Everything I’m Using Right Now – Spring 2018 Skincare Routine

As some of you might know, I am on a one year very-low-buy. An over-abundant skincare wardrobe brings some people happiness. Recently, its been giving me anxiety. My goal is to emerge on the other side of this no buy with a carefully curated assortment of skincare products that brings me joy with every single … Continue reading Everything I’m Using Right Now – Spring 2018 Skincare Routine

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Leaf & Botanics Face Emulsion Acai & Innisfree Black Green Tea Serum Review

Oftentimes, dupes in the beauty world happen as the result of imitation or desire to capitalize on a trend. Less often, it just so happens that two organizations create analogous products that have similar form and/or function. I love stumbling on dupes that fall into this second category! One of my favorite finds to date … Continue reading Leaf & Botanics Face Emulsion Acai & Innisfree Black Green Tea Serum Review

Kuramoto Bijin Hakumai Ferment Milk and Hakumai Fermentation Lotion Review

Lately, I've been really, really into sake products and after many late nights browsing google-translated Japanese shopping sites pondering where this obsession comes from, finally concluded I have a weird nostalgic attachment to how sake smells. More so than any other month, Autumn is the season for nostalgia and so it feels like an appropriate … Continue reading Kuramoto Bijin Hakumai Ferment Milk and Hakumai Fermentation Lotion Review

Swanicoco Hydrating Waterfull, Snail Fermentation, and Fermentation Care SkinToner and Emulsion Review

With most product reviews, I take scattered notes on my phone and when my SO is watching a boring basketball game, I sit down, piece everything together into a review.  While reviewing my notes on the Hydrating Waterfull products, I couldn't help but feel the resulting review/s might would be too repetitive to the reviews … Continue reading Swanicoco Hydrating Waterfull, Snail Fermentation, and Fermentation Care SkinToner and Emulsion Review

Yuri Pibu Cucu Maronza (Black Truffle) Serum Review

Following the success I had with the Yuri Pibu Artichoke Power Essence, I wanted to try more things from the brand so I did some research and zeroed in on this truffle serum. Like the artichoke essence, the truffle serum contains a cool mix of ceramides and cholesterol. Unlike the artichoke essence, it comes in packaging that isn't frustratingly … Continue reading Yuri Pibu Cucu Maronza (Black Truffle) Serum Review