Browsing All posts tagged under »korean«

Pore Cleaning Silkworm Cocoon

April 19, 2014

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Hello Lovelies! I have an interesting Asian beauty product to share with you today! Silkworm cocoons (100% silk) which claims to exfoliate dead skin cells and help unclog pores. Available on Amazon. Here’s a closer look at the little silk cocoons. They slip onto your fingertips so you can massage all over your face. I […]

{Dr. Jart} CC Essence Balm Review

October 3, 2013

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Hello Lovelies, I’m so excited about this review! The last thing I need is another BB or CC cream, but I had to try Dr. Jart’s new CC Balm Compact. I was very impressed with Dr. Jart’s BB Cream so I had high expectations for this CC Balm. So let’s take a look~ Available in […]

{Amore Pacific} Color Control Cushion Compact

August 12, 2013

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Hello Lovelies, I’ve been on a BB Cream and CC Cream craze (again). I recently picked up Amore Pacific’s Color Control Cushion Compact and am looking forward to sharing my thoughts and experience with you. Amore is a Korean brand, so I grew up using their products. When I was younger, I remember how excited […]

The Latest Korean Beauty Craze is…

June 17, 2013

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Hello!~ Many Koreans will stop at (almost) nothing if a product is rumored to be good for the skin. I’m one of those Koreans(!), so I was happy to join in on the BB cream craze, and even braved putting snail slime (details here) on my face in the name of beauty. So what’s the […]

SKIN79 BB Cream {VIP Gold Super Plus Beblesh Balm}

December 30, 2012

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Since I’m giving away a bottle of SKIN79′s VIP Gold BB Cream in my “Favorites Giveaway,” I decided to do a full review of why I’m crazy about this BB Cream! VIP Gold Super Plus Beblesh Balm: “BB Cream that presents luxurious skin. Ingredients with an abundance of nutrition keep skin resilient and moist and […]

My Favorites + Giveaway!

December 26, 2012

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This giveaway is closed. Winner will be announced shortly. Tis the season to give… ♥ Just because Christmas is past doesn’t mean that the giving has to stop! To extend the season of giving (and show my appreciation for my readers!), I’m giving away some of my favorite products in My Favorites Giveaway (#PGFavGiveaway)! This […]

Paraffin Nutrition Nail Packs {The Face Shop}

December 1, 2012

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A quick review on The Face Shop nail packs. I tried out the Paraffin Nutrition Nail Pack because my cuticles were peeling and cracked. I’d never tried a nail or hand mask, so I wasn’t sure what to expect. The package was split up into 2 sides, each containing 5 packs. Basically, you need to […]

Cute Strawberry Sponge Rollers : Etude House {Heatless Curls}

November 18, 2012

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Here’s a really quick post on the Etude House Strawberry Sponge Rollers I picked up on my recent Korean beauty haul! Set of 4 Etude House Strawberry Rollers $6.99. Available HERE! My results: Each pack comes with 4 rollers. I knew 4 rollers wouldn’t be enough for my entire head, so I picked up two […]

Korea {Part I: Sights and Food}

November 7, 2012

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I’m back from Korea!~ I had an amazing time and can’t wait to go back. In this post (Part I), I’ll share the pretty sights and yummy food I ate. In Part II, I’ll include all the beauty related photos.  I had to buy an additional bag to carry all the makeup I bought, so […]

A Beauty-Full Korea…

October 23, 2012

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Hi, Just a quick post to let ya’ll know I’m in Korea for the next couple of weeks! I won’t be able to blog much while I’m out here, but I’ll be sharing photos of all the beauty-full sites (and sights), tasty treats, and late night shopping on Instagram (@prettygossip). Here’s a photo I snapped earlier […]

Goodbye Smile Lines. Hello Smiles.

May 26, 2012

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Saying goodbye to smile lines is REALLY something to smile about! Today, I tried a hydration mask specifically made for the area around the mouth and was so impressed, I had to share it with you asap! “Dedicated anti-wrinkle patch cares for wrinkles around the mouth (smile lines) by fundamentally caring for factors causing smile […]

Snail Cream- Latest Beauty Craze

April 30, 2012

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Last week, I wrote my first article on Refinery29 and alerted everyone of the latest beauty trend in Korea: Snail Cream! Today, I’m happy to give you all a review of the actual cream and share some thoughts on it. I first heard about Snail Cream from a friend, while we were pretty gossiping about […]

Korean/Asian Sheet Facial Masks

March 19, 2012

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It’s become a routine. Every Sunday night, I relax with a facial mask. I don’t get much sleep over the weekends, so a mask is the perfect way to unwind and give my skin some extra TLC. Lately, I’ve been really into sheet masks.They’re so easy to apply! Etude House, The Face Shop, Skin Food, […]

Digital Perm

February 16, 2012

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I shared this photo on Twitter and Facebook about a month ago and a few of you have asked for the “after” photos. Looks intense, right? I just went in for a haircut and got talked into getting what Koreans refer to as a “Digital Perm.” Here’s the play by play: 1) Wash and apply […]

BB Cream: Airbrush in a Bottle. (Part II)

January 17, 2012

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This is a continuation post from BB Cream: Airbrush in a Bottle (Part I)!~ In Part I, I reviewed and compared Clinique, Dr. Jart, boscia, Dr. G (Korean brand). Today I’ll review the SmashBox and Stila BB creams!~ Btw, the “Before” pictures were taken with just moisturizer on and photographed on macro setting… Shy about […]

BB Cream: Airbrush in a Bottle.

January 5, 2012

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I’m a big fan of BB cream because it makes you look like you’ve been airbrushed without a lot of makeup!~ Plus, they’re actually good for your skin! The perfect blend of skin care and makeup! I heart you BB Cream! BB stands for Blemish Balm, Beauty Balm, Brightening Balm… really depends on who you […]