Friday, November 29, 2013

Sponsored GIVEAWAY + Review (Maplelens): GEO Super Angel Gray XCM-215

Hello everyone!

This is a REALLY LATE circle lens review drafted from July (4 months ago lol)...sponsored by Maplelens. Thank you!
They kindly offered to send me this pair of GEO Super Angel Gray XCM-215 for review purposes. Stick around 'till the end for a giveaway they're also hosting!

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First off, let me tell you guys that Maplelens' customer service, shipping, pretty much everything, is AMAZING. You guys have probably already heard of them because of how popular they are with circle lens-buyers all over the world. Shipped with Fedex Express, this package reached me in under 72 hours. They're based in Malaysia, and I'm living in the US! Neat huh? Unfortunately, to receive this speedy shipping, you'll need to pay $10+ > n < (You receive free shipping with orders over $50, though!) The prices and variety of lenses really make up for the shipping charge. Please do check them out, if you haven't already!

Diameter: 14.8mm
Water Content: 38%
Base Curve: 8.6mm
Type: 1 year disposal

$19+shipping ($10+) at Maplelens

This box and cute hippo lens case both came in a bubble wrapped bag which was also in the bubble wrapped Fedex envelope. Very secure! :D

Friday, September 6, 2013

Giveaway (3 Winners!) + Gifts From ToFebruary

Hello everyone!
Today I'm going to be reviewing a shop that many of you have heard about already. That's right! 

If you're a user of tumblr, then you'll know that To February is extremely popular among the asian/Kpop-fan bloggers ^ u ^ To February sells cute jewelry, clothing, Kpop/Kdrama items, and much more!

Things I Love About To February:
♥ Really cute website!
♥ Affordable
♥ High quality
♥ Wide variety of cute things to choose from
♥ Quick and friendly customer service

So, Cara (the owner of the store) kindly sponsored me with four pieces of jewelry that I get to show you guys! Thank you so much Cara! (This is totally irrelevant, but while I was stalking their YouTube I found a video of Cara...SHE IS SO GORGEOUS.)

First, let me apologize for the weird lighting as I decided to take the photos outside. Outside is usually the place with the best lighting for me, but it was cloudy outside so...yeah. Sorry! ; A ;

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Sponsored Review (Jolse): Etude House Ice Shot Cool Band Freeze Foam

As you can see, I'm updating more often because I have so many products I want to review and I still want to talk about Korea, so I hope you don't find my excessive posting to be spammy > o <
I'm sure you've all heard about this famous (maybe infamous) Etude House Ice Shot Cool Band Spray that I will be reviewing today.

This product was sponsored by Jolse. Please do check them out as they have sales and discounts every single day! They free shipping internationally which is also a plus. 
They have also sponsored the Holika Holika Jewel Light Under Maker in #01 Plumping White which I have reviewed in my previous post.
Thank you so much JiEun-ee unnie!

Now onto the review! As usual, here are the official photos:

Here is also a (very cheesy) video that goes more into detail with this product.

Sponsored Review (Jolse): Aegyosal ft. Holika Holika Jewel Light Under Maker #01

Hi guys!! 
Today I'll be doing a review on the Holika Holika Jewel Light Under Maker in #01 Plumping White!

This was kindly sponsored by Jolse, which is I think my favorite cosmetics shop EVER because of how many products there are, the cheap prices, constant sales/discounts, free samples, and not to mention: 


*screams silently*

 I really apologize to JiEun-ee unnie for this being so late as I was supposed to receive my package more than a month ago, but my local post office messed things up :x I only just received my package yesterday so screw you post office people!! T n T

Well, onto the review! Here are some official pictures:

Monday, August 26, 2013

Sponsored Back to School Giveaway (2cutestationery)

Hello everyone!

Today I'm going to introduce to you guys my ABSOLUTE FAVORITE store for ordering cute Asian stationery: 2cutestationery!

