Topshop Rose Jacquard Lace Hem Miniskirt at the University of Pittsburgh.

Topshop Rose Jacquard Lace Hem Miniskirt

Yesterday I visited the University of Pittsburgh, and I wore my new Topshop Rose Jacquard Lace Hem Miniskirt ($68.00,, Topshop turtleneck sweater, and Topshop necklace. It is a short skirt — just 17″ in length. I’m 5’4″, and it was almost inappropriate to wear to informal meet-and-greets. (Almost.) It is 48% cotton, 45% polyester, and 7% Read more »

AminoGenesis EYE Control Lid Lifting and Dark Circle Serum Review

AminoGenesis, Eye Treatments, Skin Care, Undereye circles
AminoGenesis Eye Control

As an Asian-American woman (I’m of Korean heritage), I can honestly tell you there are few things that make as much of a difference in my appearance as my eyelids. If I have had alcohol, too much salt, or been crying, my eyelids are inevitably puffy and swollen and it is not a good look. On Read more »

Ask Nicki: Your Biggest Questions of the Week, Answered!

Skin Care
AminoGenesis Eye Control

I love my readers. And I get a lot of amazing questions from them — some about skin care, some about cosmetics, some about life. The only disadvantage to having such a smart, amazing reader base is that some of the questions I get are challenging, complex, and long to answer! But I was talking to Read more »

Suspect You Might Have Skin Cancer? Take These 5 Steps!

Skin Care
Suspect Skin Cancer 5 Steps

Each year in the U.S., nearly 5 million people are treated for skin cancer ( This means each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of cancers of the breast, prostate, lung and colon ( One person dies from melanoma every hour. Skin cancer progresses year-round, even though the sun Read more »

5 New Beauty Devices for 2015: Which to Buy, Which to Pass By

Skin Care
Skincare Devices

The Steve Miller band once sang, “Time keeps on slippin’, into the future.” It seems like beauty treatments are doing the same thing, definitively making bold moves as we embark past halfway between 2010 and 2020 (can you believe it?!). Unfortunately, while some of these advancements are positive, others aren’t going to help preserve your skin. Here is Read more »