Spring 2017 Empties Report

Spring 2017 Empties Report

Today I opened my skincare closet and a massive pile of empties fell out, so I decided to divert some time and energy from the reviews I'm working on and write (some of) those empties up. Affiliate links are marked with an asterisk(*). Some of the products featured in this post were provided by Fifty [...]

Reviews: Sulwhasoo Age-Veil UV Protection Cream and Perfecting Cushion Intense

Reviews: Sulwhasoo Age-Veil UV Protection Cream and Perfecting Cushion Intense

Today I unboxed and arm swatched eleven different sunscreens. Summer is coming to my part of the world, and my part of the world gets serious sun. That means it's time to get even more serious about sunscreen than before. I've been getting tired of my usual sunscreens, so I thought I lucked out when Sulwhasoo US included [...]

Review: Sulwhasoo Gentle Cleansing Oil

Review: Sulwhasoo Gentle Cleansing Oil

When you've lived as long as I have, you realize that anything can change in a flash. Nothing is permanent. Not even cleansing oil dry spells. After my failures with Ciracle Deep Cleansing Oil and Nature Republic Forest Garden Chamomile Cleansing Oil, my horrifying encounter with Missha Perfect BB Deep Cleansing Oil, and a couple other [...]

December 2016 Empties Report

December 2016 Empties Report

My skincare closet is overflowing with bottles and jars, and not all of them have stuff in them anymore. It's time for a purge! Some of the products in this post were provided by Fifty Shades of Snail sponsors and are disclosed individually in the text. Affiliate links are marked with an asterisk(*). Holy grail [...]

My Fast Morning Skincare Routine

My Fast Morning Skincare Routine

I originally planned to title this post "My Busy Mom Skincare Routine" but changed my mind because you don't have to be a parent to want your skin to look its best yet rarely have time (or energy) in the morning for a multi-layered AB routine. My morning rush is dictated by the need to [...]

My Eyelash Extensions Review + Lash Extensions 101

My Eyelash Extensions Review + Lash Extensions 101

(Beauty) dreams do come true! At the age of Almost 37, I've acquired the long, lush, always curled, (semi)permanently fluttery eyelashes of my wildest (beauty) fantasies. My eyelash extensions are my absolute favorite thing right now, and I've been dying to tell you guys about them! Affiliate links are marked with an asterisk(*). If you've read about my Asian Eyelash [...]

The Best Lash Growth Serum for My Asian Eyelashes, Plus Other Asian Eyelash Tips

The Best Lash Growth Serum for My Asian Eyelashes, Plus Other Asian Eyelash Tips

And now for something completely different. My decades of Asian Eyelash Struggles are over thanks to the best lash growth serum I've ever used. I've also found the best mascara for my lashes and have picked up a couple of tricks with eyelash curler and eyelash brush. Let's talk about my HG eyelash serum and mascara (and a couple of [...]

SNS Saturday: Win a Touch in SOL Chroma Powder Tint!

SNS Saturday: Win a Touch in SOL Chroma Powder Tint!

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for SNS Saturday! As promised, I've got a giveaway for you guys! Affiliate links in this post are marked with an asterisk(*). This giveaway is sponsored by Touch in SOL US. This week, I've teamed up with Touch in Sol US to celebrate their launch this month at [...]

Pre-Launch Review: Nooni Snowflake Balm Cleanser, Memebox Eyeshadow Swatches, Giveaway and More!

Pre-Launch Review: Nooni Snowflake Balm Cleanser, Memebox Eyeshadow Swatches, Giveaway and More!

The products featured in this post were provided for review by Memebox US. 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. The first step I made towards developing a solid skincare routine was to start double cleansing to gently [...]

Review: Etude House Real Art Moisture Cleansing Oil

Review: Etude House Real Art Moisture Cleansing Oil

Of all the different product types assembled in my extensive skincare wardrobe, cleansing oil is the one I think about the least. I mean, there's just not that much to think about. You've got your oils to break down and loosen up makeup and sunscreen, your emulsifier(s) to enable easy rinsing with water, maybe a [...]