Korean Brands

Etude House I’m Blooming Mist Review

Etude House Im Blooming Mist

I recently purchased two of the three new Etude House I’m Blooming Mists in the Brightening Mist and Deep Moisture Mist formulas. These actually launched earlier last month in Korea but they have started popping up all around a variety of E-bay shops so I decided it was time to indulge and review.

I’m a huge facial mist person particularly in the Summer so I quickly added these to my list of items to be tried.

Here are some thoughts!

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Nature Republic Tweety BB Cream Review & Swatches

Nature Republic Tweety BB Cream

The new Nature Republic Tweety BB Cream is getting a few poor reviews but I must admit, cuteness aside, I’m actually really liking it. It’s kinda more of a Japanese BB Cream versus a Korean one as it has a gel-like texture but the formula is very comfortable and lightweight perfect for Summer!

Take a look!

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Holika Holika Pore Cover Mousse Starter Review & Swatches

Holika Holika Pore Cover Mousse Starter

Holika Holika Pore Cover Mousse Starter is a foaming primer with an SPF 30. This foaming facial primer supposedly blurs the appearance of large pores while evening out skin tone and prepping skin for makeup while protecting it from the sun.

Foaming primers like this are a fairly common offering that a variety of Asian brands offer. I’ve tried literally hundreds and most offer the same benefits.

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Etude House Color Pop for Summer 2013

Etude House Color Pop Collection

I don’t have a ton of details about the new Etude House Color Pop Collection launching for Summer 2013 but they have been busy tweeting images of the Color Pop products crazily on Twitter the past few days!

It launches in Korean on May 15th, 2013 and includes a variety of bright, vibrant shades of orange and tangerine.

Take a look!

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Missha Signature Complexion Coordinating BB Cream Review

Missha Complexion Coordinating BB Cream SPF 43

Missha Signature Complexion Coordinating BB Cream SPF 43 is one of two new BB Cream formulas that Missha recently introduced in Korea. This isn’t yet available here in the US but I imagine it’ll shortly become available via Missha’s online shop.

There’s actually a white color adjusting formula of this that’s dubbed BB Cream which I am curious to try out but I went the safer route and got the already beige shade.

Let’s take a look!

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