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THEFACESHOP Rice Water Bright Light Cleansing Oil

THEFACESHOP Rice Water Bright Light Cleansing Oil

Recently people have complimented that my skin is in such good condition. The situation was not like this a year ago when I suffered from acne which started my obsession with Korean and Asian beauty products to get rid of it and the scars. I can only say thank you to Korean beauty products and regular skincare routine which I follow on a regular basis. One important factor is also great cleansing products which don't irritate skin but still clean the skin effectively. The Face Shop Rice Water Bright Light Cleansing Oil is my current favorite deep-cleansing product! What does it do? It is rich-textured cleansing oil which is the best for normal to dry skin, not recommend for sensitive skin type. It removes heavy makeup and impurities from skin. It should brighten the skin and leave it clean and fresh. The main ingredient rice extract is amazing for skin because it nourishes and moisturizes well. This product is for the first step of Korean skincare routine! One bottle contains 150 …

Are cute things only for children? & Review Kakao Friends Hand Cream

It comes in a cute packaging with the picture of Ryan — my favorite Kakao Friends character. It's Kakao Friends Coconut & Shea Butter Hand Cream. The best thing in Korea is that cute things are not only for children but for adults as well. I bet that a hand cream with the scent of banana milk and a picture of a cute bear is something we all need to take care of our hands — and for fun as well. After travelling in East Asia for a year I can tell that there is a huge difference in one thing compared to western countries — cute things are extremely popular and common from Korea to Taiwan. I always knew it and was familiar with the fact that East Asia has all those cute soft toys, food, characters, clothes, accessories, pets and everything you can only imagine. But the fact when I first time entered Shanghai 2016 and actually saw all the things they had was shocking. Everywhere even in the nearest convenience store, you found something adorable or cute. In Finland the only cute ch…

Korean emulsion for mature skin - Intense Care Gold 24K Snail Emulsion

I'm still young so my skin doesn't need something extremely firming and anti-aging. But many people do and I want to share reviews about products for all different skin types. So today's post is written based on older person's experiences about TonyMoly's Intense Care Gold 24K Snail Emulsion.

How does it work? This emulsion is for all the skin types but especially for mature skin due to its anti-aging properties. Emulsion is a thinner lotion which is used to seal in the other skincare products so it's applied after them. This one is moisture-rich and has firming and nourishing ingredients which help skin to look better and younger. It brightens, soothes and heals the skin. One great fact is, that it actually contains pure gold which strengthens the vitality of skin. So you can literally apply gold on your face! How to use 1. Clean your face 2. Apply toner, serum, sheet mask etc. and the last emulsion to seal in other products 3. Take a pea-sized amount and pat ge…

Peripera Clear Watercolor Velvet Cheek Blush

Would you like to get beautiful rosy cheeks? With Peripera Clear Watercolor Velvet Cheek Blush it's possible. It's a blush series with beautiful red shades from bright pink to peachy ones. When I got this, I wasn't sure what to expect. Let's see what this blusher holds inside! Details The packaging is minimalist and beautiful. Peripera Clear Watercolor Velvet Cheek Blush is a creamy blusher so it's easy to apply with the finger tips on cheeks. I find Velvet Blush quite pigmented so it's great for all skin tones from very light to dark. I personally prefer pigmented blushes over light ones to get contrast between skin and the blush. One package holds 4 g inside. No clumping, no scent. Want to get amazing base before applying the blush? Check out the post about the best Korean foundation! Ingredients This blush includes caprylyl glycol which is a skin conditioning humectant. It keeps the product moist and has some antimicrobial activity. It also has dimethicone (s…

The best Korean moisturizer for dry skin: Super Aqua Cell Renew Snail Cream

You have probably heard about snail creams made of snail mucus. Cream made of those slimy creatures' mucus sounds pretty gross, right? Well, our ancestors from Rome and Greece let the snails crawl on their faces for many reasons. Snail mucus is probably one of the best moisturizers for dry or dull skin. Especially the Super Aqua Cell Renew Snail Cream from Missha which is made 70% of snail slime extract. Snail creams have become extremely popular and the reason is: they renew skin cells and fight against aging.
What does it do?
Super Aqua Cell Renew Snail Cream promises to brighten, revitalize and renew the skin. It is aimed for people with dry, dull and lifeless skin and leaves the skin smooth, hydrated and radiant. It increases the firmness of skin and prevents the signs of aging. This product is also great for normal skin type because it enhances the overall skin condition.
Ingredients
The cream has many natural ingredients which offer nourishment for the skin. Botanical Callus Ex…

Pocket Bunny Sleek Mist TONYMOLY Review

I just wonder how can so many things be cute, beautiful or lovely in Korea? In Finland we have only Moomins and Angry birds. Yeap, they are from Finland. Sometimes I feel Korean people just know how to combine cutiness and beauty. As I have previously reviewed TonyMoly products, I would like to preview one more cutie pie on today's post! It's called Pocket Bunny Sleek Mist. What does it do? The mist is skin-balancing and makes your facial skin refreshed. It's also oil-controlling so you don't have to worry about oily face during the day. The sleek mist provides hydration for your skin and long-lasting makeup. One bottle contains 60 ml of mist. How to use it? You can you use it to set the makeup or just to add glow on your face. Just open the lid and spray 2-3 squirts onto your face 15-20 cm away from your face. Pat the skin gently after applying. The bottle is reusable and the bottle size is great for example travelling! Ingredients
Celtic water from Vosges du Norde Franc…

