Summer Beauty Q+A

Last week on Stories, I asked you to submit any beauty related questions. I’m so excited to share the answers to those questions in this post! Leave any other beauty questions below and I’ll share in my next Q+A.

Best Beauty Products – Summer Beauty Q+A

What is your favorite sunscreen?

I love the Supergoop Glowscreen. I have a naturally tan/olive skin tone, so I find that it looks almost like a tinted moisturizer/highlighter on my skin. It gives me such a nice glow! Some people with lighter skin tones report that it’s too highlight-y for them, and I can definitely understand why (T has used mine before and it looks different on him than it does on me.) If you have a lighter skin tone, I’d say start by using a small amount at first. If it still looks too glowy on you, then I love the Supergoop Unseen sunscreen which is completely clear and glides on beautifully.

What are your thoughts on dermaplaning?

Dont’ do it! I bought a Tinkle after hearing so many bloggers rave about it, and it made my face hair grow back thicker!!! It was basically like I shaved my face because the hair grew back so quickly and coarser…not fun haha. While many other bloggers have reported that this does not happen to them with both the Tinkle and/or Dermaplane tool, it really backfired on me, so I would not recommend it. I would thread or wax any facial hair you want to get rid of!

What is the best makeup that can handle the heat?

I have never had an issue with the Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk foundation dripping/melting in heat. It has always stayed put and looked great even on the warmest day. I like to seal it in with the Givenchy setting powder, which prevents sweating and shine to create a flawless look.

What is your favorite face cream?

I feel like I change face creams every year, because, well I do haha! I am always trying a new face cream. Also, I need to do a whole blog post on face creams… This past year I was using Dr. Barbara Sturm’s face cream which I love because it’s a clean product, very lightweight and doesn’t irritate my skin. But I recently started using Farmacy’s lightweight moisturizer (I ran out of Sturm) and am beyond impressed with it. It’s less than half the price, also a clean product and I find it even more moisturizing. I like their ultra hydrating moisturizer as well, it just depends on how my skin is feeling and what the weather is like.

What is your AM and PM skincare routine?

This year, I actually really paired down my skincare routine. I didn’t wear as much makeup, and I knew I would be getting lasers/peels for the wedding, so I wanted to have a very simple, minimal set of products. In the AM, I wake up and splash cold water on my face, then pat it dry with a towel. I put the Farmacy moisturizer on, Dr. Barbara Sturm eye cream, and Supergoop Glowscreen. If I’m wearing makeup I then apply makeup on top of that, otherwise that’s it for the AM. At night, I wash my face with Elemis rose cleansing balm, apply Farmacy moisturizer, Dr. Barbara Sturm eye cream, and then 5 minutes later apply Vintners Daughter serum.

For the past 3 years I was actually skipping the moisturizer and eye cream, and just applying the Vintners Daughter serum alone, but now I like to add it in because my skin feels drier. Some people apply the serum first to their skin (technically I think you’re “supposed to” before your face cream…), however I like to smell the strong essential oils in the serum right before I go to sleep.

I’m a big believer in doing what you feel works for your skin, and this is just what I like and what has worked for me! If I feel REALLY dry in the AM, then I will sometimes apply a serum before my moisturizer. I love Tata Harper’s resurfacing serum. If I’m wearing a full face of makeup, I use the Dr. Dennis Gross peel pads to remove any excess makeup that my cleanser didn’t take off. Two to three times a week I exfoliate with the Dermalogica microfoliant.

What is your haircare routine?

I get a trim every 6 weeks (I ask for long face framing layers) and I have never colored my hair. So, I wash it twice a week. I use Dae shampoo + conditioner + leave in conditioner. Also, I use Oribe hair oil on the ends when they feel split. I use R+Co dry shampoo in between washes. If I feel like there’s a ton of build up and my hair is oilier than usual, I use the DP Hue apple cider vinegar shampoo + conditioner. I blow dry my hair maybe twice a year, only if I absolutely have to, and the rest of the time let it air dry. I use this Mason Pearson brush, Dyson hair dryer, and T3 curling wand. If I’m straightening my hair, this tool is amazing for creating super shiny, sleek locks.

