Aritaum, Belif, Clio, Cushion Compact, Forencos, Goodal, Hanyul, Hera, IOPE, Makeup, Mamonde, Moonshot, Neogen, Olive & Young, Pony Effect, Skincare, Sulwhasoo, Too Cool for School

Giant Korea Beauty Haul 2016 (Part 2)

Part 2 of my haul from Seoul which features the mid-high end brands and other smaller brand purchases. For part 1 and to see more of the low-end brand products I picked up you can check it out here. 1. LANEIGE BB Pore Control Cushion – new 2016 revamped cushion Mini Pore Waterclay Mask – my Innisfree clay mask needs replacing…

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Blusher/Bronzer/Highlighter, Cushion Compact, IOPE, Makeup, Review

REVIEW: IOPE Air Cushion Blusher (01 Rose Pink)

If you’re ever in Seoul, I recommend a trip down to the IOPE store in Myeongdong because its such an interactive and eye-catchingly designed store that’s its so fun to browse around even if you don’t want to purchase anything. I stumbled across it last October and was excited to discover they also sell cushion blushers alongside their IOPE Air Cushion XP. The…

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REVIEW: IOPE Air Cushion XP Matte Finish (No.23 Matte Beige)

I figure it was time to get my butt into gear with this IOPE Air Cushion XP Matte Finish review because IOPE have recently released their upgraded, 4th generation air cushion in 2016 and I plan to pick up 2 of the 4 versions during my trip to Seoul this August. They are still selling the (now) old versions however,…

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REVIEW: IOPE Air Cushion XP (No.C21 Cover Vanilla)

When I discovered cushion compacts, I just had to try out the IOPE Air Cushion XP because IOPE were the original innovators of this cushion concept that has helped simplify the makeup process and successfully combined foundation coverage with high UV protection in a unique sponge ‘stamping’ design. They launched the first cushion product in the South Korean beauty market…

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Cushion Compact, Etude House, Hanyul, Hera, Innisfree, IOPE, Laneige, Makeup, Mamonde, Miscellaneous, Missha, Sulwhasoo, TonyMoly

What are cushion compacts?

I’ve really been obsessed with cushions for awhile now, and no I’m not talking about the ones that decorate your couch or sofa. I’m talking about cushion compacts – the makeup product that has been taking the Korean beauty industry by storm for the last couple of years (although was first introduced around 2008) and is steadily gaining worldwide attention.…

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Banila Co, Clio, Etude House, Haul, Holika Holika, Innisfree, IOPE, Laneige, Makeup, Mamonde, Missha, Skincare, Skinfood, The Face Shop, TonyMoly

Korean Beauty haul!

So 2 weeks ago for my birthday, I was treated to a lovely week away in Seoul, South Korea. Was really excited for this trip because Seoul is basically beauty mecca and after doing alot of research, there were many products highly raved about that I was itching to get my hands on. Its mainly skincare products but there are a…

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