Disappointing products

Suave Silkening Lotion with Baby Oil review

This lotion is heavily fragranced, which means it's probably not an ideal choice for anyone with sensitive skin. It's also very watery, which makes it less

When I was at my parents’ house about a month ago, I noticed an open bottle of Suave Silkening Lotion with Baby Oil in the bathroom. My last experience with a Suave product did not go so well, so I’ve been wary of using any product that contains DMDM Hydantoin and/or fragrances ever since then. However, I can never resist the opportunity to try out a new hand lotion, so I decided to try out just a little bit. TL;DR, this lotion is a really great option for anyone who loves the scent…

Moroccanoil Treatment review

This hair treatment includes a mix of argan oil and linseed oil, but it also contains silicones (a cheap filler) and unnecessary dyes and fragrance.

I still remember the first time I discovered the magical qualities of the hair straightener. As an awkward teenager with frizzy, wavy (not in the cute way) hair, I could have benefited from discovering this appliance five years before I finally used it for the first time in college. Since moving to NYC, I haven’t had as much of a problem with frizzy hair, since the NYC humidity seems to actually help tame my hair in comparison to the dry heat of Los Angeles, where I grew up. That’s…

AMOREPACIFIC Treatment Cleansing Foam review

This cleansing foam contains triclosan, an ingredient that the FDA has banned from hand sanitizers and antibacterial soaps.

I just came back from another trip and was happy to be able to use my travel-friendly bottle of Fresh Soy Face Cleanser (review here). Today I’ll be reviewing another travel-size face wash: AmorePacific Treatment Cleansing Foam, which I received as a sample. The problem with sample and smaller-sized face washes is that the ingredients may not be printed on the bottle. My bottle only listed the instructions—not one peep about the ingredients. Later, when I looked up the ingredients, I…