Goings On About Vitamin C in Skincare

(Not sponsored. No affiliate links.) Vitamin C is one of those power ingredients that directly affects skin tone and visible signs of aging. Hyperpigmentation, uneven skin tone, wrinkles and all sorts of skin shenanigans are to be treated with this star ingredient that comes in various forms. Ascorbic acid or L-ascorbic acid is the most … Continue reading Goings On About Vitamin C in Skincare

Retinol State of Mind – Drunk Elephant A-Passioni Retinol Cream Review

(Not sponsored. No affiliate links.) What is it? A-Passioni is the latest Drunk Elephant edition. Cream with 1% retinol to smooth out skin and to enhance skin appearance in general. Finally, we in Europe can enjoy Drunk Elephant products! This American brand was on my wish list for so long, actually, since Tiffany Masterson found … Continue reading Retinol State of Mind – Drunk Elephant A-Passioni Retinol Cream Review

Double Cleansing and All That Jazz – Missha Calendula Deep Cleansing Cream Review

(Not sponsored. No affiliate links.) What is it? Washable cleansing cream with calendula floral leaves gently removes heavy makeup. /Missha/ This is how the manufacturer (Korean giant Missha) describes this product. But, really, what is it? Why do I need it? To do the first cleansing of your double cleansing steps (evil laugh here). Whaaat? … Continue reading Double Cleansing and All That Jazz – Missha Calendula Deep Cleansing Cream Review

Sun Protection – Nine Different Sun Care Products Reviewed

(Not sponsored. No affiliate links.) I can’t stress enough the importance of protecting skin from the UV radiation. Not only of cosmetic (anti-age) purposes, but rather health priority as both UVA and UVB rays damage skin cells’ DNA and can eventually cause skin cancer. Sun is the main source of UV radiation, but tanning beds … Continue reading Sun Protection – Nine Different Sun Care Products Reviewed

Etude House Soon Jung pH 5.5 Relief Toner Or Why is Knowing pH Levels Important and More on Skin’s Acid Mantle

What is it? Before I write what is Etude House Soon Jung pH 5.5 Relief Toner I need to answer bigger question: what is skin’s acid mantle and why is it important? Our skin consists of three layers: Epidermis – the outermost layer, Dermis – middle layer, Subcutis (or hypodermis) – the innermost layer.   … Continue reading Etude House Soon Jung pH 5.5 Relief Toner Or Why is Knowing pH Levels Important and More on Skin’s Acid Mantle