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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Miscellaneous

Beauty Blogger Award

This week I’ve been nominated for my first Beauty Blogger Award by Lily at A River Lily¬†– thank you! ūüôā¬†Check her out if you haven’t already, she has a great site. Beauty Blogger Award Rules: Thank and link to the person that nominated you Answer their set of 10 questions Create 10 new questions and nominate other beauty bloggers How…

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Face Masks, Miscellaneous, Skincare

What are sheet masks?

Sheet masks have been a huge part of the Asian skincare for a long time now and particularly in South Korea where you can frequently see them in dramas, movies, celebrity social media etc. Every beauty shop stocks them and every person can use them: young, old, male, female. The past year, I’ve seen a growing trend, especially on Western…

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BB Cream, Cushion Compact, Face Masks, Makeup, Miscellaneous, Skincare

Why Asian Beauty?

So in my last post I talked about my 8 year beauty journey¬†and mentioned that I had switched my skincare and makeup routine to predominantly Korean products. Some people may be thinking why in particular I changed¬†it and what makes Asian beauty products so different. This post will look at some main reasons why I find it works better for…

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Makeup, Miscellaneous, Review, Skincare

My Beauty Journey (so far…)

Happy New Year! Since it’s now 2016 (where on earth did 2015 go??), I thought I’d take a look back all the way to 2008 where my beauty journey started. The beginning I was definitely a late bloomer compared to many of my peers when it came to all things beauty-related. I was very much a tomboy up to that…

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Miscellaneous

New blog, first post

Sooo,¬†I’m finally inspired enough to start this blog. I’ve created a few in my time. About dramas I’m crazy about, my travels around the world etc. But I’ve never had the motivation or will power to see the blog through after its creation. Probably because I still hadn’t found something I was super passionate to write about. But after turning…

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