While I’m enjoying Asian Beauty, there’s something about me you should know. I love nails. I love gel nails in particular, as they saved my nails from harsh lab life. There was no way I would have survived 4 years working in labs, assembling and disassembling equipment if I hadn’t learned how to do my own soak-off … More Deep in the heart of Texas!
So. Over the course of a week, I noticed that my skin was getting little, angry red bumps. At first, I thought it was due to all the house work we’ve been doing lately on fixing up the house we bought. (The ceilings hadn’t been painted in 30 years, to start. They’re getting painted and … More Humble pie – or I should have listened to everyone else about patch testing.
So, I was looking into micellar water because I noticed the angry bumps on my skin haven’t exactly been happy with my cleansing routine lately. (This is probably more related to not changing the pillow cases on a regular basis, as my significant other is also prone to these breakouts.) I noticed that certain portions of … More A mini-rant on the need for crittical thinking
It occurs to me that I was a tad remiss in my reviews yesterday. Here’s the ingredient list for the Skinfood Black Sugar Cleansing Oil: Ingredients: Mineral Oil, PEG-20 Glyceryl Triisostearate, Octyldodecanol, Sorbeth-30 Tetraoleate, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Polysorbate 20, Triethylhexanoin, Water, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Alcohol Denate., Hydrogenated Lecithin, Cholesterol, Ceramide 3, Dimethicone, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium PCA, … More Ingredient List: Skinfood Black Sugar
So, I started my journey with asian beauty products around October of 2014. It’s been pretty great so far, I’ve gotten rid of the wretched, dry, flaky patches of skin that have plagued me skin puberty. One of the first two products I added to my “beauty routine” included Skinfood’s Black Sugar Cleansing Oil. The … More After 7 months of Skinfood
So, I’d gotten sample of Peter Roth’s Viz1000 serum which I loved and used up. But as a poor graduate student, I can’t really afford $65 serums on a regular basis. So I replaced it with the Hado Labo Lotion which I love, and may become a holy grail item for me. In this recovery from dry, … More Travel Beauty Hacks!
This isn’t a review so much as a footnote to say I’ve started using Ole Henriksen’s Truth Serum to see how I liked the effects of Vitamin C on my skin. It’s reported to have 10% vitamin C, but I can’t verify that information on their website. Here’s their ingredient list from their website. Water … More Ole Henriksen Truth Serum
I had no idea my lashes were so long and could practically reach my eyebrows! To give you an idea of what I am wearing in the photo: Maybelline Rocket Volume Express Mascara in Black (using it as a brow gel) Benefit Roller Lash Curling & Lifting Mascara in Black (on lashes) Urban Decay Naked … More Perfect Mascara!