I’m Melting! SU:M37 Skin Saver Melting Cleansing Balm Review

Actually, I’m glad summer is ending and I’m no longer melting. Now, ’tis the season…to treat yo self! Well, kind of. I spent this whole past weekend shopping online and previewing god-awful Black Friday deals for gifts this holiday season, and now I have shopping lists up the wazoo. (That is a disgusting-sounding phrase, by the way.) So, I … More I’m Melting! SU:M37 Skin Saver Melting Cleansing Balm Review

If You Like Piña Colada… 3 Lip Care Tips + IQ Natural Lip Care Kit Review

No, no, this is not a personal ad looking for an affair… I wanted to take a little foray into non-Asian beauty products and chat about a sometimes-neglected topic: lip care. Yeah, yeah, a gorgeous rouge can work wonders to brighten your face, but like I always say, the best foundation is healthy skin under all of the … More If You Like Piña Colada… 3 Lip Care Tips + IQ Natural Lip Care Kit Review

Japanese Shampoo Brush + 3 Easy-Peasy Hair-Washing Tips

Don’t tell anyone, but I need to take a break from reviewing sheet masks. Oh dear. I’m still using them 2-3 times a week and blabbing about them on the Instagrams; that’s pretty much forever a thing. But lately, I’ve been complaining more about how long and annoying my hair is now compared to my old hair … More Japanese Shampoo Brush + 3 Easy-Peasy Hair-Washing Tips

A Slice of Vitamin C + Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin Drop Review

I feel like I’ve had spots, scars, and acne-induced post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) on my face ever since I was born. Now that my acne is a bit more under control, meaning I don’t get as much new PIH as I used to, I figured now is a good time to try something new to even out my skin … More A Slice of Vitamin C + Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin Drop Review

Keeping Up with the Konjac Sponges + Missha Natural Konjac Cleansing Puff Review

You know, I should hire a new title writer. Anyway, the Missha Natural Konjac Cleansing Puffs (sometimes called “Soft Jelly Cleansing Puff”) in white clay and bamboo charcoal are among the first konjac sponges I ever tried. As someone who used to violently scrub and alcohol-toner the heck out of my skin, I fell in love with the idea … More Keeping Up with the Konjac Sponges + Missha Natural Konjac Cleansing Puff Review

Skincare Routine Update: 2015~2016 Winter

I absolutely love colder seasons. Yep, even in Hawai‘i. ESPECIALLY in Hawai‘i. They mean the end of sweltering, dripping, hellishly humid heat, the beginning of sweaters and coats (because 75 degrees is chilly for us, apparently), and the onset of some serious holiday sales. It means I can finally shop for clothes that aren’t in eye-watering neon … More Skincare Routine Update: 2015~2016 Winter