COSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence and COSRX Advanced Snail 92 All In One Cream Reviews

COSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence and COSRX Advanced Snail 92 All In One Cream Reviews

Fiddy reviews COSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence and Advanced Snail 92 All In One Cream.

Casual Wednesday: Science’s Place in Skincare, Ask Fiddy, Links & Open Post

Casual Wednesday: Science’s Place in Skincare, Ask Fiddy, Links & Open Post

Hi, guys! I want to do something a little less structured today. A big part of the reason I love keeping this blog is seeing and participating in the discussions that it can spark, so I thought I'd make an open post and invite you all to talk about whatever you want or ask me whatever you want, [...]

The Long and the Short of My Skincare Routines, and a Sneak Peek at Some Impending Fun

The Long and the Short of My Skincare Routines, and a Sneak Peek at Some Impending Fun

So here's the thing. I love it that K-beauty is getting so much attention. K-beauty seems like it's still on the rise, with the potential to really break through and permanently expand the horizons of the beauty industry worldwide. The problem is that a stereotype has developed--both because of journalists looking for a catchy title and [...]

5 Bad Skincare Habits to Break Right Now

5 Bad Skincare Habits to Break Right Now

Years and years ago when I had the time and energy and patience to play JRPGs from dawn to way past dusk, I played this game called Parasite Eve. It was kind of disappointing because it was a lot more linear than I'd expected and only delivered about 12 hours of gameplay. It did, however, have pretty [...]

Mists Mists Mists! Three Korean Facial Mist Mini-Reviews

Mists Mists Mists! Three Korean Facial Mist Mini-Reviews

Quick Snail Note: One of the products discussed in this post was provided as a press sample from Cupidrop. Check out my sponsorship policy if you'd like to learn more about how being given products for review doesn't affect the honesty of my reviews. There is also an affiliate link floating around in here.  I've been [...]

Why I Don’t Get Facials (and What I Do Instead)

Why I Don’t Get Facials (and What I Do Instead)

This may sound strange coming from someone as vain and skin-crazy as I am, but I never get facials. You see, I don't think they're worth it. In fact, I think that in almost all cases, the risks far outweigh the rewards. Now, I'm not talking here about serious procedures that must be performed by professionals [...]

How to Shrink Pores (Temporarily), Plus 3 Pore Myths

How to Shrink Pores (Temporarily), Plus 3 Pore Myths

Visible pores rank as one of the most common complaints people have about their skin, and photos of models and celebrities with their pores Photoshopped into oblivion make pore problems seem even worse. "Pore-shrinking" toners and masks are always popular, but can they really work? Find out why not and learn how to safely shrink [...]

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 [...]

Hype Watch: Collagen

Hype Watch: Collagen

Youthful skin contains an abundance of collagen. Collagen injections plump up and smooth away wrinkles and flatten out indented scars. So collagen in skin care products should also help fight aging, right? Wrong. Sadly, topical collagen products aren't capable of changing anything more than the surface appearance of your skin, and what little effect they have [...]