A Minimal Change

2017 is all about being minimal for me. I discovered a few years ago that I was beholden to my stuff, it was taking up so much physical and mental space for me, and if actually looked at it with a decerning eye… it was costing me money and holding …

Fall Skincare

I hate to admit it, fall is upon us and I’m really not ready for summer to be over.  With the change of seasons, we all know we have to change our wardrobe, but we never think to change our skincare. Updating your skincare in the fall is crucial to keep …

Summer Skin Dehydration

I know it sounds crazy, dehydrated skin in summer, but it’s a reality for so many of us.  Summer time in the Midwest is all about getting as much sun as you can as fast as you can before it goes away again.  This means biking, hiking, pools, splash pads, cocktails …

Acne and Food

If you are anything like me, you grew up with your mom telling you “don’t eat that, it’s going to give you zits.” High school for me was four years of thinking that chocolate, French fries, and pretzels, were the skincare devil. Surprisingly, it’s never been fully proven that there …