Skincare Product Reviews

The Ordinary - Anti Aging Shopping Guide
Serums, Skincare, Skincare Guides

The Ordinary: Anti-Aging Regimen Guide

I bought my first “The Ordinary” products earlier this month and can’t help but notice how difficult it was to decipher which products were right for me. Aside from feeling like I needed a degree in Chemistry to pronounce the names, the products weren’t categorized into what I’m typically used to seeing – the traditional Cleanse, Tone, Moisturize model. I was quite overwhelmed and confused when browsing The Ordinary’s website, so I thought I’d go ahead and learn more about this brand and do some videos to help explain how to pick to pick the right Ordinary products for your skin type and needs.

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TATCHA THE ESSENCE REVIEW
Essences, Skincare Product Reviews, Toners

Tatcha The Essence Review

I love me a good essence. Ever since the K-Beauty trend popularized this product, lots have been written about its efficacy, need, and place in your standard skincare routine. The idea of a “booster” to maximize the efficacy of your serums, moisturizers, treatments is not exactly new to those of you familiar with the Asian skincare philosophy and ritual.

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Image of Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask
Moisturizers, Skincare, Skincare Product Reviews

Review: Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask

I’ve been excited to share my thoughts about this sleeping mask! I’ve heard so many good things about the Glow Recipe brand, and watermelon is one of my favorite fruits…. so I figured I would at least like how this mask smells.  I remember growing up in Taiwan, some women would use watermelon rinds to moisturize their face. I thought it was the strangest thing at the time, but now looking back at it those women might have been up to something! Watermelons are, after all, mostly water.

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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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