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

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

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

Some by Mi AHA BHA PHA 30 Days Miracle Toner | It really is a 🟢 Miracle Product 🟢

I have included this toner in my 2020 favourites, in a toner empties post, and have mentioned it in the comments section on my own blog as well as others' blogs. This has been in heavy rotation since 2019 and for someone as fickle as me, who likes to switch up her skincare routine and … Continue reading Some by Mi AHA BHA PHA 30 Days Miracle Toner | It really is a 🟢 Miracle Product 🟢

Not a Review: My Thoughts on Reusable Period Products

20 Reasons why they did not work for me Plus: Why I switched back to disposable products ***Graphic descriptions of periods ahead! If you don't like talking about menstruation, click away now.*** Period Products in Korea Today's post is not exactly skincare or beauty related, but seeing as we use period products on skin, or … Continue reading Not a Review: My Thoughts on Reusable Period Products

Review: Xemose – Syndet Nettoyant Doux [Gentle Cleansing Syndet] | A Sensitive Skin Hero

Not entirely sure how I've done it but somehow I've managed to not talk about the one face cleanser that I have used and repurchased the most since 2019! While I have tried a few other cleansers on the way... I have kept coming back to this cleanser, and this cleanser alone. That's how good … Continue reading Review: Xemose – Syndet Nettoyant Doux [Gentle Cleansing Syndet] | A Sensitive Skin Hero

Review: Silcot Cotton Pads (Uru Uru, Hukitori, Uru Uru Organic Cotton) 💮

When I first started getting into skincare following the onset of moderate to severe adult acne in my early 20s, I heard some people talk about the importance of cotton pads in your routine. I scoffed at the absurdity of elevating cotton pads, of all things, as something to Actually Give Serious Thought to. How … Continue reading Review: Silcot Cotton Pads (Uru Uru, Hukitori, Uru Uru Organic Cotton) 💮

Sheet Mask Empties

I was going to churn out another one of these half-ar*** blog posts today, filled with semi-detailed reviews of sheet masks I did not hate but could not in all honesty recommend to buy... and then I realised I had FAR too many of those. 🤷‍♀️ It was going to take days! I still wanted … Continue reading Sheet Mask Empties

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