Valerie’s Morning Skin and Hair Routine… Exposed!

This routine feels so refreshing. It highlights some products that aren’t mentioned often here, and the simple DIYs sprinkled throughout are out-of-control good. We love our skin savvy readers. Name: Valerie Age:  38 City:  Temporarily Qingdao, China. Permanently Acton, California. Current Weather:  Mild, Cool & Hazy here in China, “hazy” is code word for pollution. Warm & dry at home in California Skin:  Combination,... Read More

Help! A Reader Struggles With Teen Skin

Oh the teenage years. The crushes. The battle with authority, limitations, and often—our own skin. If you were anything like me between the ages of twelve and sixteen you struggled with oily skin and rude relentless breakouts. You also used harsh chemicals that promised to cure your acne but really just stripped your skin of its natural protective barrier, increased oiliness, and added inflammation and redness to the mix. Maybe you dashed into... Read More