What deodorant do you use?

I don’t use a deodorant! I actually haven’t worn deodorant in years. Also, I did a blog post on my favorite natural deodorants when I was wearing it. Luckily I don’t have strong body odor (it’s typically hereditary if you do, or comes from the food you eat/hormone imbalance.) I also found that once I stopped wearing it, my body stopped producing as much underarm sweat. It can be an uncomfortable 2 weeks to “detox” from deodorant, but SO worth it!

How do you clean your makeup brushes?

I use this Bobbi Brown brush cleaner. I turn on warm water, add a dime size of the cleanser to my palm, and individually scrub each brush in my palm, adding cleanser and thoroughly rinsing as needed. Then, I air dry my brushes on a washcloth for 24 hours in my bathroom. Technically you should be washing your brushes way more often than I do, but truthfully I wash them about every 5-6 weeks…

What are your thoughts on La Mer?

People rave about La Mer and I’ve only ever tried their face and eye creams. Sadly the face cream is way too thick for me and makes me breakout! I have sensitive skin and don’t do well with super thick creams. I used their eye cream for years, but then I developed these tiny bumps under my eye (I think because it was too rich – luckily they went away after I stopped using it.)

What are your favorite products for a no-makeup makeup look?

Supergoop Glowscreen, Armani Luminous silk foundation, a little Givenchy powder, Bobbi Brown “Bali Brown” blush, Charlotte Tilbury highlighter, Honest Beauty mascara, Laneige lip mask.

What is your favorite foundation?

Giorgio Armani Luminous silk foundation (I’ve used it for 10+ years) and recently Givenchy’s foundation because I love that it’s so hydrating and gives you more of a glow whereas the Armani one is more matte.

What is your favorite cleanser?

Elemis rose cleansing balm.

Do you use a self tanner?

Only for special occasions. I love the Tan Luxe drops in the lighter shade (just 1 drop goes a LONG way.) It does have a smell to it (all tanning drops do), but I find that mixing 1 drop with my face cream or body moisturizer really masks the smell and does the trick!

Do you get microneedling/peels/lasers and what results have you seen from them?

I had never gotten a laser treatment from a dermatologist until this year! For my wedding, my dermatologist, Dr. Rita Linkner, recommended I do a few extra treatments to give me an extra glow, so I did one session of; Vivace (microneedling), Ultherapy, and Clear + Brilliant (a baby fraxel.) The Vivace helped clear blackheads around my nose and gave me an instant glow. There was no down time which was great! The Ultherapy created collagen growth and tightened my jawline skin over the course of 3 months (it takes a long time to see results, but really exciting to see the subtle difference.)

It was painful, but we used numbing cream and laughing gas which really helped and I was fine. The Clear + Brilliant facial gave me a beautiful glow. It felt and looked like a bad sunburn for the first 18 hours, and then my skin just felt a bit sand paper-y for the next 3 days. After that, my skin was SO bright and glowy – I was shocked. I had never seen it so fresh looking! These things were all special and one-off treatments I did for the big day. If I ever have another big event in the future, I would definitely do them again! I know some people like to get Clear + Brilliant or Vivace treatments a few times a year. It really just depends on what your skin needs are.

What is your number 1 skincare beauty product?

I love Vintners Daughter serum. It’s smells heavenly with all of the essential oils, always soothes my skin, has made my pores smaller and tighter, and skin clearer. It’s a really high quality product that I will rebuy again and again.

What are your favorite lip products?

I can’t get enough of the Laneige vanilla lip mask – I use it as a lip balm throughout the day! I also really like the Image Skincare lip balm! For a gloss, I have been using the Mac lipgloss in C-Thru for 15 years…best natural shade if you have really dark pink lips like I do! Also sold here.

Do you use retinol, and if so, which products do you use?

I don’t use a retinol at the moment. I have tried several retinol products and while I have liked them, I just feel like I’m not ready or willing to consistently keep using them (call it laziness!) My dermatologist told me I really should be using one, but I didn’t want to start or try any new products before the wedding, so I’ll definitely share if I incorporate one back into my routine! She recommended this Alastin 0.5 retinol.

