Bioré UV Rich Watery EssenceProduct Reviews, Sun Care

Product Review: Bioré UV Rich Watery Essence

Today I’ll be reviewing my current go to sunscreen: Bioré’s UV Rich Water Essence. This is an extremely popular sunscreen in the Asian Beauty community and it’s really easy to see why. With a high quality formulation that doesn’t leave a white cast, doesn’t cause dryness, and most importantly doesn’t break me out, this sunscreen has become an HG product …

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Essences, Product Reviews

Product Review: Manyo Factory Galactomyces Niacin Special Treatment Essence

Today I’ll be reviewing Manyo Factory’s Galactomyces Niacin Special Treatment Essence. I’ve been wanting to add galactomyces ferment filtrate to my routine for a while, but was really turned off by the cost of the SK-II essence. I picked Manyo Factory’s essence because of the positive reviews, high concentration of galactomyces ferment filtrate, and significantly lower price point. (Note: This post …

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Stratia RewindEssences, Product Reviews

Product Review: Stratia Rewind

Today I will be reviewing my second Stratia product: Stratia Rewind! While reading product reviews on reddit, I found multiple recommendations for Shark Sauce, an extremely popular essence. I went back and forth between Shark Sauce and Stratia Rewind, but eventually went with the latter. Hopefully I made the right choice! Ingredient List Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Ethoxydiglycol, Niacinamide, Propylene Glycol, …

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Stratia Liquid GoldMoisturizers, Product Reviews

Product Review: Stratia Liquid Gold

Today I will be reviewing Stratia Liquid Gold. Stratia is an indie skincare company based out of Los Angeles and run by Alli Reed, also known as The Acid Queen. While technically not an Asian skincare brand, Stratia’s products are extremely popular in the Asian beauty community and are easily incorporated into any skincare regimen. With the promising ingredient lists and …

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Masks, Product Reviews

Product Review: Elizavecca Milkypiggy Hell-Pore Clean Up Mask

Today, I will be reviewing Elizavecca’s Milkypiggy Hell-Pore Clean Up Mask! Similar to the Elizavecca’s Milky Piggy Carbonated Clay Mask, this product has made its round on blogs and social media. However, unlike the Carbonated Clay Mask, the Hell-Pore Clean Up Mask is a peel-off mask that has been described as “the most painful in the world” due to its adhesion to …

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Soo Ae Tea Tree Collagen Essence Mask BoxedMasks, Product Reviews

Product Review: Soo Ae Tea Tree Collagen Essence Mask

Today I will be reviewing one of the masks from my Las Vegas sheet mask haul: Soo Ae’s Tea Tree Collagen Essence Mask. I credit this mask, along with the Elizavecca 24K Gold Waterdew Snail Mask Pack with keeping my face hydrated and breakout free in the dry Las Vegas winter weather. (Note: This post may contain affiliate links. If you click a link and/or make …

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Mizon Snail Recovery Gel BoxedMoisturizers, Product Reviews

Product Review: Mizon Snail Recovery Gel Cream

Today, I will be reviewing my current moisturizer: Mizon’s Snail Recovery Gel Cream. After my issues with Cerave PM, I searched reddit and various Asian skincare blogs for other product options. I ultimately narrowed it down to this moisturizer because of its light consistency, generous snail mucin content, soothing properties, and hygienic squeeze tube bottle. (Note: This post may contain affiliate links. …

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Elizavecca 24K Gold Mask Pack BoxMasks, Product Reviews

Product Review: Elizavecca 24K Gold Waterdew Snail Mask Pack

Today, I will be reviewing another product from my first Memebox Haul: Elizavecca’s 24K Gold Waterdew Snail Mask Pack. This mask is chock fill of beneficial skin ingredients like snail filtrate, sodium hyaluronate, galactomyces ferment filtrate, and actual gold! Packaged in a box shaped like a gold bar, this mask is sold in a pack of 10 at an extremely affordable …

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The Face Shop Real Nature Lemon Citron Sheet MaskMasks, Product Reviews

Product Review: The Face Shop Real Nature Lemon Citron Sheet Mask

Today, I’ll be reviewing my very first sheet mask: The Face Shop’s Real Nature Lemon Citron Sheet Mask. The Face Shop is a South Korea-based beauty store that specializes in “natural” skincare and cosmetic lines. Hence, many of their items contain fruit and other plant extracts. While I’ve seen many The Face Shops in the United States and the Philippines, I’ve never …

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Elizavecca Milky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Clay MaskMasks, Product Reviews

Product Review: Elizavecca Milky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask

The first product I will be reviewing from my recent Memebox haul is the Milky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask by Elizavecca. Masks are often considered “gateway products” to Asian skincare. This particular mask is no exception, especially with the cute packaging and bubbling effect. With the affordable price tag, it’s hard not to give it a try! (Note: This post …

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