Dr Brandt’s Magnetight Mask

I bought this mask because I was on a treat yo’self binge, and thought that I may as well. The idea of a magnetic mask made me think it’d be pulling the gunk out of my pores, but since this is actually an age defier, it’s (supposedly) tightening my skin. I tried it out and was absolutely mystified by it, so let’s jump right in.

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Formula 10.0.6 Mask Pack

Fangirls, I bought this 2 pack about 7 months ago, with the intent of reviewing it, but somehow I never got around to it (shocking, right?). But it’s actually a phenomenal duo of masks, and I genuinely think everyone should check them out, at least once.

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I know that journals usually happen on Fridays, but this past Friday was my birthday. I struggle pretty hard with birthdays; I tend to not feel like I’ve accomplished as much as others my age, and that gives me a lot of anxiety. I have had birthdays where I couldn’t leave my room because I was so overwhelmed. It seems like my worst birthdays are milestone birthdays, and luckily 24 isn’t that much of a milestone (unlike 16, where you’re *supposed to* get your permit, or 18 where you’re legal, or even 21 when you can purchase and consume alcohol). I did pretty okay for most of Friday, and I think it’s because I’m very lucky to have kind and understanding people in my life.


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Perfect Hair Day (PHD) from Living Proof

Sample number four, right this way! Alright Fangirls, I was skeptical when I saw this title in my box-o-samples. I didn’t believe it was possible; perfect hair days don’t exist. Especially in August in Maryland where it’s humid and sticky and 100% gross. Add curly hair into that mix and you are totally out of luck. But living Proof claims to have the solution (and it smells really good).


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