What to Get During Sephora’s VIB Summer Sale

The Sephora Summer VIB Sale is officially underway and runs through the 27th of August. You can get up to 20% off on all your favorites. It can be a little overwhelming deciding which products you should “add to cart” so I put together this handy shopping guide! Restock on Your Favorites Sunday Riley Good Genes: What can I say about Good Genes that hasn’t already been said. It’s an…
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Spotlight on: Tartaric Acid

Tartaric acid is another one of those often-overlooked skincare ingredients that many tend to take for granted, but this small ingredient can really pack a punch. Tartaric Acid is an Alpha-Hydroxy Acid Belonging to the same family as glycolic and lactic acids, tartaric acid has many of the same properties as these two skincare staples: alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs). That means that it can aid in exfoliation. When added to glycolic…
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Sales for the Week of August 19, 2019

AuraGlow Receive 16% off with code RVT16, ends 08/23/2019 Receive 10% off with code REWARD10, ends 10/24/2019 $10 off of order $75 or more with code AURA10 $5 off of order $50 or more with code AURA5 Avon Get up to 25% off select makeup Get up to 50% off select makeup, skin care, and bath & body Mix or match any #NAKEDPROOF 2 for $24 + FREE mask, ends 08/19/2019 Get FREE shipping with your $40+ purchase! New customers: Take 10% off your first order of $40 or more…
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Does the Delivery System in your Skincare Products Really Matter?

The order you apply your products, the combination of products you use, and the active ingredients are all things you have to pay attention to. And now it’s time to add one more thing to that list: your product’s delivery system. What Do You Mean by Delivery System? No, we’re not talking about UPS or FedEx. A delivery system, as it pertains to skincare, is what delivers the active ingredients…
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Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask Review

As much as we don’t want to admit it, the end of summer is quickly approaching and soon it will be cold and dry again. I hate even just typing that! But proper preparation prevents poor performance, so you’re going to want to start thinking about how to keep your lips from getting chapped this winter. Enter the Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask. “Bite Beauty’s intensive nightly recovery lip mask…
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Can You Combine Retinol and Lactic Acid?

I have been saying for many years on this blog that you cannot use acids and retinoids together. I even consulted with Dr. Leslie Baumann who said “Retinoids should not be mixed with BHA (salicylic acid) or AHA (glycolic acid) because the BHA and AHA can inactivate the retinoid. Always use retinoids at night because the sun can also make the retinoid less effective.” Recently I was asked by a…
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