eos is a lowercase acronym that stands for “evolution of smooth.” You’ve probably seen this company’s distinctive lip balms at the drugstore before—they come in these round “spheres” that are pretty awesome.The surface area of each orb is much larger than your average tube of ChapStick. A friend recently gave me a pack of eos cucumber melon lip balm and it instantly put a smile on my face…after all, I’m a sucker for beautiful (and recyclable!)…
I can’t believe this Saturday is the first day of autumn. But according to the EPA UV index widget, my zip code still had a pretty high UV index today: 6. So don’t go thinking that you can put away the sunscreen just yet (or ever). I’m still slowly working my way through Sephora’s Sun Safety Kit, and today’s post will focus on a chemical sunscreen: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield SPF 30 Sunscreen.
I’ve harbored mixed feelings about the importance of using toner as part of one’s skincare routine. I’ve used toners off and on since my teenage years. I suspect that most of the positive effects were psychological—using toner made my face feel cleaner than using face wash alone. Recently, I’ve been using Thayers Cucumber Toner, and I think it might continue to play a regular role in my skincare routine, for a number of reasons that I’ll go into later in this post.