Reviews of some of my Japanese beauty and make up buys !
There are sooo many products to choose from in Japanese drugstores. I can really spend 2 hours there combing every single row of shelves. So i went to check Naver.com (Korean’s version of google) to search for some of the MUST BUY make up or skin care items.
COW Brand Mutenka Non-Additive Face Wash Foam
One thing i like about this wash foam is that it is not drying because it contains ceramides. I uses this foam cleanser in the morning to wash off the overnight sleeping mask.
Bifesta Cleansing Water
I really love Japanese make up remover. To be honest , i haven’t been impressed by any Korean make up removers at the moment except the gel ones from Nature Republic. Maybe the Japanese puts on thicker make up and their cleansers are more “powerful” ?
I have been using BIORE Jelly Make Up Remover since 2007 ! Everytime i go JB , i will buy alot back from their Watsons because it is sooo much cheaper in JB.
And i only started Biore Cleansing Water since 2015. So this time , i decided to try Bifesta.
No space for bottles of Biore Jelly Make Up Remover in my luggage so i bought the refill packs instead. It is lighter and easier to pack.
Honeyce Hair Treatment.
Alot of Korean beauty websites recommended this MUST BUY item when you visit the Japanese drugstores. So i decided to buy 1 bottle and 1 refill pack. I have not opened it yet and should be using it next week after finishing my current hair treatment.
It is supposedly good for those with frizzy and dry hair.
My favourite Japanese make up brand – Cezanne. Sadly it is not available in Singapore.
I got to know about this brand when i visited Taiwan last year. I bought the lipsticks and eye shadows from the Watsons store in Ximending. I am currently using number 207 and just bought a new colour 206. I love this brand’s lipstick because it is very moisturizing and cheap (580 yen). I find it better than Canmake. Canmake colours are more cherry but Cezanne’s colours are more feminine. You can find this in Taiwan too.
I like their girly packaging ! So prettyyy !
Coffret D’or Smile Up Cheek Blusher in No 4
The packaging and rose shape is too pretty and i “bu she de” to use it !
One thing i don’t like about the packaging is that it is super bulky !
But the colours are nice. Shall review further after using it this week !
Cezanne Eye Shadow.
I prefer Cezanne’s eyeshadow because they are less shimmery as compared to Canmake’s
It is slightly matte.
Colour are sooo pretty ! I think the pigments are similar to Korean brand eye shadows because they are pretty natural and you need to layer alot ot make it more obvious.
That is all bout J-beauty. I bought some masks and skincare and shall review in separate posts because i have yet to start using them !
Now it is K-beauty !
I used up my bb cushions pretty fast ..about 1 cushion every 1 or 1.5 months. While i was looking into my BB cushion box where i keep stock my supply , i found this Leaders Insolution BB cushion. My MIL bought for me last October.
It is the Leaders InSolution Water Potent BB Cushion.
True to its name , it is really water potent. It gives a dewy finish and doesn’t require alot of touch up. The coverage is just nice. Not too sheer and not too thick. I realized that moisturizing cushions tend to have sheer coverage but this one fits in perfect. I am so IN LOVE WITH THIS !
Leaders Insolution is a Korean Cosmetic-Medical Brand made & tested by dermatologists of Leaders Dermatology Clinic which is comprised of Seoul National University Alumni.
If you are heading to Korea, this is a must buy !
Honesi Exofila Moisturizing Facial Cream.
Honesi products are soo popular. I love this facial cream because it really moisturizes my face very well !
They have 2 kinds of cream. 1 is slightly thicker and more oily and 1 is the one i am using below which is the gel version.
I am using the gel version.
The gel cream is now my holy grail.
I got the one below from a Korean beauty product distributor in Singapore and give it to my client who just got into an accident few months back and there are some abrasions on his face and hands. This one is slightly thicker in texture.
This cream was sold out in Korea within 2 weeks after its release.It is formulated to enhance skin regeneration to effectively improve acne scar and remove freckles. You can use it to improve scars too.
It is also another cosmetic medical brand popular in Korea. Reviews are all positive for their creams !
These 2 new K-beauty buys are the MUST TRY ! I am definitely stocking up on Honesi facial cream !
I am keen to try VANT 365’s cushion some day !