COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid Review

What puts the power in this 'power liquid'? Plus, a bit of a refresher on BHAs and their role in skincare.

My mom enjoys Korean dramas, Sudoku puzzles, and extracting blackheads. That’s right, those annoying little black dots that appear when your pores get clogged but stay open. When I was a teenager, I had acne on my back (“bacne”), so my mom used to beg me to let her squeeze out my blackheads. She was excited for me when I got into college, she was happy when I made her favorite scones, but I don’t think I’ve ever seen her more delighted than when I grudgingly agreed…

COSRX Snail Mucin Essence 96 Review

A slimy, lightweight moisturizer formulated with 96% snail secretion filtrate. Plus, how it stacks up against a similar product: Organic Doctor Snail Gel.

The first time I tried my friend’s snail gel moisturizer a few years ago, I didn’t know what to expect. The moisturizer wasn’t slimy at all—it just felt like normal moisturizer. But I was definitely intrigued. I decided to order COSRX Snail Mucin Essence 96 to see if it would help my skin at all.