All posts tagged: AHA

In Review | February

February felt long this year. Maybe it was that one extra day. But my goodness it felt packed for me. It was full of auditions, rehearsals, wedding planning went into full gear, I got sick, I finally launched this blog, AND I went home to Washington for some bridal celebrations with my sister and mom. In addition to all that I also tried out a LOT of products… But what else is new. I’m always trying out products, that’s half the reason I decided to start writing this fucking thing…. Anyways, here’s some thoughts on a few things I played with this past month. 1. Mario Badescu Facial Spray, With Aloe, Herbs and Rosewater. * I finally picked up this guy! Funny enough, Mario Badescu was one of the first higher end skincare brands I ever purchased. It was a staple in my early twenties routine (when my skin was MUCH oilier), but I always passed over this cult product. Finally, early this month (and a decade later) I picked one up at Ulta. It’s …

Ren Glow and Go! Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask & Flash Rinse 1 Minute Facial

Ren, meaning clean in Swedish, is another one of those brands thats made a big splash on the beauty scene. The brand has been around for nearly 15 years, but it seems in just the last few, with items like the Radiance Renewl mask, the brand has garnered itself a cult status.¬†Founded in London by Robert Calcraft and Antony Buck, the products are said to only be made of 100% plant and mineral derived actives and are free of skin unfriendly synthetic materials. I’ve wanted to see what all the buzz was about and picked up The Glow and Go!* set from Sephora to test it out for myself. The set includes .67 Oz of the Flash Rinse 1 Minute Facial, and .67 Oz of the Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask. I’ve used both products several times now and feel like I can finally give a full review! The Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask* is a mix of four different fruit derived acids (Lactic, Glycolic, Citric, & Tartaric) that Ren claims will gently exfoliate the …