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AMOREPACIFIC Treatment Enzyme Peel Cleansing Powder review

Are powdered face cleansers the future? Maybe, but this particular cleanser didn't impress me that much. On the plus side, It's travel-friendly and foams up nicely once you add water.

I just discovered the quirks of Basic Economy on United Airlines. Usually economy tickets allow you to take a personal item (a handbag or briefcase) as well as a larger carry-on bag (in my case, usually a large backpack). However, Basic Economy tightens these restrictions even further, by only allowing you to bring one personal item on board. Any other carry-on bag must be checked like regular luggage at a cost of $30. On a recent flight, I had to stuff everything into my backpack and hope for…

Innisfree Peptide Sheet Mask

This premium face mask contains peptides, green tea extract, and citrus unshiu peel extract to fight fine lines and brighten your skin tone.

I have to admit that I judge sheet masks by their covers (this is the case for books, too—shh, don’t tell!). I love sheet mask packages that fall into one of two categories: cute or clinical. Innisfree Peptide Sheet Mask falls into the latter group—I was intrigued by the beaker filled with grape-juice-like purple liquid, and I was inclined to believe that it would deliver scientifically proven results. As a daughter of a chemist, I’ll always be drawn to beaker imagery, if only…

Innisfree My Real Squeeze Broccoli Sheet Mask

This face mask contains broccoli extract (yum?), tiger grass, green tea extract, and sodium hyaluronate to soothe and moisturize your skin.

Innisfree is a Korean beauty brand that falls under Amorepacific, along with other companies like Etude House and Laneige. Today I’m reviewing one of the sheet masks I purchased during an impromptu trip to Innisfree’s Midtown East location in NYC. I initially picked up Innisfree My Real Squeeze Broccoli Sheet Mask because of I was amused to see a bunch of broccoli florets on the front of a skincare product. But then I realized that it made sense: Why wouldn’t this food be…