Brand Overview: Mun Skincare

With the philosophy that a clear, glowing complexion is the perfect foundation, celebrity makeup artist Munemi Imai founded Mun Skincare. The brand aims to nurture, balance, and brighten all skin. Their products contain sustainably-sourced ingredients and are natural, organic, cruelty-free, and vegan. Ann oil-based cleanser, the Akwi Purifying Cleanser ($65) promises to lift impurities, unclog…… Continue reading Brand Overview: Mun Skincare

Brand Overview: Han Hoo

On warmer days, I switch around some products – cooling and lightweight products take over the creamy and heavier types. K-Beauty brand HanHoo sent over watermelon-based products to help with the heat while promising to take care of my skin. The Watermelon Illuminator Daytime Facial Oil ($16) aims to hydration using watermelon and grapefruit extracts.…… Continue reading Brand Overview: Han Hoo

Skincare Review: Temple Spa Purification, Be Clear, Moisture Matte

Temple Spa promises provide skincare products that feel like “spa wherever you are.” Even if their spa is only in one location, they offer a wide array of products targeting specific skin concerns. They sent over a few of their products for my oily skin and easily clogged pores. An anti-blemish and purifying clay mask,…… Continue reading Skincare Review: Temple Spa Purification, Be Clear, Moisture Matte

Skincare Review: Plant Apothecary

Wanting to promote healthy ingredients, environmental friendliness, and social responsibility, couple Holly McWhorter and Bjarke Ballisager created Plant Apothecary, an overall wellness brand aimed to moisturize, purify, de-stress, exfoliate any skin. Their uses aromatherapy and herbalism to create plant-based products that are vegan, cruelty-free and are made without gluten, GMO, petroleum, parabens, phthalates, sulfates, and silicones. The…… Continue reading Skincare Review: Plant Apothecary

Skincare Review: Puriste Gentle Purifying Facial Cleanser and 8% Glycolic Acid Night Cream

Developed by dermatologist Dr. Sylvia Garnis-Jones, Puriste uses medical-grade formulations in products promising to uncomplicate you skincare routine. Manufactured in Canada and entirely women-owned and operated, the products from Puriste are cruelty-free and do not contain dyes, fragrances, mineral oils, parabens, sulfates, phthalates, or synthetic preservatives. They sent over two products that they think would…… Continue reading Skincare Review: Puriste Gentle Purifying Facial Cleanser and 8% Glycolic Acid Night Cream