Retinol

THE INKEY LIST Retinol Serum review: Turn back the clock for pennies?

My first impressions of this serum after a few weeks of use. Plus, what kind of retinol (and what concentration) does it actually contain?

THE INKEY LIST, to put it in Zoolander lingo, is…“so hot right now.” This company continues to take the world of skincare by storm, following in the tradition of transparent, affordable skincare that has garnered so much success for the The Ordinary. However, instead of The Ordinary’s signature glass bottles with droppers, THE INKEY LIST products are packaged in plastic tubes or bottles with black-and-white labels. The company only sells 20 skincare products, all of…

Can you use expired skincare products?

My dad shares three tips for determining whether you should save or toss your expired skincare products. Plus, a short review of Trader Joe's face serum.

Today’s a bit of a special day because I’m going to write about a product that played a key role in the birth of this blog! My Dad the Chemist was partially inspired by the time my dad saw me trying to compare Trader Joe’s face wash and serum—and, after taking a look at each ingredient list, he recommended the serum that I’m going to write about today.