Drunk Elephant A-Passioni Retinol Cream Review

Let me start by prefacing that I absolutely love Retinol, in my year of testing, exploring and experimenting with different ingredients and hundreds of products (yes, the amount of money I have spent on skincare probably adds up to a substantial down payment for a nice property), retinol has been the number 1 ingredient that brings most joy and positive changes to my skin, period. I’m so obsessed with it to the point that I find it difficult to walk away from any product that…

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My Foray Into Acid Toners

So here is my confession, I have a slight obsession with acid based toners in recent years, because in comparison to all the other countless toners I have tried, they seem to deliver visible difference and one may see measurable results. After many experiments and testing, I’m here to share my top 3 acid toners that range in different strength spectrum, and should be suitable for all skin types. The Pixi Glow Tonic, how can anyone talk about acid toner without mentioning this, really? It’s…

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My Current Favorite Vitamin C Serum Round Up

One of the best decisions I have made in recent years, skincare wise, has to be incorporating Vitamin C serum into my day time routine, my favorite way of applying which has been mixing it liberally with some sort of hydration serum (the SkinCeutical H.A Intensifier has been my absolute favorite). The results wasn’t astonishing immediately, but over time, I have noticed a few discoloration spots on the top of my cheekbones have noticeably faded, and my complexion overall just looks a bit brighter and…

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4 Cleansers I’ve Used Up

Cleanser is probably the item I like to experiment the most in my skincare routine, at any given time, I have 4-6 cleansers in heavy rotation that are with different textures, which is a bit of excessive (or some would say insane?), I know! But who am I, if I don’t have excessive skincare products floating around? Anyhow, 4 of these cleansers happen to finish around the same time, which you guessed it, calls for a dedicated cleanser empty review. So here we go. MV…

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My Best Beauty Discoveries in 2018 – Skincare Edition

Even though I would like to think I have cut down my beauty spend and purchase significantly in 2018, when I look back at my purchase history, it clearly tells a different story. Yes, it’s an improvement from last year, but still not close to where I want it to be, which is another story, for another time. What I’m trying to allude to is that, picking out only two new beauty discoveries, was not an easy task. There are a lot of products I…

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