Fiddy’s Flops: The 2016 Dud Report

Fiddy’s Flops: The 2016 Dud Report

Amid the love and positivity of the holiday season, I think it's important to remember that everything is not, in fact, awesome. Actually, for every one stellar skincare product out there, there are probably about twenty duds. As hard as I try to avoid those duds, sometimes they land on my doorstep and then on [...]

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Spring/Summer 2016 Flops and Faves, Part 3: Yet More Hanbang + the Return of the AHA

Spring/Summer 2016 Flops and Faves, Part 3: Yet More Hanbang + the Return of the AHA

Previously: Part 1: Classics and New Faves | Part 2: Best and Worst Ginseng Skincare This final installment of my spring/summer 2016 skincare routine update took me a very long time to write because so much has been happening with my life and my skin! Which sounds dire but in reality isn't. Even when I've been let down by something I'd been [...]

#Enabled: May Skincare Purchases and the Stories Behind Them (aka Shopping Habits of a Beauty Blogger)

#Enabled: May Skincare Purchases and the Stories Behind Them (aka Shopping Habits of a Beauty Blogger)

As a beauty blogger, I make a lot of skincare purchases. Many more, I imagine, than a typical non-blogger beauty consumer would. We've talked a bit about blogger shopping habits here and there on the Snailcast, and I'm sure I've mentioned mine in passing elsewhere, but I don't think I've ever sat down and walked [...]

Mid-Year Megapost: Fiddy’s Faves and Flops of Spring/Summer 2016, Part 1

Mid-Year Megapost: Fiddy’s Faves and Flops of Spring/Summer 2016, Part 1

This is my skincare basket. It's the sturdy workhorse that carries everyday essentials chosen out of my much more extensive skincare wardrobe. The contents of my basket change on a fairly regular basis. But I recently realized that some things never get banished from the basket, even for a night. That got me thinking about the ways my [...]

News: Fiddy Snails Set Live on Memebox US!

News: Fiddy Snails Set Live on Memebox US!

It's here! The Fifty Shades of Snail/COSRX snail value set that I announced at the end of last week's COSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence and Advanced Snail 92 All In One Cream megapost has scooted and slimed its way onto Memebox US, complete with original Triangle Studio artwork, the fabled COSRX sticker sheets, and, of [...]

Mini-Review Bonanza: The Hydrogel Edition

Mini-Review Bonanza: The Hydrogel Edition

It's been a while since I've done a sheet mask or hydrogel mask review, and that vexes me. It vexes me terribly. Sorry, Gladiator is on. I still love these one-use wonders just as much as I ever did, and probably even more now that I've been using them in the mornings whenever I wake up [...]