ABC of Acid Toners part 1: Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA)

My introduction to alpha hydroxy acids(AHAs) came by the way of PIXI Glow Tonic. I knew acid toners were good for my skin and should be part of my skincare…

Top 5 Nude lipsticks for Dark Skin

If you have are of a darker skin tone (for reference I wear MAC NC50) you know the fear and longing that comes with trying to find a nude lipstick.…

My top 4 foundations for oily skin  

As someone with oily skin and hyperpigmentation, I like to try new foundations especially those that claim to be long lasting and have full coverage. From my experiences here are my…

Review: SU: M37 miracle rose cleansing stick

One of my introductions to Korean skincare was through the SU: M37 brand which has a wide range of products. However one of its products with a cult-like status in…

A beginners guide to understanding the acid mantle

Have you ever wondered why washing your face with a bar of soap is not a good idea or do you have overly sensitive or flaky skin? Or do some…

The secret behind why Japanese makeup brushes are the most …

You have probably been browsing online seen a nice looking brush set and thought that looks good clicked on the image and almost had a heart attack when you saw…

The complete guide on exfoliation

Exfoliation is one of my favourite steps in my skin care regimen. My first foray into exfoliation was using Apricot Scrub as a teenager. I remember asking my mom to get…

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