Sorry I’ve been MIA for a bit. My trip was about 3 weeks long, and I had loads to catch up on when I returned. I used up a lot of samples during my trip, but still have loads left. It’s like they multiply when I’m not looking. When I first ordered skincare from Asia,… Read More Tips and Tricks: Organizing and Storing Your Samples
Because I’m pretty much a homebody during the school year, summer is when I really get out and travel. I travel abroad (or domestically) with a carry-on because my trips are usually around a week or two. However, I find myself in the current position of packing for a 20-day European trip and am still… Read More Tips and Tricks: Travel, Skincare, and Packing
Sometimes I still marvel at how many skincare products and ingredients I haven’t tried or don’t even know about. The skincare world is vast, and for me, that is equal parts exciting and overwhelming. A number of months ago, the company JKosmmune reached out to me to see if I would like to try one… Read More Review: JKosmmune Beta-Glucan Serum
To cleanse in the morning or not to cleanse? That is the question. Whether it ’tis better for the skin to be cleansed with a water-based cleanser or to be splashed with water or a cleansing water so as to not strip away moisture? Ahem. Sorry. This may seem like a silly, over-thinking question, but… Read More AM Cleansing: Needed or No?
I love products that claim to brighten. I had dull, lifeless skin for the longest time, and once I discovered how luminous my face could look, I’ve been chasing that glow. I love brightening products that also lighten my PIH (Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation) spots: those dark brown spots/scars made of melanin that are left behind after acne.… Read More Review: Earth’s Recipe Gigawhite Radiance Serum
I am always on the hunt for a good sunscreen since I wear it everyday (as should you!). I say this to you as a reformed non-sunscreen user. However, now that I’m older and wiser, I realize how important it is to wear sunscreen everyday to protect my skin from the sun’s harmful rays. It’s… Read More Review: Earth’s Recipe Waterful Sun Gel
I’m continuing my series on the Earth’s Recipe brand line with a review of the Moisture Bound Cream. If you’re interested in the Energy Boosting Toner review, you can find that here. A number of months ago (like, a very large number), I received a box of goodies from them, and I have slowly been… Read More Review: Earth’s Recipe Moisture Bound Cream