Reader Questions: Recognizing and Treating Overexfoliation

Reader Questions: Recognizing and Treating Overexfoliation

Recognize the signs of overexfoliation and learn how to treat and prevent it for improved skin health.

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Do You Need Actives in Your Skincare Routine?

Do You Need Actives in Your Skincare Routine?

I know I haven't been great about answering comments and questions here latelyand I'm super sorry and am working to catch up!, but since I manually approve every comment that comes through, I have still been reading them. Lately I've noticed one particular type of question come up more often than most. Lots of you [...]

How to Exfoliate: Multitasking with Chemical Exfoliants

How to Exfoliate: Multitasking with Chemical Exfoliants

The most recent episode of the Snailcast was all about acids and how to exfoliate safely and effectively, and I'm super bummed because I wasn't able to join thanks to moving hassles. But the topic got me thinking about acids and reminded me that I've been doing mine in a different way than I used to. A [...]

Review: COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid

Review: COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid

COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid keeps pores clear without excessive risk of irritation.

COSRX News: COSRX Now Available Stateside!

COSRX News: COSRX Now Available Stateside!

Good news for those of you who have been dying to try out the COSRX products I've been raving about, but who have been hesitant to order from Korean sites (or annoyed at the long shipping times from Korea to the US): A US-based K-beauty retailer now carries a nice variety of COSRX products! Cupidrop has [...]

Review: COSRX Natural BHA Skin Returning A-Sol

Review: COSRX Natural BHA Skin Returning A-Sol

Have you ever accidentally bought the wrong product, but then the product came all the way from Korea and returning it would be way too much hassle so you tried it out anyway, and the product ended up taking you on a journey of discovery? No? Really? Just me? Affiliate links in this post are [...]

Spring/Summer 2015 Routine Overhaul Status: Complete!

Spring/Summer 2015 Routine Overhaul Status: Complete!

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 [...]