The Journal

What I Hate About Makeup Rules
Allow me to set the scene - I'm leading a Green Beauty Workshop anywhere in America in a room full of women.  With very few exceptions I generally have these three ladies in attendance every time: "Susie"* - she's a...
Am I Too Heavy to Run a Beauty Company?
Most makeup and skincare companies have models or celebrities who speak in low tones about the latest product or glide across the camera effortlessly in a very tiny body.  You got me instead. Our online masterclass shoot where I did...
Eye Cream 101
We get a TON of questions about eye creams so here are answers to the questions we get asked most often:  Let us know if you have any other questions!
The Good & The Bad (Mostly Good!) - Our Year in Review
Our wonderful team!  L to R - Erika, Rorye, Erin, June, Kendall & Morgan Oh y'all, it has been a YEAR!  2019 was honestly the hardest year yet for me with Erin's Faces due to moving three times, which I...
Tamanu - A Super Hero Oil
Short story - ourTamanu Oil is fantastic for all skin types - normal, oily, acne-prone (yep!), sundamaged, even eczema.  It's a totally organic, virgin, cold-pressed oil and is known for being full of antioxidants as well as for being anti-bacterial and...
Serums 101
So you know they exist and the lady at the department store says you need one but do you?  And what the heck do they do?  Here's a quick Q&A: What's the point in using serum? Great question!  Their whole...
Holiday Gift Guide!
Botanically based happiness for everyone on your list!  We partnered with NYC baker, Brittany Jefferys*, for our gift guide this year and I can't wait to share it with you!  Candy canes signify winter to me and we take it...
Cookie Happiness with NYC Baker, Brittany Jefferys
I saw NYC baker and performer Brittany Jefferys' cookies on Instagram and instantly knew I wanted to collaborate with her on our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide as cookies were our theme.  I loved her work (I mean, she took our...
The Perfect Fall Lip
A super easy way you can slide into fall is with lip colors - think about the colors that the leaves are turning - you've got beautiful oranges, reds and burgundies which we can throw on as a lip easy...
Makeup Brushes 101 - What Do You Need?
I have SO many opinions on this topic so get ready :).  Coming from a makeup artistry background I am biased to being a major brush fan and wanting to have options.  Having done countless one-on-one lessons with women and...
Setting Powder 101
Setting Powder - long a makeup artist's best friend this work horse doesn't have flashy colors or pretty shimmers but she's a necessary piece to keeping your makeup on all day.  Some folks are concerned that powder will dry out...
Thigh Rub - It's a Thing
For those of us who don't have a thigh gap summer can have the added layer of dealing with your legs rubbing together and creating a super uncomfy rash.  Chaffing is for the birds y'all.   You can watch our video...
A Deep Dive into Cleansers
Cleanser is a super important part of you living your best skincare life y'all! It does the dirty work of clearing away the dirt, grime, makeup and dead skin cells of the day so you can put your best face...
Monoi Tiare - Flowered Coconut Happiness
Monoi Tiare Oil smells like an island vacation, hydrates like crazy and nourishes skin.  Here's the skinny on it: The Monoi Tiare Oil that we use is made in Tahiti.  If you are using the "official" oil in the required percentages...
Our First Open House!
Kendall, myself & Josey We finally got to have people come inside! Folks, it has been a doozy of a few months - while it has been amazing to have Erin's Faces out of my house for the first time...
The FDA Proposed New Sunscreen Regulations - What's the Story?
In Feb of this year the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a proposed rule that would update regulatory requirements for most sunscreen products in the United States.  Sunscreens are considered drugs in the United States and have active ingredients.  These active...
All of Your SPF Questions Answered!
Why do I need to wear sunscreen?90% of visible signs of aging (wrinkles, fine lines, brown spots, sagging skin) are from sun damage.  90%!  Sunscreen is the number one anti-aging thing you can do for your skin, it protects against skin cancer...