REVIEW: Mizon All in One Snail Repair Cream

If you didn’t know, snails are a big big thing in South Korea and have been for the past couple years. When I used to fly, crew would associate going to Seoul as a chance to pick up snail skincare. Of course, many people are still grossed out by the idea of putting snail slime on their face but it is definitely spreading and gaining more popularity around the world.…

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Initial Impression: Etude House Must Have Travel Item Set

I was rummaging around some of my old makeup stash a couple weeks ago and stumbled across this Etude House Must Have Travel Item Set. I was given this by a friend a couple years ago because her aunt received it when she was in South Korea but didn’t want it so she thought I’d like it. I’d since forgotten about it but was happy when I found it again…

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REVIEW: Banila Co. Clean It Zero Cleansing Balm

In my previous post on lip and eye makeup removers, I mentioned how they weren’t so great for removing face makeup, but in this post I want to talk about what is great for that. The Banila Co. Clean It Zero cleansing balm. I’ve always been a fan of makeup wipes – I’ve used the Simple Kind to Skin Facial Cleansing Wipes for years. It’s my favourite for being gentle and non…

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FACE-OFF: Innisfree Apple Juicy Emulsion VS Etude House Lip & Eye Remover

The 2nd face-off edition features the Innisfree Apple Juicy Emulsion Lip & Eye Remover and the Etude House Lip & Eye Remover. Product: Innisfree: 100ml of emulsion which is basically a cream type formula. Claims to be a hypoallergenic lip and eye makeup remover that thoroughly removes heavy and waterproof makeup while offering softness and radiance to skin like a freshly washed apple. (Note: hypoallergenic does not mean it won’t…

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REVIEW: Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum & Cream

Prior to switching to mainly Korean skincare, I followed the basic Western 3 step routine of cleanser, toner, moisturiser both morning and evening. I would use the exact same products, same routine day in day out no matter what my skin condition or what the season was. Nowadays, I tend to listen and pay more attention to what my skin needs and adapt my skincare routine more effectively on a regular…

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