A Skincare Routine for Under $35!: Dry Edition

Hi all! Just like last time, I’ve decided to create a small list of recommendations for a cheap routine aimed towards dry skin (and full disclosure, this list comes to $35, so it’s technically not under $35). As always, please consider your own needs and allergies before trying out these products. I cannot guarantee theseContinue reading “A Skincare Routine for Under $35!: Dry Edition”

Review: The Thirty Names of Night by Zeyn Joukhadar

I think to myself, It is terrifying to be visible, and then I think, I have been waiting all my life to be seen. – The Thirty Names of Night Summary and Thoughts Five years after a suspicious fire killed his ornithologist mother, a closeted Syrian American trans boy sheds his birth name and searchesContinue reading “Review: The Thirty Names of Night by Zeyn Joukhadar”

Review: Bokksu Ashigaracha Green Tea

“This green tea comes from the Ashigara district of Hakone. The plants grow slowly with less sunshine than other tea types, producing fewer tannins and resulting in a sweeter tea. When picked, Ashigara tea is also lightly steamed in a process called asamushi that makes a light-colored aromatic tea.“ – Bokksu When I first sipped this greenContinue reading “Review: Bokksu Ashigaracha Green Tea”

Review: Nola Skinsentials Sweet Dreams Night Cream

Hydrate and renew skin overnight for a dreamy complexion by morning. – Nola Skinsentials I wasn’t sure what to expect with this night cream – the ingredients seemed like a bit of a toss up, but the reviews were consistently high. At $26, this moisturizer comes at a mid-tier price-point, low enough to take aContinue reading “Review: Nola Skinsentials Sweet Dreams Night Cream”

Review: Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert

People find unusual habits more charming when they are included. Eve had always known that, in the back of her mind, but it was something she’d resented, and so she tended to ignore it. Now, though—now, here was Jacob, laying it out like a military tactic rather than some sort of moral directive. Like aContinue reading “Review: Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert”

Review: David’s Tea Caribbean Crush

Dreaming of palm trees and soft white sand? Escape to paradise with this tropical fruit infusion of pineapple, papaya, cranberry and hibiscus. Refreshing, juicy and slightly tart, it’s got all the vibrant, crowd-pleasing flavours of a perfect summer fruit punch. The only thing missing is a little paper umbrella…  – David’s Tea If Fruity PebblesContinue reading “Review: David’s Tea Caribbean Crush”

Review: Paula’s Choice Omega+ Complex Serum

Superfood for your skin! Omega fatty acids in this serum strengthen skin’s surface with the essential nutrients needed for healthy, hydrated, visibly stronger skin. – Paula’s Choice Looking for a powerful moisturizer to protect my skin during the dry, cold night, I picked up Paula’s Choice Omega+ Complex Serum after reviewing its many ingredients. ThoughContinue reading “Review: Paula’s Choice Omega+ Complex Serum”

March Reads

March has been an up and down (but productive) month for me, but I’m glad to have read such a diverse collection of books (including some manga which I haven’t listed here, as they were all continuations of earlier mentioned series.) I also completed weird zeal‘s Women’s History Month readathon bingo sheet, which I shownContinue reading “March Reads”

Review: Ahmad Tea London Camomile Honey & Vanilla Tea

A harmonious blend of soothing camomile expertly crafted with the natural warmth and gentle sweetness of honey and vanilla. This wonderful herbal infusion includes sweet notes, perfect for unwinding in the evening or as a relaxing and sweet treat in the afternoon. – Ahmad Tea No. This sweet herbal tea sounded promising, but at firstContinue reading “Review: Ahmad Tea London Camomile Honey & Vanilla Tea”