Having an army of Asian Beauty animal friends is a dream of mine, so I am not even going to pretend like I bought this for any other reason than the bear shaped bottle. Only after I bought it did I realize that this sunscreen is alcohol free! I have heard multiple times alcohol-free sunscreens … Continue reading Mommy! UV Mild Gel SPF 30 PA+++ Sunscreen Review
UV rays from the sun cause somewhere around 90% of the visible signs of aging. For this reason, I am a little bit fanatical about sunscreen (as you should be to) and in preparation of summer (starts officially June 21st!) I am organizing and sharing all the information I have read, made note of, and … Continue reading WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SUNSCREEN Pt 1: Protect yourself from UVA and UVB rays
UPDATE: To see a review and comparison of the 2017 Biore Aqua Rich Watery Gel and Essence, see here. I’m posting about these two sunscreens together because they’re almost identically named. Despite that, they’re actually quite different but both very excellent. The Watery Gel comes in a bottle containing 90ml of sunscreen with a spout … Continue reading Biore UV Aqua Rich Watery Gel and Essence Sunscreen Review and Comparison
I’m working on a post about everything I know about sunscreen, mostly for my own benefit, because I’ve read so much on the topic and need to take the time to organize and parse through all the information. In the meantime, I will be doing impression posts about the sunscreens I recently purchased as I … Continue reading Nivea Sun Protect Aqua Gel SPF 50 PA+++ Sunscreen Review
It's a bit ironic that I received this package just in time for the rainiest Saturday LA has seen in some time but I'm pretty excited about it nonetheless! Also, this is a great opportunity to remind everyone that visible light ≠ UV light and, per the American Academy of Dermatology, use sunscreen everyday, even … Continue reading Summer is Coming! Rakuten Sunscreen Haul!
Greetings from the air! In a few hours, I will be stuffing my face with croissants in Paris! In the meantime, I thought I would do a short post on the skincare planning I did for the trip. Surviving the Flight I’ve no fear of flying but dread the experience of being on a plane. My … Continue reading Packing for Paris!
Lately, it’s been pointed out that for some products, the per unit price of samples is cheaper (sometimes significantly) than the full size price. I gathered some data on a few brands and product categories I was interested in. Here are the results. The results by brand largely confirm what I already suspected. The more … Continue reading Samples Project Part 1