The discontinuation of Maybelline Dream Mousse Concealer was possibly the stupidest decision the brand ever made.
This was solid gold HG (holy grail) concealer and available at the drugstore of all places. I can’t even begin to rant enough about the fact that Maybelline thought it was a great idea to dice it from their catalog. I just wanna know why?!
Either way I loved it and it’s gone and many of you loved it as well.
Which is why I wanted to let you know I’m noticing a huge flow of Dream Mousse Concealers popping up on Evil-bay the past two weeks. I dunno why, I dunno how but I’m not going to look a gift horse in the month. I’m seeing two pot lots for as little as $8 with Free Shipping, that’s a steal!
Hope this helps some poor soul who’s busy missing this most beloved concealer!
Ahhh a common question here on Musings!
Where do I buy Asian Cosmetics? Where do I buy Japanese Cosmetics? Where can I buy Korean Cosmetics?
Best place to start?
There are any number of great stores online to shop for goodies but one of my biggest recs has to go to Imomoko simply because it’s so reliable and carries and range of cosmetics, skincare, and general goodies from all over Asia. Japanese, Korean, Chinese, etc…you name it and they probably carry it.
They have a rotating inventory with new stock that comes in weekly, they offer free shipping with a minimal purchase, and they are extremely reliable. Whenever I order I get my products within 2-4 days via Priority Mail and they ship products out same day or next day at the latest. That’s another good thing about the E-shop, not having to wait for airmail or pay for expensive airmail shopping charges as the store is domestic, not international.
Imomoko carries popular Japanese brands like Lunasol, Majolica Majorca, Kose, etc…and brands from Taiwan as well like the popular My Beauty Diary Face Mask Collection.
Pricing varies as some products are very inexpensive and close to Asian retail where as other products are a bit higher up compared to what you’d pay in say Japan.
The shop doesn’t have a ton of Korean products but I noticed they recently started adding in products from Etude House!
Overall, I’ve always had a great shopping experience with the store and since I get alot of questions asking what a reliable source for Asian Beauty is I thought I’d recommend it.
It’s a good place to start if you’re new to the Asian Beauty scene!
Shop it at imomoko.com
If you’ve used to the store before do share your experiences with it!
Disclaimer: I am not affiliated with Imomoko.
Do you shop Indie?
Indie shops are a celebration in creativity. Most of them are owned by a single person who basically puts their heart into creating either makeup, bath and body products, or skincare just for the joy of doing so, this would be the thing that makes Indie shops so very special. But let’s not forget in many cases Indie products are extremely unique and inexpensive!
Here’s Five of my Fav Indie Shops.
QVC, a most tempting diversion at 3 AM when you can’t sleep and nothing else is on TV. That’s how it all started. One night, a long, long time ago I simply couldn’t sleep and was channel surfing from the comfort of my bed when I came across the dangers of QVC. I remember my first purchase from the brand was at a quarter past 3 AM on a Tuesday night when sleep wouldn’t cometh. The purchase was a company called ABC and it was a trio of products that included a cream blush, a lipgloss, and…something else, I believe a cheek gel.
Somehow, I suddenly became QVC’s biggest fan and supporter.
There are both pros and cons to world of home shopping.
Here’s the deets!
There’s still time for online shopping and scoring a nice deal or too to gift friends and family with particularly those who are obsessed with beauty.
If you’re on a beauty budget but your budget doesn’t fit in with a high end makeup cost you can check out my gift guide for scoring the best of the best in the beauty world for quite a great deal.