7 Days of Glossier, Day 3: Milky Jelly Cleanser

Disclaimer: I bought this product with Glossier store credit earned through my affiliate link, but I am not a Glossier rep (everyone who orders from Glossier receives an affiliate link). Having tried a range of Glossier products over the past three years, I feel comfortable making a pretty bold generalization: their makeup is better than … Continue reading 7 Days of Glossier, Day 3: Milky Jelly Cleanser

My 13 Least Favorite Beauty Products of 2016

Welcome to the first, and saltier, of my two 2016 roundup posts! A few notes before we begin: There are thirteen products on this list simply because I was disappointed by thirteen products last year (not a large number, considering how many I tried). As always, the products are listed in chronological order of purchase, … Continue reading My 13 Least Favorite Beauty Products of 2016

Beauty Shopping in San Francisco’s Japantown

I've spent the past two weeks in dissertation jail, bouncing between several of San Francisco's fine coffee shops while completing an extensive rewrite of my chapter on Thomas Hobbes. With the help of massive doses of caffeine, sugar, and k-pop (I'm good, I'm hot, I'm fresh, I'm fly!), I wrapped up the damned thing yesterday … Continue reading Beauty Shopping in San Francisco’s Japantown