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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My Skincare Routine January 2018Skincare Routine

My Skincare Routine: January 2018

Since starting an Asian skincare routine, the number of items in my regimen have increased quite a bit! While I’ve tested out a number of products this past year, I’ve settled into my current routine outlined below. Morning Routine Ultra Gentle Cleanser by Face Reality: Face Reality is a Bay Area acne clinic that sells products, provides training services, and offers treatment …

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Moisturizers Benefits and TypesSkin Care, Skincare Routine

Moisturizers: Benefits and Types

Moisturizers are arguably the most important step in any skincare regimen. When it comes to starting an Asian beauty routine, moisturizers are one of the four key products (along with an oil cleanser, second cleanser, and sunscreen) that you should have before moving on to other products. This blog post will discuss the benefits of moisturizers and its different types …

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Bioré UV Aqua Rich Watery EssenceProduct Reviews, Sun Care

Product Review: Bioré UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence

Today I’ll be reviewing my current go to sunscreen: The Bioré UV Aqua Rich Watery 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 …

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