February Skin Care Routine and New Favorites

This month I changed up my beauty ritual a little bit. Not only did I add retinaldehyde which straight up infuriated my skin but I added a few more products to help me make it through these final dry winter months, which always seems to be the worst, before spring comes with better temperatures and [...]

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 [...]

International Skin Care Philosophy: Japan 🇯🇵

In part I of our interntional skincare philosophy we looked at Korean Beauty Philosophy. This part II of our multi part system covering beauty philosophies from different countries.  Today's post is going to Japan, land of the geisha a very secretive imperial family and some of the fairest skin in the world. The ideal of [...]