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Missha Hot Burning Body Gel for Summer 2013

Missha Hot Burning Body Gel

Burn baby burn with the new Missha Hot Burning Body Gel my dears. Hot Burning Body Gels are pretty damn common in Asia and most all brands make some variation of ‘em.

We haven’t quite caught on to the trend here in the US but the idea of them kinda cracks me up. I think Bliss makes a shaping gel of some sort don’t they?

Well for Summer Missha says goodbye to cellulite and hello to firmer skin with their new Hot Burning Body Gel!

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Missha Leau de Missha Not Over You Eau de Parfum Review

Missha Leau de Missha Not Over You Eau de Parfum

Missha Not Over You is one of six fragrances in the Leau de Missha Eau de Parfum Collection. Typically Asian brands do a lot of powder-y scents with rose as a main note. I dub them eau de toilet paper because many smell like Charmin. Sorry…but it is true.

Missha is one of the few brands that actually develop complex wearable fragrances that are FAR from eau de Charmin smelling.

Let’s take a look at Not Over You!

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Kiss Me Heroine Make Eye Makeup Remover Review

Kiss Me Heroine Make Eye Makeup Remover

Although I have plenty of favs I admit that Heroine Make Eye Makeup Remover tops my HG (holy grail) eye makeup remover list. So much so that I really wish it was something I could easily purchase in my local drugstore as going out of my way to stock up on it from Japan is such a chore sometimes.

Seriously, why can’t someone create a formula like this in our local drugstores?

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Dr. Jart CC Essence Balm for Summer 2013

Dr. Jart CC Essence Balm

Dr. Jart introduces a CC Essence Balm this Summer that’s available at Sephora.com already. You might recognize this format as Etude House Collagen Moistfull Balm is quite similar a range of other Asian brands do similiar swirled foundation products.

Let’s take a look!

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Secret Key Let Me Know CC Cream Review & Swatches

Secret Key Let Me Know CC Cream 4

I’ve been on my little CC Cream adventure lately and the latest one I tried was Secret Key Let Me Know CC Cream SPF 50 PA+++. Secret Key is a relatively new brand and I haven’t tried a ton of their products but a CC Cream seemed like a great place to start.

This like most of the CC Creams popping up in Korea promises a naked skin effect. In fact this is a fairly accurate description of these newer CC Creams formulas as they typically come in a single shade that self adjusts to a variety of skin tones in a lighter texture than you’d find in a BB Cream.

I personally recommend CC Creams for those with already good, blemish-free skin who want to perfect but not necessarily cover.

Read ahead for more details.

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