Skincare Review: Inkey List Salicylic Acid Cleanser, Vitamin C Serum, Beta Hydroxy Acid, and Hyaluronic Acid

I have heard of Inkey List while looking for a no non-sense brand that offers a wide range of products at a price point accessible price point. They recently sent over products suitable for my oily skin that’s brightening and clearing. My skin has been acting properly the past few weeks so it took me…… Continue reading Skincare Review: Inkey List Salicylic Acid Cleanser, Vitamin C Serum, Beta Hydroxy Acid, and Hyaluronic Acid

Brand Overview: Mario Badescu

It might sound weird but this is the first time I’ve tried Mario Badescu. I’ve seen the memes, read the love, and saw the results but I never got around to using their products til now. They sent over two cleansers. The first one, the Enzyme Cleansing Gel ($14), is for every day. This feels…… Continue reading Brand Overview: Mario Badescu

Monthly Favorites: August 2019

Fresh Beauty Sugar Strawberry Exfoliating Face Wash The Sugar Strawberry Exfoliating Face Wash from Fresh Beauty ($33) cleanses and exfoliates to refine, soften, and smooth the skin using two sizes of sugar crystals from beetroots, soapberry peel extract, strawberry fruit and blackcurrant fruit extracts, and grapeseed oil. This face cleanser smells a bit like strawberry…… Continue reading Monthly Favorites: August 2019

Brand Overview: Gruum

Inspired by Scandinavian ideals, British selfcare brand Gruum aims to create purposeful products without gimmicks and labels. Their products are created cruelty-free and are for everyone. Even their packaging is simple and it really called out the small minimalist voice deep inside me. Kori, their vegan exfoliating face wash contains orange, eucalyptus, and witch hazel…… Continue reading Brand Overview: Gruum

Cult Favorite: Caolion Pore Blackhead Steam Pack and Pore Original Pack Duo

One of the first brands in South Korea to release products that are made without artificial color, fragrance, and alcohol, K-Beauty brand Caolion aims to unclog and minimize pores while maintaining balance to the skin. Their products are also made without parabens, dyes, and mineral oil. Their Pore Blackhead Steam Pack and Pore Original Pack…… Continue reading Cult Favorite: Caolion Pore Blackhead Steam Pack and Pore Original Pack Duo