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: 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: 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: 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: 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”