Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick

An amuse bouche is a delightful, usually bite-sized, hors d’oeuvres that is served in fancy-schmancy restaurants.  The ones we’ve had are usually only a bite, maybe two, but oh so delectable!  Amuse bouche literally translates to “mouth pleaser,” and is a great way… Continue Reading

Exuviance Gentle Cleansing Crème is Perfect for Sensitive Skin!

Let me just say, if you haven’t ever heard of Exuviance, then you are missing out! Exuviance, one of my fave skincare brands, was founded by Drs. Van Scott and Yu, who are renowned in the cosmetic dermatology industry. They… Continue Reading

Manefit Beauty Planner Cucumber Soothing & Moisturizing Mask

With my love for sheet masks, I was happy to get the chance to try this, especially since Korean brands tend to do masks very well. First things first- I’m unsure what exactly the word “planner” means in the name… Continue Reading

January 2016 Birchbox is Chock Full of K-Beauty!

At first, I was really kind of disappointed with Birchbox.  As an “Ace,” I am supposed to get “first dibs” on box choices, and I wanted the Eyeko liquid eyeliner.  Nevertheless, it was out of stock already when I went… Continue Reading

Tony Moly I’m Real Moisturizing Aloe Face Mask Sheet

After a dermapen treatment on my neck, I realized I had photos from using some sheet masks a while back saved and ready to go, but forgot to post them! While standing in line at Ulta, I noticed some Tony Moly… Continue Reading

Yu-Be Moisturizing Skin Cream

Yu-Be Moisturizing Skin Cream was invented by a Japanese pharmacist in 1957. A special manufacturing process combines glycerin, Vitamin E, Vitamin B2, and camphor, in a highly absorbable formula. It purportedly takes care of rough, dry patches as well as softens… Continue Reading

YU-BE Skincare: First Impression

Yu-Be Skincare was founded in 1957 by a pharmacist named Yoshikiyo Nowatari.  He created a moisturizing cream at the request of a woman who had been suffering from dry, cracked skin.  She was tired of greasy, ineffective, petroleum-based products, so Nowatari… Continue Reading