REVIEW: Hanyul Rice Essential Skin Softner

Holy grail alert! Let me just preface this review by saying just how much I looove this Hanyul Rice Essential Skin Softner and how it’s made the best difference to my skin since I started using it. Product info: Hanyul is a brand inspired by traditional herbal and medicinal remedies, utilizing ingredients based on natural plants and grains and combining it with modern technology and formulas. It is very similar in concept to the…

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KOREAN SKINCARE ROUTINE 101: Part 4: Moisturiser & Sleeping Mask

**Previously: Part 3: Sheet Mask, Essence/Serum/Ampoule & Eye Cream** BREAKDOWN OF SKINCARE STEPS: In part 4 of this series, we will look at steps 9 and 11 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 9: MOISTURISER While essences and serums…

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KOREAN SKINCARE ROUTINE 101: Part 3: Sheet Mask, Essence/Serum/Ampoule & Eye Cream

**Previously: Part 2: Toner and first treatment essence** BREAKDOWN OF SKINCARE STEPS: In part 3 of this series, we will look at steps 6, 7 and 8 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* (Nighttime) (*Doesn’t need to be used everyday; usually a 1-2x weekly treatment) STEP 6: SHEET MASKS* This…

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KOREAN SKINCARE ROUTINE 101: Part 2: Toner & First Treatment Essence

**Previously: Part 1: Double-cleansing and exfoliating** BREAKDOWN OF SKINCARE STEPS: In part 2 of this series, we will look at steps 4 and 5 steps of the skincare routine: Oil Cleanser (Makeup remover) Facial Cleanser Exfoliator/Wash Off Mask* TONER FIRST TREATMENT ESSENCE Sheet Mask* Essences/Serums/Ampoules Eye Cream Moisturiser Sunscreen (Daytime) Sleeping Mask/Pack* (Nighttime) (*Doesn’t need to be used everyday; usually a 1-2x weekly treatment) STEP 4: TONER This is the immediate step…

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KOREAN SKINCARE ROUTINE 101: Part 1: Double-Cleansing & Exfoliating

Over the past year that I’ve been blogging and adopting a more comprehensive skincare approach, I’ve had questions from family, friends and readers about the Korean skincare approach. Those that are new to it can find the sheer number of products and steps to be quite overwhelming and confusing. So I figure it’s about time I provide a more in-depth look at the Korean skincare routine. For the next few weeks…

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