Skincare, Skincare Guides, Sunscreens

A Complete Guide to Sunscreens

I can’t believe it’s June! You know what that means! Summer is around the corner! I’m so excited – summer is my favorite time of the year, and pretty soon we’re going to be frolicking around in the sun! During this time of year, when we’re spending more time outdoors, it’s actually even more important to protect your skin with sunscreen. The daily sunscreen with SPF 30 you’ve been applying once in the morning won’t be enough if you’re going to be spending a day at the beach or the pool.

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Essences, Skincare, Skincare Product Reviews, Toners

Review: Missha Time Evolution “The First Treatment Essence”

I first came across Missha’s Time Evolution First Treatment Essence when searching for an alternative to the (very expensive) SK-II Facial Treatment Essence. I really like to use the SK-II Facial Treatment Essence, but a 160ml/5.4oz size runs $179 at Sephora, which is difficult for me to justify every other month. I looked up alternatives on blogs, forums, reviews, and came across Missha.

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Skincare, Skincare Product Reviews, Sunscreens

Review: White Formula UV Protective Gel with Hyaluronic Acid SPF 50

Something that I love to do during trips to Asia is to shop for local brands that  I can’t get easily here in the States. With the surge in popularity of Korean skincare, there have been numerous online outlets starting to cater to demand for Korean skincare and beauty products. A niche that I find more difficult to find is Taiwanese skincare, which I find to be quite good in terms of both performance and value!

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Skincare, Skincare Product Reviews

Fall Skincare Routine – Updated

As we transition from summer into fall, so should our skincare routine. Just like how you might tweak your wardrobe to keeep up with the seasons, you should also re-evaluate your skincare routine at the end of each season to make sure that each product is still meeting your needs. I’ve been trying out different products to curate my fall routine. You’ll see some familar products that I kept from summer into fall, and a couple of new additions.

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