Do you buy any drugstore brands?

Yes! A few I love are; Honest mascara, Simple skincare wipes for heavy eye makeup, and Neutrogena body sunscreen.

My skin is so sensitive and breaks out constantly when I touch it or sweat, help!

I constantly wipe down my phone with sanitizer wipes, don’t touch my face, and don’t wear makeup unless I have to! I would recommend visiting a dermatologist and bringing all of your skincare products and makeup so she can help you go through the labels and ingredients! Many of your products may have comedogenic oils in them that could be causing the breakouts. You can also do a simple search online to see which ingredients are comedogenic in each of your products.

Do you still gua sha?

Yes! If I have any facial tension or soreness, I love to take 5 minutes and rub face oil on my face and then massage it with a gua sha. It’s so important to massage the muscles in your face because they can be super tight from stress/clenching your jaw at night! The gua sha releases that tension, increases blood flow and lymph drainage, depuffs and helps to decrease fine lines.

Last 5 items purchased at Sephora?

Dr. Dennis gross peel pads, Tom Ford shimmering body oil, Necessaire body lotion, Charlotte Tilbury highlighter, and another Laneige lip mask.

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113 Comments

  • Ahlam says:

    I love the Supergoop Glowscreen and Giorgio Armani Lumininous Silk Foundation! I recently purchased the Oribe Hair Oil and Hair Mask and am obsessed. You have such great recommendations!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
    • kat@withlovefromkat.com replied:

      Yay so happy to hear that you love this products too :)

      June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Chanelle says:

    Thank you for all the wedding prep beauty recs! So helpful — I’m going to try out some of the creams to get ready for my big day!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Catrina says:

    Thanks for the tips!! So helpful

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Leslie Edwards says:

    Great post! Best of luck with wedding planning.

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Amani Jadallah says:

    Omgosh I just bought the Supergoop Glowscreen and am liking it so far! Also wanted to share that I used to feel embarrassed to say that I never use deodorant but you’re so right, once you detox from it your body produces less sweat! Thanks for sharing that and all of these tips and recommendations.

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Alison says:

    Love your style, and thanks for sharing the products you like!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Hannah says:

    So many great recommendations! Agreed the Leneige lip mask is the best. Will have to try some of these other products too

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Maddy Rocks says:

    Thanks for all of your advice! :)

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Christine says:

    These are fab tips! Love Sturm products and am dying to visit one of her locations for a full Sturm glow treatment. Hopefully soon!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Brenda says:

    Love all your product recommendations!!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • talyanna roy says:

    I love your blog. I discovered this from Ig. You’re a big inspiration for me. Keep on shining, beautiful!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Laura Romero says:

    Thanks for all your recommendations. I love to follow your style and self care routines.

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Kelly McCoyd says:

    I’ve been soooo on the fence about dermaplanning but terrified about it growing back thicker…your answer above likely sealed the deal for me NOT to do it 😆

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Jacqueline Y says:

    Hi Katherine,

    Thank you for sharing your favorite beauty items with us. You give really good recommendations.

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Joyce Munn says:

    Love the recommendations! Def going to look into the retinol!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Briana DiPietro says:

    Thanks for the recommendations! Your skin looks great! I love Vintner’s Daughter serum too :)

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Lia says:

    Beautiful picks! 😍 My favorites are Supergoop and Dr. Dennis Gross pads!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Amanda says:

    Great post, I’ve been wanting to switch up my routine! I LOVE the Giorgio Armani luminous silk foundation; I’ve also never wanted to go back. I’ve been wanting to try Supergoop and am more inspired now. :)

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Zarah says:

    Thanks for all the recommendations Kat! Can’t wait for your wedding photos :)

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Hailey says:

    Love these recs! Thank you! Excited for actually going out this summer and getting all dolled up again 💕

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Katerina says:

    The luminous silk foundation is the only foundation I use!
    Thank you for your recommendations! Really helpful!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Aimee says:

    Really love that you’ve paired down your routine too! I’ve been loving a lot of these— I’m going to have to try the givenchy powder to help with extra shine this summer!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Sonam Choudhary says:

    I love your style and all your posts! Thanks for all the recommendations :)

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Orangemintpop says:

    I tried dr strum face cream and it felt very luxurious. Thank you for the awesome recommendations. I really want to gua sha.

