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 👋

Are Sheet Masks Good for the skin?

  There have been a new wave of sheet masks from hydrogel to dry sheet masks that have become a staple in our skincare regime. Hollywood celebrities swear by putting on a sheet mask daily to help preserve their beautiful skin.But how far is is true? We asked a panel of experts (dermatologists) about this. … Continue reading Are Sheet Masks Good for the skin?

Must-Have Summer Glow Skincare Routine 💦✨

Winter has been going on longer than expected in London. I was seriously hoping for a "transitional" Spring before Summer approaches. Seems like it is not really the case. Therefore, my skin routine have been thrown off course. During winter I would generally use heavier oil products, where as during summer it makes more sense … Continue reading Must-Have Summer Glow Skincare Routine 💦✨

What ingredients to exclude from your vanities?

At times, you will see beauty brands that are being marketed as "edible" or "food-grade" ingredients. The idea is that these ingredients, whether preservatives or glycerin would be safe for you even if it were on your plate. This is because we end to ingest a lot of the ingredients in our personal care products. … Continue reading What ingredients to exclude from your vanities?

What ingredients to exclude from your vanities?

At times, you will see beauty brands that are being marketed as "edible" or "food-grade" ingredients. The idea is that these ingredients, whether preservatives or glycerin would be safe for you even if it were on your plate. This is because we end to ingest a lot of the ingredients in our personal care products. … Continue reading What ingredients to exclude from your vanities?

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

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

Essential Oils in Skincare: Fad or Fab?

So, I've been noticing more and more facial serums with essential oils in them, with anti-aging, tightening, brightening, as well as anti-taché properties. Just a few months ago I was so curious about the cult favourite, Vintner's Daughter's (as it is probably one of the most prestigious facial serums in the market- at $185 for 30ml), … Continue reading Essential Oils in Skincare: Fad or Fab?

Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin™ Nanoskin Sheet Mask Review

So I finally had my much needed facial and IPL skin rejuvenation done yesterday! 😀 Naturally, my skin felt a little dry post-treatment. So I decided to get sheet-faced and put Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin mask to the test. There are quite a few options and you can buy them individually at Selfridges or by the … Continue reading Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin™ Nanoskin Sheet Mask Review

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