RoseRoseShop Haul

Finally! My long national nightmare is over! Last Friday, I finally received my order from RoseRoseShop! It ultimately took 16 days for the package to travel to Jersey City from South Korea, 7 of those days at JFK airport.RoseRoseShop Haul

The prices at RoseRoseShop are definitely cheaper than the prices at other online Asian Beauty sites, and the shipping costs can be a bit of a beast (calculated by weight brackets, with Mizon products shipping for free). Most bloggers recommend doing some comparison shopping when using RoseRoseShop, to make sure you’re getting the best deal.

Most of the stuff I ordered was from Mizon, so shipping was as exorbitant as I had expected and so it made sense to place my order through RoseRoseShop. Check out what I got after the jump! Continue reading

Review: Mamonde Peach Blossom Shiny Hydrating Mask

I love Mamonde. I love it so much. I love that the whole line is based around flowers, which I love. I love the packaging. Cue a million heart-shaped emojis.

The only problem is that I hadn’t actually tried any Mamonde products until this mask. I’m a sucker for capitalism sometimes…

Anyway, I was getting ready for a job interview and was already using the Shea Moisture Intensive Repair Mask I talk so much about, so I decided to give the Peach Blossom Shiny Hydrating Mask a whirl. Continue reading

Great Products That Stink

I am a simple girl with simple tastes. I like products that make my skin look plump and firm. I also like my products to smell like an English garden in May (June is too hot and April is too rainy). I flip for rose, jasmine, and citrus-scented products, and can even get down with a vaguely-medicinal scent. I’ve posted before about how much I love the full, round, smell of grape jelly, and a lot of my favorite products are honey-based (Shara Shara Honeybomb and Shea Moisture Mankura Honey and Mafura Oil Intensive Hydration Mask).

Obviously, smell isn’t the be all and end all of product successes, but it is important. I’ve recently found some products that do wonders for my skin, but are consistently pushed to the back of my beauty shelf. Continue reading

Question Time!

Skin Type: Combination skin

Climate: Philly area

Main Skin Concern: Subborn acne

Question:

Hello! I have combination skin that used to be mostly oily when I was younger. I rarely if ever had any acne until I started psychiatric medicine. Now I get it mostly around the T Zone and especially around my mouth. Nothing makes it go away, and it’s not too too terrible. Also, it’s not that noticeable to others (I think) but the problem is I have very pale skin so even if it’s not aggravated anymore the coloring remains. So I guess my question is two-fold: 1. What skin care regime would you recommend so I can be proactive and can make the recurring acne go away? (Preferably something I can get at Ulta, Target, Amazon, or a nearby drugstore) 2. What makeup foundation and concealer would you recommend using so my skin tone looks more even? I usually just use Cover Girl. Thanks! Continue reading