Peach & Lily Sample Sale-August 24, 2016

Will you be in NY on Wed. August 24, 2016? Then drop everything and get yourself to the 2nd Annual Peach & Lily Sample Sale!

We’re bummed to have to miss it (we’ll both be in London doing non-Kbeauty shopping!), but how awesome is it that Peach & Lily is making it an annual event. Yahoooo!

Read Renee’s account of last year’s sample sale to prepare.  I’m still working through my haul from last year!


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Tickled Pink – PinkSeoul’s July/August PLUS Subscription Box

Another couple of months and another sweet work surpurrrrrrise from PinkSeoul! The July/August PLUS box that was sent to us for review contained a couple of items that tickled many of our viewers: the Rose Essence Soft Cream Blusher from Skinfood and the Benton Fermentation, among others.

Behold the PinkSeoul July/August bi-monthly Subscription Box:

This is the July/August PinkSeoul PLUS Box. Skin type: Normal. Area of Focus: Pigmentation

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Top Picks from AB See Link Party #4: Kiss & Makeup


AB See link party #4–Kiss & Makeup–has concluded and you can check out all the entries showcasing cushions, blushes, peel-off lip tints, BB cream, and MOAR from Asian beauty brands here.  Thanks, all, for submitting your links.  Now for our readers’ pick and hosts’ pick…

Readers’ Pick
Nourish the Skin: The Face Shop Disney Collection

Nourish the Skin Face Shop DisneyNourish the Skin is Emily, a UK’er living in Korea, so you know she has plenty of access to the latest and greatest K-beauty makeup.  Her post on The Face Shop x Disney collaboration has close looks at the lip tints, eyeshadows, mascara, eyeliner, and cushions featuring Mickey, Winnie the Pooh, and Monsters, Inc.!

So long as we’re talking kute K-beauty…some of her recent posts also feature A’PIEU x Rilakkuma, The Face Shop x Kakao Friends, and Holika Holika x Gudetama.  Please wipe the drool off your keyboard.

Hosts’ Pick
My Serendipities: Holika Holika Dodo Cat Lip Tint Bar

My Serendipities Holika Holika Dodo CatMy Serendipities is Toronto-based Joann who, like us, loves cats.  (Which did not influence our pick at all, no siree.)  The Holika Holika Dodo Cat Lip Tint Bar is a heart, pink, and covered in cats–infinitely Instagrammable in other words.  Check out Joann’s review and demo of this Dior Lip Glow-esque balm.

Your AB See hosts:

Sophie – MapleTreeBlog
Amy – Peepingpomeranian
Angela & Renee – BeautyandtheCat
Vanna – LeavesofYves

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All Tressed Up: Function of Beauty Review-Personalized Shampoo & Conditioner

Function of Beauty is a new company specializing in personalized shampoo and conditioner, customized to your hair type, goals, and tastes.  We now have customized prescription skincare and customized K-beauty boxes, so why not haircare?  When Function of Beauty offered us a complimentary set to try, I excitedly agreed to give it a go.

01 Function of Beauty ReviewThe premise is simple: describe your hair type and pick the qualities you seek in a shampoo and conditioner (effects, scent, and color), and in a few days, receive the bottles in the mail.

As far as personalized beauty products go, Function of Beauty is a steal.  $26 for a custom shampoo & conditioner set (8 oz. ea.) with free U.S. shipping?  Yes please!

>>Psst…Get $5 off your order using our referral link here (disclosure: we’ll receive a $5 credit).<<

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Vote Right Meow! AB See Link Party #4

Voting in Round #4–theme: Kiss & Makeup–goes on until tomorrow (Friday), July 29th, at 11am PST/2pm EST/7pm BST.

Click the pic below to be taken to InLinkz, where you’ll see all the entries showing off their makeup faves from Asian beauty brands.  To vote for your faves (pick up to 3), hover over the post you’re voting for and click the heart in the upper righthand corner.

Stay tuned to see which is voted the top post.

AB See Click to Vote

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