New year, new blog post! I know it’s been awhile, and I can’t say that I’ll be posting with more regularity this year. Instagram is much easier to post on (I do pretty much daily), so this blog has been neglected. Sorry about that, but life has been too busy for both. So what brought… Read More On Impulse Control: Or, Why Do I Buy So Much Skincare?
Throughout my life, I’ve noticed that once I find something I enjoy, I really get into it, perhaps tending to going overboard. I’ve gone in phases about what the obsession is: shoes, candles, clothes, skincare. (To be clear, I don’t put myself into debt or anything. I just collect whatever I’m into at the time.) In the past, with… Read More 2018 Skincare Goals: Reforming, Refocusing
As you know by now, I buy lots of crap for my face. I treat the skin on my face like royalty. The rest of me? Meh. I slap on some lotion after a shower, but I definitely don’t do 1/16 of what I do for my face, in part because I don’t have the… Read More Review: The Kocostar Moisture Mask Line
Don’t worry, I’m still around, still buying things (so. many. things), still putting stuff on my face, and still planning on writing more reviews and thoughts about Asian beauty. Right now, though, I’m in an extremely busy part of the year for my job, so time is scarce. I obviously haven’t had time to blog… Read More Where am I? And a review poll!
I’ve been putting off writing this post for awhile, in part because products are much more fun than talking about methodology. I mean, obviously products are a huge part of a skincare routine (duh), but I wanted to step away from them for a second to talk about the other parts of your skincare routine… Read More Tips and Tricks: Simple Steps to Caring for Your Skin
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
The following post was written by a friend, Beth, who has followed me on this Korean skincare journey. She has rosacea, sensitive skin, and allergies to several common skincare ingredients. Over the past 6 months she has learned a lot about how to treat and deal with her sensitive skin. Since this seems to be… Read More Guest Author: On Rosacea and Sensitive Skin
I didn’t cover them in my skincare routine post, but wash off masks are a fun product to add into your routine. They are used right after cleansing to add a bit of moisture and down time. (Most smell great so it’s a nice treat to sit for a few minutes and relax with some… Read More Tips and Tricks: Wash off Masks
So, I went over my skin woes in my first post. So, why Korean skincare? Why not just use better Western products instead of ones that hurt my face? Well, you certainly can. And I do still use several Western products in my routine. (Hellooooo SW Basics oil cleanser!) But there are several key reasons… Read More Why Korean Skincare?