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Brand Review: Kose Sekkisei “Save the Blue” Special Edition line

I test and review the Sekkisei herbal skincare line from Kose, one of Japan’s biggest and most popular skincare brands! Woo!

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Makeup · Sheet Masks · skincare · Uncategorized · Western Beauty

Skincare Destashing: Or, How I learned to (mostly) Stop Spending and Love My Stash

There’s been a lot of talk about destashing going around lately, what with peepingpomerainian and mindyourbeauty’s #abmidyearstashchallenge (if you’re on IG, go check it out, seriously! So many great reviews and so much information in that tag!). The challenge itself is an opportunity to organize and reevaluate your skincare and makeup stash, taking public stock… Continue reading Skincare Destashing: Or, How I learned to (mostly) Stop Spending and Love My Stash

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Review: L’Oreal Revitalift Triple Power Moisturizer; or, Why Did You Ruin A Perfectly Good Cream With Triethanolamine?

As you may have noticed from the title, I have some thoughts on this. Deep thoughts. SCIENCE-Y THOUGHTS. I know. You’re impressed. It’s okay. I’ll sign autographs later. *sips coffee* This here cream is the L’Oreal Revitalift Triple Power Revitalizing Moisturizer, henceforth known as the L’Oreal Long Name Cream. I honestly think the easiest way… Continue reading Review: L’Oreal Revitalift Triple Power Moisturizer; or, Why Did You Ruin A Perfectly Good Cream With Triethanolamine?

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The Science behind the Trend: Why 24K Gold Foil Masks Lead the Pack in Safety

24k gold is a hella trendy product right now. From miniscule gold flakes in makeup and lotions, to entire gold foil mask treatments–like this one–gold is ALL over the place. But what does it actually DO? Is it worth buying? And most importantly, is it helping or harming your skin? Read on for some answers,… Continue reading The Science behind the Trend: Why 24K Gold Foil Masks Lead the Pack in Safety

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Review: Nature Republic Real Nature Bamboo Mask

Trying to get this thing cooking again! If you follow me on Instagram (and I am assuming most of you do), you’ll know that I post reviews, updates, and photos at least daily…and yet my blog sits here all withered and alone. Going to try cross-posting my IG posts (which are quite long for IG… Continue reading Review: Nature Republic Real Nature Bamboo Mask