Too Cool for School is Stealing Charlotte Tilbury’s Designs – AGAIN [allegedly]

Quite a few years ago, I posted about how Too Cool for School (TCFS), a Korean indie makeup and skincare brand, had taken more than just a leaf out of Charlotte Tilbury's (CT) design when they ~allegedly~ stole CT's designs for their own cushions. While there was some backlash online, clearly TCFS did not give … Continue reading Too Cool for School is Stealing Charlotte Tilbury’s Designs – AGAIN [allegedly]

Getting Pierced in Korea / What I Wish I Knew Before Getting Pierced in my Teens, 20s + 30s

Following a recent exchange in the comments section of one of my posts, I decided it was high time for another non-beauty related post before returning to regular scheduled skincare review content. Saima of Simply Saima asked me about my experiences getting cartilage piercings, and wowee, do I have some opinions on the matter, actually! … Continue reading Getting Pierced in Korea / What I Wish I Knew Before Getting Pierced in my Teens, 20s + 30s

Happy Lunar New Year! + Rant + Seollal Oddities

🧧 If you're living in Asia, or have an interest in Asian cultures, you may be aware that quite a few people around the world just celebrated Lunar New Year, or Chinese New Year. According to Google, it's a thing for 1.5 billion people. 🧧 Happy Lunar New Year, or Happy Chinese New Year. Enjoy … Continue reading Happy Lunar New Year! + Rant + Seollal Oddities

Happy Lunar New Year! | Thoughts on Cultural Appropriation

Happy Seollal! Happy Chinese New Year! Happy Lunar New Year! (Depending on what you celebrate and how you call it.) It's one of the biggest holidays of the year here and I hope you are enjoying the festivities, if you are celebrating at all. Read on for some thoughts on Seollal vs Cultural Appropriation. Over … Continue reading Happy Lunar New Year! | Thoughts on Cultural Appropriation