I've been using Curology, formerly known as Pocketderm, for six months now and felt I couldn't put off doing this review any longer, so here we are! In this post I have before and after photos for the three prescriptions I've gone through and some thoughts on what I think is good and bad about Curology. … Continue reading Curology, fka Pocketderm, a Six Month Update
You guys may have noticed that this blog has been neglected for a few weeks now. This is not because I've given up on skincare or blogging, but simply because both my skin and its care routine are under-going some changes right now. Namely, after a lot of pussyfooting around the idea of prescription skincare, … Continue reading How to Survive Tretinoin without Molting – a Dry Skinned Girl’s Guide to Curology (fka Pocketderm)!
WHY I BOUGHT IT Remember my review on Chica y Chico’s Beta Salic 2.0? Well (knocks on wood), since I started using it, I have not had a single recurrence of cystic acne. I do still get closed comedones, but even those are less frequent. Needless to say, BHAs are totally my jam right now. … Continue reading DHC Salicylic Face Milk Review also a Reexamination of Salicylic Acid’s Effective pH Range
Double cleansing is such an important keystone of an Asian Beauty routine but for the longest time, it just wasn't working out for me. Oil cleaning was giving me acne and foam cleaning was drying my skin out. Go figure. My first attempts at oil cleansing involved using Banila & Co's Clean it Zero to … Continue reading My Struggles with Double Cleansing – Review of Innisfree Apple Juicy Cleansing Oil and Yes to Cucumbers Gentle Milk Cleanser
I avoided this essence for a long time because my previous experience with tea tree oil was in the form of a cleanser that was stinky and too harsh on my already parched skin. However, three months ago the now famous Banila & Co Clean it Zero cleanser brought on an acne storm the likes … Continue reading LHJ Tea Tree 90 Essence