Posts Tagged‘K-Beauty’

Quick Reviews #36: Isntree

Isntree South Africa

Hyaluronic Acid Toner Apparently the number one toner in Korea, this slightly viscous essence is closer in texture to something like the Hada Labo Gokujyun Hyaluronic Acid Lotion (available in SA here) than a traditional watery toner and is a lovely first step skincare product. Applied to a clean, dry face, this immediately plumps up the skin and leaves it feeling fresh and hydrated. Mutiple layers (or “skins”, as in, the 7 Skin Method) increase the sense of hydration if you are very dehydrated (I usually do 2-3) and it’s juicy enough to be used alone as a moisturising comfort…

The Ultimate At-Home K-Beauty Facial

Korean Beauty South Africa

If you follow us closely on the blog or on social media, you’re no doubt aware that I’m having a serious Korean beauty obsession right now (me and the rest of the world). The foundation of the Korean approach to skincare is really about maximum hydration, so it’s no wonder that all the hydrating toners, essences, ampoules, serums and masks are right up my street. Last night I decided to give myself a facial using all of the bits and pieces I’ve accumulated recently and it gave my skin such a gorgeous glow I thought I should share it with…

5 Amazing Beauty Brands You Can Buy from ASOS

5 Beauty Brands to buy from ASOS

The Ordinary I wrote about The Ordinary skincare brand in this recent post and have really been enjoying the products I’ve used so far. The truth is that some skincare can be difficult to review because the results are either hard to see (I have pretty good skin to begin with so I’m not looking for a total transformation) or tend to only be visible over time. This is true of the Niacinamide and Retinoid serums – I like them both, had no adverse reactions and will continue to use them but it’s not like I stopped having sun spots…