What is a konjac sponge?
A. It’s a sponge made from konjac root, a natural plant fiber. Are you familiar with shirataki noodles? They’re made from the same konnyaku root/yam!
How do you use a konjac sponge?
A: It’s so easy. You just wet it. With water, it becomes soft, and well, spongy. Rub it on your face in gentle circular motions and rinse. If you use a cleanser, make sure to rinse it out of the sponge very well. Hang up and let… Continue reading | 2 Comments
Colleen Rothschild is a skincare brand that boasts that they have “sensory-rich” products. I have a perfume blog. Trust me, I love things that involve the senses. But, when it comes to skincare, I tend to settle for simple. In skincare, I often take a term like “sensory-rich” as meaning “we use a lot of fancy fillers that are trendy or you haven’t heard of but aren’t really effective to sell you something expensive”. That is not the case at all with Colleen Rothschild products. Yes, they have… Continue reading
Sasē Skincare by Fiafini is a line that focuses on “half the steps, twice the results” with multi-purpose skincare products. Overall, the line is highly simplified and currently contains 2 products that are supposed to the job of 7 products.
I’m the weirdo that actually enjoys having an extensive, exhaustive multi-step routine. However, I don’t really think it makes much of a difference. An effective skincare routine really doesn’t need 15 steps!
Claims: “Hydra-Purifying Cleanser 3-in-1 is a multi-tasking skincare solution that delivers the
When Oils of Heaven (Ooh!) reached out to me asking if I wanted to try a natural oil that I’ve never heard of, I was like “Heck, yes! Give me the oil that I’ve just now heard about but must have in my life ASAP”!
This cacay oil comes from Cacay nuts harvested in the jungles of Colombia¹. Apparently, it’s full of Vitamin E, linolic acid and Vitamin A. This all sounds wonderful if you don’t have a nut allergy. I do not have a nut allergy… Continue reading | 4 Comments
Over the next few months, I thought I’d focus on my “unconventional beauty” products. These are the sort of products that aren’t your typical beauty products (like makeup or topical skincare). These are the weird non-beauty beauty treatments that I do. (I’m also considering covering my non-beauty beauty treatments that were a total waste of my time).
Let me immediately start with a disclaimer. I am not a doctor. I don’t even pretend to be one on the Internet. Do not take medical advice from… Continue reading | 5 Comments