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Beatrice Luk says:

    Love your recs!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Mar says:

    Omg thank you so much for the dermaplane advice! I’m going to stick to threading for now. :)

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Rachel says:

    Love the honesty about the dermaplaning- it makes me break out too. It’s heartening to see an influencer who is honest even if everyone else is doing something! Excited to try some of the other recommendations.

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Silpa says:

    Thank you for the Summer beauty recommendations! So helpful!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Kristin says:

    Thank you for all of the great recommendations! :)

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Samantha says:

    Ohh I’m out of a daytime face lotion. I’ll have to try the Farmacy one! And the Vintners Daughter serum since you always rave about it.

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Lauren says:

    Love the Tan Luxe drops, simple wipes, and Laneige lip mask!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Pri says:

    Love Farmacy and I would love to try Dr. Barbara Strum’s products. I trust your recommendations.

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Tara says:

    So many great products, saving this as a shopping list!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Jamie says:

    Really excited and happy for your and your upcoming wedding, Kat!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Desiree says:

    I purchased the Super Goop Glowscreen from your recommendations this Spring and I LOVE it!! Love the natural glow it gives!!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Betty says:

    I’m in the market for a new flatiron since I dropped and broke mine last week. I might have to give the steam one a try.

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Catherine says:

    I have similar hair to yours and I am looking for a new shampoo and conditioner! Will try! Thanks!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Pooja says:

    Def need to try the Supergoop sunscreen. So hard to find a sunscreen that doesn’t leave a white cast!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Claudia says:

    Oh wow! I had no idea gua sha would be good for jaw tension. I have the worst! Will be trying this out now!!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Eleanor says:

    love this page🤍

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Christa Thompson says:

    Honest Beauty Mascara is my “holy grail” beauty product!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Elise Gehling says:

    Thanks for sharing! I’ve been wanting to try the Armani luminous silk foundation for a while so I’m thinking it’s time to pull the trigger after reading that you use it!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Stephanie says:

    I LOVE the laneige lip mask! Also bought the Glowscreen to try because you said it gave you a nice glow but it might be too dark for me! Using the unseen sunscreen instead and it’s such a great primer.
    I love that your routine is relatively affordable!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Vatana Rosa says:

    Love all your recommendations! Cannot wait to see your wedding make-up🥰

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Valentina says:

    Love your beauty recs! I am also not ashamed to say that I have not worn deodorant in years and I swear my pits have never smelt better! 😆

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Dana Rusch says:

    I have yet to try the Supergoop Glow Screen, but I use the unseen sunscreen everyday. I would like to make the switch from natural deodorant to no deodorant! Hormones might not cooperate with that. As for retinols, plant-based alternatives are my choice.

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Isabel says:

    I love super hoop glow screen, one of the best things in my opinion. You have such great suggestions! Thank you!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Arolyn Basham says:

    Love all these tips. So interesting with supergoop! I see it everywhere! I shared your post with a friends and they love it!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Bridget says:

    Thanks for posting!!! I’m also getting married soon and have been wanting to up my skincare game so this post came at the right time 🙌🏻

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Sarah says:

    Amazing recommendations, thank you!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Alexis S. says:

    Thank you as always Kat, for such a thorough post on all things beauty! Really appreciate your thoughtfulness and recommendations!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Itzia Merit says:

    I have been on the fence about purchasing the Oribe products, thanks for your honest review on a pricey product! It’s def helpful!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Tessa Valdesancho says:

    Using the Supergoop for almost 4 years now and that’s the only sunscreen that works on my face.
    I’ve been using the Moroccan oil for my hair but will try the Oribe soon. Can I ask your opinion about Estee Lauder night Serum? It’s my first time to try a night serum and hoping to hear more honest opinion about it. Thank you so much. Your tips and recommendations are very helpful and not misleading. Can’t wait to see the photos of your wedding (hoping you will share it to us)☺️

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
    • kat@withlovefromkat.com replied:

      I used the night serum a few times years ago, but that was before I was serious about an “anti aging” skincare routine, and I got lazy and stopped using it haha! I have heard amazing things about people who use it consistently though!!! I really love my natural Vintners Daughter serum :)

      June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Amela says:

    Great recommendations!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Zivanka M. says:

    The Laneige lip mask is to die for! I also bought it as my last purchase from Sephora. Loved your post. You shared so many great products. I really want to try that steam pod straightener next. Your hair looked amazing!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Snehal says:

    Lovely read and happy to see some of the products I use myself.

