Thursday, March 31, 2016

Bottle of wine (for skin care)

It is obvious that I really enjoy Taiwanese skin care products. They are like a cross-over between the Japanese and Chinese beauty world. Rice wine, also known as Sake in Japanese, is already a popular ingredient in Japanese skin care for quite some time. 

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Small Taobao Beauty Haul

If you read this blog you will probably know that I get most of my stuff on Taobao. Buying things in stores just isn't as convenient.
My reaction when my packages arrive:

So let's take a look at what I got...

Monday, March 14, 2016

Cosrx BHA Blackhead Power Liquid

I had to wait more than a month to import it from Korea. Now it has been a while already and last month I was using this in place of my Neutrogena BHA. What can I say? Too bad I did not test the ph earlier.

Gimmicky Korean Beauty products (1)

I recently noticed that some of the really popular beauty items on Taobao are not only too good to be true but also kind of controversial. Looking through reviews and comments I found that some brands just want to steal your money but not help you solve any skin problems. Instead some brands are using the typical complexes that Asian women have about their skin to trick them into buying these "amazing miracle products".

Here are some of the most promising yet in actuality completely pointless products:

Friday, March 11, 2016

Sunscreen collection!

Here comes my small collection of products for sun protection including sunscreens, primers and powders with SPF.

These three sunscreens have a light feel, absorb quickly and leave a slightly shimmery finish: