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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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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Beauteque Bag November 2015

    My first ever Beauteque beauty bag (aka BB bag) came in the post today and I was super excited to finally have this! For those unfamiliar with Beauteque, it is an online Asian beauty store based in the USA. They have a monthly subscription service for a BB bag that provides 6-8 full size products that are a combination of skincare, makeup or other beauty product. This is different…

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REVIEW: Skinfood Black Sugar Mask Wash Off

In my previous post, I talked about the benefits of exfoliating and reviewed the TonyMoly chemical peeling gel. This time I want to talk about a physical exfoliator. Anyone who forays into Asian/Korean skincare will probably know of, or has tried the Skinfood Black Sugar Mask. It has basically achieved cult beauty status and is Skinfood’s bestseller and the one product they are well known for. I really like the concept…

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