Holiday 2019: Drunk Elephant Shelf-Control Night Kit

I’m going on vacation in about four weeks so the Drunk Elephant Shelf-Control Night Kit came just in time. The set promises to have everything one would need for their night routine. It contains the T.L.C.™ Glycolic Night Serum, my go-to glycolic acid at night, the Beste™ No. 9 Jelly Cleanser, the Lala Retro™ Whipped Cream as…… Continue reading Holiday 2019: Drunk Elephant Shelf-Control Night Kit

Cult Favorite: Ole Henriksen Banana Bright Eye Crème

I have heard of Banana Bright Eye Crème from Ole Henriksen countless times. Inspired by the banana powder, this eye cream promises to brighten and color-correct the eye area while hydrating and firming it using vitamin c derivatives, orange extract, green tea extract, collagen, and aloe juice. It also doesn’t contain parabens, sulfates, or phthalates.…… Continue reading Cult Favorite: Ole Henriksen Banana Bright Eye Crème

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

Skincare Review: First Aid Beauty Face Cleanser, Facial Radiance Pads, Facial Radiance AHA Intensive Peel, Fab Skin Retinol Eye Cream with Triple Hyaluronic Acid

Textures from some products from First Aid Beauty that I’m playing around with. On top is the Face Cleanser ($21), which has a creamy whipped texture that promises to calm, soothe, nourish, hydrate, and protect using aloe, allantoin, glycerin, and the brand’s FAB antioxidant booster (licorice root, feverfew, and white tea extracts). This leaves my…… Continue reading Skincare Review: First Aid Beauty Face Cleanser, Facial Radiance Pads, Facial Radiance AHA Intensive Peel, Fab Skin Retinol Eye Cream with Triple Hyaluronic Acid

Brand Overview: Instytutum

Founded by Natalia Derkach, Ph.D., Instytutum promises to offer results-driven skincare products developed in their Swiss R&D laboratory. They have recently updated their packaging and their formulas to help us achieve flawless skin. Their products are also formulated without parabens, sulfates, mineral oil, synthetic dyes, and SLES/SLS. The rich balm of the Transforming Melting Cleanser…… Continue reading Brand Overview: Instytutum