Product Review: St. Ives Scrub-Free Exfoliating Pads

Skin Care, Skin Care Product Reviews

Sometimes you need a quick clean and that’s where cleansing wipes like St. Ives Scrub-Free Exfoliating Pads ($10.49, really come in handy. I love being able to clean my face with a wipe. I know it’s not as effective as washing with water and cleanser, but sometimes — for one reason or another — it’s Read more »

Are Silicones in Hair Products Good or Bad?

Hair Care

Silicones have gotten a lot of press recently in terms of the role they play in shampoo and conditioner. Many have cried that they cause build-up and breakage in hair when used over time, but silicones, like many cosmetic ingredients, simply aren’t that simple. While they don’t work for everyone, many people benefit from using Read more »

Going in for a cosmetic procedures? Stop taking these meds beforehand


  When going in for fillers, Botox, or any cosmetic procedure requiring the use of a needle, there will be a short session with your doctor in which all pre-procedural protocols are discussed: what you should do, what you should avoid, and all that jazz. If you are taking any medications or supplements, your doctor Read more »