You Deserve — Algenist Concentrated Reconstructing Serum

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The You Deserve category is generally dedicated to extravagantly priced beauty and fashion items that I’ve reviewed long enough to declare to be of excellent quality and worth your hard earned cash. Sometimes, luxury beauty items earn their price based solely on name brand or scarcity, or because of a celebrity connection. The products I […]

All Pumpkin Everything – Beauty Items With the Flavor of Fall

Pumpkin Spice and Jasmine candles by Yum Yum Candle. HEAVEN!

Now that the feast has been served and the leftovers have been put away, I hope you’re not sick of the flavor of the season! Pumpkin is everything right now, and the orange gourd-like squash is being incorporated into body and bath products, home fragrance and hair products because of its many astounding properties. Pumpkin […]

Ask The Expert — Which Beauty Gadget Should Every Woman Own?

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For Glam.com’s The Future of Beauty series. There was a time not too long ago in the world of beauty, when if you wanted a professional grade facial using the latest skincare and beauty gadgets you would need to book an appointment with a dermatologist or professional esthetician. You’d go off to your appointment and […]

My Favorite Face Masks

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Picture this – I’m sitting at my computer, writing a blog post, and wearing a face mask right now. That’s how dedicated I am, bellas! I’m writing the experience! I love a good face mask, and looking back on my skincare history, at home face masks have been part of my regimen since I was […]

Ask The Expert: Which Professional Laser Is Best for Hyperpigmentation?

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For Glam.com Hyperpigmentation has been the bane of my existence since puberty and the onset of teenage acne. And so it goes for many of us who are blessed with melanin-rich skin — we get a pimple, it leaves a scar, and we’re left with a spot that takes forever to go away. You can […]

Would You Spend $4000 to Make Your Hands and Feet Look Younger?

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For Glam.com. You can put on makeup, slather on expensive creams and gels, get injectables, or get plastic surgery. There are any number of things you can do to slow the signs of aging for your face and certain parts of your body. But there are certain body parts that inevitably will reveal what a […]

Home Devices vs. An Expert Esthetician — Which Do You Prefer?

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For Glam.com When I was a teenager, I had awful acne issues. Blackheads, whiteheads, cystic bumps…you name it. The solution at the time was to send me to regular appointments at the esthetician for facials using their specially prescribed cleansers, potions and pastes. I remember the esthetician using old school tools (like this scary thing […]