Good evening beauties~! I hope you have all had an amazing week so far! Since coming back from my trip I’ve been rather busy with work and I’m trying to work around a new schedule outside of the blog so I apologise that I could publish this post sooner but hopefully I’ll find my footing again over the next week. Anyway as promised from last week here is my skincare haul from Korea~! I didn’t have anything I wanted to get in particular so here are a couple of things I picked up randomly on my trip.
Sheet Masks: As you can see I picked up from sheet masks from Etude House and Nature Republic. I always love to have a good sheet mask near by as an easy way to wind down after a really long and stressful day. There’s really no reason why I picked up these in particular but I’m really excited to try them and I’m really hoping they’ll improve the texture of my skin. Lately my skin has been acting up a bit so I’m looking for ways to calm it down a bit. I also picked up the Etude House Collagen Eye Patch mask-thingy. It works the same as a sheet mask but it fits really well in the eyes. I mainly bought this to bring a little extra hydration into the eyes.
Missha Speedy Solution Patches: During a visit to a Missha store I found these acne-patch thingy’s. So they’re like these little clear stickers and you put them over your acne and hopefully it’ll reduce the swelling and redness and hopefully will make the acne go away. I saw quite a lot of people in Korea using these even over their make-up. So I picked up two different kinds, the one in the green package is a lot more thinner than the ones in the yellow pack so I reckon you could get away with wearing over make-up. But lately I’ve been using these at night. I’m still trying to determine if they’re helping with my acne but so far I haven’t noticed any major results.
Etude House Dr. Lash Ampule: I picked this up on a whim having no prior knowledge of this product. But I’m really intrigued to see if this will work. So it’s meant to be like a serum or lash conditioner to help make your eyelashes grow longer. A few months ago I got eyelash extensions which completely ruined the natural state of my lashes. They’re much thinner now and not as full and voluminous as they use to be. I haven’t started using this yet but I am super excited to see results. I’ll definitely keep you guys posted, a full review is coming to you soon!
Missha All Around Safe Block Soft Finish Sun Milk: Okay so this was probably the one skincare product I had my eye on. Previously I’ve tried Missha’s Essence Sun Milk which I like, it’s got a nice thin consistency and doesn’t feel oily whatsoever. But this one is a “soft finish” which to me sounds like it has a powdery/matte finish. I’ve tried it a few times now and I love it. You have to shake the bottle before using and when you do you get this runny, milky texture that easily blends all over the face. And yes, I can confirm that this has a really nice matte-like finish so it’s perfect for us oily skin gals. Plus the bottle is absolutely adorable!
Etude House Moistfull Collagen Eye Cream: While I was in Korea I had to stock up on my all time favourite eye cream. For under $20 this little pot is amazing. It’s a thick and buttery texture that immediately hydrates your eye area. I love how thick and intense it is and even though I don’t really have any wrinkles yet, I can imagine that this will hold off on the wrinkles for a while. There’s no annoying fragrance to it and one pot will last you months! My mum also really loves this eye cream too since it does such a great job of moisturising that delicate eye area.
Nature Republic Aloe Vera Soothing Gel: You’ve heard me talk about this guy before so I won’t go into too much detail but this is definitely one my go-to skincare products. I love that Aloe Vera gel has a light texture that’s really cooling on the skin so it doesn’t irritate my acne at all. It literally takes seconds for it to dry down and once it does, it doesn’t even feel like you put moisturiser on. So if you hate that sticky residue then definitely look in to Aloe Vera.
The Freebies: So when you shop for cosmetics in Korea and buy a bunch of stuff like I did then you’re given a crap ton of samples. I received these two sample kits of Etude House so I’m pretty excited to try them out and see if they’re any good. I also just got a bunch of other little skincare sample sachets of moisturisers, make-up removers, CC cream, toners and just anything else you can think of! Always keep your samples you guys because you never know when you’re gonna need them.
And that’s pretty much it~! My short and sweet skincare haul! I’ll be trialling these products over the next few months so I’ll definitely keep you posted! Let me know if you tried any of these products before and if you have any other skincare recommendations! I’ll see you all next week~! xx