Category: Meds

Revisiting Tatcha's Eye Serum (after changing medication - no hives!)

March 20, 2018
Some time ago, i tested out Tatcha's Deep Hydration Firming Eye Serum. I had high hopes for this product, because the heavy-hitting ingredients are things that my skin usually loves; camellia sinensis leaf, silk extract, and my HG skin saver, the Gollum Root - i.e. Panax Ginseng extract, which features heavily in...
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Sunday Riley U.F.O. Oil - Why Actives in Oils are Genius for Sensitive Snowflake Skin, Pt 2

February 1, 2018
Welcome to Part 2 of my Special Snowflake edition of Actives and You: how to use them if your skin is super-sensitive. As i said in my last post, oils might be the answer for you, as they were for me! In this post, we'll be looking at Sunday Riley's U.F.O oil, which treats breakouts with Salicylic Acid suspended...
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What's In My Bag? And Easy FoTD for Liver Function Test Day!

January 16, 2018
Today is "What's In My Bag" day for the blogging challenge - which i never would have dared to agree to, say, five years ago - when i never cleaned out my purse - and half the contents would have been dried out Gummi Bears and 8 month-old receipts, a lipstick i haven't worn since 1997, about $50 in pennies, all...
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My Special Snowflake Skin - Products I've Tried (The Good, The Bad, The Ugly) Pt 1

January 11, 2018
My skin has been both the bane of my existence, and a source of weird pride to me throughout my life.  Back in my teens and early twenties, it was nothing but trouble; cystic acne, weird sensitivities, hormonal breakouts, oily as a bus window slicked with Jerry-Curl circa 1986. At one point, in my late...
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Friday Face, SotD, and Review of Mizon Collagen Power Firming Enriched Cream

December 22, 2017
Happy Friday, my Sick Little Monkeys! Thought I’d share an old photo - that was taken about 12 years ago in my tiny Honolulu apartment. You can see I’m sweating my face off, ha! As yesterday, I’m still feeling pretty wonky – but never would I neglect you, my beloved Avid Readers. Today, i’m employing...
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