Introducing the Reflect Beauty Awards: A Celebration of Diverse Beauty

Introducing the Reflect Beauty Awards: A Celebration of Diverse Beauty

A note from Fiddy: I'm happy to be joining the team at Reflect Beauty, a new media collective that promotes true diversity in today's beauty and wellness spaces. Here's an intro from my colleagues at the site! By Sheila Marmon and Nikki Walton of ReflectBeauty.com #RepresentationInBeautyMatters and we all deserve an equal opportunity to not [...]

Guest Post: Pregnancy Skincare Dos and Don’ts with Dr. Joyce

Guest Post: Pregnancy Skincare Dos and Don’ts with Dr. Joyce

Over the past couple of years, I have gotten a ton of questions about skincare during pregnancy. Questions that I've never been comfortable with answering, since I chose to follow the Way of Parental Disappointment and not become a doctor. But today I bring you...pregnancy skincare tips from a doctor! Our guest poster, Dr. Joyce, is [...]

Guest Post: Skincare Swap Experiment with Snow White and the Asian Pear

Guest Post: Skincare Swap Experiment with Snow White and the Asian Pear

By guest blogger Cat of Snow White and the Asian Pear You know what's a terrible idea? Copying someone else's skincare routine step-for-step, especially if they have a different skin type than you, live in a different climate, and have completely different skin goals. Naturally, that meant that when the idea of swapping skincare routines with [...]

Guest Post: On Asian Beauty Hype, Appropriation, and a Global Skincare Routine

Guest Post: On Asian Beauty Hype, Appropriation, and a Global Skincare Routine

Among online beauty communities, the international community of Asian cosmetics enthusiasts located in, or originally from, the Western hemisphere--commonly known as the Asian Beauty or AB community--is considered one of the friendliest and most drama-free. But there are dark currents of controversy hidden beneath the placid surface of the AB ocean. Some of those controversies are [...]

Guest Review: My Beauty Diary Black Pearl Mask, 2015 Edition!

Guest Review: My Beauty Diary Black Pearl Mask, 2015 Edition!

Crazy Snail Lady editorial note: Redditor /u/GiveMeABreak25 is back with an unboxing and review of the 2015 My Beauty Diary Black Pearl masks! I have struggled with how to tell you all this since my last time reporting to you with the help of the Crazy Snail Lady. This is not so much a good [...]

Guest Post: New My Beauty Diary Masks for 2015!

Guest Post: New My Beauty Diary Masks for 2015!

Note from Auntie Snail: I wouldn't know anywhere near as much as I do about Asian skincare if not for the amazing community over at Reddit's /r/AsianBeauty. Today, one of those amazing community members, /u/GiveMeABreak25, gives us the scoop on the new My Beauty Diary masks she's uncovered for 2015! It all started off as [...]