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Grace says:

    Thanks for sharing! I have such sensitive skin as well—been torn about la mer but had concerns along the lines with what you describe, so your feedback was super helpful! Curious if you’ve ever tried Sisley moisturizers/eye creams? Would love your thoughts on their products!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
    • kat@withlovefromkat.com replied:

      Yes love Sisley products! I use their face mask a few times a month! I love their anti aging moisturizer but it’s about $550 so definitely splurge worthy. I used it years ago when I got it as a sample, but have been happy with my less expensive moisturizers too :)

      June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Lisa says:

    I’d love to solve my makeup bag. I’ve always envied people who have it down. I’m never done exploring. I still can’t find a good foundation for my dry skin.

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Stephanie says:

    Thank you for sharing such a thorough post! I was wondering about your gua sha routine. I can’t wait to start my own!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • jennifer ali says:

    thanks so much for sharing!!

    June 2, 2021 | Reply
  • Susan B says:

    Thanks for the tips!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Allison says:

    Great post! I’ve been eyeing the Goop line of sunscreens so I was happy to see your thoughts!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Brenda V says:

    Thank you for the recommendations girly! Farmacy definitely has the best products for sensitive skin!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Erin says:

    Love all your tips, you always have such glowy & clear skin :)

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Tania T says:

    I didn’t know that about gua sha! Good to know since I clench and grind my teeth… thanks for putting together such a nice list. I heard Luminous Silk formula may have changed lately; have you noticed any changes in the last few years?

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
    • kat@withlovefromkat.com replied:

      Oh interesting! I haven’t noticed a difference personally!

      June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Jennifer says:

    Yes! I love glowscreen and unseen sunscreens! Have heard good things about Dr. Barbara Sturm moisturizer. Definitely a fan of Laneige lip masks. I use the gummy bear flavor. Yum. How do the tan luxe drops compare with isle of paradise? Now instead of the gua sha jade roller I use the ice roller. Have you tried that? Love the cooling feeling.

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
    • kat@withlovefromkat.com replied:

      I haven’t tried isle of paradise! I haven’t tried an ice roller either but I bet I would love it :)

      June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Bridgette shamleffer says:

    Love these updates! I’m also getting married this year so trying to step up my skincare and hair are games! Congrats to you and T

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Emily says:

    The Goop Glowscreen sunscreen is my absolute fav! Thanks for all of these great beauty recommendations!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Paige says:

    I love reading about your favorite products, it always makes me want to go shopping!! I love the Armani foundation as well, I think it makes skin look so flawless yet not cakey. I also am in love with the supergoop glow screen! Such an amazing product !

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Lizette Reiss says:

    Thanks for all the recommendations! Looking forward to trying Supergoop and the La Neige lip mask.

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Daniella says:

    Great recommendations! Thank you :)

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Tamara Scarlett says:

    Love your blog!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Lisa Glover says:

    Wow, this post is the nee bible! Thanks for sharing so many great recommendations and for being so transparent with us about brands you love/ brands that aren’t worth the high $$. Enjoy the last few weeks of wedding planning!! Xo

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Kayla says:

    I am loving this list! I am in the market for a foundation that will hold up to the summer heat so I will have to give the Armani one a try. I am also obsessed with all Supergoop products! They work the best on my skin type and tone.

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Gina says:

    Love your blog! ❤️

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Fatima says:

    This is such a great post! Love it the insights. I also love Laneige lip masks. It’s done wonders for me.

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Morgan says:

    Love all these recommendations, Kat!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Lianne Luce says:

    Thanks for the sunscreen recs – I find all of sunscreen go on white and stay white – which is not fun. Will definitely try them out!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Jocelyn Alvarez says:

    Love to Gua Sha! Thanks for sharing you favorites with us.

