For the longest time, all I wanted was a cleansing oil that worked. Something that removed all my makeup, didn't leave any residue on my face, and didn't break me out. After a comically long struggle, I found one, and I still think it's the best no-nonsense, super functional, great value, oil cleanser out there. … Continue reading Astalift Cleansing Oil Review
For those that don't know, Glossier is a beauty brand borne out of Emily Weiss's blog, Into the Gloss, which features close looks at the beauty routines of beautiful people. This blog frustrates me for the same reason it fascinates me - regardless of what I put on my face, I'm never going to look like … Continue reading Glossier Milky Jelly Cleanser Review
I used to live with a girl who was manically obsessed with cleansiness and organization and who, following a trip to Italy, came back with a suitcase full of not only cashmere tights and Schoko-Bons, but also pens, containers, and storage tools she had purchased from a "Japanese, brand-less store" called Muji. This was my first introduction … Continue reading Muji Sensitive Skin Cleansing Oil
Inspired by Cat Cactus's super useful post about dehydrated, combination-oily skin and pegged as a dry-skin reference, I thought I would quickly share some tips on things that have made a difference for my skin. Also, I updated my skincare routine to reflect some new things I'm testing out so take a look! The timing … Continue reading Got Dry Skin? Try These Three Things!
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