Introducing the Reflect Beauty Awards: A Celebration of Diverse Beauty

Introducing the Reflect Beauty Awards: A Celebration of Diverse Beauty

A note from Fiddy: I'm happy to be joining the team at Reflect Beauty, a new media collective that promotes true diversity in today's beauty and wellness spaces. Here's an intro from my colleagues at the site! By Sheila Marmon and Nikki Walton of ReflectBeauty.com #RepresentationInBeautyMatters and we all deserve an equal opportunity to not [...]

Off-Blog: Sheet Mask Hacks, Beauty Vitamins, and COSRX Balancium Comfort Ceramide Cream

Off-Blog: Sheet Mask Hacks, Beauty Vitamins, and COSRX Balancium Comfort Ceramide Cream

Time rushes on, summer turns into even hotter Second Summer, and I've got a fresh batch of off-blog articles for you! First up, over on new AB shop GlowieCo's blog, I've gathered five of my favorite sheet mask tips and tricks to get the most out of your masking sessions. I’m a very frequent and [...]

Fiddy Wrote a Book

Fiddy Wrote a Book

That's right. I freaking did. I've wanted to write a book for a couple of years now. A blog is a great thing to have, but the bigger it grows, the less accessible it sometimes becomes: posts are uploaded in no particular order or arrangement, and older content can get lost in the shuffle even [...]

Off-Blog: Lip and Eye Patch Masking Tips

Off-Blog: Lip and Eye Patch Masking Tips

I promised I'd be better at linking my off-blog articles! Today's is in the Beautytap editorial section and features tips for maximizing the effects of lip and eye masks. I don’t use lip patches nearly as often as eye patches. In the first place, I’m not that preoccupied with my lips. As long as they’re [...]

Off-Blog: 10-Minute Skincare Routines and BTS x Mediheal Mask Review

Off-Blog: 10-Minute Skincare Routines and BTS x Mediheal Mask Review

Lately I've been realizing that my writing is spread across a few different sites, so I should be better at linking articles here when I want to share them. Here are two recent ones I wrote for Beautytap! Back to School Beauty: 10-Minute Skincare for Busy Students I know I'm prone to very long skincare [...]

Review: NIOD Copper Amino Isolate Serum 2:1 (CAIS2)

Review: NIOD Copper Amino Isolate Serum 2:1 (CAIS2)

This review has been a long time coming. Not just because it typically takes me at least one or two months to determine whether a "serious" (e.g. anti-aging or spot fading) product actually does anything for me, but also because I've had a bias against Deciem brands for the longest time. Especially against NIOD, the [...]

Off-Blog: My Dewy Skin Tips at GlowieCo

Off-Blog: My Dewy Skin Tips at GlowieCo

As many of you may know, I do some freelance writing, both because I like money and because I like having additional platforms from which to spew my never-ending thoughts about skincare. I've recently taken on the new AB e-tailer GlowieCo, which launched with a selection of awesome Taiwanese and Japanese skincare products. I really [...]

Routine Maintenance: When to Switch Up Your Skincare and When to Not

Routine Maintenance: When to Switch Up Your Skincare and When to Not

So you've carefully assembled your very own custom skincare routine and painstakingly added products in one at a time. You've stuck with it for weeks or months, kept notes, and seen some results, at least enough to keep going. But now you feel like you're in a rut. You're eyeing your lineup and ogling other people's [...]