The Secret to the Perfect Self-Tan (and Contour): Bronze Buffer Review

Skin Care
Bronze Buffer Self Tan Remover

Since I started getting my photo taken for the blog more often, I wanted to step up my game. I started studying women who photograph amazingly well (also known as “reading Vogue magazine’), which made me realize that most of these stunning, glossy supermodels are using self-tanner and contouring their foundation. Gasp. I’m not deluding myself into thinking Read more »

The 5 Biggest Summer Skin Care Myths — Debunked!

Skin Care Advice, Sunscreen
Summer Skin Care Myths

There are certain rumors about skin care that sound so logical, people assume they must be true.  Unfortunately, sometimes the right answer is the one that combats common sense!  Here are five of the most common myths about summer skin care I have recently heard: 1.  SPF 100 means 100% protection. Errrt, wrong!  An SPF Read more »

Why I Never Ever Use a Self-Tanner

Beauty, Self-Tanners, Skin Care Advice, Skin Care Product Reviews
The-Shocking-Truth-About-Self-Tanners-Header-Futurederm

That’s never ever, like Taylor Swift would say. Never ever. Most self-tanners work by using dihydroxyacetone (DHA) as the main ingredient. Unfortunately, according to the respected journal Spectrochimica Acta, DHA in sunless tanners can increase free radicals by 180% upon getting sun exposure in the first 24 hours after application. Free radicals are responsible for oxidative damage Read more »

The 5 Biggest Summer Skin Care Myths — Debunked!

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Image source: Ifccenter.com There are certain rumors about skin care that sound so logical, people assume they must be true.  Unfortunately, sometimes the right answer is the one that combats common sense!  Here are five of the most common myths about summer skin care I have recently heard: 1.  SPF 100 means 100% protection. Errrt, Read more »