Review: Mamode Pore Clean Clay Mask

This multitasking wash-off clay mask absorbs excess oil, purifies and polishes without dehydrating skin. The creamy formula contains kaolin and bentonite clays to soak up sebum and help minimize the appearance of pores, heartleaf (eoseongcho) extract to kill acne-causing bacteria and walnut shell powder to gently exfoliate pores. Skin feels smooth and refreshed after use.  –Continue reading “Review: Mamode Pore Clean Clay Mask”

Review: Sulwhasoo Clarifying Mask

A clarifying peel-off mask that delivers clearer and softer skin by thoroughly removing dead skin cells and impurities. – Sulwhasoo I was so excited to try this clarifying mask . . . another Sulwhasoo fan favorite that I received as a gift. While the product listed “Alcohol” as its only negative-leaning ingredient in its accompanyingContinue reading “Review: Sulwhasoo Clarifying Mask”

Review: 9 Wishes Miracle Serum

A highly concentrated ampoule serum that [reinforces] skin and [has] moisturizing effects – 9 Wishes 9 Wishes is a Korean Skincare brand that has a set of replenishing ampoules available on Amazon. Looking for a replacement for my Paula’s Choice Antioxidant Pore Purifier, I selected this Miracle (brightening) Serum due to its many incredible ingredientsContinue reading “Review: 9 Wishes Miracle Serum”

Review: Sulwahsoo Foaming Cleanser

A gel cleanser that gently pulls dirt, makeup, and grime from pores while softening skin with a nutrient-rich blend of botanical ingredients, including brightening citrus peel and chestnut shell extract. – Sulwhasoo As a past fan of Sulwhasoo’s products, I was excited to try out their foaming cleanser when I received it as a gift.Continue reading “Review: Sulwahsoo Foaming Cleanser”

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”