spring skincare at ayla beauty


So it’s springtime and with the change of seasons comes a change in certain rituals. For us, its about healing skin from the winter hardness and revitalizing our souls from the cold and windy days. In refreshing the vanity and beauty shelf, it’s good to have a reliable product. And by reliable, we mean multi-tasking. […]

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Universal Shades by Kosås Cosmetics


I am a big believer in skincare first, makeup second. A healthy, clean complexion tops a face covered in anything, as far as I am concerned. Skin so fresh and clean not only looks healthy, but will make you feel as though you need no more than a smile on most days, if at all. […]

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from vineyard to vanity

Active Botanical Serum

So for about a year now, I’ve been reading about a “fabulous” and “incredible” new facial oil. Many items I read also noted the price–saying it was totally worth it and that the results will soon have me hooked on this new luxury item. So this winter, team ATD took the plunge and dived into […]

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svelta’s sensuous scrub

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Just in time for resort season, Sveltea Tan’s Luxe Coffee & Raw Sugar Scrub arrived and we got to testing it ASAP. Why? Slick packaging aside, this generously-sized jar we think contains what is perfect to help shed dull winter skin and get it holiday ready. Svelta is a new US-based brand that launched in […]

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Refresh your (skin) memory


We continue to work through all the 2016 beauty and skincare debuts and launches. This week, we had the joy of testing out the latest from one of our reliable faves–TATCHA Beauty. The new Overnight Memory Serum Concentrate comes in gorgeous packaging and this product impressed us with is texture, ease of use and visible results […]

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Brighten up with Colbert MD


We’re kicking off 2016 with a bevy of new beauty! One of our favorite NYC-based dermatologists, Dr. David Colbert, continues to build on his signature skincare line with the release of an anti-aging and brightening mask. As any busy professional will tell you (and readers of this site), a good mask is essential. Fighting the […]

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