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”

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: 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”

How I address Hyperpigmentation!

Melano CC is $13 on Yesstyle, and (last I checked) $15 on Amazon. The Ordinary’s Azelaic Acid Suspension 10% is $8. A large size of The Ordinary’s Niacinamide 10% and Zinc 1% is $10 ($7 for the smaller size). The Ordinary’s 100% Rosehip Oil is $10. These simple products have helped me immensely in speedingContinue reading “How I address Hyperpigmentation!”