Ada Polla Juice Cleanse

What I learned on my juice cleanse

“Let’s do a juice cleanse” are words I never thought I would hear my husband utter. So I was surprised when he announced he was going to do a two day cleanse, and was buying me juices for Day 1. I agreed reluctantly (read kicking and screaming) mostly because I was curious about what it would feel like…

Pigment problems? We now have a product for that

I am in love. With the new Alchimie Forever Pigment Lightening Serum. Any launch is always exciting to me, but our latest one is a particularly fabulous one. About a year ago I started seeing my first brown spots appear. Once in a while when in Geneva, I might have Maria (laser goddess) treat them with a laser…

Theo Kogan

I am never less alone than when alone and other musings by Theo Kogan

I love a great all-girl punk band – partly because of the girl power that emanates from them. So when I learned that a friend was working with Theo Kogan’s Armour Beauty, I had to learn more about both Lunachicks (said all-girl punk band), and Theo & The Skyscrapers. And then I really had to…

tone foundation

Why Alchimie Forever Doesn't Tint

I frequently get asked to create a BB cream and why we didn’t add a tint to our newest product, our Pigment Lightening Serum. I also get asked why I don’t wear any foundation or tinted moisturizer (fine print disclaimer: when my face is really blotchy, I will use the Laure Mercier Tinted Moisturizer in…