My New Winter 2015 Lipcolor: Chanel Rouge Allure Gloss in Distinction

Beauty, Chanel, Lip Gloss, Makeup, Makeup Advice

Sometimes you just need a change, you know? That’s what I did when I stopped by the Chanel counter recently (go to Andrew at South Hills Village if you’re in Pittsburgh!), and picked up Chanel Rouge Allure Lip Gloss in Distinction ($34.00, A rich plum that is a blend of sultry red wine and Read more »

Follow Friday + Nicki’s Personal Updates: Dear Nicki, Do I Quit My Job to Start a Business Like You Did?

Ask Nicki, Personal
Follow Friday

From a reader: Hey Nicki! I’m not sure if you remember me, but I was a long time reader/visitor of your blogs and emailed you a few years ago about advice on becoming a dermatologist. I’m a third year med student now.  I am still interested in derm but I’ve been conflicted about medicine lately. Read more »

Let’s Be Real: Is Oxygen Good — or Bad — in Skin Care?

Ingredient Spotlight, Skin Care Advice
Are Oxygen Facials Effective

There are ingredients you know are great, nearly all of the time, in skin care: Retinol, vitamin C, vitamin E, niacinamide, sunscreen. And then there are ingredients you’ve heard mixed reviews about. Put best in the words of Dr. Leslie Baumann, M.D., a renowned dermatologist in an exclusive FutureDerm interview, “Many active ingredients that are used as Read more »