Just a Little Chat

Life is starting up, colleges are heading back to a fall semester full of a lot of unknowns, but in my area life feels like it's trying really hard to get back to our pre-pandemic lifestyles. I work at the same university that recently made headlines because of fighting before school even started and shoulder [...]

Retinol | For Beginners

Retinol or treninoin (prescription only) are derivatives of Vitamin A thus making them antioxidants, very powerful antioxidants to be specific. Treninoin (Retin-A) is only available as a prescription. Most over the counter retinol products use retinol, retinyl proprionate, retinyl acetate, retinyl lineolate, and retinaldehyde. This class of skincare products are amazingly popular. Everyone from tweenagers [...]

What Are ‘Dry’ and ‘Wet’ Body Oils

If you're confused by this term, don't worry so was I when I first heard it. Oils are definitely not dry? So how can they possibly be termed 'dry'? And what are wet oils? How do I use them? https://www.instagram.com/p/BuXQGctnBwe/ Dry body oils are those that are absorbed into the skin almost immediately leave almost [...]

A Tall Girl’s Fashion Rant

During this coronavirus quarantine I've been watching a load of Youtube videos. People doing day to day activities, even if it were last year's videos, are so calming. Watching people go about their normal activities makes me feel like 'normal' life exists around me. Home improvements and the latest fashion finds online just gives me [...]

Hair Products you shouldn’t be buying from a name brand

Name brand products can offer some amazing quality, the problem is that you pay for it as well. Every name brand will not only sell you their add-ons like hair clips, sectioning clips, brushes, etc. Those you products that cost pennies to make and offer HUGE profits for a company. I'll be featuring products available [...]

Product Review: Pyunkang Yul Peeling Gel

Peeling gels have started to make a larger splash on the market over the last year. Huda Beauty released WISHFUL Yo Glow Enzyme Scrub which is a light cream. Pyunkang Yul, Klavuu, TonyMoly, Daycell, Mizon, SkinMiso...... Beauty of Joseon, Neogen.... It seems like literally every Kbeauty, Jbeauty, alphabet beauty company has a peeling gel. Michelle [...]

What a Difference 10 Days Makes

10 days ago I posted My Coronavirus Concerns. At that time we didn't have very much going on within the US besides Washington, California, and New York. Now everything is cancelled it feels like (sports, bars, churches, senior centers, etc). New guidelines from the CDC suggest no meetings of larger than 50 persons. A church [...]

Favorite Sheet Masks for Dry Skin

I love sheet masks. I really love sheet masks Have I mention how much I love sheet masks? For those with dry and dehydrated skin this style of moisture is probably already being utilized. I don't know anyone who has dry skin who doesn't use sheet masks that are under the age of 50. Dry [...]