Initial Impressions: Ryo Anti-hair Loss Shampoo/려 자양윤모

This Ryo shampoo featured in my Christmas haul where I mentioned I got this for my mum as she is always looking for hair treatments to stimulate hair growth and prevent hair-loss. This Korean brand caught my eye for its use of oriental herbal ingredients (aka hanbang) and because I know my mum loves anything with ginseng in it. I’ve since tried it a couple of times to be able to…

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Skinfood Everyday Facial Mask Sheet – Tomato

I love pampering my face with a nice sheet mask and I’ve enjoyed many good ones over the past few months that I’ve been using them. Some better than others for different reasons, but overall, I’ve liked the results they’ve given. I haven’t yet had one that I’ve truly disliked. Enter the Skinfood Everyday Facial Mask Sheet in Tomato. This is the first sheet mask I’ve tried from the brand…

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The Face Shop Real Nature Mask – Green Tea

This year I plan to be more diligent with face masks. Being in the same time zone and not travelling as much this year (so I’m less exhausted all the time), means I can be more consistent with using them when I need. One of the first ones I bought and tried back in Seoul last year was the Green Tea Real Nature Mask from The Face Shop. The Face Shop is…

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REVIEW: Clio Gelpresso Waterproof Pencil Gel Liner

I haven’t used a pencil eyeliner since I was 18 and ordinarily, nothing would get me back into trying them since I love using gel eyeliners and have never had any complaints about them. However, I was intrigued when I found out about the Clio Gelpresso Waterproof Pencil Gel Liners. So what makes them different? Well, for one, they aren’t meant to be like regular pencil liners. Clio claims they…

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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 social media, of people using sheet masks. Yet I’ve also…

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