If you ever go to Seoul, chances are a spa trip might be high on your list. Korea's spa culture is world famous, and for good reason. Bath houses and saunas relax the soul and freshen the body - and if you can do this on a daily basis, at a decent price, you'd be … Continue reading Silk in a bottle: SHANGPREE S-Energy Long Lasting Concentrated Serum
The moment I saw Sulwhasoo, I fell in love. I saw it at the scary high-end counters in Lotte, and always hovered around looking at things while somebody else was looking, just so the salespeople would have to talk to them first rather than me. I got pretty good at that skill while shopping in … Continue reading Sulwhasoo Essential Balancing Water EX
I recently went a few weeks without an oil cleanser, and felt like my whole world was falling apart. You'll have to forgive my use of hyperbole, but good cleansers, especially oil cleansers, have changed my life skincare routine and turned it upside down. One of the reasons that oil cleanser is important is the … Continue reading Hada Labo Gokujyun Oil Cleanser
I'm a true convert when it comes to hydrogel eye patches. The first box I purchased, I just didn't get it. I used them sparingly, and as it's rare for eye products to do anything immediately, my impatient self got annoyed with the lack of results, and I forgot about them for a while. Then, … Continue reading MaxiMask Revitalizing Eye Masks
A brave new world of skincare exploded onto the internet sometime last year. Huxley, Korean cult favourite, is seemingly now everywhere when it comes to the K-beauty world. It's popping up in shop after shop, these days. New brands spring up all the time though. New brands invade our screens for a while, then disappear, … Continue reading Huxley Grab Water: more than a ridiculous-sounding name?
Now that I live in Spain again, I search endlessly on the internet for shopping services and online stores that will somewhat fulfil the beauty 24/7 hole that Korea left in my heart. And my wallet. In some ways it's probably good that I'm back, because when you have an Olive Young on every corner, … Continue reading Unboxing Althea – a Kbeauty shopping experience
I am no stranger to the world of hydrogel eye patches. They were a skincare product that took me a while to come round to - I didn't really see much point in them. I used them a couple of times a week, and didn't see any difference in my tired, puffy eyes. However, since … Continue reading Koelf Ruby Bulgarian Rose Hydrogel Eye Patches