Review: COSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence

If you’re into snail mucin, this essence has a whopping 96% snail secretion filtrate for super intense repair and hydration. Think of this like vitamins for your face since it’s loaded with replenishing and revitalizing nutrients to help prevent and repair damage, giving you ultimate elasticity and hydration. – Sokoglam Hearing so many glowing reviewsContinue reading “Review: COSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence”

Review: The Tradition by Jericho Brown

Nobody in this nation feels safe, and I’m still a reason why. – The Tradition Summary and Thoughts Jericho Brown’s daring new book The Tradition details the normalization of evil and its history at the intersection of the past and the personal. Brown’s poetic concerns are both broad and intimate, and at their very core a distillationContinue reading “Review: The Tradition by Jericho Brown”

Review: Choco Chaga Detox

A rich and not overly sweet chocolaty blend, with lightly fruity and earthy notes of cocoa. – David’s Tea I am . . . so disappointed, haha. With a name like “choco chaga,” an alluring chocolate aroma, and a list of tantalizing ingredients, I had hoped this tea would be a winner. But this teaContinue reading “Review: Choco Chaga Detox”

Review: Peace Out® Dark Spots

Using microneedling technology, Peace Out® Dark Spots creates micro-channels within the skin that help deliver results in half the time of other treatments. Niacinamide, Licorice Extract, and Tranexamic Acid work together to visibly lighten and brighten without causing irritation. – Peace Out Skincare Dealing with some severe hyper-pigmentation after some bouts with acne, I picked up Peace Out® DarkContinue reading “Review: Peace Out® Dark Spots”

Review: The Queue by Basma Abdel Aziz

But Yehya was not convinced, and he did not stop bleeding.” – The Queue Summary and Thoughts In a surreal, but familiar, vision of modern day Egypt, a centralized authority known as ‘the Gate’ has risen to power in the aftermath of the ‘Disgraceful Events,’ a failed popular uprising. Citizens are required to obtain permissionContinue reading “Review: The Queue by Basma Abdel Aziz”

Review: Mose Calofo Royal Blue White Flower

The Mose Cafolo Royal Blue White Flower teapot set is such a lovely addition to my tea collection. Cute, durable, and easy to store, the set comes with four little teacups, and the teapot, when filled, stores enough water to fill each of them once. For larger gatherings, this may prove cumbersome, but for cozyContinue reading “Review: Mose Calofo Royal Blue White Flower”

Review: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Evil begets evil. It grows. It transmutes, so that sometimes you cannot see that the evil in the world began as the evil in your own home. – Homegoing Summary and Thoughts Two half-sisters, Effia and Esi, are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Ghana. Effia is married off to an Englishman and lives inContinue reading “Review: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi”

Review: COSRX Full Fit Propolis Light Ampoule

With 80% propolis extract, this ampoule helps to increase the skin’s ability to absorb and retain moisture, leading to a healthier complexion with a natural glow and softness. Apply after cleansing and toning. – Yesstyle I went on a limb to try this product, as it costs about $21 on Yesstyle (2 weeks shipping) orContinue reading “Review: COSRX Full Fit Propolis Light Ampoule”

Review: The Pretty One by Keah Brown

Care, respect, fighting for our proper representation and rights: that’s what’s necessary. – Keah Brown Summary and Thoughts In The Pretty One, Brown gives a contemporary and relatable voice to the disabled—so often portrayed as mute, weak, or isolated. With clear, fresh, and light-hearted prose, these essays explore everything from her relationship with her able-bodied identicalContinue reading “Review: The Pretty One by Keah Brown”