Toners or Lotions

Although this category is labelled Toners I prefer to use Lotions which are widely used as the first step of moisturising in Japanese skincare.

The “problem” with some skincare is in how they can deliver all sorts of lovely positive results to your skin and yet when it comes down to the crunch, you’d never repurchase or even consider repurchasing it because you just can’t stand the artificial fragrance it’s infused with. Ladies and gents, meet my love-hate-and-hate-again relationship […]


A couple of years back, I shared what I packed for a trip where it was going to be chilly and dry in Spring. I come from the Tropics where the temperature varies very little. Our version of seasons is Hot and Wet and Hot and Dry, with Hot being the operative word. Humidity? It’s […]


I’d never really used face mists before this. Sure, I’ve tried my share of thermal water mists back in the day but it wasn’t something I used daily. Well, until I revamped my skincare routine, that is. Now, I use a face mist in the morning and evening routine, everyday. Is it necessary? Well, it […]


Ever since I hopped onto the exfoliating toner bandwagon a while ago starting with one from Hada Labo and then continuing with the REN Skincare Clarimatte toner, both of which I’d finished to their very last drop; one brand had been tugging away at the edge of my consciousness. This was a product that came […]


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