Cleansing waters are still a raging trend in Korea. They’re a simple but superrrr useful product to own, and the Thank You Farmer version was a product I kept hearing great things about. So let’s get down and see how it worked out for me.
(Provided courtesy Thank You Farmer. See my disclaimer tab for my policies).
As many of you may know, I’ve developed a fantastic working relationship with the brand One O Seven. I’ve been working closely with them since early February, and love everythaaaaang- the family values, the people behind the brand, the process of making, the ingredients, and the products themselves.
Today I’m going to be looking at what has become my favorite product from One O Seven- the Core Flex Cream. (This product was gifted to me by the company, see my disclaimer for policies).
SPOILER: This Shangpree BB Cream has changed my life. For real.
And the cushion isn’t doing badly either.
Read on for a full review of each! (These products were provided as a gift, courtesy Shangpree).
I’d had my eye on Cremorlab products for a while. They look simplistic and beautiful (so sue me, I’m attracted to good packaging). But would their products live up to my expectations? Ulzzang, a new, high quality online K-Beauty shop selling only EU approved products throughout the UK and Europe, offered to send me the Cremorlab O2 Energy Mask for review, and I jumped at the chance. Let’s see how it worked out.
(This product was received as a PR sample. See my disclaimer tab for my policies)
Jung Saem Mool is a Korean makeup artist legend. Period. So when I saw she had her own cosmetics company? My expectations were HIGH. Along with many of her products (ahem, all), I was desperate to try out the Essential Star-cealer Foundation (Allure Editor’s Pick), particularly after reading: Jung Saem Mool’s “special blending know how is contained in this radiant-lasting foundation”.
GIMME ALL THE RADIANCE, was my first thought.
When the foundation arrived in the post, I ripped straight into it, ready to get on Jung Saem Mool’s radiance train. She has, after all, been leading the way of the glowing, transparent skin crew in Korea for over two decades. After a month of continual use, I’m ready to review her Essential Star-cealer Foundation.
(This product was provided courtesy JSM Beauty. See my disclaimer for my policies).
Shangpree Spa is a world renowned spa in Seoul, frequented by celebrities and offering the latest and most innovative skincare treatments to achieve that chok chok glow that Korea is infamous for. If you read my review of their facial, you’ll know the kinda heavenly glow I’m talking about. I’ve never looked as radiant as the night I left Shangpree Cheongdam.
But I digress…a few weeks ago I was back at Shangpree, this time to get the professional scoop on Korean skincare from Ms Joo-Eun Kim, Shangpree Spa director and industry expert, and share her tips and news with you beautiful readers!
If you’ve been following my Instagram, you couldn’t miss that for my winter vacation this year, I jetted across the sea to the Land of the Rising Sun. Not only this, but I was lucky enough to have my mum fly over from England and meet me for a one week adventure in Kyoto and Osaka.
Of course while I was there, I did some beauty shopping! The beauty scene in Japan is unique and pretty nuts compared to anywhere else I’ve shopped. I tried to refrain from going as crazy as I did on my last trip, and only purchased products I felt weren’t easily available (or are way more pricey) in Korea. So gonna share my haul, and I’ve also included some travel photos and information at the end of the post, for those of you who are interested!
So if you missed Part I, I explained that I did the most random eggy haul from Too Cool For School, and wasn’t quite sure why I ended up with the products I’d bought (and none of the stuff I actually went shopping for). In Part I I reviewed the Egg Mousse Soap and Egg Mousse Pack, and today, the Egg Cream Mask collection!
If you saw my Instagram post about this haul, you’ll know I got over egg-cited whilst shopping in Myeongdong, bought none of the items I went for, and instead came home in a state of confusion (or shell-shock?) with this bag of Too Cool For School products. I can only put it down to being overly happy about my then upcoming Beijing trip to celebrate the Chinese New Year, and thus buying Year of the Rooster themed products. So let’s see how the two foamy products, from the most random haul I’ve probably ever done, turned out…
If you know anything about Seoul. you know it’s the city of skincare and surgery. Where every bus is plastered with beauty advertisements, and getting a nose job is virtually the same as getting an eyebrow wax, South Korea’s capital is overrun with surgeries and clinics offering every procedure you could possibly imagine, all in the name of beauty.
Whilst I’m not opposed to surgery, it’s not for me right now. So when Eunogo, an award winning concierge company for medical beauty trips to Seoul, suggested a surgical procedure for me to try and review, I turned it down. However after learning more about their company, I felt they were providing a fantastic service for foreigners, and we decided I would instead write about the skin detox facial they also offer. So here I am, post facial, and ready to review!
(This experience was provided courtesy of Eunogo. This does not affect my review- see my disclaimer tab for more information on my policies).