10-step skincare with only 4 products

If you haven’t heard, the latest trend in K-beauty skincare is called “7 Skin Method”.  It is suppose to provide more intense hydration while eliminating the clutter created by all the products necessary for 10-step skincare regimens.

Products recommended for typical 10-step skincare regimen (from Sokoglam)

 

The term ‘skin’ is a preferred term among Korean products for toners.  ‘Booster’ is another common term you may come across that refers to a category of toners.  As the name suggests, 7 Skin Method simply means you apply your preferred skin / booster / toner 7 times.  Sarah at Glow Recipe wrote about her take here.  The most important thing to remember here is to use a non-astringent toner.
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Airbrush misuse that can save your eye makeup

Where have you been all my life?
Where have you been all my life?

I own a makeup airbrush.  No, that’s not right.  I own TWO makeup airbrushes.  My ‘starter’ set was an Aeroblend kit I bought on Amazon last year.  I love what it did for my foundation, but I have limited space on my vanity and the whole tube/cable-thing… ugh, I’m so over it!  I kept knocking things over and it made me frustrated enough that I just kinda stopped using it.

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Face-off: Rae Morris vs. Pony Effect Magnetic Brushes [REVIEW]

Pony Effect Magnetic Brush Set

 

Rae Morris Magnetic Brush Set

 

Since Pony Effect Magnetic Brush Set launched earlier this year, there’s been some debate online whether she blatantly copied Rae Morris Magnetic Brush Set idea or as it’s been claimed “researched and improved upon”.  No doubt the similarities are striking.  I mean, really really striking… like, they could have at least made an effort to produce the metal frame to be in a different shape.  Are you with me that squares are sooooo 90’s???  What’s wrong with a good ol’ fashioned trapezoid?

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Review in 5 emojis – Donginbi Red Ginseng Deep Treatment Mask

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Donginbi Red Ginseng Treatment Mask

 

I have nothing but professional respect for a well-executed brand extension. Case in point, Donginbi is a brand from Korea Ginseng Corporation which branched into cosmetics leveraging their specialty.  Can you guess what that specialty is?  Here’s a hint: it’s in the name.
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Review in 5 emojis – Benton Snail Bee High Content Steam line

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I had read so much about Benton skincare, I didn’t hesitate to order Memebox for Benton when it was unveiled.  The box included mist, skin (toner), essence and cream.  Renewing properties of snail combined with clearing benefits of bee venom?  How could it possibly be anything less than perfect?

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It’s not the bird and the bees that make magic – it’s the snails and the bees!

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