Most times, finding natural cosmetics that are safe for acne-prone skin feels like finding for a needle in a haystack — frustrating and virtually impossible. So when I stumbled upon Ere Perez and their non-clogging ingredient list, I screamed with joy! Could this brand be the first to offer acne-safe, oil-free, & all-natural foundations?!Read More
I had the honor of being invited to the launch of the BELIF's Pore Cleaner Line back in May, but it took me a few months to give the products an honest try. After all, new acne can take up to 8 weeks to develop, so I try to use the products for at least 2 months before making any final judgements. That being said, let me give you a gist of my conclusions regarding the Pore Cleaner Line — THE PRODUCTS ARE BOMB!Read More
That squeaky-clean feeling you love so much can actually cause you more acne.Read More
For a frizz monster like me the idea of a moisturizing conditioner that cleanses hair without stripping it of moisture sounds like a dream come true. I've been on a hunt for a perfect cleansing conditioner for almost two years now, and I think I found the ultimate (and quite affordable) winner.Read More
No other brand makes me want to cry over spent dollar billz more than CHANEL.* It felt only natural to start out the Not Safe For Wallets series with it. I've been trying out different Chanel products for almost a decade, and, sadly, “money well spent” does not apply to all of my purchases. So to spare you from the traumatic experience of wasting your hard-earned guap on something that is not worth it, I thought I’d give you an honest review on the Chanel Beauty products I’ve tried so far.Read More
"Beauty takes sacrifice," my mother would tell the squirming 5 year-old me in an attempt to brush out painful knots out of my butt-long hair*. I cannot tell you how many times I've heard this Russian proverb throughout my lifetime... especially, when getting ready required some element of discomfort or straight up pain.
I guess one could argue that my love for horror movies and heavy metal stems from those traumatic experiences and the singular phrase that justifies it all. But today, at 23, I find myself finally understanding what it means.