Packing my clothing, shoes etc. doesn’t take me much time at all, but as you’ve probably guessed, skincare and toiletries in general is another matter. It takes me several hours to get those sorted out, and decanted into smaller jars, and bottles. I’ve gotten better at this, having traveled quite frequently in the past year … Continue reading What’s In My Travel Bag?
I have so many different empties – both full size and samples – but to keep this post manageable, I’ll mention five full or deluxe sized products for now. There are some more samples that I used up recently and those will be mentioned in a separate post. Some of us are also participating in #GreenSurvivor Instagram challenge by Tamara – this is guaranteed to produce some more empties and I’ll do a separate post on that once the competition ends.
* Photo Courtesy of La Bella Figura
La Bella Figura’s Modern Radiance Concentrate has to be the most talked about Vitamin C serum in the green beauty space. And why not? It’s been marketed as “… a multi-tasking and complete concentrated Vitamin C gel cream formulated with advanced technology from actives derived from cellular extraction of the world’s highest source of Vitamin C found only in Australia’s wild harvested kakadu plums.” So, did it live up to my expectations?
For a skincare hoarder specializing in face oils, it’s very rare that I’ll actually finish a full 1 oz bottle of any face oil, however good it might be. I am proud to say that Yuli’s Liquid Courage is the very first face oil that was used, and used till the last frikkin’ drop!
Photo Courtesy of Yuli Skincare
Although I bought it sometime last year, it wasn’t until July/Aug of this year that I got around to using it regularly. See, I wanted something trusty. Something that wouldn’t cause my finicky normal/combo acne prone skin to break out. Before I was scheduled to travel to Europe, I finally settled down on this mighty bottle as my armor to combat additional travel related breakouts that I always seem to get! But guess what?
Like many others, I was introduced to the world of Tatcha skincare through their Japanese Blotting Papers, aka. Aburatorigami. As most of you know, these are no ordinary blotting papers. These are made of 100% pure Abaca leaves and fine gold flakes that miraculously don’t transfer on to your face skin, don’t disturb your makeup, … Continue reading Tatcha – The Ritual for Normal/Combination Skin