IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC Cream SPF50

And here I thought I was past the stage of getting into hypes… But with the recent news that super buzzy beauty brand, IT Cosmetics, is finally available at Sephora Philippines, I wanted to get my hands on the IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC Cream SPF50 (PHP 2,560) in Light.

Quick Specs: 1.08 fl oz/ 32 ml ; made in Korea

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The Lotus Jeju Lotus Leaf Revitalizing Cream

Up until this point, all the Jeju skincare products I’ve seen feature volcanic rock as a special ingredient and tend to highlight oil-control properties. I was in for a surprise whilst browsing Althea Korea and spotting The Lotus Jeju Lotus Leaf Revitalizing Cream (PHP 980 / USD 49).

Quick Specs: 50ml ; made in Korea

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Color Deep Glam Shine Eyeshadow Palette

I’ve thought long and hard about my relationship with Korean eyeshadows while writing this review. To me, Kbeauty shadows can be described as shimmery and trendy in a nutshell. The palettes have that wow factor at first glance, but longevity is a little more elusive when it comes to the more affordable options. Is the Color Deep Glam Shine Palette (PHP 580) from Althea Korea up to the challenge?

Color Deep Laboratories Glam Shine Palette

Quick Specs: 12 x 1.5 g ; made in Korea

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Althea x Get It Beauty Real Fresh Skin Detoxer

As a skincare fan, I think I am a long, loooong way from becoming jaded with what the market has to offer. Kbeauty, especially, has such rapid advancements that I’m always wondering how I’ll be surprised next. So here comes the first surprise: Althea Korea has collaborated with Get It Beauty, a Korean TV show on all things beauty. Second surprise: They’ve developed a wash-off detox mask. Now let’s dish on Althea x Get It Beauty Real Fresh Skin Detoxer (PHP 550 each)!

Quick Specs: 150 ml / 5.07 fl oz ; made in Korea

Green Tea Mask Ingredients: Water, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Potassium Cocoyl Glycinate, Acrylates Copolymer, Peg-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Glycerin, Pentylene Glycol, Piper Methysticum Leaf/Root/Stem Extract, Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract, Phellodendron Amurense Bark Extract, Melia Azadirachta Flower Extract, Coccinia Indica Fruit Extract, Solanum Melongena (Eggplant) Fruit Extract, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Pteris Multifida Extract, Cynara Scolymus (Artichoke) Leaf Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Flower Extract, Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract, Ulmus Davidiana Root Extract, Amaranthus Caudatus Seed Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Corallina Officinalis Extract, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Powder, Methylpropanediol, Butylene Glycol, Polyquaternium-51, Beta-Glucan, Betaine, Fragrance, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, 1,2-Hexanediol

Rose Mask Ingredients: Water, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Potassium Cocoyl Glycinate, Acrylates Copolymer, Peg-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Glycerin, Pentylene Glycol, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Pteris Multifida Extract, Cynara Scolymus (Artichoke) Leaf Extract, Ulmus Davidiana Root Extract, Amaranthus Caudatus Seed Extract, Rosa Centifolia Flower Water, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Rosa Gallica Flower Powder, Methylpropanediol, Butylene Glycol, Polyquaternium-51, Beta-Glucan, Betaine, Fragrance, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, 1,2-Hexanediol

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August 2018 Empties

I’m always talking about my personal anti-hoarding campaign, but I feel like I’ve actually made a lot of progress this year. I want to free up the linen closet I’ve been using to hold skincare and bath products to hold… well, towels and linen. Out of the three shelves in that closet, I’ve already been able to reclaim one! Now I’ve got a fresh batch of empties and the wish that another shelf will be good to go by the end of the year.

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