Review: Lip Treatment Balms, Nuxe Reve de Miel vs Burts Bees Overnight Intensive Lip Treatment

Let the battle of the treatment balms begin: Drugstore vs French pharmacy brand Come winter, my skin tends to freak out completely. Indoor heating, outside wind chills, floor heating and cold and flu bacteria floating around all contribute to my skin getting dried to a husk, and I have an inkling that I might not … Continue reading Review: Lip Treatment Balms, Nuxe Reve de Miel vs Burts Bees Overnight Intensive Lip Treatment

Teaching in Korea, Plus: How to be a Good Teacher

I have been living and teaching in Korea for four years and a half now, and I have experienced a variety of schools first hand as well as second hand through lots of long conversations with foreign expats. Today, I wanted to go over some pointers and dish out some ~real talk~ as to what … Continue reading Teaching in Korea, Plus: How to be a Good Teacher

From Stash to Trash: Colour Makeup Empties Galore

...lipsticks, blushes, matte lipsticks, tints, liquid eyeliner, cream eyeshadow... I'm pretty good when it comes to using up skincare empties or repurposing unsuitable items (e.g. drying face washes are usually ok as brush cleansers and lotions that don't work for my face are normally ok to use on my legs and arms). I cannot say … Continue reading From Stash to Trash: Colour Makeup Empties Galore

My Top Picks for Eye Makeup Removers

aka In Defense of cheapo Biphase Eye Makeup Removers feat Point, Pond's, Scinic and Bifesta Just the other day, as I was commenting on my own post on Innisfree's Apple Seed Cleansing Oil, I was asked whether I'd tried their eye makeup remover and I said no. You know what I have tried though? A … Continue reading My Top Picks for Eye Makeup Removers

Lalavla vs Olive Young: Pros and Cons

Where do you shop for Beauty Products in Korea? I usually try and stick to just standalone product reviews on this blog because that was the original premise from which I started out on, but as time goes by, I realise that I have a bunch of other blog ideas, one of which I wanted … Continue reading Lalavla vs Olive Young: Pros and Cons