The INKEY List

The INKEY List is a very popular UK brand that seems to have popped up overnight. They are comparable to DECEIM’s The Ordinary, as they focus on minimal ingredients and packaging. I was very intrigued to learn that The INKEY List is unique, in that all of their formulas are based around 15 hero ingredients. These ingredients range from hyaluronic acid to kaolin clay and more.

All Eyes On: Vitamin C

I feel like I’m constantly talking about vitamin C, and that’s because I really can’t get enough of it! Vitamin C is important for us to maintain our health and keep illness away. That’s why you need to get your citrus fruits in, but did you know that it can do amazing things for your skin when incorporated into your skincare routine?

Korean Skincare: Step 10. Sunscreen

The final and most important step of your Korean Skincare routine is sunscreen! You should obviously only apply this during the day. A lot of people associate SPF (sun protection factor) with beaches and the summer, but guess what? The sun shines all year ’round, so we should always be protecting our skin.

Korean Skincare: Step 9. Moisturize

A moisturizer can really make or break your skincare routine. Finding the right moisturizer is so important because it’s the difference between sealing in all your hard work, or letting it evaporate, wasting your time and money. Moisturizing is step 9 of your skincare routine during the day time, but your last step at night.

Korean Skincare: Step 6. Serums and Ampoules

The serum and ampoule stage is a place where you get to cocktail your routine, and target specific concerns. Whether you’re looking for a boost in hydration, preventing or improving wrinkles, or fading hyperpigmentation, there is a serum out there for you.

Neogen x Joan Kim, Vita Duo Cream

I couldn’t think of a better product review to start the year with, than this moisturizing Vita Duo Cream. This moisturizer is a collaboration by Neogen and Joan Kim! If you don’t know who Joan Kim is, can you really call yourself a skinthusiast?

Best 18 of 2018

Some amazing products came out this year, and some old classics held their spot in my rotation. It was tough to choose, but I present to you my 18 favorite products of 2018. These products are effective and have truly made a difference in my skin: