Review: Bigelow Constant Comment Black Tea

The Bigelow original. No recipe makes us prouder. To this day members of the Bigelow family are still the only ones who blend this secret recipe of black tea, rind of oranges and sweet spice. One sip & you will know there is still no tea like it… take a whiff then enjoy the oneContinue reading “Review: Bigelow Constant Comment Black Tea”

How I address Hyperpigmentation!

I scar easily, even if I don’t get acne often nowadays. Still, hormonal acne and even inflammation alone can create dark spots for me, so I’ve developed my skincare routine around addressing this frequent issue. Below are some of the serums and add-ons that I incorporate into my usual routine. First off, I use TheContinue reading “How I address Hyperpigmentation!”

Review: A Girl Goes Into The Forest by Peg Alford Pursell

Having and wanting at the same time – that’s what it was to carry my daughter inside me. After, I was emptier than I could ever have imagined, I thought then. Then, when I thought I would have the chance to tell her one day. – A Girl Goes Into The Forest Summary and ThoughtsContinue reading “Review: A Girl Goes Into The Forest by Peg Alford Pursell”

Review: The Inkey List Salicylic Acid Cleanser

Not only working to effectively cleanse the skin, this two percent Salicylic Acid Cleanser has an added zinc compound. The two work together to help with oil-control, reduce blackheads and breakouts, and promote a more even-looking complexion.  – The Inkey List For ten dollars, the salicylic cleanser may not be miracle worker, but it sureContinue reading “Review: The Inkey List Salicylic Acid Cleanser”

Review: The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

They did what human beings looking for freedom, throughout history, have often done. They left. – The Warmth of Other Suns Summary and Thoughts In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the SouthContinue reading “Review: The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson”

Review: Twinings’ English Breakfast

English Breakfast is our most popular tea. To create this well-balanced blend, we select some of the finest teas, each with its own unique characteristics.   — Twinings’ USA A simple morning tea that’s cozy on a windy day, Twinings’ English Breakfast is a great black tea when you want something straight to the point firstContinue reading “Review: Twinings’ English Breakfast”

Review: Tazo Earl Grey

Aromatic black tea blended with bergamot essence come together in regal complexity creating a sip worthy of the crown. – Tazo I’ve never been particularly attracted to Earl Grey, but under the recommendation of my dad, I gave this blend a try. It’s okay. The bergamot flavors offer a unique, refreshing kick to the blackContinue reading “Review: Tazo Earl Grey”

Review: The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%

Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) is indicated to reduce the appearance of skin blemishes and congestion. A high 10% concentration of this vitamin is supported in the formula by zinc salt of pyrrolidone carboxylic acid to balance visible aspects of sebum activity.  – The Ordinary I integrated the Ordinary’s Niacinamide 10% and Zinc 1% serum into myContinue reading “Review: The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%”

Review: The Body Keeps The Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk, MD

When people are compulsively and constantly pulled back into the past, to the last time they felt intense involvement and deep emotions, they suffer from a failure of imagination, a loss of the mental flexibility. Without imagination there is no hope, no chance to envision a better future, no place to go, no goal toContinue reading “Review: The Body Keeps The Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk, MD”

Review: Twinings’ Chai

Twinings blends to perfection the finest black teas with the sweet and savoury spice flavours of cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and ginger to give you a line of great tasting Chai teas with a bold, spicy taste and rich, vibrant aroma. — TwiningsUSA I love Chai and resipping this brand’s basic iteration of it reminds meContinue reading “Review: Twinings’ Chai”