My Current Nighttime Skincare Routine

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You’ve asked for it, and here it is – my updated nighttime skincare routine!

I’ve streamlined my routine into using these same steps every single night, without fail. Since I’ve introduced acids into my routine, I no longer experience breakouts, and my hyperpigmentation is nearly gone. Bless. My focus for my skin is to keep it smooth, bright and clear, and make sure it’s absolutely 100% clean. The pollution here + sunscreen + makeup = gross face at the end of the day.

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Biologique Recherche Lotion p50 Review

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Behold. Above you is a picture of one of the most, if not the most amazing skincare product on the planet. If you were coming here hoping that Biologique Recherche Lotion p50 was gonna be a bust, well…you’re out of luck because this stinky ass shit is LIFE CHANGING. LITERALLY LIFE CHANGING. I’ve been on this planet for 28 years and my skin has never looked better. I’m constantly getting compliments, my makeup looks flawless, and my skin is soft, smooth, and acne/mostly acne scar free. WAY UP I FEEL BLESSED.

I have reviewed many skincare products over the past few years. I have liked and loved a good 90% of the things I have tried. Most of the products I have tried and continue to use have done wonders for my skin. But the Biologique Recherche Lotion p50 is in a whole different category. Lotion p50 has set the bar so high I don’t think there is anything that can compare. People call it Jesus in a Bottle, and bitch…that’s pretty much what it is.

What IS Biologique Recherche p50 lotion? At its most basic, it is a balancing, exfoliating acid toner. It exfoliates your skin, and balances your skin’s pH, combats excessive oil production, hydrates the skin and can also be used to treat ingrown hairs! It also fades hyper pigmentation and clears blemishes. All skin types can use Lotion p50, although there is p50V for maturing skin, and p50W for sensitive skin.

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Mizon Snail Repair Hydro Mist Review

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I know, I know. You’re probably like WTF SHERYLL WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN WHAT IS GOING ON?

Well, my life has been ridiculously busy lately. Like…I don’t even know how to manage my time busy. It all started when I moved apartments (my new apartment is so awesome and amazing btw!), and then I had a few deadlines get moved up with one of my jobs, and then a sort of lost my mind in all the craziness. But very soon, in about 2 weeks, everything will die down and I won’t be working 6 to 7 hour days, 7 days a week. Trust me, I’m counting down the days. I plan on having a party and then sleeping… a LOT.

Anyway, I thought I’d pop in for a quick review for one of my new favorite products – the Mizon Snail Repair Hydro Mist. I purchased it from the Cosmobeaute Asian Beauty Expo that was in HCMC a couple of months ago. I bought one bottle, and liked it so much that I went back the next day to buy a backup. The love is real.

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Life in Vietnam 3

Hi hi! Here’s another round of photos from life here in Vietnam. As with the rest of the photos in this series, all were taken with my iPhone 6 and edited on my MacBook Pro using the CameraBag 2 app.

The past few weeks have been busy, but I’ve been making time to have dinner and coffee dates with friends, and of course, play with my new puppy, Sophia Loren-Petrillo. She’s pretty much the best puppy of all time and I AM OBSESSED. I held back on posting the 94535 photos I’ve taken of her so far but just know that anytime you want to see a photo, I have them.

Hope you enjoy!

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Cosrx BHA Blackhead Power Liquid vs. Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant

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It’s been a while lovelies, but I’M BAAAAAACK! Shit got cray for a few weeks – I increased my hours at one of my jobs, got a puppy, then my computer crashed, and I just got it back yesterday. Anyway, I upgraded my computer so now it’s super fast and amazing…silver linings!

Today, I want to talk about how much chemical exfoliation has changed my life. I’m going to start with BHAs (Beta Hydroxy Acids), and then move on to AHAs (Alpha Hydroxy Acids) in my next post, then talk about how I incorporate them into my nighttime routine.

Until about 10 or so weeks ago, I’d never used chemical exfoliants. They aren’t typically used in a Korean skincare routine, and most Korean skincare companies don’t make any BHA or AHA products, so it was something that wasn’t even on my radar. One of my besties in HCMC got her hands on Paula’s Choice 2% BHA Exfoliating Liquid and the holy grail Biologique Recherché P50 Lotion for me and GIRL. My skin hasn’t looked so good pretty much…ever. Both products are pretty pricey and difficult to get in Vietnam (well Paula’s Choice is in Vietnam now but still expensive), but thank god that some Korean companies have started making BHA and AHA products, so I decided to do comparison reviews. On today’s agenda is the COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid vs the Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% Exfoliating Liquid.

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