Japanese powerhouse brand Rohto makes my absolute favorite and Holy Grail vitamin C product ~ the Melano CC Intensive Anti-Spot Essence (also known as Melano CC Medicinal Stain Essence). They recently came out with what I consider an upgrade of the formula ~ the Melano CC Anti Spot Premium Essence. I am going to review … More Rohto Melano CC Line Review
I was really happy when I saw Jolse, a premier online Korean Beauty shop, start to carry some JBeauty ~ Japanese Skin Care and I decided to try my hand at a cult classic ~ Hada Labo Gokujun Super Hyaluronic Acid Lotion by Japanese Mega Company, Rohto Mentholatum. In JBeauty terms, lotion means a toner, … More Hada Labo Gokujun Super Hyaluronic Acid Lotion Review
Recently, Qoo10 reached out to me to see if I would like to collaborate with them and introduce their online site to my USA readers. I happily agreed, as I have been familiar with Qoo10 Singapore, for a while and one of the reasons why I rarely shopped with them was the shipping costs and … More Qoo10 Shopping Experience
Despite the fact that Genie had been hospitalized and had major health problems (stop by her youtube channel and wish her well), she still managed to get the August pouch out. I hope that didn’t tire Genie too much, as I want her to get back to health soon! I received my pouch the other … More Unboxing August 2016 MaskGenie + Coupon
Genie had some major health issues (stop by her youtube channel and wish her well) and so June’s pouch went out really late ~ and she curated it from the hospital!! I received it the other day and it is a fantastic month from MaskGenie. MaskGenie is a monthly subscription of masks ~ facial sheet … More Unboxing June 2016 MaskGenie + Coupon + Spoilers
Hydrating and moisturizing are very important for your skin ~ it keeps skin supple and firm, smooth and plump. However, as an oily skinned person, I used to shy away from lots of hydrating, moisturizing products, as I felt it made my skin oilier. That is because I was used to just applying ONE moisturizer … More Gimmie Moisture: Kuramoto Komeyu Pure Rice Oil, Scinic Iceland Water All-In-One Ampoule & Sunday Riley Luna Sleeping Oil
I do have a hyper-pigmentation issue ~ I have sun damage (brown spots) on both sides of my face ~ mainly in the cheek area but I have noticed a few big freckles cropping up around my eye area that weren’t there before. I never was a sun worshiper, but I did live in Southern … More AHA & BHA … Actives Beefing up my routine
Oh more haircare products! I am really excited about this box and you will find out why as I start my unboxing. This is a fantastic box, full of haircare and body products. April Showers Box Take in some of that Me, Myself and I time. Cleanse, nourish and treat your hair to a moisturizing … More Unboxing Memebox April Showers Box!
I have been with Miss Tutii since they started their subscription service back in January and this is my 4th bag with them. The first and third bag were meh, the second one was fantastic! However, as I am able to “swap” up to 3 items a year with stuff from their online store, … More Unboxing April 2016 Miss Tutii Bag!
The last week, I have been using some of my Sake (Rice Wine), Soybean and Barley Milk masks and instablogged them on my IG account. This is a digest of those reviews, plus ingredients, as to make it easier to find. My masks were purchased from a variety of sources ~ eBay, Melody Cosmetics, Beautibi, … More Review Digest: Soy, Sake and Barley Facial Sheet Masks
[ disclaimer: all products purchased by me and opinions here are are my own and unbiased ] I love using wash off masks ~ from clay masks to refreshing gel, warming packs and even DIY-type masks! I am reviewing five different wash off masks today ~ A’Pieu Rub In Gelato Mask in Pistachio, Annie’s Way … More Wash Off Masks Reviews: A’Pieu, Annie’s Way, Innisfree and Uguisu No Fun
I started a long term 6 ~ 8 week skincare testing routine back in November, which included the following products Daytime: Kikumasamune Skincare Lotion –> Gu:aam Method Black Pearl Conchiolin 35 Whitening Serum –> Zymogen Houttuynia Cordata Ferment Serum (T-Zone) –> Melano CC Essence with Vitamin C & E –> Graymelin Propolis 80 Energy Ampoule … More November/December Skincare Results – Part 1: Kiku-Masamune, Melano and Gu:aam Method
Genie gave a bit of a spoiler with one of the masks this month on her IG account, but other than that, I had no idea what was in this month’s pouch!! MaskGenie is a monthly subscription of masks ~ facial sheet mask, body masks, wash off masks and hair masks. The owner lives in … More Unboxing December 2015 MaskGenie!