Review: Cosrx Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence

Some skincare products are flashy: they’ve got superstar packaging, beautiful scents, or pricey ingredients. Then there are the products that you love, but are sort of boring-looking and unassuming. The latter describes¬†the Cosrx Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence, and is in part why it has taken me so long to get around to writing… Read More Review: Cosrx Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence

Review: Lisse Real Hydrogen Exigent Ampoule and Rejuvenate Sheet Masks

Lately in the skincare world, there has been a big backlash against the term “anti-aging”; Allure magazine just declared that they will no longer be using it in their magazine. Given how much of the beauty industry is targeted toward keeping women “looking young” and “reversing” the signs of aging, this is an interesting development.… Read More Review: Lisse Real Hydrogen Exigent Ampoule and Rejuvenate Sheet Masks

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