IOPE, Moisturiser, Review, Skincare

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…

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Moisturiser, Review, Skincare

[Jolse] Review: LUI&LEI DIANA GEN Prestige Cream Gold Caviar

Disclaimer: This product was provided by Jolse but all thoughts and opinions provided in this review are my own honest view. I was recently lucky enough to have the opportunity to try this beautiful looking cream – Lui&Lei Diana Gen Gold Caviar Radiance Reviving Cream – provided by Jolse. Lui & Lei is a relatively new brand to the Korean beauty market…

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Essence/Serum/Ampoule, Hanbang, Hanyul, Review, Skincare, Toner

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…

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Cushion Compact, Hera, Makeup, Review

REVIEW: Hera Age Reverse Cushion (C23 Beige Cover)

The Hera Age Reverse Cushion! Whoo! When I first discovered cushions compacts, this one always stood out to me for looking super luxurious with the most elegant packaging, so I desperately wanted to try it. The high end price tag always held me back though and so I continually bought more affordable alternatives. But after trying so many other cushions my eyes couldn’t help but start wandering back towards…

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Skincare

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…

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Skincare

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;…

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Skincare

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…

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Skincare

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…

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Cushion Compact, Laneige, Lip products, Makeup, Review, Skincare

LANEIGE Milkyway Fantasy 2016 Holiday Collection – BB Cushion + Lip Sleeping Mask

For the festive Christmas season, Laneige has released a fantastic limited edition holiday collection titled ‘Milkyway Fantasy’, featuring a beautiful swirling galaxy design. The whole collection includes skincare and makeup – some newly released products, as well as existing popular Laneige products that have been repackaged in the new limited edition design. I really wanted to splurge on the entire collection but self-control won…

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Essence/Serum/Ampoule, Goodal, Review, Skincare

REVIEW: Goodal Keratina Anti-Aging Double Serum LIGHT

This is a product I’ve fallen in love with this past Autumn – the Goodal Keratina Anti-Aging Double Serum Light. Probably like many other people, I’ve always been adverse to and wary of incorporating a facial oil to my skincare routine because with normal skin that tends to lean on the oily side, it seemed unnecessary and I was afraid it would exacerbate the…

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