Essences, Product Reviews

Product Review: SK-II Facial Treatment Essence

Today I’ll be reviewing SK-II’s Facial Treatment Essence. This is the famous essence that got me interested in Asian skincare products, but I’ve been using dupes because of the high cost. Fortunately, thanks to Sephora’s holiday skincare sets and free samples, I was able to get enough supply to last me a year. (Note: This post contains affiliate links. If you click a …

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Skinfood Black Sugar Perfect Cleansing OilOil Cleansers, Product Reviews

Product Review: Skinfood Black Sugar Perfect Cleansing Oil

Today I’ll be reviewing the Skinfood Black Sugar Perfect Cleansing Oil. I purchased this nearly a year ago and haven’t bothered reviewing it until now because I kept forgetting about it. I suppose that’s the best way to summarize this product – it works, but it’s pretty forgettable. (Note: This post contains affiliate links. If you click a link and/or make a purchase …

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Stratia Liquid Gold and RewindNews

Congratulations, Stratia!

Happy Monday! I hope everyone had an exciting and filling Super Bowl Weekend! I just wanted to make a quick post regarding one of my favorite indie skin care brands. This past weekend, I was browsing my Instagram feed and happened upon some exciting news by Stratia: MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT: Stratia is now available in stores, exclusively at @newlondonnyc! Stratia fans …

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Hauls, Travel and Events

My Japanese Makeup and Beauty Products Haul

Recently, I went on my honeymoon to Japan! In addition to eating tasty food, touring, and spending time with my husband, I was most looking forward to shopping for Japanese makeup and beauty products. Since Japanese makeup brands are cheaper in Japan, I wanted to stock up on new products to try out and review! I’ll be writing more comprehensive …

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Secret Key Starting Treatment Essence Rose EditionEssences, Product Reviews

Product Review: Secret Key Starting Treatment Essence Rose Edition

Today I’ll be reviewing the Secret Key Starting Treatment Essence Rose Edition. This was the second essence I purchased (after the Manyo Factory one) in an attempt to find a dupe for the SK-II Facial Treatment Essence. With the same watery consistency as SK-II and high percentage of galactomyces ferment filtrate, the Secret Key essence was the most promising dupe …

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