Sleeping Pack and Wash Off Mask Empties (2020 Edition)

There are very few wash off or sleeping packs / overnight mask packs that capture my attention and my wallet. I'm from Honey (reviewed here) as well as Cell Fusion C's gimmicky yet effective bubble mask sachets (reviewed here) were outliers. None of today's masks bowled me over, though they were... nice, for the most … Continue reading Sleeping Pack and Wash Off Mask Empties (2020 Edition)

Korean Perspective: Skin pH

Source: Beauty+ Korea Some time last year, at the gym, I found this beauty magazine called Beauty+ that was just lying around (I stopped buying glossies when I was perhaps 14) and members of the gym were free to take home a copy. One of the articles was titled 'Is my skin [at pH] 5.5?' … Continue reading Korean Perspective: Skin pH

Review: DHC Deep Cleansing Oil | No More in Korea because of No Japan

If you have been living in Korea for a while, you will be aware of the No Japan movement over here (boycotting Japanese products by not buying them) that started early or mid last year. At the time, I had been hearing lots of great things about DHC's cleansing oil (read Simply Saima's blog review … Continue reading Review: DHC Deep Cleansing Oil | No More in Korea because of No Japan

Review: I’m from Honey Mask | Those with Less than Perfect Skin will Appreciate

아임프롬 허니마스크 (리뷰) - 민감한 피부를 가진 사람들은 이것을 좋아할테니까...? I'd previously mentioned this mask in my skin sauna post but had not yet finished the mask at that point in time. Well, now that I have - and I have even opened my repurchase! - I figured it was high time to actually review it, … Continue reading Review: I’m from Honey Mask | Those with Less than Perfect Skin will Appreciate

Review: Dr Jart+ Vital Hydra Solution – Biome Essence | Microbiome Skincare – Hype or the Real Deal?

**NB. I still see this essence locally in the shops however it seems to have disappeared from online shops. Not sure if this is a discontinued product or not. Do share in the comments if you know? While some beauty websites are touting it as the next big thing in skincare, I have remained skeptical … Continue reading Review: Dr Jart+ Vital Hydra Solution – Biome Essence | Microbiome Skincare – Hype or the Real Deal?

Second Guest Post – Complete Skincare Routine for Dry, Sensitive, Acne Prone Skin (AM and PM)

My entire routine in one image. Before I return to my regular scheduled content, let me briefly link up to my second ever guest post, over at Very Kemi. The post is live at On the Nightstand of Laura and covers the following: 1) Firstly, tell us about you - Name, age, where are you from, … Continue reading Second Guest Post – Complete Skincare Routine for Dry, Sensitive, Acne Prone Skin (AM and PM)

My Very First Guest Post!

Photo by Pineapple Supply Co. on Pexels.com I am super pleased to announce that my first guest post ever - titled Korean Skincare Myths & Beauty Secrets - has been featured over at V's Beauty Talk. Here's the link: >>Take me straight to the post>> If you are a K-Beauty fanatic, do check out V's … Continue reading My Very First Guest Post!

Real Neat Blog Award – Q and A

So a few weeks ago now, Princess of The Mindful Modus nominated me for the Real Neat Blog Award. Thanks! Not sure yet if I'll take it any further than this but I thought it'd be fun to answer a few quick questions. 1. Which of your blog posts is your favorite? I put a … Continue reading Real Neat Blog Award – Q and A

Review: Dr Jart+ Vital Hydra Solution (sheet mask)

Dr Jart has had a few duds for me in store as of late especially when it comes to sunscreen and mist products, however they are killing it at the sheet mask game still, even after all these years. For reference: previous Dr Jart sheet mask reviews: - Dr Jart+ Dermask- Dr Jart Ceramidin And … Continue reading Review: Dr Jart+ Vital Hydra Solution (sheet mask)

10 more Duds: Products that did not Work as Advertised

FEAT Nivea, Dr Jart+, Revlon, Ashirira, AHC, 23 Years Old, Smith's, Curesys, Mediheal, Melvita Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com - Accurate representation of my emotions while testing the below products. A few months ago, I wrote a post about 10 products that I genuinely disliked - skincare, body products and makeup duds too. Well, … Continue reading 10 more Duds: Products that did not Work as Advertised