Whether your travel a lot or very rarely, putting together a travel-proof skincare routine can make the difference between ok skin and great skin when on vacation. Here are my tips to putting together a good routine as well as what I’m bringing with me to my Europe trip…

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I love sheet masks, and I love them more when they work well AND are affordable – as in under $2/sheet affordable. Yes, these sheet masks totally exist and no, you definitely should not have to pay $30 a sheet, unless you’re ballin’ like that…

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Does anyone else get excited when they look at the ingredient list for a skincare product and see 20 different extracts + 5 different vitamins? More is always better…right?

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Spoiler alert, it’s the Klairs Supple Preparation Facial Toner. I know, I’m no fun. But you know what is fun and f*cking fantastic? This toner! It’s everything I could hope for in a hydrating toner, with none of the negatives.

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For me the 2 most important things in skincare are 1) always applying sunscreen 2) thoroughly cleansing your skin at night using the double cleansing method. So now the question is, which first cleanser/makeup remover should you use?

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Korean beauty retailers are a dime a dozen, so I’m imagining some of you rolling your eyes, groaning, and probably thinking “uh, thanks but no thanks”, and to that I say “don’t be so quick to judge folks!”. Seriously, I had my initial doubts about Althea, but after shopping there, I was very pleased with my overall experience.

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With the Sephora sale coming next week, an anti-haul post seems counterintuitive, yet it’s totally in line with my goal of living more minimally. Plus Shireen said I was being too much of an enabler, so I decided to follow Mili’s footsteps and share my own anti-haul list of beauty products I will never buy…

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We’ve all heard about how fabulous and amazing Japanese brushes are, but do we really need to spend $$$ for high quality makeup brushes? Well I decided to purchase my first Hakuhodo brushes and find out for myself…

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Money saved is money earned, so unless you plan on quitting shopping for good (let’s real here…not happening), I think you’ll appreciate these 11 easy tips on how you can save serious $$$ when shopping online. FYI, tip #1 is to shop online…

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