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”

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”

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”

Review: Paula’s Choice BHA 2% Exfoliant Liquid

Our #1 product worldwide + cult favorite, this gentle leave-on exfoliant with salicylic acid quickly unclogs pores, smooths wrinkles, brightens and evens out skin tone.  – Paula’s Choice A skincare cult favorite – Paula’s Choice 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant is meant to address acne-prone skin by preventing blemishes without irritating skin. Considering that Paula’s ChoiceContinue reading “Review: Paula’s Choice BHA 2% Exfoliant Liquid”

Review: NIOD’S Multi-Molecular Hyaluronic Complex

The formula offers a multi-dimensional approach to topical hyaluronic supplementation by combining 15 forms of hyaluronic compounds, hyaluronic precursors and a hyaluronic support technology in a peptide-charged delivery system. It offers water-based hydration and helps skin surface look plump, elastic, comfortable and uniform.  — NIOD I was really looking forward to this product, but theContinue reading “Review: NIOD’S Multi-Molecular Hyaluronic Complex”

Review: Algenist Genius Liquid Collagen

A vegan collagen treatment serum that helps to restore skin’s natural bounce & resilience, replenishing & preserving a healthy skin matrix.  – Algenist Well-known for its focus on algae and collagen, Algenists’ Genius Liquid Collagen serum boasts of its ability to increase hydration and glow into the skin without irritating it, qualifying its miraculous resultsContinue reading “Review: Algenist Genius Liquid Collagen”

Review: Biossance Squalane + Tea Tree Cleansing Cleanser

A refreshing cleansing gel made with tea tree to deeply purify pores, help balance skin and reduce excess surface oil. This cleansing gel removes makeup while leaving skin healthy-looking and visibly clearer. Sulfate-free, non-drying formula features squalane to boost the performance of tea tree and help keep skin feeling ultra-soft. – Biossance I received two sampleContinue reading “Review: Biossance Squalane + Tea Tree Cleansing Cleanser”

Recommendations: Black-Owned Skincare Products

Most beauty journalism still assumes readers are white. Cosmetic brands are making an effort in their marketing, but most skincare brands are not – by only featuring white women in their campaigns, they also assume their audience and consumer is white. At the majority of the big beauty companies, all the key decision-makers are white, whichContinue reading “Recommendations: Black-Owned Skincare Products”

Review Biossance 100% Squalane Oil

A weightless, multi-tasking oil that instantly hydrates while locking in essential moisture.  Biossance For body, hair, and face, the Biossance 100% Squalane Oil is a dense oil meant to be delicately patted into the skin for intense added moisture. For my face, I found this oil to not be particularly effective – and for theContinue reading “Review Biossance 100% Squalane Oil”