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

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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

Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA), Beta Hydroxy Acids (BHA), Rosacea and The Three Musketeers Review

Alpha and Beta Hydroxy Acids are very useful and very engaged skin care ingredients. They both possess anti-age, anti-inflammatory, keratolytic, and skin resurfacing properties. Ok, they are mostly understood as exfoliants. Both types of these acids come as the ingredients of every type of skin care product; from the cleansers to moisturizers and masks and … Continue reading Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA), Beta Hydroxy Acids (BHA), Rosacea and The Three Musketeers Review

My life with rosacea

ROSACEA, WHAT IS IT? As I said, I am not a medical doctor, so I won’t bother you with (quasi) scientific definitions and complicated medical terms. I will write about how I see/live rosacea and how it presents itself to me. When rosacea strikes, it is not a pretty sight. Facial skin turns red, flushed, … Continue reading My life with rosacea