"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."
They may not be as exciting as serums and ampoules, but hydrating toners are some of my favorite Asian beauty products. One such hydrating toner is the very clearly named Naruko Jingcheng 60 Actives Youth Activating Enhancer. Personally, I think we should all know from the name exactly what this thing does, but just in case you're [...]
Years ago in a meeting room in faraway Asia, hardworking cosmetics marketers discovered that the story they'd spun, of peasant sake brewers with mind-blowingly soft and youthful hands, could sell bottle upon bottle of the novel new skincare product they were tasked with promoting. And thus, the first essence (or fermentation essence, or facial treatment essence or first [...]
Very quickly, because I'm too excited to hold this in anymore: I have permission from the lovely Hye Young at COSRX to drop some news about a couple of upcoming COSRX product releases. Sometime this summer, COSRX, makers of my favorite snail products, will be releasing... A snail toner. And A SNAIL SHEET MASK. Excuse me while [...]
The OG version of Hada Labo's famous Gokujyun "Lotion" never held my interest for long, even though I did keep it around and occasionally changed my mind, but when I first heard about the Hada Labo Gokujyun PREMIUM Lotion, I knew I had to have it. Its five different molecular weights of hyaluronic acid called to me. [...]
June 4 2016 update because Fiddy can't let things go: Moistfull Booskin has been spotted on Amazon Prime! Fulfilled by Amazon and everything! Much thanks to @anthecrawford on IG for the tip! Link at bottom. November 14, 2015 update: Full ingredients list translated by Jessica. Thanks, Jessica! Fiddy luhhh you. I don't know about you guys, [...]
Don't worry, Hada Labo fans. I didn't suddenly discover something bad about the famous and bestselling hydrating toner. The thing is, I just keep discovering other products that, for my purposes, are better. Here's why a toner like Hada Labo Super Gokujyun Hyaluronic Acid Lotion can be so useful: Anti-aging isn't just about preventing wrinkles. [...]