One of the best things about Korean skincare is that there really is something for everyone. No matter what your skin type and skin concerns are, there…… Read more “Sponsored: The Best of Skin1004”
Thorough but gentle cleansing is the foundation of an effective skin care routine. The Korean skin care routine advocates a multi-step evening cleanse to remove all traces of makeup and sunscreen, helping to prevent breakouts and prepare skin for maximum absorption of skin care products.
SPONSORED: Papa Recipe Is One of the Best Korean Skincare Brands to Fly Under the Radar
Lately I keep thinking about how long I’ve been using and writing about Korean skincare. It’s been a looong time. Almost ten years, to be exact. I…… Read more “SPONSORED: Papa Recipe Is One of the Best Korean Skincare Brands to Fly Under the Radar”
Review: New COSRX Cica Foam Cleanser, Cleansing Balm, and Cleansing Oil
It’s been a big couple of years for COSRX. They’ve expanded beyond their beginnings as a small and relatively unknown brand focused on bare-bones AHA and BHA…… Read more “Review: New COSRX Cica Foam Cleanser, Cleansing Balm, and Cleansing Oil”
The Best of 2020: Skincare Faves
You know how I know 2021 is going to be a better year than 2020? Because it’s January and I not only remembered that I want to…… Read more “The Best of 2020: Skincare Faves”
Sponsored: Kose SEKKISEI at Costco, a Japanese Skincare Surprise
It’s been a long time since I’ve fallen in love with a cleansing oil or an emulsion, but KOSE SEKKISEI did it.
Beauty Monogamy: My Long-Term (Skincare) Relationships
Skincare products come and go, but these regularly repurchased holy grails are here to stay.
Amazon Skincare Buys: The Good, The Great, The Bad, and the Terrible
“Unfortunately, this sunscreen is laden with more alcohol than me after a KBBQ night with my coworkers. My liver might be able to take it, but my face wasn’t.”
A Good Low pH Cleanser Isn’t Hard to Find (Anymore)
It’s funny thinking about it now, but I actually didn’t get into skincare at all until I was 33. Before then, I typically washed my face with…… Read more “A Good Low pH Cleanser Isn’t Hard to Find (Anymore)”
Summer 2017 Dud Awards, + Misc Fiddy News
Find out why I detest Klairs Gentle Black Deep Cleansing Oil. Sunday Riley C.E.O. Rapid Flash Brightening Serum, and Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Concentrate Matrix.
Review: Glow Recipe Blueberry Bounce Gentle Cleanser
Glow Recipe Blueberry Bounce Gentle Cleanser has several weaknesses that make it less than great.