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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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Innisfree Mineral Rose Marbling Blusher Review & Swatches

Innisfree Mineral Rose Marbling Blusher 7

Unfortunately for me Innisfree Mineral Rose Marbling Blusher is all about the pretty. This pretty little rose shaped blush is gorgeous to look at but the performance of it left something to be desired.

I never learn with this marble blushes almost ALL of the ones I own from a variety of Korea brands are typically too frosty to really act as a blush. Perhaps a highlighter? But the glow they produce is just too overkill for me.

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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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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.

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