Lately I keep thinking about how long I’ve been using and writing about Korean skincare. It’s been a looong time. Almost ten years, to be exact. I…… Read more “SPONSORED: Papa Recipe Is One of the Best Korean Skincare Brands to Fly Under the Radar”
Join Me for a Chat at the Radiant Skin Telesummit!
Skincare as self care has obviously been one of the unifying themes of my whole accidental skincare blogging and content creation and book writing journey. But although…… Read more “Join Me for a Chat at the Radiant Skin Telesummit!”
The Best of NIOD and The Ordinary 2021: My Picks for Deciem’s Slowvember Sale
It’s that time of year again! The clocks have shifted back an hour, darkness falls before 6pm, Mariah Carey has risen from her slumber to lay claim…… Read more “The Best of NIOD and The Ordinary 2021: My Picks for Deciem’s Slowvember Sale”
A Good Low pH Cleanser Isn’t Hard to Find (Anymore)
It’s funny thinking about it now, but I actually didn’t get into skincare at all until I was 33. Before then, I typically washed my face with…… Read more “A Good Low pH Cleanser Isn’t Hard to Find (Anymore)”
Reader Questions: Recognizing and Treating Overexfoliation
Recognize the signs of overexfoliation and learn how to treat and prevent it for improved skin health.
Review: Swanicoco PHA 10% Coco Peeling Cream
There’s a fine, fine line between effective exfoliation and too much exfoliation. (Finer than the fine lines that we’re trying to minimize here.) Finding that line can be…… Read more “Review: Swanicoco PHA 10% Coco Peeling Cream”
Review: Naruko Dermalane Intensive Brightening Renewal Treatment 20% Mandelic Acid AHA
I have a complicated relationship with AHAs. They’re some of the most proven actives around for my skin concerns (brightening and anti-aging), but over the past year, I’ve…… Read more “Review: Naruko Dermalane Intensive Brightening Renewal Treatment 20% Mandelic Acid AHA”
How to Exfoliate: Multitasking with Chemical Exfoliants
The most recent episode of the Snailcast was all about acids and how to exfoliate safely and effectively, and I’m super bummed because I wasn’t able to join…… Read more “How to Exfoliate: Multitasking with Chemical Exfoliants”
Spring/Summer 2016 Flops and Faves, Part 3: Yet More Hanbang + the Return of the AHA
Previously: Part 1: Classics and New Faves | Part 2: Best and Worst Ginseng Skincare This final installment of my spring/summer 2016 skincare routine update took me a very long time to…… Read more “Spring/Summer 2016 Flops and Faves, Part 3: Yet More Hanbang + the Return of the AHA”
Shop News: Monday Mask Party!
I don’t usually do Instagram review roundups because I like to give you guys different things on different sites. I have a (half-assed but deliberate) system for…… Read more “Shop News: Monday Mask Party!”