It’s Not You, It’s Me – Product Fails

This is a series that I do to showcase products I am giving away for some reason or another.  You can see past posts in this series here, here, here, and here. I had originally planned to do these quarterly but I just accumulate products too quickly. These are products that I am giving away for a variety of reasons.… Continue reading It’s Not You, It’s Me – Product Fails

Leaders 7 Wonders Mediterranean Olive Brightening Mask Review

I discovered the Leaders 7 Wonders masks when I received the Amazonia Acai Anti-Pollution Mask in Beauty Beyond Borders August 2016 subscription box. I loved the mask so much that I found a sample pack of 5 varieties in this line. One of the varieties I also tried was the Leaders 7 Wonders Kalahari Melon Moisturizing Mask and it was good… Continue reading Leaders 7 Wonders Mediterranean Olive Brightening Mask Review

CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser

When I was researching Tretinoin (Retin A) CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser up over and over as the best cleanser to use with tretinoin. It was recommended by both dermatologists and people using tretinoin. It is recommended for normal to dry skin. I was leery at first because I have normal/combo skin that gets shiny in warm weather and… Continue reading CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser

philosophy renewed hope in a jar Review

I received a 0.5 oz sample of this moisturizer with an order from philosophy. I started using it as my winter daytime moisturizer. It was a large enough sample that I was able to really form an opinion of how it worked for me. You can purchase this sample size on the philosophy website for… Continue reading philosophy renewed hope in a jar Review

Soap & Glory Face Soap and Clarity Review

I received a nice sized sample of Soap & Glory Face Soap and Clarity in the  Target Beauty Box February 2017.  I was familiar with the Soap & Glory brand from YouTube but this was the first product I tried. This 3-in-1 Daily Detox Vitamin C Facial Wash smoothes and purifies for super clean, fresh… Continue reading Soap & Glory Face Soap and Clarity Review

Restarting Tretinion – Month 6

I started using tretinoin in mid-April. I used it until a week before I went to the beach and the week I was there. Sun exposure can damage your skin when you use tretinoin and I wanted to avoid that. You can learn more by reading  Tretinoin (Retin A) and  Tretinoin / Retin-A Cheat Sheet. I… Continue reading Restarting Tretinion – Month 6

Month of Asian Skincare Review

On January 2 I started using an Asian beauty routine in the morning and at night. In the post, Korean Skincare Routine, I discuss the steps involved and the purpose of each step. I discuss the individual products I used in Products for a Month of Korean Skincare. I used samples from Beauty Beyond Borders to create my… Continue reading Month of Asian Skincare Review