I have tried only a handful of Beauty of Joseon products and it has been a 50-50 love or meh/dislike skincare brand for me. However, when I saw this GINSENG Essence Water product, I was all for it ~ I love Sulwhasoo’s Ginseng line and was wondering if this is similar to their First Care … More Beauty of Joseon Ginseng Essence Water Review
Bemused Korea, a online K-Beauty store which specializes in indie and new innovative brands, sent me Phykology line to test out and review. Phykology is a vegan Korean skincare brand that’s dedicated to nourishing the skin with the power of naturally fermented seaweed from Wando Island, Korea. Song of The Island – 34°N 126°E is … More Song of The Island – 34°N 126°E : Phykology Skincare Review
I was really happy when I saw Jolse, a premier online Korean Beauty shop, start to carry some JBeauty ~ Japanese Skin Care and I decided to try my hand at a cult classic ~ Hada Labo Gokujun Super Hyaluronic Acid Lotion by Japanese Mega Company, Rohto Mentholatum. In JBeauty terms, lotion means a toner, … More Hada Labo Gokujun Super Hyaluronic Acid Lotion Review
So many new releases at Wishtrend! I received several products from Wishtrend for review purposes. Some are brand new Klairs Daily Skin Hydrating Water I’m From Honey Serum By Wishtrend Sulfur 3% Clean Gel Plus a couple of items that I really wanted to do a review on Klairs Toner Mate 2 in 1 Cotton … More Klairs Daily Skin Hydrating Water & Toner Mate Pads Review
Founded in 2018, Aqulabo (Aqua + Laboratory) has four products now, all of which are pretty darn great! Aqulabo is all about skin hydration, using EWG Green Grade rated ingredients. They have a decade of R&D from their sister brand Elkurn. Skin Type/Concerns: Oily, blemish prone, pores, aging concerns with fine lines/wrinkles and hyper-pigmentation I … More Aqulabo Hydrating Skincare Line
So haru haru 하루하루 in Korean means day by day… My BigBang knowledge never lets me down! lol Anyway, I reviewed Haruharu’s Wonder Black Rice Serum earlier this year and I thought it was a great substitute for Hanyul’s Optimizing First Serum as despite the differences in ingredients, the results were the same. So I was … More Haruharu Wonder Black Rice Review
Another product review on a brand I am not very familiar with ~ Caryophy, a K-Beauty Green Beauty Brand that specializes in products that contain portulaca. The name Caryophy comes from the Latin botanical order of portulaca, caryophyllales. Jolse, a Korean online shop, sent me this toner for review purposes. Skin type/concerns: Oily, aging, blemish … More Caryophy Portulaca Toner Review
I am pleased to introduce you to a new skincare brand called Steambase. Steambase uses the idea that skincare is like architecture, buildings that protect people from harmful UV rays, pollution while providing space for resting and regaining strength. Steambase Skin Architecture embraces the energy of nature and science, while keeping your skin healthy and … More Introducing Steambase RoseHerb Skincare Line!
IsnTree is a K-Beauty brand that is very affordable and is a quality product. I have tried a few of their products in the past (reviews here) and they came out with some exfoliating products that I really wanted to try. Isntree is cruelty free ~ they do not test on animals or use animal materials in … More Exfoliate Me with IsnTree Clear Skin!
Update: A.By BOM The Wisley Garden skincare line has been replaced by the Ultra Botanic line. The packaging has been updated and the formula on the Serum Lotion has changed slightly. The Skin Water has not changed in its formula at all. I was fortunate enough to receive the updated products from Bemused Korea. Skin … More A. by BOM Ultra Botanic Skincare Review (Was: The Wisley Garden Skincare)
I reviewed several Purito products in the past, including some other items in their Centella line (review here). Purito is a “green” Korean Skincare brand and their brand name “Purito” means to “purify” and the Chinese character 土 for “soil”, emphasizing the pure and natural ingredients used in their skincare. Their philosophy is to be … More Purito Centella Love Affair Continues!
Bonair is a fairly new brand that is making a huge splash in the K-Beauty skincare world. One of the things that really got my interested was that they use fermented oils in their skincare ~ and I love anything fermented ~ and they also have a natural herbal scent to their products. Their current … More Skincare Jewels from Bonair Review
Back in late September, JKosmmune (jay-kawz-myoon) sent me a trio of their skincare products to try and I used them for the whole month of October to now (about 6 weeks). I was thrilled when they sent me their items, as because JKosmmune’s focus and key ingredient is Beta-Glucan. If you remember, almost 2 years … More Gimme ALL the Beta Glucan ~ JKosmmune Skin Care Review
I received a lovely press sample package from a new up-and-coming brand, Natural Pacific. I first noticed this brand with their “damn” serum, which is the Fresh Herb Origin Serum. I was so honored that they felt I could introduce these products on Instagram and here at my blog. The following are initial impressions and … More Initial Impressions on Natural Pacific Skincare
[ disclaimer: product received complementary for review. all opinions are my own ] I received a great PR package from Melody Cosmetics, a USA based K-Beauty site that has introduced me to brands like Manyo Factory and Olivarrier. Margaret at Melody has been busy finding new brands to excite the K-Beauty skincare enthusiasts and she found … More IsnTree Hyaluronic Acid Toner Review