Have you heard of the K-Beauty brand KAINE? This is a vegan skincare brand whose name means new in Greek, and their products are formulated with EVE VEGEN certified ingredients. KAINE is also known for its stream-lined, minimalistic packaging, using recycled plastic and glass to help our environment. Cruelty-free, KAINE also donates part of their … More New K-Beauty Brand Alert ~ KAINE
I really love Skin1004’s Madagascar Centella Toning Toner and Madagascar Centella Asiatica 100 Ampoule ~ see my review here on Instagram I am pleased to see that they have created so many other versions: Tone Brightening, Hyalu-Cica line and now 2 more lines ~ Tea-Trica and Poremizing. All of these products are non-comedogenic and … More Skin1004 Centella Hyalu-Cica, Tea-Trica and Poremizing Reviews!
Have you heard about Millford Skincare? This is a Korean skincare brand that launched in 2021, so you might not have heard about them. Their brand name and skin care ingredients are Inspired after a visit to the Milford Sound Fjord in New Zealand. They have skincare products that work for all ages and all … More Millford K-Beauty Brand Review
As a Wishtrend affiliate, I do get advanced notice of some of the really cool sales and special packages at Wishtrend during Black Friday/Cyber Monday. Wishtrend sent me their specially curated BFCM ~ a lovely Hotel Staycation Experiences at Home with their Rest & Relax Package . I received all of these products as part … More Wishtrend BFCM Rest & Relax Package
As a Wishtrend affiliate, I do receive new launches and reformulated skincare products from them. I review them on my Instagram feed first and I will try to capture those reviews in a quarterly blog post, as it is easier to search and find skincare reviews on the ‘net than on Instagram. Not only were … More 2021 Mid-Year Releases From Wishtrend: elmt, By Wishtrend, Klairs
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)