Review: Dr Jart+ Vital Hydra Solution – Biome Essence | Microbiome Skincare – Hype or the Real Deal?

**NB. I still see this essence locally in the shops however it seems to have disappeared from online shops. Not sure if this is a discontinued product or not. Do share in the comments if you know? While some beauty websites are touting it as the next big thing in skincare, I have remained skeptical … Continue reading Review: Dr Jart+ Vital Hydra Solution – Biome Essence | Microbiome Skincare – Hype or the Real Deal?

Review: Hada Labo Gokujyun Premium Hydrating Lotion a.k.a. My HG hyaluronic acid skin saviour

I have blogged about Hada Labo before. I quite enjoyed one of their toners, the Kiwamizu Amino Lotion, which was a great hydrating toner, though I did not think their oil jelly was good value for money. Today however, let's talk about one of my HG products, one that I keep repurchasing and am very … Continue reading Review: Hada Labo Gokujyun Premium Hydrating Lotion a.k.a. My HG hyaluronic acid skin saviour

Review: essence – Get Big! Lashes (Volume Curl Mascara)

I'm always on the lookout for my next favourite mascara as I'm forever pining for the perfection that is Covergirl's LashBlast. Won't flake, won't smear, gives spectacular volume, bootblack. Read on to find out how Essence fared in comparison. Price, Availability & A Note on Drugstore Pricing in Korea First off, you can get Essence … Continue reading Review: essence – Get Big! Lashes (Volume Curl Mascara)

Review: Lee Ji Ham – Tea Tree 90 Essence

Today's review is about Lee Ji Ham's Tea Tree 90 Essence (or is it Lee Gee Ham? I keep seeing different ways of spelling her name on the Internet). I purchased this for KRW 26,000 at my local Lalavla, formerly known as Watsons. I bought this in conjunction with their Mist Toner, as well as a moisturiser … Continue reading Review: Lee Ji Ham – Tea Tree 90 Essence

Review: isoi Blemish Care Tonic Essence

Essences are still a bit of a weird concept in Western skincare, I think. Most of my friends don't even know what to make of a serum - my closest friends opt for a 3-step routine of removing makeup with face wipes (shudders), some foaming cleanser, then slap some sort of moisturiser on top and … Continue reading Review: isoi Blemish Care Tonic Essence