The Skin We Live In (Part I)

My mom doesn’t wear much makeup—no foundation or concealer. She doesn’t buy expensive department store brands of age-defying moisturizers, miracle creams, or any products with advertisements that compare a woman’s skin to freckled eggshells or hardened alligator skin. She uses the same brand of face wash—Noxema—she has used my whole life. Whenever I smell that… Continue reading The Skin We Live In (Part I)