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COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid Review on Combination/ Sensitive Skin

Growing up, I’ve been known quite self-conscious about my “strawberry” nose. That is literally how congested it is, filled with comedones (blackheads/whiteheads). Definitely not the most appealing look… period! So after years of weekly costly facials and painful extractions, I have begin to accept that I was doomed to have a congested nose for life. […]

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Beauty Cheat Sheet: Dry + Sensitive Skin

A major component for feeling beautiful is being comfortable in your own skin. Treating dry and reactive skin can be dreary… where achieving normalcy can make a world of difference. Dry or irritated skin can be caused by a laundry list of factors- extreme weather conditions, contact allergens, diabetes, psoriasis, eczema, urticaria, thyroid problems, vitamin […]

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The Ordinary Buffet Serum Review on Sensitive/ Eczema-Prone Skin

I chose The Ordinary “Buffet” to replace my Hyaluronic Acid+ B5 serum. My skin concern is primarily hydration. The “Buffet” also contains peptides, probiotic complex, 11 skin-types of amino acids and multiple hyaluronic acid complexes. It can be incorporate in both AM/PM routine. It is known to target signs of ageing and hydration. I bought […]

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Cosrx Low pH Morning Cleanser Review on Sensitive Skin

I’ve been starting to reintroduce K-Beauty products into my skincare routine. Yes, I’ve caught the K-Beauty bug again. With companies such as Glow Recipe, SOKO Glam, Peach and Lily, Cult Beauty and now even Selfridges and Sephora all offering an abundant of K-Beauty selections- it’s inevitable that you would have stumbled upon one of these […]

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Physical vs. Chemical Exfoliants 101 + Know Your Acids

There is always a misconception when we hear exfoliants. It does not necessary mean “microbeads” or “scrubs”. It could simply mean acids. Also, I think most of my clients naturally freak out when I mentioned acids. I think we tend to forget that our skin’s acid mantles pH is at 4.5 to 5.5pH. Therefore, unlike […]

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