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”

Review: The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Masque

Salicylic Acid 2% Masque is formulated to target lackluster tone and textural irregularities. The formula, infused with charcoal and clays, aims to enhance the appearance of smoothness and clarity, leaving the skin feeling refreshed.  – The Ordinary When it’s time to exfoliate, my skin isn’t sensitive, and I feel some acne bumps coming on, IContinue reading “Review: The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Masque”

Review: COSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence

If you’re into snail mucin, this essence has a whopping 96% snail secretion filtrate for super intense repair and hydration. Think of this like vitamins for your face since it’s loaded with replenishing and revitalizing nutrients to help prevent and repair damage, giving you ultimate elasticity and hydration. – Sokoglam Hearing so many glowing reviewsContinue reading “Review: COSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence”

Review: Peace Out® Dark Spots

Using microneedling technology, Peace Out® Dark Spots creates micro-channels within the skin that help deliver results in half the time of other treatments. Niacinamide, Licorice Extract, and Tranexamic Acid work together to visibly lighten and brighten without causing irritation. – Peace Out Skincare Dealing with some severe hyper-pigmentation after some bouts with acne, I picked up Peace Out® DarkContinue reading “Review: Peace Out® Dark Spots”

Review: COSRX Full Fit Propolis Light Ampoule

With 80% propolis extract, this ampoule helps to increase the skin’s ability to absorb and retain moisture, leading to a healthier complexion with a natural glow and softness. Apply after cleansing and toning. – Yesstyle I went on a limb to try this product, as it costs about $21 on Yesstyle (2 weeks shipping) orContinue reading “Review: COSRX Full Fit Propolis Light Ampoule”

The Winter Bundle

She could not fathom the hexagonal miracle of snowflakes formed from clouds, crystallized fern and feather that tumble down to light on a coat sleeve, white stars melting even as they strike. How did such force and beauty come to be in something so small and fleeting and unknowable? – Eowyn Ivey, The Snow ChildContinue reading “The Winter Bundle”

Review: Klairs Gentle Black Deep Cleansing Oil

The Klairs Gentle Black Deep Cleansing Oil is mild yet effective – perfect for sensitive skin. Its hypoallergenic formula is packed with vegetable oils that gently cleanse, moisturize and protect. – Sokoglam Hoping to find a makeup dissolver for part one of my double cleanse, I picked up Klairs Gentle Black Deep Cleansing Oil, believingContinue reading “Review: Klairs Gentle Black Deep Cleansing Oil”

Review: Innisfree Cica Balm

A multi-use rescue balm with cica and bija seed oil to help strengthen your skin’s protective barrier while improving the look of uneven skin texture. –Innisfree I was really excited to try to Innisfree’s Cica balm, and my lucky chance to try it came during a K-beauty sale where it retailed for $8 (around $25Continue reading “Review: Innisfree Cica Balm”

How I Purchase Products

Making informed purchasing decisions about skincare products can feel overwhelming with the oversaturated industry, the wealth of gurus on youtube, and the pressure to spend, spend, spend for immediate results. Though I certainly am not immune to this pressure, especially as the seasons change (and my skin adjusts to new environments), there are a fewContinue reading “How I Purchase Products”