Review: First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream Intense Hydration

A fast-absorbing, rich moisturizer that provides instant and long-term hydration for dry, distressed skin and eczema. – Sephora Receiving this trial size moisturizer in Sephora’s First Aid Beauty points kit, I was exciting to try out their famous Ultra Repair Cream after hearing multiple glowing reviews. Using this over specifically dry areas of my face, IContinue reading “Review: First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream Intense Hydration”

Review: Biossance Squalane + Probiotic Gel Moisturizer

An extra-gentle weightless gel that helps to calm and soothe skin with visible redness—even skin with rosacea. Infused with probiotic, it strengthens skin’s natural barrier and restores balance. – Biossance A pricey but dynamic moisturizer packed with squalane, Biossance’s Squalane + Probiotic Gel Moisturizer was an easy next pick after I heard its many glowingContinue reading “Review: Biossance Squalane + Probiotic Gel Moisturizer”

The Spring Bundle

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter. – Rachel Carson, Silent Spring Spring is here, even though the situationContinue reading “The Spring Bundle”

Review: COSRX Low pH BHA Overnight Mask

COSRX Low pH BHA Overnight Mask reveals soft skin overnight by dissolving dullness, blackheads, and whiteheads. As you sleep, 0.9% BHA helps treat and prevent breakouts while visibly brightening discoloration and uneven skin tone. Great for acne-prone and oily skin, this resurfacing cream mask restores skin moisture while gently balancing the skin. – ULTA IContinue reading “Review: COSRX Low pH BHA Overnight Mask”

Review: Rael Acne Healing Patch

If only you could get rid of acne by swiping left. Here’s some microneedle technology that rejects pimples for you when your hormones bring them around. Our acne healing patch delivers blemish-fighting actives below your skin’s surface to heal breakouts fast.  – Rael In hopes that I’d finally find an acne patch that successfully addressesContinue reading “Review: Rael Acne Healing Patch”

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: Papa Recipe Bombee Honey Mask

Soaked with rich honey essence and propolis extract, this honey mask attracts moisture to your face like bees to honey, and ensures your skin looks fresher and younger-looking. Apply mask on cleansed face for 20-30 minutes and gently pat in any remaining essence. – Yesstyle After hearing a variety of great reviews, comparing prices, andContinue reading “Review: Papa Recipe Bombee Honey Mask”

Review: I’m From Mugwort Mask

This is a wash-off mask containing ground mugwort from Ganghwa Island. The highly concentrated gel formula preserves the active ingredients of plant extracts and delivers their benefits directly to the skin. Enjoy cooling and fast soothing. – Wishtrend An an expensive $35 per 110g, the I’m From Mugwort Mask is thankfully an enjoyable product, evenContinue reading “Review: I’m From Mugwort Mask”

Review: Zitsticka Killa Kit

KILLA is a zit patch powered by ZitSticka’s signature microdart technology. These tiny microdarts self-dissolve to flood the epicenter of your early-stage zit with targeted ingredients, clearing the upcoming drama before it gets real. – Zitsticka Seeing all the great reviews and ubiquitous ads, I decided to give ZitSticka’s Killa Kit a try, hoping it would prevent some upcomingContinue reading “Review: Zitsticka Killa Kit”

Review: The Inkey List Polyglutamic Acid

A powerful surface hydrator that smooths and plumps the skin and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while providing a perfect makeup base.  – Sephora It’s . . . fine. I can’t attest to The Inkey List’s Polyglutamic Acid‘s hydrating effects, because I didn’t really feel a difference and the ingredient in theContinue reading “Review: The Inkey List Polyglutamic Acid”