TOP MAKEUP of 2018

Further to my top skincare products of 2018, the following are my top makeup products of the past year. 1.Best primer – Banila Co Prime Primer Matte I wasn’t always consistent with primer until I tried the Banila Co Primer in matte and now I find it difficult to go without. I enjoy using this on a daily basis over my t-zone to keep the oil at bay for a…

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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 of high-end luxury Korean skincare (above Hera, Sulwhasoo etc.), and…

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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 performs. Skinfood Vita Fit Poreless Cushion |  SPF50/PA+++ Shade 02 Natural…

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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 don’t like that kind of finish, but I just have…

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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 tried to resist was the YSL Fusion Ink Cushion Foundation. It first launched…

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