Nip + Fab Glycolic Fix Gentle Pads review

Nip + Fab makes a 'gentle' version of glycolic peel pads with extra moisturizers and 2% glycolic acid instead of 5% in its normal version.

Today’s post is courtesy of my TJ Maxx skincare addiction, yet again. I spotted a lone package of Nip + Fab Glycolic Fix Gentle Pads on the shelf and my eyes were instantly drawn to the words “gentle” and “sensitive” on the packaging. These pads are marketed for sensitive skin, and include moisturizers to help offset any irritation from the 2% glycolic acid (which is a “gentler” concentration than Nip + Fab’s other 5% glycolic peel pads). However,…

Moon Valley Organics EczaCalm review: An all-natural eczema treatment

This eczema treatment contains 100% organic ingredients (including colloidal oats and rose hip seed oil) and 0% preservatives (because it's completely oil-based (water-free!).

A few months ago, I had the chance to visit Seattle for the first time. As I wandered through the historic Pike Place Market, I stopped by the Moon Valley Organics stand and picked up a bundle of three products: the Moon Valley Organics EczaCalm, the Lotion Bar, and a lip balm. I’ve noticed a bit of an eczema flareup on my left hand recently, so I decided it was time to give the EczaCalm a try. In this review, we’ll take a closer look at what goes into this organic skincare product,…

Sand and Sky Australian Pink Clay Mask Review: A godsend for oily skin

This mask includes a mix of kaolin clay and bentonite, along with witch hazel, kakadu plum, and other natural extracts sourced from Australia.

Clay masks are one of those subcategories of skincare that have always appealed to me, as a person of oily/combo skin. After rinsing off a clay mask, I feel like I know, if only for a few minutes, what it’s like to have nice skin without any excess oil. The problem is that some clay masks (ahem, Aztec Clay Mask, I’m lookin’ at you) can be overly drying and messy. So when Sand and Sky first reached out to me to see if I’d be interested in trying their Australian Pink Clay…