What to do if you have over exfoliated your skin recently.

The Vampire Facial from The Ordinary has taken over TikTok, IG, and YouTube. For many it’s a great option for Exfoliation. In this post, we’ll breakdown how over-exfoliation can actually leave you with bigger problems than what you expected. Here’s what you need to know. Have you ever seen someone with ultra-shiny almost too glowyContinue reading “What to do if you have over exfoliated your skin recently.”

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Dewy Skin on Long Haul Flights? Yes Please.

During one of my long haul flights to Seoul pre-pandemic I had a couple of hours in Dubai. During this transit stay, I was approached and (no lie) questioned for my skin. Honestly, being approached while walking around isn’t something that happens on basis in Norway. When I was younger and living in Beijing, China,Continue reading “Dewy Skin on Long Haul Flights? Yes Please.”

Should you really opt in for non-comedogenic skincare?

A is for Acne. For a lot of people breakouts can feel like a never-ending battle. For myself, it was one of the reasons why I couldn’t continue working with this blog and post about the amazing products I tried out. With stress and hormonal changes comes acne, and acne and pimples.. well. Stress. ItContinue reading “Should you really opt in for non-comedogenic skincare?”

Ingredients you shouldn’t mix with retinoids.

Maybe you like to mix and match when you’re making a cocktail on a friday evening. In this post we’ll break down the different skincare ingredients you shouldn’t mix with retinoids. With everything trending on IG, TikTok & YouTube its not hard to fall for the promise of baby soft skin. During these days mostContinue reading “Ingredients you shouldn’t mix with retinoids.”

Part time break/things are changing

It’s been a while since we posted anything here. We are talking about pre-covid times. Trust us, we haven’t forgotten about you. But it is more about the fact that we sort of don’t have the energy and time we used to, compared to when we started this blog. So, our lives might be aContinue reading “Part time break/things are changing”

Etude House Dear Darling Gel Tint

When I first got into Korean Beauty and Skincare, these lip tints was some of my first purchases. I had to see what the hype was about, and I had to test them. I’ve read everywhere these are super pigmented tints that are well known among Korean women. Might because of the low price? OrContinue reading “Etude House Dear Darling Gel Tint”

I Threw Away a Bunch of K-Beauty Products – Here Is Why, Part II

A while ago Sigrun posted a post about products that she threw away. As I packing up my stuff for Seoul, I went through my stuff and behold – part II of things that have ended up in the trash! Banila Co – Water+ Water Dear Hydration Toner This is actually a toner that IContinue reading “I Threw Away a Bunch of K-Beauty Products – Here Is Why, Part II”

COSRX One Step Green Hero Calming Pad & The Standard Pad Case

COSRX, COSRX, COSRX… Constantly releasing new products. Sometimes it is a bit hard to actually follow what they are dropping all the time! This time, I’m telling you guys about my experience with the One Step Green Hero Calming Pads! We all know that pads have been taking over the Korean Beauty market for aContinue reading “COSRX One Step Green Hero Calming Pad & The Standard Pad Case”

Beauty Trend: The Jade Roller

You have probably seen the jade roller on social media during the last year as its a big beauty trend at the moment. However, it’s not something new. Rumor has it that the rollers are said to have been invented during the Qing Dynasty in ancient China. In Chinese culture, jade has held a specialContinue reading “Beauty Trend: The Jade Roller”

Etude House – Honey Cera Emulsion and Priming Eye Serum

We rarely do two reviews in one, but when two products are from the same brand and series – why not? Before Christmas, I tried out two products from the Etude House Honey Cera series. As our favorite eye cream suddenly ended up being discontinued, we had to find a replacement option for the COSRXContinue reading “Etude House – Honey Cera Emulsion and Priming Eye Serum”

COSRX – Hydrogel Very Simple Pack

During the summer months, the Korean fashion and beauty content creator Hanbyul came out with a COSRX collaboration. And of course, I had to try it out! As mentioned the Hydrogel Very Simple Pack is a collaboration with the Korean IT-girl Hanbyul. A product with hydrogel masks that offer instant relief to overheated and inflamedContinue reading “COSRX – Hydrogel Very Simple Pack”

Laneige Fresh Calming Toner

With dry and sensitive skin I consider each purchase twice. When I had to buy my last toner I really had to put in some extra effort making sure that this wasn’t something my skin was going to react from. That’s why I ended up trying out one of Laneige’s hypoallergic toners. The last tonerContinue reading “Laneige Fresh Calming Toner”

VT Cosmetics Cica Care Cica Mask

Have you ever tried a product with one special ingredient that makes you want to try out the same ingredient in every other skin product you use? Sigrun and I tried out the Cica trend, and well – we’re addicted. It all started with the worst breakouts of our life. Both of us ended up with theContinue reading “VT Cosmetics Cica Care Cica Mask”

Dr Jart+ Ceramidin Oil Balm

During last winter my skin broke out badly. I ended up with red, psoriasis kind of rashes all around my face and while don’t knowing how I could fix it I ended up searching for some wonder remedy.  At this point, I hadn’t tried out any products from Dr Jart+. To me, Dr Jart+ alwaysContinue reading “Dr Jart+ Ceramidin Oil Balm”

Neogen Dermalogy Real Cica Pads

For a while now we have all been aware of the Cica trend within Korean Beauty. But what does happen when there is a new trend? Say hi to the era of pads. For a couple of months ago, Neogen released the Real Cica Pads, and I had to get my hands on them. ThoseContinue reading “Neogen Dermalogy Real Cica Pads”