Month: April 2017

Review: Dr.Jart+ Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment

From my experience, if a product’s review score on Sephora is above 4.3, it will be ok if not great; ok, until this one. I was looking for something to help me banishing all the redness on my face. I came across Dr.Jart’s Tiger Grass Correcting Cream in store. The description on the jar sounds like a dream. It covers and treats skin redness. Plus, it suppose to be a tinted moisturizer type of product – perfect for when I want to have a no-makeup makeup day.  It turned out to be nothing like that. First, it’s not moisurizing at all. It appears to be, with its thick texture, it feels heavy upon applying. But even with face oil on before this, my skin became drier and drier throughout the day (and I have combination skin). It corrects redness, but turns your face green. So unless you want to look like the hulk, you really should not apply it to the whole face like a tinted moisturizer like I did. Instead, use it as a …

Cotton Facial Pads You Need in Your Life

To remove eye makeups: Sephora Soft Touch Cotton Pads You want something cheap, durable, and gentle on the eyes. Voila, Sephora’s cotton pads are your perfect choice. For $4 you can get 70 of these babies. They don’t leave those annoying tiny cotton wools on your face like some other drugstore pads do, while still are soft enough to not irritate your skin. To apply toners and lotions: Shiseido Facial Cotton I am so late to the party! These Shiseido facial cotton are like cotton from Heaven – they are so soft.  Never have I used cotton pads as soft as these. And that is not the only reason why you should use them to apply toner and lotions (and want to keep rubbing them on your face). The don’t absorb liquids as much as other pads, so you will not waste any products using them. To use as face masks: Muji 4 Layers Cotton Pads If you want to use pads + toner/lotion/liquid serum as a DIY face mask (which I just realized is …

Some Recent Favorites

Daily Harvest Smoothies My favorite out of all the favorites! DH is a Smoothie subscription service that deliver your smoothies of choice, but with freshly frozen ingredients in each cup, that you can just pour everything into your blender and add the liquid of your choice and then voila, there goes your freshly made smoothie. Every cup of smoothie is so delicious! And it’s packed with 98% organic & 100% vegan freshly frozen ingredients! My boyfriend and I are so obsessed that we made it our daily routine to share a jug of smoothie together 1 hour after dinner. Cult Gaia Gaia’ Ark If NYC is not still as freezing as it is now, I would be wearing this bag every day! I bought it ( as a photo prop) for when I was in Cuba, but it turned out to be both practical and pretty. You will not wear it once and put it to the back of your closet.  This bag goes with almost every outfit, t-shirt and jeans, dresses, pants, you name it. …