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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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 when should we apply sunscreen? Mineral vs Chemical sunscreen What…

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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 weekly treatment) STEP 10: SUNSCREEN (Part 1 of 2) Sunscreen…

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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 aren’t familiar with what they are, you can read more about…

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REVIEW: IOPE Bio Hydro Cream

I’ve been using the IOPE Bio Hydro Cream on and off over the past year, especially this past Autumn/Winter and it always rescues my skin in its time of need so I thought I’d share exactly what makes this such a good moisturiser to have on hand. IOPE is a mid-high end beauty brand and famous for being the first innovators of the cushion compact. I really trust IOPE in terms…

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