Pitera – Ferment Filtrate

Pitera – Ferment Filtrate

Almost everyone knows what a fungus is. Mushrooms are the first thing people think of. We eat them. People grow them. They show up spontaneously in our gardens after it rains. 'Fungus is among us' goes the old saying. As a mycologist I have tons of puns. In all seriousness now, Pitera is a fermented [...]

70% off Challenge: Guerlain Abeille Royale Double R Serum

70% off Challenge: Guerlain Abeille Royale Double R Serum

Back with another dupe alert. Or attempted dupe I should say. I've actually really wanted to get my hands on this particular product. I've read reviews and those with dry and dehydrated skin have said the addition of this has helped. But at $215 my credit card wouldn't exactly enjoy that. Like most people I [...]

In Defense of the Double Cleanse

I have had the worst problem with my dry skin this year. Normally I can manage drinking more water, touching my face less, and using a humidifier. This year, however, has been murder. I had a quick back and forth with @myelsibeauty about double cleansing. She's of the mindset that it isn't worth it as [...]

70% off Challenge: La Mer- The Regenerating Serum Dupe

70% off Challenge: La Mer- The Regenerating Serum Dupe

This is the first of these posts. I'm trying to play around with what's going on this site and this 'challenge' kind of interested me. So based ONLY on the ingredients list I'm going to search for less expensive alternatives to luxury brands. So why not start big and go for the hit to everyone's [...]