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    Erborian 3-in-1 Mask Matcha Green Tea Blast Mask

    It’s not often that I write about beauty products here but I recently won a Twitter contest run by +Palais des Thés. I received a box of 8 packets of this mask as well as a box of their Sencha Ariake. I was definitely intrigued because one of the ingredients of the mask is powdered green tea from the Korean Boseong botanic garden. The packet contained a clay-like powder. It was fairly simple to use. Just add water, lather and apply. I have fairly sensitive combination skin so using new products can be dicey. It did have an exfoliating affect it was not irritating or overly abrasive. I was skeptical but I have to say that…

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    Tea Infused Beauty with Puritea Naturals

    I’ve had the good fortune to receive samples of everything music CD’s to pillows filled with tea. The one category that I always approach with a bit of skepticism is beauty products. Apologies in advance to my male readers, the struggle is real! I have sensitive, blemish-prone combination skin that gets painfully dry in the winter months. Cleansers, toners and moisturizers that won’t make matters worse are very hard to find. It took a lot of experimentation and wasted money at Sephora to get things figured out. Rob Murray from Puritea Naturals impressed me before even sending samples because he wrote a personal but professional email that showed he had actually read my…