Tagged: "beauty"

PCA Skin Vitamin C Quench Serum- a must have for morning skincare routines to help protect against annoying and potentially dangerous sun spots.

PCA Skin Vitamin C Quench Antioxidant Serum

PCA Skin Vitamin C Quench Antioxidant Serum In California we’re right in the middle of an odd spring season where the weather fluctuates from very warm one week to twenty five degrees cooler the next. I never know what to expect these days but one
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GM Collin Derm Renewal Cream 10% AHA- best exfoliating cream.

GM Collin Derm Renewal Cream 10% AHA

GM Collin Derm Renewal Cream 10% AHA Those of you who are faithful readers of my site (thank you!) probably noticed that over the past year I’ve been on a strong GM Collin kick. I began taking notice of this dermatologist recognized skincare brand after
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Aromatherapy Skincare- PurErb Bulgarian Rose Toner

PurErb Bulgarian Rose Toner- Aromatherapy Skincare

PurErb Soothing Bulgarian Rose Toner- Aromatherapy Skincare Wherever you live in the world, you’re dealing with a particular set of seasons and weather patterns that definitively effect your skin’s health. For me,  I straddle the tropics of Southeast Asia with the more temperate weather of
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Best Beauty Oils- Tatcha Camellia Beauty Oil

Tatcha Camellia Beauty Oil- Best Beauty Oils

Best Beauty Oils- Tatcha Camellia Beauty Oil It is no secret that I’ve been a staunch supporter of Tatcha Skincare since its inception in 2009. As a baby on the skincare scene, Tatcha’s products accomplish a remarkable thing- they feel like they’re steeped in the
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PurErb Serenity Calming Moisturizer- combining aromatherapy and herbology into comprehensive skincare.

PurErb Serenity Calming Moisturizer

PurErb Serenity Calming Moisturizer – Aromatherapy Skincare In my teenage years, there were moments I seriously contemplated becoming a surgeon of some kind. I’ve always been fascinated by physiology and the intersection of Western and Eastern medicine. I didn’t think I could go through losing
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Best Serums- Shiseido Bio Performance Lift Dynamic Serum

Shiseido Bio Performance Lift Serum- Best Serum 2016

Best Serum 2016- Shiseido Bio-Performance Lift Dynamic Serum As a skincare-obsessed woman, I have encountered countless products throughout my life, especially during my time as a features-writer for AsianFusionGirl. There are quite a few products out there that are great at what they do and
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Farm House Fresh Pudding A Peel - a great at home Glycolic peel.

Farm House Fresh Pudding Apeel

Farm House Fresh Pudding Apeel- At Home Glycolic Peel I’ve been a longtime fan of skincare company Farm House Fresh and am always excited to share with you the newest products from them, including “Pudding Apeel,” an at home glycolic peel mask that aims to
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Alicia Yoon, Founder of Peach & Lily, the Korean skincare e-commerce site taking America by storm.

Alicia Yoon- Founder of Peach & Lily

ALICIA YOON DOB: n/a Birthplace: Seoul, Korea Ethnicity: Korean Occupation: Founder/CEO of Peach & Lily Residence: United States Dina’s Thoughts Asian skincare, particularly Korean skincare, has been sweeping the beauty world in a dramatic manner the likes of which we haven’t seen since perhaps the Jennifer Aniston haircut back in the
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Shiseido Full Lash Serum and Mascara- Get longer, fuller lashes without the harmful side effects

Shiseido Lash Serum & Mascara- long lashes with no side effects

Shiseido Lash Serum & Mascara- long lashes with no side effects Every woman who is passionate about or has a barebones interest in make-up knows that the right mascara can often stand alone and/or greatly enhances your overall appearance. Nothing perks up a face like
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Winter Skincare- Suki Purifying Cleanser and Clarifying Toner

Suki Foaming Cleanser & Clarifying Toner Duo

  Suki Foaming Cleanser & Clarifying Toner Duo As many of you know, I’m pretty OCD when it comes to skincare; my motto is ‘prevention and protection wins over plastic surgery.’ The basis of good skincare begins with cleansing and toning, two steps which aren’t
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Ling SparkLING Makeover Mask

SparkLING Makeover Mask

Ling Skincare’s SparkLING Makeover Mask If you’re reading this feature, you’re likely a skincare aficionado who thinks of skincare as something far more important than just aesthetics and as steps that are part of a general healthy routine. You’re likely also familiar with many of
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Mila Moursi pH Balancing Toner- Best Toners

