Review: Drunk Elephant Slaai Makeup Melting Butter Cleanser

An innovative cleansing balm that melts all traces of dirt, makeup, and sunscreen from skin, removing even water-resistant formulations.  – Sephora I received Drunk Elephant’s Slaai Makeup-Melting Butter Cleanser as a free mini in one of my previous Sephora purchases (because I am not paying for a full size one lol . . . IContinue reading “Review: Drunk Elephant Slaai Makeup Melting Butter Cleanser”

The Autumn Bundle

Her pleasure in the walk must arise from the exercise and the day, from the view of the last smiles of the year upon the tawny leaves and withered hedges, and from repeating to herself some few of the thousand poetical descriptions extant of autumn–that season of peculiar and inexhaustible influence on the mind of taste andContinue reading “The Autumn Bundle”

Review: The Body Shop Japanese Matcha Tea Face Mask

Our Japanese Matcha Tea Pollution Clearing Mask liberates your face of everyday impurities in the most relaxing way it knows how. – The Body Shop I bought this energizing face mask a while ago, before my knowledge of skincare was as honed as it is now. Originally, I wanted to purchase a mask just toContinue reading “Review: The Body Shop Japanese Matcha Tea Face Mask”

Review: COSRX Propolis Vitamin C Serum

Meticulously formulated with 23% pure vitamin C and propolis to boost radiance and leave skin plump and youthful. – COSRX I was absolutely ecstatic when COSRX announced its new Vitamin C Serum. I’ve been a long time fan of its Propolis serum, and to see COSRX mix it with a high concentration Vitamin C isContinue reading “Review: COSRX Propolis Vitamin C Serum”

Review: I’M FROM Mugwort Essence

The I’m From Mugwort Essence is an essence to calm and soothe irritated skin. Consisting of a main ingredient, Mugwort, the soft, thin and fluid texture quickly cleanse and detox sensitive skin. As a Korean natural herb, the mugwort has been widely known for treatments and detoxing effect. This is effective for treating acne, troubled,Continue reading “Review: I’M FROM Mugwort Essence”

The Night Lip Balm to End Them All

The Body Shop had failed me – its lip products weren’t keeping my lips moisturized enough to last the night and I had been constantly waking up with dry lips. Eager to find a solution to this issue, I ordered some products aimed at long term moisture maintenance. First, is Sky Organics Shea Butter ($14.40)Continue reading “The Night Lip Balm to End Them All”

Review: Paula’s Choice Antioxidant Pore Purifier

Clear pores of daily debris and pollution plus brighten skin with a blend of antioxidants, salicylic acid and other skin-fortifying ingredients.  – Paula’s Choice I had high hopes for this serum. I purchased this as an alternative treatment/serum for my non-retinol evenings, attracted to the formulas mix of anti-hyperpigmentation, anti-acne, and calming ingredients – allContinue reading “Review: Paula’s Choice Antioxidant Pore Purifier”

Review: Be Plain Vitamin Brightening Ampoule

Daily dose of multi-vitamins packed with vitamin-rich actives, all working together to protect, firm and energize the skin over time. – Be Plain This is an incredibly unique product – a light ampoule that absorbs quickly into the skin, and despite it’s mid-price point cost (around $21), it packs a lot of punch in itsContinue reading “Review: Be Plain Vitamin Brightening Ampoule”

Review: Cerave Acne Foaming Cream Cleanser

Developed with dermatologists, this 4% benzoyl peroxide cleanser clears acne breakouts and helps prevent new blemishes from forming. Gentle on the skin, CeraVe Acne Foaming Cream Cleanser helps maintain the skin’s barrier with three essential ceramides, leaves skin feeling soft and comfortable, and reduces acne without dryness or flaking. – Cerave I was developing a skincareContinue reading “Review: Cerave Acne Foaming Cream Cleanser”

Review: Hyper Skin – Hyper Clear Brightening Clearing Vitamin C Serum

Hyper Clear is a hardworking face serum packed with 15 percent vitamin c and vitamin e that work together to brighten skin, smooth fine lines and rough texture, and dramatically clear dark spots from hyperpigmentation. A combination of fruit enzymes, bearberry, turmeric, and kojic acid work together to attack hyperpigmentation and drastically lighten dark marks, age spots and acneContinue reading “Review: Hyper Skin – Hyper Clear Brightening Clearing Vitamin C Serum”