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Malia Magazzeni says:

    I love love love this post! I’ve been a follower for awhile and have always known you loved Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk foundation! I really want to try it next but curious if a little goes a long way? How often do you have to replace the bottle because of running out? I’m also on the hunt for a good new cc cream with SPF and have heard amazing things about Supergoop! We have similar skin tones so which color do you use with it? Other than that, I’m so happy for you Kat and your upcoming wedding! You truly look so happy with Thomas and are GLOWING! 🤍👰🏻‍♀️🕊💍

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
    • kat@withlovefromkat.com replied:

      Thank you! A dime size amount is perfect for full coverage! I don’t use a cc cream :)

      June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Cynthia says:

    Would love to try the supergoop! Love your page🤗

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Queenie says:

    I have to try Vintners Daughter Serum. Thanks for sharing.

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Tanya Slivkov says:

    Kat, you look absolutely amazing! I always look for your beauty product recommendations, thank you so much for your time and effort on these blog posts. Congrats andCan’t wait to see you as a beautiful bride!!😘❤️

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Jana says:

    Love this post. I need to try out the Elemis rose cleansing balm.

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Carla Medina says:

    I’m always looking for a new foundation to freshen up my look I’m excited to try the Armani one. Also love your robe!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Katarina Calilung says:

    Thank you for sharing all of your recs! I’m trying to get my facial routine down before my wedding next year and these are so helpful! 🤍

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Maura says:

    I stopped blow drying my hair and wow the huge difference it made!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Marina Mendoza says:

    Thank you for the recommendation on NOT trying dermaplaning! I’ve been on the fence for so long but have been so scared that my hair would grow back thicker but kept hearing it wouldn’t. Now that you confirmed it would, I will not be trying it! :)

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Ruby J says:

    All about the simple skincare routine too! Love these tips for new products to try, thank you for sharing!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Claudee says:

    loving the Farmacy moisturizer recs from you. Thank you!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Edit says:

    Thanks for sharing your honest review, experience on dermaplaning. Reading all the amazing reviews of influencers/bloggers, I was wondering how it is possible that the tiny face hair doesn’t grow back stronger when you’re basically shaving it. Well…now I know :)

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Divya says:

    I’ve been following you for a while now. I admire your strength, your style and your drive to push yourself and be true to who you are. Love how timeless you look year to year!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Ashley says:

    Love all of these tips and recs! Need to take the plunge on Vintners Daughter!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Lana says:

    Love all your recommendations!!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Jennifer Vera says:

    Thank you for all the recommendations! ❤️

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Allie Arrington says:

    I love your style Kat! Thanks for all the great recs 🤗💗

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Marina L. says:

    Thanks for reviewing all these products for us!!!! Hopefully I can get my hands on some! Skincare is so so so important!!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Thuy Strom says:

    Love your classic style 💕 Congrats on your incoming nuptials!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Sydelle Cleofe says:

    I really appreciate your honesty – it’s the actual experience you have with the product over time not about brand or immediate review/ impressions on the product. 🥰 xoxo, Syd

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Aldijana says:

    I love your recommendations!!! Good luck with the wedding preparations!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Joyce says:

    I’m eyeing that Vintner’s Daughter serum and love hearing your thoughts on it! I also love the glow screen! I wish I had wore more sun screen in my 20’s but I’m making up for it now!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Amy Jui says:

    Love all things supergoop!

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • Helen says:

    Thank you for sharing all the beauty tips. I was looking for a sunscreen. I just ordered that supergoop sunscreen for my beach day! Excited to try! 🤗

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • tania upegui says:

    Here loving your style

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • HeartofSylver says:

    Always loveee your reccs. I too am huge on the Tom Ford oil – summer in a bottle ☀️ 🌴. I’ll have to check out the supergoop sunscreen & Grigio Armani foundation next. Thanks for sharing all your favs – you rock!!! 😎💕

    June 3, 2021 | Reply
  • saree says:

    Nice list. I like the Bronze & Glow Contour Duo and Eye Cream.

    June 10, 2021 | Reply
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