High-Priced Beauty on a Budget

Oh, the things we do for beauty. Apparently the average woman spends $15,000 on beauty products in her lifetime. Is it just me or does that seem like a low number? ūüėČ Regardless, I can guarantee you that some of those beauty purchases were ones that didn’t work out: lipstick color that looked great on you in the store–but awful in your daily life, orangey-looking … Continue reading High-Priced Beauty on a Budget

New Year, New Skin: The 10-Step Korean Skin Care Routine

People ask me all the time for skin care tips because I look a lot younger than my age. Of course some of this is due good genes and being Asian (Korean American)–BUT it’s also the result of good skincare products and habits you can try yourself. Have you heard about how seriously Koreans take their skincare? The now famous Korean approach to skin care … Continue reading New Year, New Skin: The 10-Step Korean Skin Care Routine

Lipstick Color That Looks Good on Everyone: Clinique Almost Lipstick & Superbalm Moisturizing Gloss in Black Honey Review

Question: If you were stranded on a deserted island and could only bring two lip products (I can’t imagine only¬†taking one!), which ones would you choose? My answer is easy:¬†Clinique Almost Lipstick and Clinique Superbalm Lip Moisturizing Gloss in Black Honey. Why is¬†the search for the perfect lip color and lip product never-ending? Some days¬†you need a moisturizing one, a matte one, a glossy one, … Continue reading Lipstick Color That Looks Good on Everyone: Clinique Almost Lipstick & Superbalm Moisturizing Gloss in Black Honey Review

Makeup Remover That Actually Works: Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm Review

There’s nothing more annoying to me than a cleanser that claims to “remove all traces of makeup”–only to find streaks of color on my toner/softener cotton pad after using it. They all claim to do this and it’s incredible that they are allowed to say that since most of them do not do what they claim. I can’t believe how long it’s taken me to … Continue reading Makeup Remover That Actually Works: Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm Review