These days, old and new brands continue to entice beauty junkies with unique products for them to stay relevant in the industry. Ranging from BB creams to matte lippies, labels must be creative and fast when it comes to coming up with new items to offer the growing audience in the beauty scene.
I was never a fan of beauty or skincare until a few years ago a.k.a. the birth of Korean beauty craze. From BB creams to aloe vera soothing gels, it took me months before I finally gave in the trend and went gaga over certain beauty brands from South Korea.
There’s something about these K-beauty fads that I find amazing. Despite the uncountable steps to achieving bright, healthy skin – like that of Song Hye Kyo’s (future Mrs. Song Joong Ki), I can’t help but gush about how effective the Koreans’ beauty or skincare regime is. Trust me, the products below are the reasons why I keep coming back to Nature Republic.
It was only a few weeks ago when I ran into Sokoglam’s The 10 Step Korean Skincare Routine. Although I’ve been an avid follower of this beauty cult, it was only then that I realized I had to step my beauty game up. Being the anxious me, I headed over to Althea KR and treated myself with products that are said to be good in hydrating, brightening up, and clarifying your skin. Before you say anything else, here are the items I got – in a nutshell:
When traveling, I tend to bring a lot of makeup even if I’m not going to use ALL OF THEM. Hey, it’s better to be safe than sorry! Anyway, when my mother handed me this Clarins Makeup Palette Travel Exclusive, I got too giddy that I almost painted my face with the new members of my makeup family. Instead of a tutorial, which I’m working on, here’s a review of this kit in case you’re looking for your next travel buddy.
Although 2016 was a not-so-good year for some, it was my breakthrough year for I have explored so many places including my first solo trip (EVER) in South Korea. I thought it would end there, but lo and behold, I was able to secure a plane ticket to Hong Kong where I finally got to visit the “happiest place on earth” that is Disneyland.