Category Archives: Korean

Saved by the Smell: Banila Co. Miss Flower & Mr. Honey Cream Review

I’ve pollen in love…with Banila Co.’s Miss Flower & Mr. Honey Cream. The joy factor is off the charts with this honey-scented cream-balm hybrid. You could say that I’ve been honeypotted…and liked it. One whiff is like a trip to Sweet … Continue reading

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PPAP Smear Leads to Uncomfortable Burning: Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen Sheet Mask Review

Angela (to Renee and Indya): LADIES!!! I have a very speshul present for you. Indya: Does it involve cutting out lolcat talk? Angela: Me haz no idea what zis hooman is talking about. Ahem–*whips out package*–feast your eyes on this. … Continue reading

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Call of Duty-Free: Renee’s Mini Airport Haul at YVR

I just came back from my annual snowboarding trip in Whistler. Beside the bazillion foot elevation and vertical drop, and jaw-dropping, audible-gasping sights of this mountain, this & the surrounding Vancouver area has among my (Renee’s) FAVORITE duty free shopping … Continue reading

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Wet ‘n’ Mild: Erborian Eau Ginseng, Yuzu Double Lotion, & Ginseng Milk Reviews

Korean-French brand Erborian has several “multibenefit lotions” in its lineup.  Sometimes “lotion” refers to a hydrating toner (this is the case for Japanese brands), but in this case, “lotion” seems to refer to products–from watery to milky to creamy consistencies–that … Continue reading

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Hit or Missha? Missha Time Revolution Immortal Youth Blue Essence and Cream Review

The lure of immortal youth was too good to pass up.  Yeah, yeah, it’s marketing–but irresistible nonetheless. I’ve been regularly using two items from Missha’s Time Revolution Immortal Youth line: the Blue Essence and the Cream ($55 and $65, respectively–both … Continue reading

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