What is a sheet mask and how to use it? x TONYMOLY

As you can see, sheet masks are getting more and more popular all around the world now— though in Korea and Asia they have been part of normal skincare routine for a long time. Sheet masks came originally from South Korea, the top country of skincare and beauty products. Today I would like to share some facts about sheet masks and review of TonyMoly's great masks. What is a sheet mask? A sheet mask is a face-shaped mask which is soaked in concentrated serum. They are usually made of fabric or gel and they contain important ingredients to skin like vitamins, hyaluronic acid and plant extracts. They are individually packaged, for one use and really convenient  — you don't have to rinse it off afterwards like normal face masks. Why are they used? They are used for example to moisturize, smooth, clear, refine and heal your skin — simply to make your skin more beautiful and healthier. In Korean skincare routine they are often used after serum and ampoule treatments to strengthen the…

The best Korean toner for oily skin — Etude House Wonder Pore

If you have oily skin or and you want to take ultimate care of your skin with a toner which refines your skin, read further. Etude House Wonder Pore toner is the best and the huge 500 ml bottle holds more than enough for long time to use. Function The bottle is light blue and originally it came along with a big box of cotton pads. There is also a bottle of 250 ml for those who prefer smaller one for travelling! As the title tells Wonder Pore Freshner minimizes the pores. It also manages excess sebum, refines skin tone, removes dead skin cells, deep cleanses pores, moisturizes skin as well as balances skin's pH level. So it has many benefits  — no wonder the bottle says 10 in 1. The applicator is also really practical: just push the pump down and apply toner onto the cotton pad. Ingredients Wonder Pore's Peppermint extract is the one which this product is known from. It leaves a cooling sensation and gives a fresh feeling on skin. This product also doesn't contain harmful ing…

Eco-friendly K-beauty: The best Korean Eye Cream

A part of Korean skincare routine is to take care of the area around eyes and prevent the skin from aging. As most of the people know, the area around eyes is sensitive and needs to be taken care of with right and not too strong products. Innisfree is a popular Korean brand which is known from their naturalingredients from Jeju island. They say that they "pursue an eco-friendly green life". The containers are made of eco-friendly materials and the ingredients are 70% from nature. So if you're a person who wants to have beautiful skin and pursue green values, read further to get to know more about the best Korean eye cream. Jeju Orchid Eye Cream includes orchid elixir made of Jeju island's orchids and plenty of antioxidants. Some other ingredients are for example glycerin which has the property of attracting water to itself, adenosine which has anti-wrinkle benefits and green tea extract which protects cells. The eye cream reduces wrinkles and prevent the skin from ag…

The popular Korean primer — TONYMOLY Egg Silky Smooth Balm

TonyMoly is known from their cute animal and fruit themed packages. TonyMoly arrived to the Nordics 1st of September what gives a reason for a preview of one of their popular products: Egg Pore Silky Smooth Balm which is one of the most popular Korean primers due to its cheap price and well known golden egg shaped jar. Silky smooth balm manages the excess sebum and make skin to look smoother by making pores less visible. It gives semi-matte finish which makes your skin ideal for makeup to last the whole day beautiful. It also absorbs the oiliness away so your skin looks less shiny but still natural. You can also use the product alone without applying any makeup. I love this product because it comes with super cute jar and it has lovely lemon scent. It looks like something edible (even tho it's not) and the texture is typical primer. The main ingredients are egg white and oil controlling herbal complex (Burdock, Lemon, Hop, Peppers, Sylvia, Soap Gras). The egg white removes dead ski…

The best Korean eyeliner

Everyone who uses makeup knows the feeling of an eyeliner which always gets smeary and fades out until the evening is even nearby — or the eyeliner which is impossible to apply because of the bad and too thick brush. I have experiences all those until I found the best Korean eyeliner which is pure gold: Clio Waterproof Kill Black eyeliner. Clio is a Korean brand which is known for their innovative quality and great pigments in their makeup products. I used to love to apply eyeliner almost everyday and found out that the ones with brush or pen are the most suitable for my eyelids. This pen eyeliner is great because it has deep black pigment and the pen is also thin to get beautiful and precise result. It's also waterproof and it lasts the whole day without getting smeary. This product goes well with Etude House Curl Fix Mascara
As you can see the eyeliner looks like a marker pen. There are Clio eyeliners with the pen and brush nibs. Even though the nib in the pen one is thicker tha…

Elizavecca Milky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask

Ok, so I primarily wanted to have this product because of the adorable name and the cute pig. But there is also a story behind why I ended up getting this one! When living in Korea last spring, I was paying and ordinary visit to a supermarket called Homeplus and I was having some free time. I wandered around at the cosmetic section and some Korean woman who was working there asked me to see some of their products. I was actually trying the lipsticks — and asked if there are any nice masks for acne scars. Without hesitating she took some bottle, opened it and put the product on my hand. I saw some thick grey stuff which started to make bubbles. WOW! Bubbles, so cool! I thought. And after rinsing it off my hands were soft as a cute little pig. It made funny bubbles so here I am with my Milky Piggy Bubble Clay Mask. Happy and confident to review this product. When you open the jar it's full of the thick grey cream I told you about. It smells like clay and it looks like — not so beau…

My acne story and how to get rid of acne scars — Rohto Melano CC

I tell you a story which affected my life and skincare routines dramatically. I have never had perfect skin but neither super bad one. But when I entered Hong Kong 2017 for model work I got my first serious acne breakout on my cheeks what made my self-esteem extremely low. I felt that when I finally got the chance of my life it was ruined right away with horrible blemishes and ugly scars. I didn't know what was going on and I tried lot of different ways to get rid of it. I tried my best to eat healthily, minimize eating meat and alcohol, wheat, dairy and greasy food — but the healthy diet helped only very very little. I also bought some special acne skincare products like benzoyl peroxide which helped only instantly making my skin super dry. I felt frustrated after trying many ways to get rid of acne so I searched more information and came to conclusion that I had hormonal acne. I got medicine for that, got rid of the acne and felt relieved — still having extremely red and ugly s…