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Top 4 Takeaways from my August Skincare Journal

Stefanie Grant-Cassel

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Top 4 Takeaways from my August Skincare Journal

Hooray!  It's September and my August Skincare Journal experiment is now complete! Despite my complaining, I actually learned a lot, and I hope that whoever read it got something useful out of it as well. If you didn't keep up with me over on my personal blog, no worries. Here are my top four takeaways:  1. I don't really have a set routine.  I've talked before about how consistency is key in skincare, and I do think that's true. You've got to give a new product some time before you decide to move onto the next. I see a lot of people...


Join me at Spark!

Stefanie Grant-Cassel

Tags beauty diary, skincare diary, spark, vintage

Join me at Spark!

Hi guys!  I just wanted to take a second to invite you all to check out my personal blog, Spark Life & (Vintage) Style!  I recently posted a beauty diary, which I thought you might find interesting/useful if you're interested in learning more about my personal grooming routines and how I use my products throughout my day.  I've posted some similar articles on this blog in the past, but going forward I'm planning to keep this blog more "official" and educational, (news and new product introductions, How-To posts, DIY recipes, etc.,) and save the more informal posts about my life for...


Stefanie's Skincare Diary: Part 2

Stefanie Grant-Cassel

Tags facial care, masque, skincare diary

Stefanie's Skincare Diary: Part 2

Hi!  Are you ready to hear how I washed my face all week? So exciting, right?! Ha.  I've been taking down notes of everything I did to care for my skin this week, (actually, this will be for last week, the week of January 23rd, AKA the darkest week in recent American history.) In addition to politics, I've also been thinking about why it is that I do everything I do to my face. What are my skincare concerns? My goals?  Truthfully, I don't have many concerns. While I've struggled with clogged pores, oily skin, breakouts, and freaking out about...


Stefanie's Skincare Diary: Part 1

Stefanie's Skincare Diary: Part 1

Hello, it's me, Stefanie - owner & creator of Twinkle Apothecary!   Welcome to my website, my brand, my blog, my life.  This is part 1 of a new blog series where I take you through a week in my life from a skincare perspective.  I get TONS of questions about how to use my products, and since I basically made all of my facial care items for my own personal use, I thought it'd be fun (albeit a slightly embarrassing amount of internet overshare) to show you all exactly how I do use them.  Before I begin, let me just say, that...