Goodbye K-Beauty: Why I Quit My 12-Step Skincare Routine 👋

Yes, I admit. I've finally quit my 12-Step Skincare Routine! Simply because I no longer have the time and patience for it. I've been doing the regime for years and if truth be told, there have been very little evidence that it has made any improvement to my skin. It felt like I was walking … Continue reading Goodbye K-Beauty: Why I Quit My 12-Step Skincare Routine 👋

Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder Review on Dehydrated Sensitive Skin ✨

I've been using powders which contains talc and for a long time my skin sensitive doesn't really agree to it. My skin would feel tight after a few hours of applying the setting powder. For a long time I have always thought that this is how setting powder should feel. I have been using Make … Continue reading Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder Review on Dehydrated Sensitive Skin ✨

This is what happened when I stopped washing my face in the morning…

To put it gently, I am a little bit of a clean freak. I am the type of person who would excessively scrub everything from counter tops to wooden floors. Of course this also transfers to my approach when it comes to skincare. The peculiar thing is that I grew up thinking the harder I … Continue reading This is what happened when I stopped washing my face in the morning…

I started shaving my eyebrows and this is what happened

I've been threading and tweezing my eyebrows for years. Then, a few years ago when I moved to Shanghai, I stopped because I wan't able to find a salon that does threading. For some reason eyebrow threading isn't big there. So one day while I was getting my facial done, the facialist asked me if … Continue reading I started shaving my eyebrows and this is what happened

Essential Oils in Skincare Cheat Sheet: Top 5 Essential Oils for Your Skin

Essentail oils have been long known for their healing properties. They have been gaining worldwide recognition for their versatility. I've to admit. I have an essential oil obsession. For starters, they smell so great, almost as if it can heighten our spirits. Also, they posses so many benefits for our wellbeing minus all the additional 'bad-for-you' … Continue reading Essential Oils in Skincare Cheat Sheet: Top 5 Essential Oils for Your Skin

How Dirty is Your Pillowcase?: Your Pillowcase Maybe the Cause of Your Breakouts

When was the last time you washed your pillowcase? How often do you change your pillowcase? Weekly, maybe monthly perhaps? If you have been following a tight skincare regimen and noticed recent breakouts (either on your face or your scalp), it is probably time to change to some fresh sheets. I stumbled upon a study … Continue reading How Dirty is Your Pillowcase?: Your Pillowcase Maybe the Cause of Your Breakouts

Top 10 Active Ingredients You Need to Transform Your Skin: The Beauty Guru Cheat Sheet

A truly great serum can transform your skin. However there is a myth that serums can penetrate deep into the skin, but that's not how it works. "The skin is a barrier, and with skin care even really potent skin elixirs only the top layer- the epidermis is accessible. A good molecule is a biological messenger … Continue reading Top 10 Active Ingredients You Need to Transform Your Skin: The Beauty Guru Cheat Sheet