Archive for the ‘Beauty’ Category

  Did you know Seoul is the home of the world's first Barbie themed hair salon??  Yes, that is right!!  Barbie is well-loved in Asia, and in Korea you can find things like Barbie beauty hair products, a Barbie shoe store, and now finally a Barbie hair salon for you to get your locks looking as lovely ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Are you a stylish guy looking for a cool place to get a haircut in Seoul? Do you want something modern like a K-pop star, crazy dye job, or not quite the safe norm found at most salons in the city? Well we have found a great place that caters to all tastes~ trendsetting and unique or stylish and modern ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Lately it seems that dolls are very popular models for products like tights, hair dye, masks, etc! Here are some of the ones I have spotted so far~  I'll add to this post if I find any new ones have you had a chance to try any of these products?  I have been meaning to give some of the new ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Trailer trash-tastic! I wore my hair in a bun to hide it for far too long this summer. Since June I have been taking a break with my pinch braid extensions to give my scalp a vacation and grow my roots out a summer is in full swing so it's too hot to have extra thick hair!  After ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
  Have you always wanted some circle lenses that would give you classic shojo manga sparkle eyes that make you look like you cry rivers of shimmering star-shaped tears? Yeah, me too!!! Thankfully Korea has come to the rescue with some beautiful circle lenses! Lets take a look at my favorites!! ~ For ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Do you want longer thicker princess hair and have some money and a few hours to blow? So I have very thin and pin straight hair, it will hardly hold a curl or hairstyle... makes life a little boring! I always wanted extensions to add thickness and length~ so back when I lived in California I started ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Here are some of my nails that I have had done OR do myself here in Korea! Korean nail art is a little plain with colors so sometimes I go a bit brighter vs most girls~ my ideas are always a watered down Japanese nail design or something I see in magazines here, but a bit more fun.  Koreans like ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Do you want to buy cosmetic contacts in Korea? Circle lenses (AKA those contacts that make your eyes appear cuter and larger with a thick outer ring) are a huge trend here in Asia, maybe even a beauty must with some ages at this point. Wearing these contacts has become as everyday and normal as ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
The Korean brand Peripera and graphic artist Mari Kim 마리킴 have teamed up to create pretty packaging for a new revamp to the brands tint line! Most people into K-pop will recognize Mari Kim's art style right away ♥ last year she worked with the K-pop girls group 2 NE1 on the fully animated ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Up for review today we have an awesome little box kit for pimple treatment that they have been selling at the Watsons stores around my area for several months. Last week they went on sale for about 10,000 won so I decided to grab a box and give it a try since I get a painful pimple or two once every ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »

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