Skincare, Sunscreen

KOREAN SKINCARE ROUTINE 101: Sunscreen (Part 2 of 2)

**Previously: Sunscreen part 1** STEP 10: SUNSCREEN (Part 2 of 2) If you haven’t read part 1 please refer to the top link to read about what UV rays are and why it is so important to be wearing sunscreen everyday. This post will cover points 3-7. What are UV rays – the difference between UVA and UVB Why and…

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Skincare, Sunscreen

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…

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Comparison, Cosrx, Face Masks, Moisturiser, Review, Skincare

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…

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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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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 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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