#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 [...]

Five Flops at Fiddy’s: After Hours Mini-Review Party

Five Flops at Fiddy’s: After Hours Mini-Review Party

Some products in this post were provided for review by Fifty Shades of Snail sponsors and are individually disclosed below. All opinions and recommendations in this post are my own unless otherwise noted. Learn more about my rules for store partnerships by checking out my sponsorship policy and sponsor list. Let's do something a little different today! I recently [...]

Review: The Face Shop SMIM Fermentation Hydro Gel Mask – Ceramide

Review: The Face Shop SMIM Fermentation Hydro Gel Mask – Ceramide

Fiddy's Disclosure Corner: The product featured in this blog post was provided by Jolse in exchange for my honest review. If you have any questions about how I handle press samples, please take a minute to read my sponsorship policy and list of sponsors. Everyone has a bad habit or three, right? One of mine is overexfoliation. [...]

Sheet Mask Battle Royale, Citrus Edition!

Sheet Mask Battle Royale, Citrus Edition!

"Natural" and DIY skin care advocates have long recommended the use of straight lemon juice to brighten skin and fade dark spots. Unfortunately, that's really not a good idea. Undiluted citrus juices can be far too acidic, even capable of causing chemical burns; they can also be irritating and photosensitizing, leading to increased sun damage [...]

Review: The Face Shop Real Nature Mask, Kelp

Review: The Face Shop Real Nature Mask, Kelp

I love seaweed. It's one of my favorite foods that are not Chinese restaurant spareribs. I love seaweed in soup, I love it crisp and wrapped around a nice big mound of spicy salmon and rice, and I could eat about a hundred strips of seasoned nori at a time. So when a box of sheet [...]