Mask Empties (Laneige, Skinfood, I’m from, Some by Mi, Lindsay, Hatherine)

Here's a fun fact: I use face masks every. single. day. It may be a sheet mask, a [bubbly] clay mask, an overnight sleeping pack, a treatment wash-off mask or a toner pad mask, but one thing is for sure: That little luxury is what gets me through the day, both as a self-care moment … Continue reading Mask Empties (Laneige, Skinfood, I’m from, Some by Mi, Lindsay, Hatherine)

What it feels like to reach your skincare goals

Image source I guess we all have our insecurities and things we wish we could change about ourselves, our bodies. Me, growing up, I found myself battling acne in various manifestations (hormonal and lifestyle-related, varying in intensity) from my mid-teens all the way up until my early thirties - so, pretty much up to the … Continue reading What it feels like to reach your skincare goals

Review | Vegreen – Fragrance-Free Cica Serum [gifted]

Back in December, I was contacted by Vegreen, and they sent me two products - free in exchange for an honest review. The first one - the Snail Mucin Serum - is up on the blog here. The second serum, namely the Fragrance-Free Cica serum, is now done for, review time! Since some of my … Continue reading Review | Vegreen – Fragrance-Free Cica Serum [gifted]

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]

Review | First gifted product on the blog, ever! Vegreen – Vegan Fragrance-Free Nature Mucin Serum

Back in December, I was contacted by Vegreen, asking if I'd be up for a product review. And I most certainly was! It was kind of a big deal because that was the first time for me to be contacted by a company, ever. Influencer life, here I come! Yeah, not really. We're talking free … Continue reading Review | First gifted product on the blog, ever! Vegreen – Vegan Fragrance-Free Nature Mucin Serum

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

Face Mist Empties (espoir, CNP, boH, O’Lysee)

Face mists are something I rely on year-round. Wake up feeling a bit dry? Mist. Working out and feeling a tad sweaty? Mist. Air con on in summer everywhere you go? Mist. Heating on in winter? Mist. If mists are your jam, see some more mist reviews here: Review: Face Mist Empties, Winter 2020 editionToners and … Continue reading Face Mist Empties (espoir, CNP, boH, O’Lysee)

Best of Beauty 2021

This year, I barely wore any makeup save for some eye makeup every now and then, though I really miss wearing a full face. Alas, as long as the mask mandates stay in place, I do not see myself going back to my pre-pandemic pancake face, but if you're interested in which BB cream I … Continue reading Best of Beauty 2021

Base Make-Up Empties | Is Corona Changing the way I do Make-Up?

I'm pretty sure I already asked the question earlier this year, but I feel as though it is time to check in again. Has Corona changed the way you do make-up? Is it the same as before? Do you wear less, do you wear more? Do leave your thoughts in the comments. Last time I … Continue reading Base Make-Up Empties | Is Corona Changing the way I do Make-Up?