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Review: elmt Skin Activating Solution essence

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You often blame me for making you spend too much money and for tempting you too much with my reviews! Well, for once, I'm going to tell you about a product that I found "meh-OK", meaning not bad but not incredible either. Yeah, I know, they're not the most exciting reviews to read (or to write for that matter 😅) but I guess, sometimes we need some! Today, I want to introduce you to the Skin Activating Solution essence from the new Korean skincare brand elmt!

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Review: Laneige Water Sleeping Mask_EX

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I never thought I'd mention this product here. For years, I've been telling the world that the Laneige Cica Sleeping Mask is my all-time favorite (spoiler alert: it still is) and that the classic version, aka the Water Sleeping Mask, isn't for me. But that was without considering the marketing genius of Amorepacific (the group Laneige is part of), who are not afraid to reformulate their best-selling products regularly with the latest advancements in technology! A moisturizing sleeping mask with probiotics from green tea, you said? Give it to me! 😍😍😍

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Review: Uriage Bariederm Cica Daily Serum

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"What do you mean, you reviewed a serum from the French pharmacy? And on top of that, you think it's great? Wow, it's not what it used to be, you've changed, BTY ALY…"
Well, stuff happens! Today, I would like to express my love for the Uriage Bariederm Cica Daily Serum. Admit it, you didn't see this one coming ;)

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Review: Paula’s Choice Omega+ Complex Cleansing Balm

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A makeup remover from a brand I love, and in one of my favorite lines from the brand? Impossible to resist once it was released, as you can imagine! Today let me introduce you to Paula's Choice Omega+ Complex Cleansing Balm, the brand's first makeup remover balm!

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Review: Klairs Fundamental Eye Awakening Gel eye contour serum

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So, you thought I was done raving about Klairs' Fundamental range? Well, I'm not, because this skincare line has a few more tricks up its sleeve! It thrilled me last summer for my face with its super sensorial textures and its +++ moisturizing effect, and it will continue to take care of my eye area this year with the very fresh Klairs Fundamental Eye Awakening Gel!

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Face Sunscreen Guide 2021, Part 3: Korean sunscreens

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I know this last part of my 2021 Face Sunscreens Guide is highly anticipated, and for good reason. Here, we're South Korea and K-Beauty lovers! I kept you waiting, I know, but I promise, it was worth it: here are the 14 (yes, 14!) Korean sunscreen products I tried this year 😍

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Face Sunscreen Guide 2021, Part 2: Japanese sunscreens

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Here is the second part of my 2021 Face sunscreens guide! This time, I'm focusing on the land of the rising sun, where there is no shortage of nice sunscreen options! So let's take a closer look at the new Japanese sunscreen products I tried this year.

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Face Sunscreen Guide 2021, Part 1: European sunscreens

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I must warn you. This year, I tried so many new sunscreens that it was impossible to feature them all in one article, it would have been way too long! I decided to write three separate articles, and I'm going to start today with the European sunscreens. So let's do this!

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Rose Hermès, Spring collection 2021

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After the launch of their Rouge Hermès last year, the French luxury company continues to expand its makeup line with Rose Hermès, for Spring 2021. This collection remains on the same path, with a focus on luxury, but also contemporary, durable and refillable products. I tried it, let me tell you what I think :)

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The best Korean cushion foundations

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Now that you've all seen my "small " collection of cushion foundations, I have no choice but to tell you a little more about them! What are my favorites, why do I like them and what do they look like in action on my skin. So here's my best-of of Korean cushion foundations, 2021 edition!

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Korean cushion foundations: the ultimate guide

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Cushion foundations... Still not very well known outside Asia, but I definitely believe they really deserve more attention! So today, let's take a closer look at what exactly a cushion foundation is, why (in all objectivity) the best of them are the Korean ones, who can use them (not only Korean peoples!), how to choose them and the best way to use them! I will tell you everything and I will also show you my small (lol) collection in today's post!

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Review: Hada Labo Gokujyun Premium Lotion 2020 Edition

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If you're a fan of hyaluronic acid, you've come to the right place. Today, let's talk about the star ingredient of hydration and a cult Asian cosmetic product: the famous hyaluronic acid-based lotion Hada Labo Gokujyun Premium, the reformulated 2020 version! Below I share the details of my test of this lotion that makes the skin hydrated and plumped like no other!

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