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    Day vs Night Moisturizer: Is There Really A Difference?

    I’m a minimalist. When it comes to skincare, that is (books and dresses, I can never have enough of). I want flawless skin as much as anybody else, but do I really have to use 1001 products to make that happen? I’m too lazy for a long skincare routine. I’ve already got rid of toner […]

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    The Complete Guide To Enzyme Exfoliants

    When I first got into skincare, I thought scrubs were the only way to exfoliate your skin (I know, duh!). Oh, how I loved rubbing those scrubs all over my face – seeing all those dead skin cells come off was so satisfying! But scrubs have a dark side. When I rubbed too enthusiastically, they’d […]

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    The Ultimate Guide To Skincare Boosters

    Whenever I think I’ve got my skincare routine all figured out, my skin goes and throws me a curveball. Take last winter. When the first gusts of freezing winds hit my skin, they suck all the moisture out of it. My skin flaked like crazy. And got so sensitive, even my trusted holy grails irritated […]

  • Why I Wash My Face Like I Wash My Dishes (And You Should, Too)

    I wash my face like I was my dishes. No, not with dishwashing detergent. Eww! I don’t want to destroy my skin. I use a konjac sponge. It’s a bit ironic, when you think about it. The girl who couldn’t be bothered to use a washcloth now swears by a sponge. But, hear me out. […]

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    The Problem With Cosmeceuticals (And Why I Use Them Anyway)

    After raving about cosmeceuticals a few days ago, I thought I should probably get into more detail about what the heck they are. Because cosmeceuticals are freaking awesome. But they’re also freaking dangerous. This is the most powerful stuff you can buy without a prescription. Don’t say I haven’t warned you. What Are Cosmeceuticals? The […]

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    4 Things I Learned From Korean Skincare

    Korean skincare is taking over the world. You can’t enter a shop these days that doesn’t have its own SoKo beauty counter. Or open a magazine without reading about the latest beauty trends from the East. Everyone’s talking about it. Have the Koreans discovered the fountain of youth, or is it all marketing hype? That’s […]