Skincare Empties: The Good and the “Meh”

Skincare Empties: The Good and the “Meh”

This is my first "empties" review post! I found this post idea rather silly, but now I think it makes a lot of sense. It gives me a chance to review multiple products I've recently finished, all in one post. A bunch of birds, one stone. So let's start with the MEH and move on [...]

Review: Caudalie Vinoperfect Brightening Glycolic Essence

Review: Caudalie Vinoperfect Brightening Glycolic Essence

I bought this essence because I wanted to incorporate glycolic acid, a chemical exfoliator, into my routine. For reference, I have normal skin with dry spots due to eczema ("combo" skin, as I am prone to minor acne). As such, I always aim for more moisturizing products. Benefits of Glycolic Acid Glycolic acid is a [...]

BoxyCharm October 2019 #BoxyAfterDark: My First Beauty Box

BoxyCharm October 2019 #BoxyAfterDark: My First Beauty Box

Much as I hate their name, I subscribed to BoxyCharm in September because, after all my research, they seemed to be the best choice for me. They offer 5 full size skincare + beauty products each month for roughly $20 USD a month, give or take a little depending on your chosen plan. Paying for [...]

Review: First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Wild Oat Hydrating Toner

Review: First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Wild Oat Hydrating Toner

I've really come to appreciate toners. I wasn't sure what purpose they served for me besides maybe removing residual dirt and makeup after cleaning, but now I see that a good toner can make all the difference in the effectiveness of your other products and in how your skin feels for the rest of the [...]

Review: Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Toner

Review: Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Toner

About The Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Toner contains conditioning ingredients such as sodium hyaluronate, centella asiatica extract (popular in KBeauty), and panthenol (pro vitamin B5), as well as, of course, ceramide. It has that sort of earthy, medicinal smell that most Dr. Jart products seem to have but it dissipates quickly. While this toner is free [...]