Mr. Crazy Snail Lady Got His Own Routine…

Mr. Crazy Snail Lady Got His Own Routine…

...and he's loving it! My other half will be hydrating his skin and protecting it from free radical damage with the Innisfree Green Tea line. Some COSRX will get in the mix eventually, too. I've always thought it's awesome when men care about their skin. Now I think the already awesome Mr Crazy Snail Lady [...]

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 [...]

Brand Spotlight: Hada Labo (Plus Skin Care for Dry Air)

Brand Spotlight: Hada Labo (Plus Skin Care for Dry Air)

It may sound like total insanity to start tailoring one's daily skin care routine based on the weather forecast, but, you know, it is what it is, and I accept who I am, so I'm okay with that. Late last week, I caught a local weather forecast that predicted a very warm and dry weekend. [...]

All About the Konjac Sponge (Plus an Amazon Discount and Gentle Cleanser Recs!)

All About the Konjac Sponge (Plus an Amazon Discount and Gentle Cleanser Recs!)

Post updated 6/25/16. Everyone has an inner conflict. Here's (one of) mine: I love getting my skin very, very clean, but I hate all the cleansers that feel like they actually get that job done. If you want healthy skin, you need clean skin. Left on for too long, dirt, oil, dead skin, sunscreen, and [...]

February’s Missha and Hada Labo Haul. Reviews Coming Soon!

February’s Missha and Hada Labo Haul. Reviews Coming Soon!

The beginner stage of the Asian skin care journey can be an expensive one. Skin care is so YMMV that it's almost inevitable you'll end up trying and discarding at least a few products before finding the right ones for you. For a few months early last year, I felt like I was constantly receiving packages or waiting [...]

Review: Missha Super Aqua Oxygen Micro Visible Deep Cleanser

Review: Missha Super Aqua Oxygen Micro Visible Deep Cleanser

Time for a review! Today we'll be looking at the Missha Super Aqua Oxygen Micro Visible Deep Cleanser. I have a love/hate relationship with Missha. When I love their products--like the Time Revolution First Treatment Essence--I love them so much that you wouldn't be able to pry them out of my hands if you were [...]