Winter 2017 Skincare Routine

I've never done a skincare routine post on this site because my routine usually changes from day to day as my mood and skin needs vary. The past couple of months, due to work, travel, and generally not having enough hours in the day my routine has become extremely repetitive and minimalist (for me), which I … Continue reading Winter 2017 Skincare Routine

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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

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

Glossier Priming Moisturizer Rich Review

This is the second product Glossier developed by sourcing input from their readers and since I liked their cleanser ok, I wanted to give this a try. However, whereas with the Milky Jelly Cleanser, Glossier was able to develop something innovative and stand-out in the oversaturated cleanser market, they've done the exact opposite with this moisturizer. What they seem … Continue reading Glossier Priming Moisturizer Rich Review

Dr.Ci:Labo Aqua-Collagen-Gel Enrich-Lift-Ex Review

Seeing "Dr." in the name of a skincare product usually kills any interest I have in it. Not only is the product guaranteed to lack any skincaretainment value but I also don't like it when brands pander to "serious skincare" seekers. There have been two exceptions to this rule: Dr. Jart, which pretty consistently churns out products … Continue reading Dr.Ci:Labo Aqua-Collagen-Gel Enrich-Lift-Ex Review