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: Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Cushion (02 Beige Rosé)

I remember my excitement in 2016 when the first cushion launched in the UK – about time I thought. I saw the Lancôme Miracle Cushion Foundation at the Boots counter and had a little play with it. I wasn’t overly keen however because it wasn’t exactly what I was looking for as it had low, dewy coverage. (Not that I don’t like that kind of finish, but I just have…

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REVIEW: YSL Fusion Ink Cushion Foundation (B30)

After being pleasantly surprised by the L’Oreal Paris Nude Magique which I tried last year, I’ve been a lot more open to trying other Western brand cushions despite the less-value-for-money price tag (that doesn’t come with an extra refill). Despite my view that Korean brands still produce slightly superior cushions, there are aspects of Western cushion formulas that I really enjoy too. One that I initially tried to resist was the YSL Fusion Ink Cushion Foundation. It first launched…

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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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