African Botanics Nutritive Molecule Serum

African Botanics Nutritive Molecule Serum Review

African Botanics Nutritive Molecule Serum is described as “an extremely rejuvenating serum that incorporates a superior complex of antioxidants and advanced biotechnology to supplement and protect skin against the main types of free radicals: oxygen, carbon, and nitrogen while improving skin’s texture, brightening, and providing a strong protective barrier against pollution and cellular damage” (africanbotanics.com). Read on to see if its ingredients can back up its claims. Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate Tetrahexyldecyl…
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Juno & Co Microfiber Velvet Sponge

COMMUNITY REVIEW: Juno & Co Microfiber Velvet Sponge

I saw some of my favorite YouTubers using the Juno & Co microfiber sponge, so I was really excited to give it a try! I am a huge fan of applying makeup with sponges over brushes so this is right up my ally. According to their website, “the JUNO Velvet Sponge is lightweight and made of a microfiber material that’s velvety soft. It has a tapered design for precision and…
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Follow Friday Nicki

Follow Friday + Nicki’s Personal Updates: I’m Hiring!

FutureDerm, Inc. has been working on some big developments in the background… It’s a somewhat well-known fact, but I am the CEO of FutureDerm, Inc., which currently includes both FutureDerm and FutureDerm Media. The former comprises the blog you’re on now and the skincare line. The latter is a media services agency where we do content marketing, social media, digital advertising, and e-commerce “growth hacking” for businesses ranging from Fortune…
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BeautyBio

BeautyBioscience Review

I’ll admit, when I first saw BeautyBioscience on the shelves at Nordstrom, I rolled my eyes a little. Millennial pink? Check. Rose gold? Check. Even the grid-like design screamed “Instagram me.” But then I picked up a kit and read the list of ingredients, and delved deeper into the science behind dermarolling. And just like you shouldn’t judge an ugly book by its cover, maybe I shouldn’t judge pretty skincare…
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Drunk Elephant A-Passioni Retinol Cream

Drunk Elephant A-Passioni™ Retinol Cream Review

Late last year, Drunk Elephant launched their first ever Retinol product: A-Passioni™ Retinol Cream. This came as a surprise to many who are loyal to the brand as founder Tiffany Masterson previously denounced this ingredient. With the product’s launch, however, she released this statement: “When I first launched Drunk Elephant, I put retinol (vitamin A) on my ‘no’ list. Like many, I was confused and scared by the ingredient. I…
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CoTZ Face Moisture Lightly Tinted Mineral Sunscreen SPF 35

COMMUNITY REVIEW: CoTZ Face Moisture Lightly Tinted Mineral Sunscreen SPF 35

As I mentioned in a previous review, I am a bit of a sunscreen fanatic. So when the opportunity came along to review another sunscreen, especially one that is “as good for skin as it is for the planet,” I couldn’t pass it up. The CoTZ brand, which stands for “Contains Only Titanium dioxide and Zinc oxide,” was founded by a plastic surgeon whose goal was to create healthier sunscreens.…
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