Tag: exfoliation

Product Review: The Essence of Miessence

Year: 1985 Setting: bathroom Who: Robin, aged 9 Materials: powder, lotion, water Procedure: Mix equal amounts powder, lotion, and water in a large bowl until it reaches a creamy consistency. Pour carefully into an empty bottle. Go show Mom and have her put som...

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Blinded by the White

Women around the world use skin lighteners in the effort to achieve “perfect skin.” In many cultures, light skin is the ideal. In Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry, Campaign for Safe Cosmetics advocate, Stacey Malkan, des...

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One Day in Maui

I am a virgin…a spa virgin, that is! (Made you read that one twice, huh?!) All these years I’ve always wanted to go to the spa, but  never wanted to go to the expense. In addition, I always hesitated because I knew the products spas use are far from o...

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