Mineral Face Sunscreens for Sensitive Skin (Silicone Free or Not)

List will continue to be updated. Last Updated 6/22/2019 Skin Dry? Cracked? Wrinkling? Blame the Sun. I’m in my late 20’s and my whole beauty game has changed. I’m over the full coverage look, and… I want to start Anti-Aging. Now. People have thrown out statistics that sun damage may be responsible for 90% of…

How to Shop for Vitamin C Serums on Amazon

Vitamin C is all the rage, and some Youtubers will say that EVERYONE should be using it. Packed with antioxidants, and claiming to brighten and eliminate scars vitamin C is the OG miracle skincare ingredient. HOWEVER Vitamin C is highly sensitive to air exposure, sunlight exposure and contaminants…. I learned from hoarding vitamin C during…

Pacifica Alight Clean Foundation: Silicone Free Review

There hasn’t been a good silicone free product launch in a long time that I’ve been excited about…. until this! Pacifica is a drugstore brand sold at ULTA and they just launched 30 shades in their new foundation! I was able to swatch some of them with the testers at ULTA and find my perfect…

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and Fatigue: Finding a doctor that cares

I’m so tired. I’m exhausted. I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (which is autoimmune hypothyroidism) last year after going to my doctor for hormonal acne. I guess at that point I was tired, had some weight gain… but I was also in graduate school and 3 months before the biggest exams in my life… Everyone…

Is it racist to ask “What’s your ethnicity?” “Where are you from?”

Though this is blog is most often a beauty blog, today… RicaIsHungry for knowledge.  I wanted to share my thoughts on why asking for someone’s ethnicity can be offensive in certain contexts, and get insight into why some people are very curious on my background… all while not sharing my ethnicity. As an Asian-American growing…

Body image and Hypothyroidism

When I was in Graduate school I was perpetually tired… and I thought it was normal! Constant exams, loans, and studying… who wouldn’t be stressed? I also noticed that my skin started breaking out uncontrollably. Giant cystic bumps, my skin began producing 2x the normal amount of oil… and my usual skincare couldn’t deal with…

Elizavecca Carbonated Clay Mask Review: Skincare Sunday

WELCOME to Skin Care Sunday. I will be posting a skin care review/demo/thingy every single Sunday from here on out. To check out my other skin care posts please subscribe and like my post! Here are some of my other Skincare Sunday posts: How I CLEARED my acne: Paula’s Choice CLEAR Extra Strength REVIEW On to…

Living as a Monolid in America… Confessions of a Beauty Blogger.

Here on my new blog I like to review products and try new beauty trends… but I honestly started this blog when I accepted my face… As a Korean-American born here in the states I felt like I didn’t belong anywhere. In kindergarten I drew a picture of our class holding hands under a rainbow…

Activated charcoal for teeth whitening

What have I gotten myself into…? A smile can knock you out. And part of a good smile is pearly white teeth. I drink 1 cup of coffee every morning and don’t really avoid any foods known the stain your teeth (Mmm Kimchiiii). Now, some people have been cracking open some activated charcoal pills for…