Cushion Compact, Essence/Serum/Ampoule, Haul, Mist, Skincare, Unboxing

Amore Pacific Haul (So many freebies!)

I made 2 large hauls from Koreanbuddy a couple months ago but wanted to specifically share just the Amore Pacific products I purchased. I only bought 3 items, but thought it worth showing for anyone considering buying AP products, because of the sheer amount of deluxe samples and freebies they give you. It is awesome. Amore Pacific is the epitome…

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Skincare, Sunscreen

KOREAN SKINCARE ROUTINE 101: Sunscreen (Part 2 of 2)

**Previously: Sunscreen part 1** STEP 10: SUNSCREEN (Part 2 of 2) If you haven’t read part 1 please refer to the top link to read about what UV rays are and why it is so important to be wearing sunscreen everyday. This post will cover points 3-7. What are UV rays – the difference between UVA and UVB Why and…

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Cushion Compact, Makeup, Review, Skinfood

REVIEW: Skinfood Vita Fit Poreless Cushion (No.2 Natural Skin)

Disclaimer: This product was provided by Q-depot but all thoughts and opinions provided in this review are my own honest view. I was very kindly sent this cushion to try by Q-depot, a Korean cosmetic online shop. As you know by now, I love cushion compacts, but I’ve still never tried one from Skinfood so I was eager to see how this…

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Skincare, Sunscreen

KOREAN SKINCARE ROUTINE 101: Sunscreen (Part 1 of 2)

**Previously: Part 4: Moisturiser & Sleeping Mask** BREAKDOWN OF SKINCARE STEPS: In part 5 of this series, we will look at step 10 of the skincare routine: Oil Cleanser (Makeup remover) Facial Cleanser Exfoliator/Wash Off Mask* Toner First Treatment Essence Sheet Mask* Essence/Serum/Ampoule Eye Cream Moisturiser SUNSCREEN (Daytime) Sleeping Mask/Pack* (Night  time) (*Doesn’t need to be used everyday; usually a 1-2x…

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Comparison, Cosrx, Face Masks, Moisturiser, Review, Skincare

FACE-OFF: Cosrx Sleeping Masks – Ultimate Moisturizing Honey VS Ultimate Nourishing Rice

Cosrx has really gained a big cult following within the beauty community for the last couple years and have really solidified themselves as an effective skincare brand with an affordable price-point, simple and minimal ingredients with products that are well suited for sensitive and acne-prone skin. In this post I will be comparing the two popular sleeping masks from Cosrx. (If you…

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Cushion Compact, Makeup, Review

REVIEW: Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Cushion (02 Beige Rosé)

I remember my excitement in 2016 when the first cushion launched in the UK – about time I thought. I saw the Lancôme Miracle Cushion Foundation at the Boots counter and had a little play with it. I wasn’t overly keen however because it wasn’t exactly what I was looking for as it had low, dewy coverage. (Not that I…

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Cushion Compact, Makeup, Review

REVIEW: YSL Fusion Ink Cushion Foundation (B30)

After being pleasantly surprised by the L’Oreal Paris Nude Magique which I tried last year, I’ve been a lot more open to trying other Western brand cushions despite the less-value-for-money price tag (that doesn’t come with an extra refill). Despite my view that Korean brands still produce slightly superior cushions, there are aspects of Western cushion formulas that I really enjoy too. One that I initially…

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