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Volition Beauty Detoxifying Silt Gelee Mask: Dry Skin-Approved

Volition Beauty Detoxifying Silt Gelee Mask: Dry Skin-Approved

Have you ever had a week when just making it to Friday felt like your life’s greatest achievement? For me, that was last week. Unfortunately for my pocketbook (but fortunately for my face), the stars aligned with my misery and I ended my crappy week on a payday. It was time to treat myself. For those of you who know me, “treating myself” usually translates to adding a luxury skincare product to my ever-expanding shelf. Due to my indecisive nature and penny-pinching ways, I often spend hours scouring the SkincareAddiction and AsianBeauty subreddits (great resources, btw) for product reviews before making a commitment. It’s kind of like Googling a guy before a first date to make sure he’s not going to chop your face into tiny little pieces and burn the remains (kind of like a bad chemical peel). If he has a criminal record, you continue down the rabbit hole...

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I love all things horror & skincare. When it comes to horror, I'm particularly drawn to female directors and human-as-monster story lines. As an avid skincare enthusiast, I'm a huge advocate for skin cancer prevention and sun protection. I hope you like what you read here. If you want more of the same, you can subscribe above.

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Rabid (2019): A Feminist Fairytale from Jen & Sylvia Soska

Rabid (2019): A Feminist Fairytale from Jen & Sylvia Soska

Contrary to popular opinion, I preferred the Soska Sisters' version of Rabid to the Cronenberg version (although it’s worth noting that I’m a rabid fan of the sisters … see what I did there?). I delighted in their feminist rewrite of the ending and got to thinking...

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Best Everyday Sunscreens for Year-Round SPF Protection

Best Everyday Sunscreens for Year-Round SPF Protection

UV Rays: A love/hate relationship Summer will be here before you know it. You’re so looking forward to hitting up the beach, but UV rays are like that high school crush your mom warned you about: bad news, babe. Protect yourself. If goth chic is your aesthetic, or if...

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The Lodge Review: Why Horror Films Capture Grief Best

The Lodge Review: Why Horror Films Capture Grief Best

Grief is a messy thing. In the last decade or so, directors like Ari Aster (Hereditary, Midsommar), Jennifer Kent (The Babadook, The Nightingale), J.A. Bayona (The Orphanage), and Lars von Trier (Antichrist, Melancholia), have demonstrated that if grief has a face,...

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