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Review: Malin+Goetz Mojito Lip Balm

Hello! Today I'm here to talk about, honestly, one of the most freakin' expensive lip balms I've encountered in my life -- the Malin+Goetz Mojito Lip Balm. About the brand Malin+Goetz (the "+" is apparently pronounced as "and") is an American brand which claims to provide "simple skincare solutions". They claim that their products are… Continue reading Review: Malin+Goetz Mojito Lip Balm

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Empties

Empties of November and December 2018

Happy 2019, everyone! I apologize for going AWOL for a while. Honestly, I was uninspired and pressured to continue blogging, even though I had a lot of thoughts and a lot of products to talk about. Over the holidays, though, I realized that I just need to get out of my head a little bit… Continue reading Empties of November and December 2018

Masking Mondays

Masking Mondays: The Face Shop Real Nature Lotus Sheet Mask

Hello everyone! It's been a while since I posted a Masking Mondays post, but now I'm back with (yet another) sheet mask from The Face Shop. This week I'll be talking about The Face Shop Real Nature Lotus Sheet Mask. This mask claims to hydrating, so that's what I looked out for mainly. First, the… Continue reading Masking Mondays: The Face Shop Real Nature Lotus Sheet Mask

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October Empties

How was everyone's Halloween? πŸ™‚ Today lemme share with you guys all the stuff I finished this past month. First we have the Etude House Wonder Pore Freshner (yes, it's spelled "freshner", not "freshener"). This is a pH-balancing toner that performs just as it's supposed to. I liked how this toner removed the traces of… Continue reading October Empties

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Review: Biore UV Anti-Pollution Body Care Serum (Extra Moist)

Inasmuch as I take care of the skin on my face, I admit I neglect the skin on my body. I made a vow to make more of an effort to take care of the skin on my body. Skin is skin, right? I try to make applying lotion a regular thing, and of course,… Continue reading Review: Biore UV Anti-Pollution Body Care Serum (Extra Moist)

Masking Mondays

Masking Mondays: The Face Shop Real Nature Lemon Sheet Mask

I've missed doing these Masking Mondays! This week I have another sheet mask from The Face Shop to talk about -- it's the Real Nature mask in Lemon. The mask claims to be #brightening, so that's what I kept an eye out for. When I opened the packet, the first thing that greeted me was… Continue reading Masking Mondays: The Face Shop Real Nature Lemon Sheet Mask

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Japan haul and some thoughts about Asian skincare

I'm so sorry for disappearing again -- this time, I got to squeeze in some life despite the mountain of work by spending eight whole days in Japan! I'm one of the losers who's never been to Japan until now, so I was super excited for the trip and I was super happy while I… Continue reading Japan haul and some thoughts about Asian skincare

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Review: The Ordinary Granactive Retinoid 2% in Squalane

I had been noticing fine lines under my eyes and I started feverishly researching on which ingredients will address that particular concern. After a lot of reading, I settled on retinol as my anti-aging secret ingredient. The thing with retinol is, though, is that it's super strong and can cause reactions like extreme redness and… Continue reading Review: The Ordinary Granactive Retinoid 2% in Squalane