Exfoliation: Chemical vs Mechanical and its benefits

It’s rather hard to say we fully cleanse our faces until we exfoliate. Exfoliation is a fancy word to describing the removal of the outer layer of yuckiest dead skin from our skin. Our skin naturally sheds dead skin on average monthly. However as we age (and depending on lifestyle choices and genetics), that may… Continue reading Exfoliation: Chemical vs Mechanical and its benefits

Review: My Beauty Diary Apple Polyphenyol Mask

Just for fun (and to motivate me to mask), I decided to take part of@lilchubmonkey & @vaintreasures‘s #7dayfruitmaskchallenge. So for Day 1 I started off with one of my all-time favorite mask: My Beauty Diary Apple Polyphenol Mask. Description: Marketed mostly for Pore Tightening with added properties of Sebum Control, Clarifying, and Brightening. The ingredient… Continue reading Review: My Beauty Diary Apple Polyphenyol Mask

Facial Creams Comparison: Laneige, Missha, Bliss, Beauty of Joseon, Shara Shara, Enprani & Claire

I am a bit late in posting my winter facial cream but better late than never? Plus I thought it might be helpful for those who are trying to get their skin spring ready! We had not had a “real” winter where I lived for a few years so I was able to get by… Continue reading Facial Creams Comparison: Laneige, Missha, Bliss, Beauty of Joseon, Shara Shara, Enprani & Claire

Facial Cream Review: Joseon’s Dynasty Cream

Ingredients In Korean, cannot understand. According to Memebox website: “Key ingredients include Water, Glyceryl Polymethacrylate, Glycerin, Pentylene Glycol, Glyceryl Caprylate, Dehydroacetic Acid, Orange 4 (Ci 15510), Butylene Glycol, Punica Granatum Extract, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Extract, Red 33 (Ci 17200), Carbomer, Trehalose, Tromethamine, Sapindus Trifoliatus Fruit Extract, Fragrance” Description A multifunctional skincare cream that embraces… Continue reading Facial Cream Review: Joseon’s Dynasty Cream

Facial Cream Review: Missha’s Cho Bo Yang Rejuvenating Cream

Ingredients panax ginseng root extract, dipropylene glycol, glycerin, hydrogenated polydecene, cetearyl alcohol, butylene glycol, dicaprylate/dicaprate, cetyl ethylhexanoate, cyclopentasiloxane, phenyl trimethicone, glycol sterate SE, cyclohexasiloxane, glyceryl sterate, stearic acid, scrophularia buergeriana root extract, hydrolyzed oplopanax, PCA dimethicone, butyrospermum parkii (shea butter), orbignya oleifera seed oil, palmitic acid, butylene glycol, hydrogenated lecithin, velvet extract, rehmannia glutinosa root… Continue reading Facial Cream Review: Missha’s Cho Bo Yang Rejuvenating Cream

Review: Scinic Box by Memebox First Impression

              When I saw Memebox came out with a Scinic Box, I ordered right away. Scinic was high on my list of brands to try, specifically their “all-in-one ampoules” and the box included one. Since I rarely am able to review a box before it sells out completely (like… Continue reading Review: Scinic Box by Memebox First Impression

Review: Hydrogel Eye Patches Comparison

I admit it. I am a Korean skin care fanatic. If it sounds weird or has weird ingredients, I must try it. Out of all the crazy products, one of my biggest obsessions is hydrogel eye patches. They are essentially facial sheet masks but only for the eyes. I am in my late 20s so… Continue reading Review: Hydrogel Eye Patches Comparison

Beauty: Holiday Skin Cheatsheet

Holiday season can be tough on our skin. First it is cold, that bitter bone-dry wind just suck all the moisture of our skin. My nose usually just peels and peels like snake. Plus going out to holiday parties drinking, eating not the best food possible, and staying up late does not help at all.… Continue reading Beauty: Holiday Skin Cheatsheet