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…

Beauty Cheat Sheet: Acne-Prone Skin

If you have struggled with acne at any point of your life, you will already know that there are a number of approaches to treating it. The approach that works for you depends entirely on your specific skin and genetic predisposition. It is really important to remember there is no such thing as "on-thing-fits-all" when … Continue reading Beauty Cheat Sheet: Acne-Prone Skin

Beauty Cheat Sheet: Acne-Prone 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 … Continue reading Beauty Cheat Sheet: Acne-Prone Skin

KKW 💕 KIMOJI HEART PERFUMES : DROPPING IT LIKE IT’S HOT🔥

From highly anticipated pregnant clues to new products drop, the Kar-Jenner clan sure knows how to stir up a media frenzy. There have been so many things happening of late, from the birth of Chicago West, the Kar-Jenner Calvin Klien ad to the latest news of Kim K's perfume debut. Meet BFF, Bae, and Ride or … Continue reading KKW 💕 KIMOJI HEART PERFUMES : DROPPING IT LIKE IT’S HOT🔥

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 … Continue reading Cosrx Low pH Morning Cleanser Review on Sensitive Skin

What’s Skin Icing?: We’ve Tried It & So Should You

Skin Icing is probably one of the Best Kept Secret in the Beauty World. So what is it exactly? It’s basically using ice cubes on your skin (not directly of course! *note: please excuse the image above). Make sure that you have the ice cubes wrapped prior to applying it onto your skin to avoid … Continue reading What’s Skin Icing?: We’ve Tried It & So Should You

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

The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 Review on Sensitive/ Eczema-Prone Skin

I'm probably rather late in the game to be reviewing on DECEIM's The Ordinary products. I've given the product a few good months (used it for about 3-4 months) and therefore feel that after emptying out 2 bottles of their Hyaluronic Acid + B5, I will be able to provide you with an accurate review. … Continue reading The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 Review on Sensitive/ Eczema-Prone Skin

Toners, Tonics & Facial Mists: Do They Hydrate or Dehydrate the Skin?

Facial Mists For decades I've noticed women would frequently use hydrating mists on their face, most commonly on planes or at the office especially when the heater has been cranked up high. I've always wondered about this, "does the product truly hydrate the skin? If so then why do they have a tendency to spray … Continue reading Toners, Tonics & Facial Mists: Do They Hydrate or Dehydrate the Skin?

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 … Continue reading Physical vs. Chemical Exfoliants 101 + Know Your Acids