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Cool Off Skin with the Etude House Ice Shot Collection

Etude House Ice Shot Summer 2013

Heat wave is on ladies and lads. It’s been quite humid in Gotham the last two weeks or so. I was away a few days for the 4th but friends told me it was a brutal holiday. Like fry an egg on the concrete brutal.

I’ll be honest as much as I love me my little city I think that California weather is my ideal. Cool in the morning, hot in the afternoon, sunny but not soupy, and just right in the evening some coolness, sometimes a little heat but no humidity. Yeah, I kinda wish I could be a California girl sometimes.

But we have trusty tools in our arsenal to keep us cool! Especially our skin! Like the new Etude House Ice Shot Collection for Summer 2013.

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Etude House Baby Choux in a Tube

Etude House Baby Choux in a Tube

This is the news of the day! Etude House Baby Choux is now in a squeeze tube with new packaging. I wish I knew this prior to purchasing mega back ups of Baby Choux like it was going out of style.

This new tube formula is definitely more user friendly to the glass jars which can be messy, aren’t exactly hygienic, and will break easily if you drop them.

They are available in the Berry, Peach, and Mint variations same as the old version they just now come in a tube!

Each is 11,000 won and I guess this means they will become apart of the general catalog for good.

Yay!

If you haven’t tried Baby Choux before now is a great time to do so with this new packaging!

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Shills Closer to You Concealer SPF 50 Review & Swatches

Shills Closer to You Concealer

Shills Closer to You Concealer is a LONG time favorite product of mine! Honestly, several years ago when I originally purchased it, as I recall, it didn’t contain an SPF 50 so of course, I was very excited that it actually had so much sun protection in the new formulation!

You NEED it!

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4 Moisturizers from Korea I Really Want To Try

Korean Moisturizers

Ok, I admit it, I make little spreadsheets of skincare I want to try. I call them my Do Want lists. I basically have a spreadsheet for moisturizers, eye creams, and other skincare products that I want to try at some point. Most of them are gimmicky moisturizers that probably won’t change my life any time soon but one can hope that they’ll be amazing.

When it comes to Korean skincare my lemmings deepen because truly Asian brands promise the world when it comes to skincare and you utterly buy into that fact due to how fresh and incredible the promo models look in the advertisements.

Here are five moisturizers, including a Twi-hard one, that I want to try.

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Lavshuca Candy Pop Shadow Review & Swatches

Lavshuca Candy Pop Shadow

Ahh you might remember the Lavshuca Candy Pop Shadow from earlier this Spring which launched in Japan. These new single eyeshadows from Japanese brand Lavshuca are a step outside the normal palettes that Lavshuca traditionally releases.

The really unique thing is the fact they come in both matte and shimmer shades. Matte drugstore eyeshadow isn’t terribly common from brands like Lavshuca. I’m not a fan of matte finish myself but the idea of Lavshuca doing matte shades was intriguing.

In the end, I ended up with the sparkly shades hehe…! But I definitely think it’s a fresh step in a new direction for Japanese brands to embrace more matte shades of eyeshadow.

Let’s take a look!

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