Learning to Love & Rediscover Myself: My Struggle with Positivity & Mental Illness

Learning to Love & Rediscover Myself: My Struggle with Positivity & Mental Illness

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Mental health is something many of us don’t talk about. There is this unspoken code of discomfort, fear, and stigma surrounding it. I, myself, have been guilty of this. I realized recently that I’ve been putting off this post for almost a year. I’ve been wanting to write about my experience. However, it’s been difficult to find both the words and the courage to be so open and vulnerable. I think that it’s about time for me to finish it now ๐Ÿ™‚ This isn’t a typical beauty post or review and it’s going to be a long read. If you are up for it, I’m now ready to share my experiences from over the past two years. (CW: frank discussion of depression and anxiety)

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I’m Meme I’m Water Pigment Review

I’m Meme I’m Water Pigment Review

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Hi beauties! I hope you’ve been doing well! Even though the name doesn’t sound like it, today’s review is all about glitter!!! This is also the first product I’ve tried from Memebox‘s brand I’m Meme! The I’m Water Pigment promises a glittery iridescent shine in a completely liquid formula! That’s right, a quick-dry liquid means no fallout, no glue, no mess. The I’m Water Pigment also claims to be blendable and crease resistant. I’ll be testing and swatching Volume Talk, a bright silver-white pigment. Let’s get to the details!

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Laneige BB Cushion Medium Review (Target Exclusive)

Laneige BB Cushion Medium Review (Target Exclusive)

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So I’m not sure why I never reviewed this product before. The Laneige BB Cushion was my very first cushion compact. It is still my everyday go-to for natural base makeup. I decided to spotlight it now because they have recently expanded their shade range from just 3 to 6 colors! Anyone who has looked into Korean foundation or BB creams knows that finding any shades that aren’t extremely light is a struggle! Even as a black woman with comparatively light skin, it has been incredibly difficult; even the darkest shades most Korean brands sell are a bit too light. So I’m so glad that Laneige has expanded their range to suit more skin tones. The Laneige Cushion promises buildable natural coverage that moisturizes while color correcting. I’ll be showing you the wear of the shade Medium. Let’s get to it!

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Tosowoong Aqua Tok Tok CO2 Fresh Mask Review

Tosowoong Aqua Tok Tok CO2 Fresh Mask Review

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Hello all! Today I have a new review for the Tosowoong Aqua Tok Tok COยฒ Fresh Mask! So this mask has been sitting in my let’s call it beauty bar (which is really just half a dresser filled with nothing but skincare and makeup ๐Ÿ™‚ ) for a while. I’m excited that I finally got around to using it. The Aqua Tok Tok Mask is a two step mask which promises to provide pore care, brighten skin, nourish the skin, and reduce wrinkles all while hydrating and being irritation free even for hyper-sensitive skin. That sounds like quite a bit to live up to, so let’s see how it fared!

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Nooni Root Energy Cleansing Water Review

Nooni Root Energy Cleansing Water Review

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Hello all! I finally have a new skincare product to review again. The last time I was beauty shopping, I was running low on makeup remover. I had also been reading so much about cleansing waters. So I decided to try both of those things with theย  Root Energy Cleansing Water by the Memebox private label brand Nooni. This Korean cleansing water promises gentle cleansing and makeup removal and even the ability to use it as a makeup brush cleaner! I’ll be doing an in depth review with photos and a little video to show how this product works!

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My First Memebox! Hope Girl Haul and Mini-Reviews

My First Memebox! Hope Girl Haul and Mini-Reviews

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Hello again beauty lovers! So I’ve been a fan of Memebox for a while. I get so many of my Korean skincare and Korean makeup products from there. Still, I usually buy the products individually, so I’m excited to have finally gotten my first box! I decided to get the Hope Girl box, since I’d never tried anything by them and I was in need of a new makeup primer. It came with 5 full-sized products from the brand! Even though this box is sold out now ๐Ÿ™ , I love the products and still wanted to post about it. And good news, the box is back in stock now! Keep reading to see an overview of the Memebox box and mini-reviews of a few of the included products.

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Labiotte Chateau Labiotte Wine Lip Tint Review

Labiotte Chateau Labiotte Wine Lip Tint Review

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Hi all! No, I’m not about to talk about wine in this post (though I do love wine). I will be talking about the most adorably packaged beauty product I have seen in a while: the Chateau Labiotte Wine Lip Tint! Labiotte is an Korean brand which focuses on botanic based ingredients in their products. They also support the ideas of overall wellness and sustainability. The Chateau Labiotte Wine Tint promises long-lasting color as well as intense moisturization without a sticky feel. Let’s see if it is more than an incredibly cute container! I’ll be testing the color Nebbiolo Red.

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