Personal Musings

Love in the Time of Acne

When I was young, I had fought a battle against acne. It was a constant source of embarrassment and frustration in my teenage years. It severely affected my self-confidence and self-esteem. Every time I got bullied because of my skin problem, I acted cool and pretended that I wasn't hurt, but I cried myself to sleep every night.  There was… Continue reading Love in the Time of Acne

Well-being | Health & Beauty

Korean Alternatives to Japan’s SK II Facial Treatment Essence

SK II Facial Treatment Essence (SK II FTE hereafter), the ‘miracle water’ is one of the many skincare items known to beauty enthusiasts everywhere. It is a high-end skin care product from Japan which contains ‘pitera’ as the primary ingredient. Pitera, the seemingly magical ingredient of SK II FTE helps to improve the appearance of five dimensions of beautiful, crystal clear skin: spots… Continue reading Korean Alternatives to Japan’s SK II Facial Treatment Essence