferulic expired a few years ago, everyone and their brother with a skin care company has been trying to come out with an alternative. So it was a matter of time before someone tried to make a viable alternative for under $20.  Enter ORANGEDAILY 10% Vitamin C Serum ($15.99, Amazon.com), […]

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Product Review: Anastasia Brow Powder Duo & Anastasia Brow Gel

I always joke that I don’t have eyebrows. Really, I do, they’re just blonde and several shades lighter than my hair color — and I’ve never been particularly sure why. Any time I tried brow corrector or brow pencil it either looked cartoonish or strangely red, leaving me feeling like my eyebrows became the focal […]

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Are Tomatoes Good or Bad for Your Skin?

I’m Asian-American, but I was adopted when I was four months old into an Italian-American family.  Many of my favorite family recipes use fresh or canned tomatoes – from traditional marinara to our special stuffed shells, there is seldom a dish without tomato in our repertoire. It seems like tomatoes would be great for your […]

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Spotlight On: BHT

BHT (Butylated Hydroxytoluene) is an antioxidant that’s included in numerous foods and beauty products to prevent oxidation. It’s also stable in light and air (Toxicology Data Network). There have been varying articles discussing the fact that BHT is both carcinogenic and anti-carcinogenic. But much of the information on BHT depends on several factors including whether […]