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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An Ode to the Olaplex Haircare System

If you are a haircare fanatic, or someone that tortures the hairs more often than you should, you have probably heard of the name Olaplex, which is supposed to bond the broken sulfur in your hair to restore its glory. It started as a commercial line that only sold directly to professional salons, and is often recommended by hair stylists as post damage treatment (be it bleaching, perming, straightening and all the things we do). I was first introduced to the Olaplex No.3 hair perfector,…

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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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