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Month: August 2016

Clinique Clarifying Lotion 1.0 Twice a Day Exfoliator Review

I was super pumped when I first saw that Clinique was coming out with another salicylic acid toner/liquid exfoliant (Clinique Clarifying Lotion 1.0 Twice a Day Exfoliator).    I ordered it  immediately so I could test it out. For the most part, Clinique toners haven’t been kind to me in the past.  They make my face feel like I am applying…

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Peter Thomas Roth Irish Moor Mud Cleanser Review

Peter Thomas Roth Irish Moor Mud Cleanser is an effective deep cleanser with slight foaming action (and it’s black!).  It’s great for evening to make sure you effectively wash the day off.  However, I would shy away from using it twice a day since it can be a bit harsh and drying for sensitive skin. The Irish Moor Mud and…

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I Think Retinol Oils are the Next Big Thing

So everyone knows about retinol by now.  The gold standard of anti-aging ingredients.  It reduces acne, wrinkles, and oil production.  It helps get rid of dark spots and makes skin overall clearer, more even, and more radiant.  But this often comes at a cost.  One that includes redness, sensitivity, flaking, and peeling.  These side effects are usually short lived if…

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May Lindstrom Skin The Blue Cocoon Beauty Balm Concentrate Review

May Lindstrom Skin The Blue Cocoon Beauty Balm Concentrate is a spectacular product.  I read so many rave review on other blogs and so I procrastinated on getting a deluxe sample for a long time because I was afraid of liking it.  But guess what, it’s amazing.  So amazing that I am actually willing to consider dropping over $160USD on…

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Cosrx Oil-Free Ultra-Moisturizing Lotion Review

Cosrx Oil-Free Ultra-Moisturizing Lotion (with Birch Sap) is a super lightweight lotion.  It is a fantastic option for all skin types.  But is particularly good for anyone with oily, acne-prone skin or those with dehydrated skin.  It is intensely hydrating, non-irritating, non greasy and won’t cause breakouts.  The lotion itself is white and translucent, nearly a gel texture.  But not…

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