High protection with a weightless, invisible finish: Missha All Around Safe Block Aqua Sun Gel almost has it all.
Today I opened my skincare closet and a massive pile of empties fell out, so I decided to divert some time and energy from the reviews I'm working on and write (some of) those empties up. Affiliate links are marked with an asterisk(*). Some of the products featured in this post were provided by Fifty [...]
After blogging for a couple of years and using Asian beauty products for a couple more before that, the vast majority of products I've tried have become a big shiny blur. Generally only the really great and really dreadful products stand out. But sometimes, a product sticks in my mind even when I didn't love [...]
It's natural to be sad when the last drops of a favorite product have been dispensed and the bottle (or tub, or tube, or jar) is empty. A fresh, unopened skincare product is a thing of pristine beauty and endless promise. An empty one sometimes seems haunted by the ghosts of promises unfulfilled. But empties are [...]
Have all been from the same brand. You may have noticed that the vast majority of the reviews on this blog are at least somewhat positive. The reason's pretty simple: The more I learn about skincare ingredients, the easier it is for me to choose products that I know I'll find effective and probably enjoyable. [...]
Don't worry, Hada Labo fans. I didn't suddenly discover something bad about the famous and bestselling hydrating toner. The thing is, I just keep discovering other products that, for my purposes, are better. Here's why a toner like Hada Labo Super Gokujyun Hyaluronic Acid Lotion can be so useful: Anti-aging isn't just about preventing wrinkles. [...]
I've said it before, and I'll say it again: flexibility is critical to maintaining healthy skin. Your skin is a complex living ecosystem, subject to all sorts of ever-changing influences, like diet, lifestyle, stress levels, living environment, overall climate, and day-to-day fluctuations in the weather. And if that wasn't complicated enough, just about anyone's skin [...]