Summer Time Favorites: My Skin Care Travel Essentials

Skin Care Travel Essentials

Packing skin care products for travel has never been easier…at least for me. When TSA first instituted the 3 fluid ounce rule where all products had to fit into a tiny ziplock bag, people scrambled to find appropriate sizes of their current skin care products. Skin care fanatics the world over were pissed! No one [...]

5 Face Oils to Try Right Now

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If you caught this post by Felicia, you know that the beauty industry is currently obsessed with face oils, and with good reason. I have tried several oils over the years and only a few of them have really stuck.  I find that I tend to use oils during the day mostly in the cooler [...]

Best of Beauty: Maree’s 2013 Beauty Favorites

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2013 has come and gone, but my beauty favorites from this past year are here to stay.    Narrowing down the list of best beauty products was not easy but someone’s gotta do it.  And I selflessly gave of my skin, hair, face and body for the task.  It’s like I am a beauty blogging [...]

TTBFaves with Christene: Featuring Dermalogica, Blisslabs and PhytoSpecific

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TTBFaves: Every month, the ThisThatBeauty Girls (Christene, Maree, and Felicia) share their favorite products from the previous month. Today I share my top picks from September. Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant I have combination oily skin that becomes a regular oil slick when it gets hot outside. I’m also prone to hormonal breakouts every couple of months. Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant works [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Dermalogica Clear Start

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If there is one thing I wish I understood better in my teens, it would be skincare. Knowing what kind of skin you have, how to take care of it, protect it and ultimately how to preserve it is a skill that cannot be learned early enough.  Whether it is using SPF, always removing your [...]

#TTBFaves: Featuring Estee Lauder, Dermalogica and Hourglass

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#TTBFaves: Every month, the ThisThatBeauty Girls share their favorite beauty products from the previous month. Today I share my top picks from June… Estee Lauder Modern Muse Why I love it: Just as with makeup, I seek out fragrances that are great to wear any season. It’s nice to have specific scents for certain times [...]

ThisThatBeauty Holiday Giveaway: Dermalogica

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“When Dermalogica meets skin, skin health is redefined.” I have never used a Dermalogica product I did not like.  We have covered Dermalogica  many times over the years, see a post here, here and here. A few of our favorites are up for grabs in this  giveaway. Solar defense Booster SPF50 Oil free Matte SPF [...]

ThisThatBeauty’s Winter Skin Care Solutions

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*Now that crisp fall air is upon us, I thought I would re-publish my “Winter Skin Care Solutions” blog post with originally ran in December 2010. Enjoy!* Dry winter skin happens to the best of us…even a top notch Grade A (my words, not yours:)) Beauty Editor like myself. I generally have fairly oily skin, [...]

Happy Hour at Dermalogica in SoHo

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If you’re in need of a little personal skin care attention but your budget is on “E”, you will want to check out Dermalogica’s upcoming Soho Happy Hour special on March 26:

Innovative SPF Products

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The first time (about 10+ years ago) my dermatologist told me to incorporate sunscreen into my daily skin care regiment, I looked at her like she had two heads. At that time I didn’t understand the importance of sunscreen during non-summer months…and as a beautiful brown woman of color, I definitely did not understand the [...]