๐ŸŽ„Christmas Gift Guide – 2018 ๐ŸŽ„

Hooray, it's my favourite time of year! Not gonna lie, I've already been singing Christmas tunes (particularly that pesky nostalgic Coke ad "holidays are coming") and wearing my festive sweaters! As this post goes live, I'll be busy decorating the house. ๐Ÿค— And, this guide kicks off a month of holiday-themed posts. I started my … Continue reading ๐ŸŽ„Christmas Gift Guide – 2018 ๐ŸŽ„

Zero Waste Essentials – Things I won’t be buying! (Part 3)

This is a bit of a strange post, but stay with me! I'm excited to share tips on how to live a more "zero waste", "low-impact", and sustainable lifestyle as I figure things out for myself. Sometimes, buying more eco-friendly items can help towards that goal, and I've certainly invested in quite a few (see … Continue reading Zero Waste Essentials – Things I won’t be buying! (Part 3)

10 Beauty Products I Regret Buying

In beauty, like most aspects of life, you win some and you lose some. I prefer to go for budget-friendly options, especially if I just want to try something out, so I don't end up too out of pocket. Recently, however, I've been focusing on reducing my plastic usage and generally consuming less (#zerowaste #plasticfree … Continue reading 10 Beauty Products I Regret Buying

Innovative Ingredients, or Old Remedies?: Popular Korean Skincare vs. Eighteenth-Century Cosmetics Recipes

This week Iโ€™m doing a collaborative post with The Recipes Project, a blog dedicated to historical recipes. If you're curious about my academic research, then please check out my post on uses of snails, honey, and assesโ€™ milk in eighteenth-century domestic medicine. That post is part of Folklore Thursday, and sort of ties in with … Continue reading Innovative Ingredients, or Old Remedies?: Popular Korean Skincare vs. Eighteenth-Century Cosmetics Recipes