Skin & Tonics

American, Asian, & European skin care reviews, guides, cult favorites, & news

Review: PocketDerm – An Online Dermatology & Prescription Acne Medication Service


I proclaim my love of the modern world pretty frequently in my every day life. I say it every time I walk into an air conditioned building, when I binge watch a new show on Netflix, and I…


Review: Sofina Beauté UV Cut Emulsion NS SPF50 PA++++ (Fresh)

Sofina Beauté UV Cut Emulsion NS SPF50 PA++++ (Fresh)

It’s not a secret that I enjoy splurging on pricy skin care products – luxury skin care is one of my absolute favorite ways to treat myself. But sunscreen, which is the product I consider to be the…


Charlotte Cho of SokoGlam Shares Her Favorite Skin Care Ingredients

SokoGlam Charlotte Cho's Favorite Skin Care Ingredients

Have you met Charlotte Cho yet? She’s kind of a big deal. This summer alone, she’s had features on Elle, Lucky, and Allure, and she also happens to be the owner of the magnificently curated US-based Korean cosmetics…


Su:m37° Secret Repair Concentrate Review

Su:m37° Secret Repair Concentrate

Anyone who has ever been out to eat with me with any regularity knows that I have thing for weird pickles. If it’s a vegetable and it’s pickled, I will devour it; the weirder the vegetable and the…


Caudalie Polyphenol C15 Anti-Wrinkle Defense Serum Review

Caudalie Polyphenol C15 Anti-Wrinkle Defense Serum

In the world of skin care, there is a fairly short list of ingredient actives that have substantial scientific evidence showing they can effectively enable collagen synthesis in the skin, and vitamin C is one of them. For…