  Mila Moursi pH Balancing Toner- Best Toners Contrary to popular belief, skin Toner is not the first skincare product that can or should go out the window when you’re trying to stick to a strict budget. Using toner and using the right toner can
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Omorovicza Intensive HydraLifting Cream- Best Firming Face Cream

Omorovicza Intensive HydraLifting Cream- Best Firming Face Cream Since the first time I discovered Omorovicza three years ago, I was in love at first use. I’ve tried close to a dozen of their products and so far, we’re batting at 100%. In my eyes, Omorovicza
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Dr. Hauschka Eye Balm- Best Eye Moisturizer for Dry Skin

Dr. Hauschka Eye Balm- Best Eye Moisturizer for Dry Skin One of the easiest ways to tell someone’s age is by looking at their eye areas. Is it wrinkle and line free, soft and smooth or is it riddled with crow’s feet and other telltale
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Honor MD Stimulate Retinol- powerful Retinol Serum

Best Retinol Creams- Honor MD Stimulate

Honor MD Stimulate- Best Retinol Cream Ever since entering my 30’s, I’ve been obsessive about skincare. If you’re over 30, many of you can probably identify with my sentiments of better to be obsessive about prevention and maintenance than to later be obsessed with plastic
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Sulwhasoo Ginseng Eye Cream- Best Anti-Aging Eye Creams

Sulwhasoo Ginseng Eye Cream- Best Anti-Aging Eye Creams What sets an eye cream apart from all others? As many of you know, I do beauty product features on a regular basis and have named several eye creams to my list of Best Products Around the
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Ling Hi-Vitamin C 12%- Best Brightening Serums

Ling Hi-Vitamin C 12%- Best Brightening Serums With as many skincare brands as there are all over the world, you couldn’t be faulted for not having heard of Ling Skincare. For years it went under even my radar and I do beauty reviews regularly. Ling
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Hydropeptide Power Serum & Power Lift Duo

Hydropeptide Power Serum & Power Lift Duo I hate admitting this out loud or even to myself but a few months ago I was convinced I saw the beginnings of fine lines around my mouth- you know the ones I’m talking about, the ones some
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Amayori- Luxurious Body Rituals in Japanese Skincare

Amayori- Luxurious Body Rituals in Japanese Skincare If you’ve ever had the immense pleasure of visiting Japan and in particular, experiencing a traditional Japanese bath or Onzen, you know that like much else of Japanese culture, baths are taken with deliberate and structured passion. Purifying
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Shiseido’s White Lucent Power Brightening Mask

Shiseido White Lucent Power Brightening Mask Sometimes, no matter how religious we are about good skincare habits and good eating habits, the grind of everyday life can take its toll on our facial skin. Maybe it was a few nights of mediocre sleep or a
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Murad Essential-C Eye Cream- Best SPF Eye Cream

Murad Essential-C Eye Cream- Best SPF Eye Cream Out of the dozens of skincare products we can use at any one time, if I had to pick one item to take with me on a deserted island, I’d have to pick eye cream. Not only
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Mitchell and Peach Shower Gel & Body Oil

Mitchell and Peach Shower Gel & Body Oil As a citizen of the world considered with water issues and as one who resides most of the time in California, saving water is always at the forefront of my mind. I love long hot baths as
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Dr. Gross Alpha Beta Medi Spa Peel

Dr. Gross Alpha Beta Medi Spa Peel Few skincare products have the wherewithal to make me astounded with their potency and efficacy at all, let alone after just one application. Dr. Gross’ Alpha Beta Medi Spa Peel was such one product whose immediate results were
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FarmHouse Fresh Body Lotions and Hand Lotions

FarmHouse Fresh Body Lotions and Hand Lotions As a professional globe trotter, I am forever on the lookout for innovative skincare products that are multi-functional for traveling purposes. If you’re familiar with my reviews, you’ll know by now that I am obsessed with good skincare
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Le Mieux 4-in-1 Ultrasonic Skin Perfecter

Le Mieux 4 In 1 Skin Perfecter It’s no secret that I’m obsessed with my skincare regimen. I would rather be compulsive about taking care of my skin with the appropriate products (in addition to an overall healthy lifestyle of course) than having to deal
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Chantecaille Stress Repair Eye Cream- the best winter eye cream to prevent fine lines, wrinkles and dryness.

