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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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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Manyo Factory Galactomyces Niacin BottleSkincare Routine

Top 5 Ingredients to Include in Your Asian Beauty Skincare Routine

Part of the beauty of an Asian skincare routine is the ability to customize and pick ingredients that work for your skin’s needs. However, picking from the multitude of products can be rather overwhelming. Where does one start? As someone prone to acne, I learned early on to pay attention to ingredient lists and keep track of what causes me …

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trèStiQue Tint, Moisturize, Blend Face StickFace, Makeup

Product Review: trèStiQue Tint, Moisturize, Blend Face Stick

Today I will be reviewing another favorite from Generation Beauty San Francisco 2017 – the trèStiQue Tint, Moisturize, Blend Face Stick. I first learned of trèStiQue and their multitasking products during Generation Beauty 2015. Then, I purchased their Matte Color & Shiny Balm Lip Crayon which is a permanent resident in my purse. Considering my love for everything travel and user friendly, …

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NYX Ultimate Multi Finish Shadow PackagingEyes, Eyeshadow, Makeup

Product Review: NYX Ultimate Multi Finish Shadow Palette in Warm Rust

Today I will be doing my first ever makeup product review on the NYX Ultimate Multi Finish Shadow Palette. I received this product for free during Generation Beauty San Francisco and it has become a fast favorite thanks to the colors and portability. As I’ve already told a few people, this eyeshadow palette alone may convince me to start wearing …

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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 the Elizavecca Milkypiggy Hell-Pore Clean Up Mask! Similar to the Elizavecca 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 …

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