I am a PhD biomedical scientist who has made the huge (and not popular) leap from academia to an ‘alternative career’ (a non-profit scientific organization). Now I get to advocate for scientific advancement and education. I started my humble blog in 2010 and have thoroughly enjoy sharing the things I like, well love with everyone.  I love makeup and recently have started to pay more attention to my skin. My current obsessions are masks of all types and blush. I love a good blush. My dream would be to take a Asian Skincare Tour especially South Korea, Taiwan and Japan (we can throw in some food too).

Eventually, I would love to be apart of the cosmetics industry in Research and Development or be the Chief Scientific Officer at a major cosmetics company such as LVMH, Estee Lauder, L’OREAL/Lancome or Chanel (one can dream).

 I would also welcome the opportunity to be a part of a smaller company too. Another dream of mine is to develop a skincare line using European and Asian ingredients and techniques.

We travel many different/alternate roads in life to get to our final destinations, sometimes we have to take a few detours.

I am also the Creator/Founder/Editor-in-Chief of two other blogs Books and the Scientist and Striving to be…




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