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My Beauty Diary Sweet Teatime Mini Set Review

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A friend of mine recently gifted me with the May Beauty Diary Sweet Teatime Mini Set.

Loves!

Anything that’s mini and involves tea and beauty, I’m so in like Flynn!

Let’s take a look!

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Dr Jart Dew Drop Blemish Base BB Cream Blue Label Review, Swatches, Photos

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Since Dr Jart released Water Fuse Beauty Balm on Sephora I’ve gotten several hundred e-mails asking me if it was anything like the Dr Jart Dew Drop BB Cream. I think someone had even commented on my review post of the Water Fuse and said it was the same product as the Dew Drop Blemish Base.

I think alot of you that may already own the Dew Drop version were curious whether you needed to haul the US version.

I’m here to say the two products are completely different right down to the SPF levels each contains, the color, and the formula.

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The Skin Food Black Raspberry Saeng-gi Pack Review

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I think I’m coming to terms with the fact that I may be a mask junkie. Hoarding facial masks like they are going out of style or something, applying them nightly, convincing myself that I look whiter, brighter, more youthful…

Yeah, all the signs of a mask junkie.

I’ve been using The Skin Food Black Raspberry Saeng-gi Pack for ages since I get a little high off the scent. This is part of Skin Food’s Raspberry range and you might remember the eye cream I reviewed a while ago from the collection. This has a strange freshly turned dirt, herbal scent going on that I find terribly addicting. Some folks say it smells like Chinese medicine herbs but I don’t get that from it, I get freshly turned up dirt! Surprising since I’m fruity, sweet kinda girl and anything that’s remotely smells like stinky hippie is tossed into the bin…but this…I find soothing somehow.

What’s it do?

Does it work?

Etc…etc…!

Let’s see.

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Color Control Cream: What’s a CC Cream? The Next Generation of the BB Cream

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BB Creams are trending in the US at the moment and you’ll probably see more come the Fall I imagine. So far Smashbox, MAC, and Boscia have introduced BB Creams stateside with a special appearance by Korean brand name, Dr. Jart exclusively at Sephora.

BB Creams have been toned down a bit for the US market but the concept remains the same in some aspects. A creamy base product to flatter many skin tones that offers sun protection and a flawless finish that evens out skin tone. Whitening benefits, pigmentation, and some anti-aging benefits are missing from US versions but hopefully we catch up sometime soon to our Asian friends in this market.

Now that BB Creams are on the rise here what comes next?

That would be CC Creams or Color Control Creams. What’s a CC Cream? It’s the next generation BB Cream.

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My Beauty Diary Strawberry Yogurt Cleanser Review

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This is just a follow up post as I already reviewed the My Beauty Diary Aloe Amino Acid Cleanser and honestly, the Strawberry Yogurt version isn’t much different but I did want to give you a few details about it regardless.

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