Armpit Masking: What It Is & Why You Should Try It

You pay attention to every inch of your body when it comes to self-care, but what about the humble armpit? Other than the occasional shave and swipe of deodorant, what have you done for them lately?

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The Age of Bronze(r): The Right Way to Use It

When it comes to makeup, bronzer can be your best friend or your worst enemy. Used correctly, it can add a lovely, natural-looking glow to your already gorgeous face and fake a sun-kissed look without the risk of sunburn. Used incorrectly? Have you ever seen an episode of “Jersey Shore”? (A show for the ages, yes, but not when it comes to properly applying makeup.)

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Spotlight On: Blue Tansy

Aside from making any product it’s added to an absolutely gorgeous shade of aquamarine, blue tansy oil is also a serious skincare ingredient that seems to be popping up everywhere these days. Before your next product re-up, learn a bit about why you should consider adding this magical flower to your routine.

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Why You Need: Thistle Farms

While it’s true that self-care is about you and how you choose to treat yourself right, it doesn’t hurt if the products you’re using are a force for good in this world. Something that not only makes you feel good and healthy, but also makes a serious impact on the lives of those involved — it’s a no-brainer.

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What You Should Do Now to Get Ready for Summer

As far as we’re concerned, it’s never too early to start thinking (and dreaming) about summer…. We’re here to help you arrive smoothly and with confidence!

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Vegan Skincare Superfoods You Should Know About Before They’re Everywhere

These 4 ingredients are still flying under the radar, so you may not even realize you can find them in skincare. But take note and give them a try; not only are they all 100% vegan, but they also pack a mighty punch when it comes to potency and effectiveness. 

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Want Perfectly Air-Dried Hair? Here’s How…

Do you ever think to yourself, “Gosh, I would have so much more time in my day if I could just master the art of air-drying my hair instead of spending all that time coaxing it into a style I’m ok with wearing out in public?”

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The Right Way to Shower

Listen, there’s no one “right” way to shower (though I can think of a few very wrong ways to do it). The beauty of your daily shower is that it’s YOU time: no one can bug you or ask things of you — it is a few precious minutes all to yourself to reflect, recharge, recoup and, of course, get clean.

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Why You Need: Vital Proteins’ Marine Collagen

Take a look at any “healthiest foods” list, and chances are high that certain seafood will be somewhere near the top. Not only are creatures of the deep (and not so deep) excellent sources of much of what you need for a healthy, balanced diet, they also crush it as far as skincare is concerned. Healthy fats your skin needs to stay plump? Fish. Inflammation-fighting antioxidants? Algae. Naturally-occurring moisturizers? Seaweed. Anti-aging and bone-health fortifying collagen? You guessed it: marine life.

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So You Got A Jade Roller…Now What?

Devoted rollers can’t get enough of the tool and as a convert myself, I can vouch for the jade roller’s effectiveness at decreasing puffiness, minimizing lines and making sure your daily serums are penetrating deeply into skin.

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I’ll Tumble(r) For Ya: Zodiac Glasses from The Setting NYC

When it comes to your daily matcha lattes, the ladies of The Setting know it’s sometimes as much about the cup as what’s in the cup. That’s because Amanda Shine and Billur Kazaz, co-founders of the NYC-based ceramics and event planning company, believe that those few precious moments are more than the product: they’re an experience.

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