Chantecaille Stress Repair Eye Concentrate

Chantecaille Stress Repair Eye Cream- Best Eye Creams The first sign of our age is our eyes. This fact alone has turned eye care into a deep obsession for me. Those of you familiar with my skincare routine and beauty reviews have likely heard me
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Farm House Fresh Green Tea Milk Cleanser

Farm House Fresh Green Tea Milk Cleanser Is there such a thing as being too young to start a good skincare regimen? The general consensus among our colleagues at AsianFusionGirl and among our family and friends is that once you hit puberty, that’s the right
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Chantecaille Detox Clay Mask with Rosemary and Honey

Chantecaille Detox Clay Mask with Rosemary and Honey There are some skincare products that you come across and immediately sense its potency and superior quality. Whether it’s from the packaging, which is neither cheap plastic nor so extravagant that it makes you wonder what you’re
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Shiseido Face Color Enhancing Trio

Shiseido Face Color Enhancing Trio (Shiseido Face Color Enhancing Trio in Apple pictured to the left) Those of you familiar with me know that I’ve long stood staunchly against plastic surgery and have spoken out against it numerous occasions. World famous as the plastic surgery
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HydroPeptide Redefining Serum- Best Acne Solution

HydroPeptide Redefining Serum- Best Acne Solution As much as I’d like to report that my skin is always at its best and consistently flawless, I just can’t do that. As much as I eat very well, take generally good care of myself and have an obsession
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Eminence Monoi Age Corrective Night Cream

Eminence Monoi Age Corrective Night Cream- Best Night Creams Contained in a clear plastic jar with a convenient white plastic applicator (to prevent contamination from your fingers), the Eminence Monoi Age Corrective Night Cream has a lovely pastel yellow shade to it and is a
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Le Mieux Bio Cell Mask- Brightening Face Mask

Le Mieux Bio Cell Mask- Brightening Face Mask Those of you familiar with my skincare tips and product reviews know by now that I’m a big fan of great spas around the world but that I’m a bigger fan of powerful skincare products for home use.
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Dayna Decker Sierra Body Moisturizer

Dayna Decker Sierra Essence Body Moisturizer You get what you pay for is the first cliché that comes to mind when I think about Dayna Decker’s Sierra Essence Body Moisturizer. Decker’s luxury line of body lotions, cleansers and candles have long been a well kept
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Nelson J Argan Oil 7 Moisture Healing Hair Mask

Nelson J Hair Argan Oil 7 Moisture Healing Hair Mask Since spending many days in Bali and Thailand throughout my teenage years and 20’s, I became obsessed with traditional methods of hair care. That is, using nature’s most potent ingredients to keep my long hair
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Eminence Green Tea & Guava Serum- one of the best serums for healthy, glowing skin. Combat fine lines and dark spots.

Eminence Green Tea & Guava Serum

Eminence Green Tea & Guava Serum- Best Serums While most serums are intended to be used only at night, after toner and prior to moisturizing, one of my all time favorite serums- the Green Tea and Guava Fortifying Serum from Eminence- is perfect for morning/daytime
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FarmHouse Fresh Sweet Cream Body Milk

FarmHouse Fresh Sweet Cream Body Milk Best Body Moisturizer Under $30 If you aren’t already familiar with the Farm House Fresh brand, you need to get familiar pronto. As their name suggests, these fragrance-free skincare products are made with ingredients found on a farm- fresh
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Pevonia Intensifier d.n.a. & Diacetyle Boldine

Pevonia Intensifier d.n.a. & Diacetyle Boldine If you’re unfamiliar with using serums, it’s time to make them your best friend. Serums have wide ranging functions and are typically applied to the skin prior to an evening moisturizer. Pevonia’s Intensifier d.n.a. & Diacetyle Boldine is a
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6 Beauty Must-Haves To Stay Chic In The Heat

6 Beauty Must-Haves To Stay Chic In The Heat Spring flowers are blooming and summer is just around the corner. What are 2014’s skincare essentials to stay chic in the heat? Here are 6 suggestions to combat an ugly meltdown. Stay hydrated and protected for
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100% Pure Cherry Honey Scrub- Skin Care Reviews

An easy way to maintain clear, soft and youthful skin is to use the right facial scrub, like this 100% Pure Cherry Honey Scrub from my skin care reviews. Regardless of your gender or age (as long as you’re at least in puberty), you cannot skip
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Pevonia Power Repair Eye Contour

