Heimish Glow Fixer Spray Review | Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Ultra-Fine Mist Dupe

When I stumbled upon the Heimish Glow Fixer Spray on YesStyle. My first thoughts were all of the Glow Recipe Watermelon Ultra Fine Mist. I seriously adore that product that is packed with hyaluronic acid that instantly hydrates my skin and gives me a beautiful glow. As I use the GR as a setting spray this would be a great comparison.


Neogen Dermalogy A-Clear Soothing Pink Eraser | Mario Badescu Drying Lotion Dupe?

I swear by the Mario Badescu Drying Lotion that minimises my breakouts overnight. Wanting to try a product more easily available and affordable. I stumbled upon the Neogen Dermalogy A-Clear Soothing Pink Eraser, a brand that I've always wanted to try. 


Pyunkang Yul Acne Facial Cleanser Review | Acne-prone Skin

Looking for a non-foaming gel cleanser as your morning cleanse or second cleansing in the evening? Me too. Having acne-prone skin I break out easily when I test out new cleansers. Since trying my last cleanser - Cosrx Daily Salicylic Acid Gentle Cleanser (review here) I was looking for something more in terms of my needs, a good cleanse without the breakouts.

The Pyunkang Yul Acne Facial Cleanser is formulated for acne-prone and sensitive skin. It's hypoallergenic and contains:


Keep Cool Soothe Bamboo Sun Essence Review | Acne -Prone Skin

The SPF that is taking the beauty world by storm; The Keep Cool Soothe Bamboo Sun Essence. Boosting with bamboo water, hyaluronic acid and Centella extract, most importantly SPF 50. Marketed for even the most sensitive skin.


New In Beauty and Skincare

A collective haul; I picked up a few bits and pieces the over the last few months and it has accumulated into a huge pile. I have used a couple of these products and reviews are linked. 


Juno & Co Microfiber Velvet Sponge Review | Dupe?

Long gone are the silicone sponges and weird chicken fillet alternative applicators. Today I'm sharing my thoughts on the Juno & Co Microfiber Velvet Sponge which I have tried over a year ago and just reviewing now (my bad!)


Bodycare 101

One of my new year resolutions was to moisturise my body and now as we edge to closer to the end of the year it's time to see what steps I've taken in order to take care of the skin on my body not just my face.


Juno & Co Clean Up Your Act Solid Cleansing Bar | Brush Cleanser Review

Cleaning your makeup brushes and sponges are a chore but a good brush cleanser makes the process more bearable. The Juno & Co Clean Up Your Act Solid Cleansing Bar popped up on my radar when I picked up the Velvet Sponge applicator and here is how I got on with it.


Revolution Pro Primer Water Spray Review

The Primark Primer Water (review here) is a long lost holy grail that I can't purchase in HK, searching for the next best thing I came across the Revolution Pro Primer Water that has promising claims.


Products to add into your winter routine

Dry, Dry Dry. Who else's skin is feeling parched? Winter has come and so has the dry flaky skin. Having combination skin, my skin dries up like the dessert sand and these are the products I have been incorporating into my skincare.



Dr Jart+ Cicapair Re-Cover Tiger grass Treatment SPF30 Review | Oily Combination Skin

A green to beige colour correcting treatment that replaces SPF and foundation? The Dr Jart + Cicapair Tiger grass Re-cover SPF30 conceals redness and protect your skin from environmental stress. This has been sitting in my pile to review and for oily combination acne-prone types who are intrigued by this, this review is for you. 


Shiseido Senka Mineral Water UV Protector SPF 50+ Review | Oily Combination Skin

Another SPF? Yes, I am addicted to trying new sunscreens that work for sensitive and acne-prone skin types. As you know the original Shiseido Senka SPF 50+ (review here) is my holy grail but when it goes out of stock and you've waited for months it's time to try something new: the Shiseido Senka Mineral Water SPF.


Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Contour + Beauty Light Wand Review

Throughout summer I wanted the majority of my products to be cream or gel-based products for a lightweight easy to blend routine. I picked up the Charlotte Tilbury Contour Wand and also the Beauty Light Wand. These are called the easy contour and highlight that you gently squeeze out and apply.


Cosrx Daily Salicylic Acid Cleanser | Oily Combination Skin


Salicylic acid is a BHA (beta hydroxy acid) that helps reduce acne by exfoliating the skin keeping pores clear, helping shed dead skin cells and decreasing redness and inflammation. Having sensitive and acne-prone skin I am always on the lookout to try products that help prevent breakouts. The Cosrx Daily Salicylic Acid Cleanser has been in my basket for a long time and it was finally time to put it to the test.


Anessa Perfect UV Skincare Milk SPF 50+ Review

Where shall I start? Anessa is a Japanese skincare brand under the umbrella Shiesedo and with one of my holy grail SPF being born under that brand it was time to try the best selling SPF in the market. Their SPF's are divided into 4 categories: no suntan, whitening, sensitive skin and makeup.


YSL All Hours Foundation Review | Oily Combination skin

There's always one foundation that I kept hearing about that being the YSL All Hours foundation. Available in 33 shades, the All-Hours foundation is a natural matte foundation that lasts up to 24 hours with buildable medium to full coverage. 


BobbI Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation Review | Oily Combination Skin

The #1 best selling foundation from Bobbi Brown; The Skin Long-wear Weightless Foundation that has medium to full coverage and oil-free formula. It comes in 43 shades, claiming to last up to 16 hours providing you with a matte finish that I have put to the test.


Dr. Althea Skin Balancing UV Essence Review | Acne Prone Skin

When it comes to sunscreen I'm extremely cautious of what products to try as I have broken out in the past. The Dr. Althea Skin Balancing UV Essence is a daily SPF moisturiser created for acne prone and sensitive skin and I was quick to add this to my basket despite not finding many reviews. 


Lancome Idole Ultra Wear Liquid 16 Hour Foundation Review

A sweat resistant foundation? Introducing the Lancome Ultra Wear that boasts to be full coverage with 24 hour wear and is transfer-free.


Shu Uemura Unlimited Breathable Lasting Foundation Review | Oily Combination skin

Anyone else is a sucker for packaging? I fell in love with the simplicity of Shu Uemura's Unlimited Foundation that has frosted glass and simple black detail. What intrigued me the most was how it is specially formulated for Asian skin tones, I've had great difficulty in the past getting a good match from the foundation that does not leave me looking like an orange.


First empties of the year

It's that time where we talk about my trash and my overall thoughts on them. I have 9 skincare product skincare to share and whether I would repurchase them in the future.


Pixi Beauty Vitamin C Caviar Balm Brightening Leave On Mask Review*

What does the Caviar Balm do? How do you use it?  I was very intrigued by the Pixi leave-on brightening mask* and here are my full thoughts.


Five to buy | Yesstyle

If you've been here for a while I mainly purchase all my Asian cosmetics and skincare from Yesstyle since it's fully stocked and new arrivals always appear on here. Most importantly it gets delivered to my front door so I don't need to venture out and search for.

These are the must-have/always will repurchase items from Yesstyle.


Beauty Bay Skincare | Did it hit it's mark? | Sensitive acne-prone skin

The Ordinary and The InkKey List introduced us to no BS skincare at an affordable price point, is the BeautyBay skin line on par with these brands?


Biore UV Watery Essence Aqua Rich SPF50+ | Acne-prone skin suitable?

Living in a country that is hot and humid for the most part of the year, I spend a lot of my time trying new sunscreens for my acne-prone skin. Biore is an affordable Japanese brand and the Watery Essence SPF is one of their best selling products and comes highly recommended.


Glow Recipe | Watermelon Glow Ultra Fine Mist | Is it worth it?

I am still utterly obsessed with watermelon and of course when Glow Recipe launched the 'fog mist' it was a must-try on my list. I have been using this since October and while the weather was still a touch warm this was my summer staple and winter saviour.
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