SN Plant Stem Cell Moisturizer Goddess Cream Review

I’ve tested…a lot of creams over the years, but the one I keep coming back to as the absolute best, undisputed champ is SN Plant Stem Cell Moisturizer Goddess Cream, also known as SN T Cream or Yeoshin Cream in Korea. It’s a weird pick. The brand, SN (stands for Science & Nature), has slipped from the international kbeauty fan radar, for the most part, since Memebox stopped carrying this cream last year.

SN Plant Stem Cell Moisturizer Goddess Cream Review

That’s not to say it doesn’t have fans. The cream has 476 ratings with an average review of 4.1 out of 5 on the Hwahae ingredient and product app that caters to Korean skincare enthusiasts (anything 4.0 and over with lots of reviews tends to have a good shot of being awesome, I’ve found). The Memebox product page for this cream features a number of reviews that beg the company to restock this cream.

I first tried it in 2014, selected it as one of my picks for a curated sale the same year, and have been buying it over and over again due to its awesomeness. From the nasty heat of NYC in summer to whipping winds of winter, this is my [face] jam.

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Experiment: Washing Hair with an Oil Cleanser

I’m working on a really cool story for Racked (here’s what I’ve written there so far) and going on a work trip in a few hours, but I wanted to write a quick post about something I’ve been experimenting with. There’s nothing like a new beauty experiment to keep one’s mind off the stress of unwanted travel — but apologies if this is rushed and disjointed because I’m editing at the airport between a full-body scan and attempt to track down an express manicure! ahaha

Washing Hair with an Oil Cleanser

I’ve come to feel that shampoo is basically the work of an evil god. My skin hates surfactants, making facial cleanser shopping difficult (I’ve since found two low-pH cleansers that I like). That hatred extends to my scalp, which gets itchy and peely when I use shampoos. I’ve found some I like, but even then, my scalp was in poor enough condition when I went to get my first facial that I couldn’t get microdermabrasion done. 🙁

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17 Things I’ve Learned About Dealing with Hormonal Cystic Acne

Sorry I’ve been gone so long! I recently started writing freelance articles about beauty, which you can find here. I’ll somehow try to balance writing for fan-b and writing for not-fan-b. These days I’m pretty easy to find on Twitter if you need to track me down.

I recently shared the skincare routine that has finally helped me bust through the hormonal cystic acne deadlock that persisted for years, but I want to share some of the things I’ve learned along the way as an addendum to the routine.

17 Things I've Learned About Dealing with Hormonal Cystic Acne + Giveaway
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This is a highly specific-to-me, unscientific account of what has worked for my skin and what I’ve learned. Plus there’s a giveaway of a bunch of my favorite products for dealing with acne at the end of the post.^^

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