Self Care

9 common mistakes that actually worsen your acne problems


If you have acne, you probably invest tons of time (and money) searching for a solution. I know this because I’ve struggled with acne for almost three years. A while ago, I shared with you my experience dealing with the worst acne crisis of my life, and how I managed to overcome it.  But recently, I’ve […]


How to make your own BB cream


BB Creams or Beauty Balms became very popular a few years ago because they combine the benefits of a moisturizer, a sunblock, and a light coverage foundation. So they’re super convenient when it comes to protecting your skin while also making it look prettier.  They’re perfect for those days you want to let your skin […]


My experience using the menstrual cup


A few months ago, I told you about the Nicaraguan crisis and how it has awakened my environmental awareness. Since then, I’ve been making small changes in my lifestyle in order to live more sustainably and produce less trash. I switched from dispensable makeup wipes to reusable ones and even bought a set of stainless […]


A simple routine for healthy and radiant skin


My skincare routine has evolved a lot with time. A few years ago, it used to be super long and complex but nowadays, I try to focus on quality and consistency rather than the number of steps or products. I made this video to share with you the step by step of my routine. I […]


Olive oil mask for shiny and healthy hair


My hair has been, perhaps one of the most neglected things in my life. I have dyed it myself in every imaginable color since I was 16 (most of the times with questionable results). I hardly ever use treatments or cut it, and most of the times I just wear it in a tight bun. […]


Konjac sponges 101: everything you need to know


These little rock-like sponges have taken the skincare world by surprise, and for a good reason. They’re made out of a root called konjac, hence the name. This root has been part of Asian cultures for thousands of years. As a matter of fact, konjac sponges were first used on babies in Japan, Korea, and […]