Pevonia Power Repair Eye Contour- Best Eye Creams Where on your entire body does it show signs of aging the soonest and most dramatic? Your eyes. The eyes have it all. If you’ve been gentle to your eyes throughout your life, you’re steps ahead. If you’re one of
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Pevonia De-Aging Saltmousse Mango Passionfruit- Best Body Scrubs

Pevonia De-Aging Saltmousse Mango Passionfruit- Best Body Scrubs What do you do after a long day of hard work? How do you dissipate those daily stresses and get back to feeling like your best self? Take a long steamy shower with Pevonia’s Mango Passionfruit Mousse. I’ve lost count
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Tatcha Silk Cream- Moisturizer For Combination Skin

Tatcha Silk Cream- Moisturizer For Combination Skin A blessing and a curse, having oily/combination skin requires pro-active skin care to avoid breakouts and shining like an oil rig spill. Contrary to the popular misconception that oily/combination skin does not need moisturizing- these skin types very much
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Ole Henriksen Power Peel- At Home Microdermabrasion

Ole Henriksen Power Peel- At Home Microdermabrasion After years upon years of trying countless beauty products, I long ago became a very skeptical buyer. As someone with oily combination skin, one of my longtime skin care concerns has been maintaining healthy cell turnover to minimize
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Tatcha Deep Rice Enzyme Cleanser- Best Travel Cleansers

Tatcha Deep Rice Enzyme Cleanser- Best Travel Cleansers If it weren’t in a labeled package, you could easily mistake it for Matcha (green tea) powder. After adding a bit of water, the powder on my fingers formed a gorgeous deep green liquid with a touch
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Winter Hair Care

Winter Hair Care- DIY Deep Conditioner Our bodies change with the seasons and so should our hair care methods. The same shampoo and conditioner you use during hot summer months shouldn’t be used for harsh, cold winters. If, like me, your hair feels parched and
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Aloe Vera Helps Hair Growth

Aloe Vera Helps Hair Growth- Natural Ways To Grow Hair Aloe Vera is widely used throughout the world in cosmetics, medicine and even in beverages. Though the plant’s origins are thought to be in northern Africa, today it is arguably most popular in Asia. Asians
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Why Do I Have Freckles?

Why Do I Have Freckles? Article By: Dr. Jessica Wu Freckles may be cute on children – and on such beauties as Lucy Liu, Rashida Jones and Emma Stone – but are they a sign of sun damage? Why do some people have them while
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DIY Hair Conditioner

DIY Hair Conditioner Asian women have long had their traditional home remedies for all kinds of beauty and health treatments. One of my all time favorites is this one I came across in Bali many years ago. This is a deep conditioning treatment used for
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How To Keep Your Skin Glowing & Blemish-Free

How To Keep Your Skin Glowing & Blemish-Free Whether you live in tropical regions where the heat and humidity are a part of daily life or you’re in an area where summer is right around the corner, keeping your skin glowing and blemish free is
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Best Body Scrubs- Omorovicza

Omorovicza Gold Body Scrub- Luxurious Body Scrubs

Omorovicza Gold Body Scrub- Luxurious Body Scrubs If you fancy your skin to be as milky smooth as Cleopatra’s was rumored to be, look no further for the “magic elixir” than Omorovicza’s Gold Body Scrub. Delicately scented with an array of floral essences, this luxurious
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AmorePacific Time Renewal Creme- Best Face Creams

AmorePacific Time Renewal Creme- Best Face Creams If you suffer from dry, flaky skin or if you often get that tight, itchy feeling on your face, AmorePacific’s Time Response Skin Renewal Crème is the answer for you. With a delicate peach scent, this ultra-thick and
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Shiseido Men’s Energizing Formula

Shiseido Men’s Energizing Formula- Best Skincare For Men Throughout my life, I have always had oily skin, which is of course, a blessing and a curse. It has been a decades-long struggle to find the appropriate moisturizer that provides my ever growing need for moisture as I grow
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The Truth About Caffeine: Tea, Coffee, The Good, The Bad

The Truth About Caffeine

The Truth About Caffeine Article By: @MayKingTea As a child I remember playing the game Chinese Whispers and it was always a lot of fun at the end of the game when we discover what was originally said compared to what was finally said.  I
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