Skincare Review: Ole Henriksen Cold Plunge Pore Mask and Pore-Balance Facial Sauna Scrub

The products from the Ole Henriksen Balance Collection aims to reduce oil and refine pores without stripping the skin. They sent over their two exfoliators – the Cold Plunge™ Pore Mask and the Pore-Balance™ Facial Sauna Scrub. These products promise to purify and reduce the appearance of pores and mattify the skin without using parabens,…… Continue reading Skincare Review: Ole Henriksen Cold Plunge Pore Mask and Pore-Balance Facial Sauna Scrub

Brand Overview: Kate Ryan Skincare

From Ohio, Kate Ryan Skincare aims to create skincare products made in small batches that are made of quality ingredients and are affordable, plant-powered, and cruelty-free. The Salicylic Cleanser ($35) contains salicylic acid to exfoliate, DMAE to firm, alpha lipoic acid to refine, and coffee fruit and green tea extract to protect the skin. This…… Continue reading Brand Overview: Kate Ryan Skincare

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

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

Skincare Review: Paula’s Choice Defense Essential Glow Moisturizer SPF 30, Nightly Reconditioning Moisturizer, and Antioxidant Pore Purifier

The new Defense range from Paula’s Choice promises to target pollution, blue light, and smog while delivering nutrients and antioxidants. This is interesting for me, living in an urban area because I’m facing environmental aggressors daily. First off, I’m just really amazed that PC seems to have it all because the moisturizers in this line…… Continue reading Skincare Review: Paula’s Choice Defense Essential Glow Moisturizer SPF 30, Nightly Reconditioning Moisturizer, and Antioxidant Pore Purifier