Hello, Mr. Sun! My favorite face sunscreens!

While most girls from the beauty blogosphere are obsessed with lipsticks, nail polish, and fashion — I am crazy over sunscreen and skincare! Don’t get me wrong, I love me a good MLBB lipstick and I adore vegan nail polish (those 3-free, 4-free, and 5-free ones lol) in pretty pastel colors that complement my outfit! If I had to choose one or the other, I’d choose sunscreen. The truth is I can live without makeup and fashion items (yup I said it! please don’t kill me)…  but there’s NOOOO way I’d give up my trusty SPF! The mere thought of living in a world without my army of Armada stresses me out! I’ve tried a ton of face sunscreens in the past, and the ones I’ll be featuring in this post are the ones that get along with my skin type the best! For reference, I’m 21 years old and my skin type is oily. I prefer a matte finish and a fragrance-free formula! 🙂  Continue reading

Paula’s Choice 2% BHA Liquid Review

Ah… My most favorite thing in my skincare regimen right now (with PC RESIST C15 ranking 2nd). I’ve been using this BHA liquid for about 4 months or so now, and it’s the best addition to my otherwise boring regimen. The BHA liquid is a daily exfoliant that’s fragrance-free, colorant-free, and ultimately fuss-free! I actually just use my (clean) hands to apply the product directly on to my skin. Never mind using cotton balls or pads — it’s a waste of product. Lol.

One of the things I love most about this product is that it has a pH range of 3.2-3.8 coupled with a good mix of ‘soothing agents’ which makes the BHA (aka good ol’ salicylic acid) effectively work its magic on the skin without causing unnecessary irritation! Continue reading