AM Cleansing: Needed or No?

To cleanse in the morning or not to cleanse? That is the question. Whether it ’tis better for the skin to be cleansed with a water-based cleanser or to be splashed with water or a cleansing water so as to not strip away moisture? Ahem. Sorry. This may seem like a silly, over-thinking question, but… Read More AM Cleansing: Needed or No?

Advertisement

Review: [JOLSE] Olivarrier Dual Moist Toning Lotion (180ml)

At one point in my life, the word “toner” would have made me shudder and my skin crawl: Western toners are often filled with alcohol and other drying ingredients that damaged my skin. Now, after trying Asian toners (sometimes called lotions), I have a problem with hoarding…I mean collecting… them. I love using light, hydrating… Read More Review: [JOLSE] Olivarrier Dual Moist Toning Lotion (180ml)

Review: Whamisa Organic Flowers Nourishing Day & Night Cream

Hype: it’s what drives many purchases in the skincare world, and I’m not embarrassed to say (well, maybe a little embarrassed) that I fall for hype quite a bit. Sometimes that FOMO drive leads me to winners like the Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum Ex and the Klairs Supple Preparation Toner. Other times, the products… Read More Review: Whamisa Organic Flowers Nourishing Day & Night Cream

Review: Klairs Supple Preparation Toner

Hydrating toners have become an increasingly important step in my skincare routine. Since they’re early on in the routine–usually following cleansing, actives, or a first treatment essence, depending on your routine–they’re meant to prep your skin to absorb everything that follows. That means I look for hydrating toners that absorb quickly while adding moisture to… Read More Review: Klairs Supple Preparation Toner

Review: I’m From Honey Mask and Miss Flower & Mr Honey Heating Pack

I looooove honey as a skincare ingredient, and I enjoy indulging in wash off masks. Therefore, it was inevitable that I would purchase the I’m From Honey Mask. It sells out very quickly if/when it goes on sale, and pretty much everyone who has tried it has given it A++ reviews. However, given that around the… Read More Review: I’m From Honey Mask and Miss Flower & Mr Honey Heating Pack