Review: Mizon Black Snail All-In-One Cream

Formulated with 90% black snail filtrate, 20 kinds of black plant extracts and niacinamide, this cream repairs skin, tightens pores and improves skin tone and texture with its fragrance-free formula. – Mizon I was on the hunt for a new moisturizer following my Biossance Squalane one, hoping to find something that kept my skin moisturizedContinue reading “Review: Mizon Black Snail All-In-One Cream”

Review: Like Water for Chocolates by Laura Esquivel

She realized that you can’t be weak when it comes to killing: you have to be strong or it just causes more sorrow. It occurred to her that she could use her mother’s strength right now. Mama Elena was merciless, killing with a single blow. But then again not always. For Tita she had madeContinue reading “Review: Like Water for Chocolates by Laura Esquivel”

Review: Adagio Cream

. . . this dairy-free cream flavored Ceylon black tea is a treat for your teacup! Sweet, inviting and warm, with a delicate creamy consistency and aroma of fresh black tea. Pleasantly brisk and very refreshing. Teatime calls…  – Adagio Yes! I found a nice tea! I was skeptical on how this would taste basedContinue reading “Review: Adagio Cream”

Review: Chloe + Chad Unscented Face Serum

Created with a mix of vitamin-rich oils, the Chloe + Chad Face Serum from absorbs seamlessly into the skin. The botanical blend of organic ingredients and nourishing oils is perfect for sensitive skin types in this unscented formula. – BLK + GRN, Chloe + Chad I was really excited to try out Chloe + Chad’sContinue reading “Review: Chloe + Chad Unscented Face Serum”

July Reads

During the month of July I’ve read quite a bit – romance, poetry, historical fiction, contemporary literature, nonfiction, and others! In this list you’ll find my picks for Disability Awareness Month as well as the controversial ReadingRush Readathon (which I won’t be continuing next year). Overall, I’m pleased with the diverse reads I’ve engaged withContinue reading “July Reads”

Review: Adagio Tiger’s Eye

Our tiger eye blend will do the same for your palate with rich notes of chocolate and caramel. Enjoy it in lieu of or with your favorite indulgence. – Adagio Ehhh. It’s okay. The Tiger’s Eye blend is a bitter blend of indistinct flavors – perhaps tasting similar to black coffee and honey – flavorsContinue reading “Review: Adagio Tiger’s Eye”

Review: Thank You Farmer Clay to Foam Rice Cleanser

Clay Mask and Foam Cleanaser 2 in 1 Pore care, Deep cleansing, Sebum & Waste removal Korean local Rice extracts 100,000ppm contained Rice from 100% Clean pollution-free area ‘Ganghwa Gyodong’ Non-irritation formula tested – Thank You Farmer A unique mask to foam cleanser, the Thank You Farmer Rice cleanser is an affordable ($18), inventive answerContinue reading “Review: Thank You Farmer Clay to Foam Rice Cleanser”

Review: Disfigured: On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space by Amanda Leduc

Why, in all of these stories about someone who wants to be something or someone else, was it always the individual who needed to change, and never the world? – Disfigured: On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space Summary and Thoughts In fairy tales, happy endings are the norm—as long as you’re beautiful and walkContinue reading “Review: Disfigured: On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space by Amanda Leduc”

The Summer Bundle

One summer morning at sunrise a long time ago I met a little girl with a book under her arm. I asked her why she was out so early and she answered that there were too many books and far too little time. And there she was absolutely right. Tove Jansson It’s been a tumultuousContinue reading “The Summer Bundle”

Review: Facetheory Collodial-C Anti-Redness Toner T3

A soothing toner formulated with actives that reduce skin redness. – Facetheory Facetheory’s Collofial-C Anti-Redness Toner looked like a pretty unique product when I first perused the company’s website. At about $20 (and even less during a sale/discount), this toner contains an impressive amount of effective ingredients alongside a bevy of positive reviews. Curious toContinue reading “Review: Facetheory Collodial-C Anti-Redness Toner T3”