Deluxe Sample Mini-Reviews, Part 1

One of the side effects of purchasing a lot of stuff, whether that’s for blogging purpose or otherwise, is you end up with a lot of “extras”.  I consistently have at least 500 points in my Sephora Beauty Insider account, Continue reading Deluxe Sample Mini-Reviews, Part 1

Stash Organization and the Perils of Blog-Stocking

So I’ve been running this blog for a while (it’ll be two years in May!).  While I haven’t been super anal about my posting schedule, that still adds up to quite a number of posts.  And for the first maybe Continue reading Stash Organization and the Perils of Blog-Stocking

Korean Shopping Service: Dowaja

Since I’ve been interested in importing cosmetics and skincare from overseas, I’ve done the bulk of my purchasing through individual e-tailers, but sometimes there are things that I just can’t find available (or available cheaply, which is just as important!) Continue reading Korean Shopping Service: Dowaja

Building an “American” Asian Beauty Routine: Online and Box Services

The best way to get Asian beauty products cheaply, without having to import them, is to shop at multiple stores.  And the easiest way to do that is to shop online, where you can browse as much as you want Continue reading Building an “American” Asian Beauty Routine: Online and Box Services

Building an “American” Asian Beauty Routine at Sephora

Asian beauty routines, and more specifically Korean beauty routines, seem to be gaining a larger presence in today’s American media – for example, here is an article on Korean skincare from Allure magazine; here is one from Elle; there is Continue reading Building an “American” Asian Beauty Routine at Sephora