Skin & Tonics

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Banila Co. Clean It Zero Cleansing Balm Review (Revisited)

Banila Co. Clean It Zero Sherbert Cleansing Balm Cream Review

My original review for Banila Co. Clean It Zero Cleansing Balm was written on September 30, 2013. I’ve updated the review to reflect my newer rating system, as well as some additional product details. I love the way cleansing…


Review: PocketDerm – An Online Dermatology & Prescription Acne Medication Service


I proclaim my love of the modern world pretty frequently in my every day life. I say it every time I walk into an air conditioned building, when I binge watch a new show on Netflix, and I…


Review: Sofina Beauté UV Cut Emulsion NS SPF50 PA++++ (Fresh)

Sofina Beauté UV Cut Emulsion NS SPF50 PA++++ (Fresh)

It’s not a secret that I enjoy splurging on pricy skin care products – luxury skin care is one of my absolute favorite ways to treat myself. But sunscreen, which is the product I consider to be the…


Charlotte Cho of SokoGlam Shares Her Favorite Skin Care Ingredients

SokoGlam Charlotte Cho's Favorite Skin Care Ingredients

Have you met Charlotte Cho yet? She’s kind of a big deal. This summer alone, she’s had features on Elle, Lucky, and Allure, and she also happens to be the owner of the magnificently curated US-based Korean cosmetics…


Su:m37° Secret Repair Concentrate Review

Su:m37° Secret Repair Concentrate

Anyone who has ever been out to eat with me with any regularity knows that I have thing for weird pickles. If it’s a vegetable and it’s pickled, I will devour it; the weirder the vegetable and the…