Hada Labo Shirojyun Arbutin Whitening Cream – Review

Here is another review of a moisturiser from the Hada Labo family.  The main active ingredient of this moisturiser is arbutin, which is known for diminishing hyperpigmentation and overall brightening the skin tone. There’s also a vitamin C derivative in the form of magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, which shares similar functions to arbutin. As in all… Read More Hada Labo Shirojyun Arbutin Whitening Cream – Review

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!

I would like to wish all of you Happy Holidays and a joyful New Year. I also wish all of you loads of happiness, health, and success! I am very grateful to all of you who read my blog; this year’s readership has grown over 700% compared to last year, which is fantastic. Thank you! 

Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte Crema Mani / Hand Cream – Review

Florence is known for its antique pharmacies offering various goods from perfumes to skincare. This hand cream comes from the gift shop of the Abbey of St. Minias on the Mountain (it. Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte), which is home to one of the oldest temples in Florence the Basilica of St. Minias on… Read More Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte Crema Mani / Hand Cream – Review

Vichy IDEAL SOLEIL Pocket Ultra Light SPF 50 – Review

I don’t know what is going on at L’Oréal’s laboratories, but it seems like nothing good. Here’s a review of another light sunscreen, this time by Vichy.  The product contains exclusively chemical filters, as all L’Oréal sunscreens, it’s formulated with Mexoryls. It also has alcohol and fragrance, the latter in a tiny amount.  European sunscreens… Read More Vichy IDEAL SOLEIL Pocket Ultra Light SPF 50 – Review

Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant – Review

This is one of the cult products that everyone talks about. I have used one of PC’s salicylic acid (BHA) products before, but I can’t recall which one. I remember it leaving a sticky layer on my face, and for that reason, it didn’t win my heart. Generally, I am more into using wash-off BHA… Read More Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant – Review