Some of you guys are lucky enough to have a physical Asian stationery store like Morning Glory nearby, but most of us don't >: If you're like me, and you just have an addiction for cute things, then 2cutestationery is the way to go! Just look at these-- * o *

Review: Etude House Dear My Essence in Lips Talk EOR201

Hello dears! (Yes, that was intentional LOL)
First, thank you to all who have joined my first giveaway! I've emailed the winner, but she isn't replying o A o!! Remember to check your inbox, or I will have no choice but to pick another winner ; n ; Anyways...

Today I have a review of a relatively new product from Etude House, Etude House Dear My Essence in Lips Talk EOR201.

This is one of the first Etude House products I purchased on my trip to Korea. Here are some official pictures!

Monday, August 19, 2013

A Day in Japan (Pic-Heavy)

Hi everyone!
I'm finally back from Korea and Japan~

I apologize for the lack of updates as I had no access to the internet during the majority of my trip >: I also apologize for not telling you guys in advance, because I literally found out like three days before the trip e _ e I'll be posting some reviews soon, but for now, I'd like to talk about Japan!!

I went to Japan for only one day, as my parents were really paranoid about eating the food there...they heard that the water and seafood weren't safe because of radiation so it was kind of a bummer that I was there for only 5 hours = _ =

All the photos taken in this post (and the majority of the upcoming posts) are with an iPad2!! I never thought that the quality would be so exceptional ; u ; I lost/forgot my camera at home in the US, so I had to use an iPad or my phone u n u;;

My mother, brother, and I arrived at Narita airport and since we only had 5 hours to spend in Japan, we decided to wander nearby the airport. We took a train to Narita station and from there, we walked around town into Narita temple. It was really beautiful, and I think it's a lot prettier than the Korean temples I saw (though the buddhas and demons are a lot scarier LOL).

Sunday, July 14, 2013

The Procrastinating Beauty Blogger Tag

Hello sweets!

(I hate seeing thumbnails for blog posts without pictures and I didn't know what to put so enjoy this really cute gif I found off tumblr LMAO.)

Sorry for not updating with more beauty product reviews ; n ; I'm currently waiting for packages to arrive, so once they arrive I'll be sure to update you guys! Also, I know I have two giveaway going on at the moment (please check them out here and here!), but I'll be having another giveaway soon, sponsored by 2cutestationery! I'll be talking more about them later on, 2cutestationery is basically an online store that has a huge variety of cute Asian stationery! Please check them out when you have the time ♥

I was tagged to do the Beauty Blogger Tag by the super cute Chee and Mindy! Please check out their blogs and their posts here and here. I was also nominated for The Versatile Blogger Award which I've already done here by Mindy (again LOL), Ashley, and Monica. Also, check out Ashley's post here and Monica's post here

Because I've already done the post for The Versatile Blogger Award, I don't plan on doing it again ;; But! I'm very grateful that these girls have nominated me, so the least I can do is thank them and link you guys to their blog > u < Thank you again~ ♥

1. You must copy and paste these 'rules' onto your post when you write it, it doesn't take long!.
2. You must state that this tag was created by 'The Beau Bow' and link
3. You must thank the person who tagged you at the start of your post (link their blog as well) -follow them if you're feeling nice!, and then at the end of your post state who you tag, and then comment on their blog on their latest post to let them know you tagged them, and link your post so they can see what to do.
4. Title this post 'The Procrastinating Beauty Blogger TAG' so everyone knows what it is about.
5. Have fun! :)

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

International Giveaway + Gifts From VIVI-Clothes

Hello everyone!
Today I received a package (well, envelope...) from one of my sponsors, VIVI-Clothes.

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If you haven't already seen my post on VIVI-Clothes already, please do! Or, if TL;DR, VIVI-Clothes is a really cute company that focuses on Asian fashion based in Netherlands! It ships internationally and carries a lot of things from Korean fashion, gyaru brands (like Liz Lisa!), weird body slimming products, and even cosplay! Their customer service is super fast so I definitely recommend this store ♥

It took 10 days for my package to arrive from Netherlands to here (the USA). Pretty fast, in my opinion!

Monday, June 24, 2013

The Versatile Blogger Award + Announcement

Hello everyone!
Recently, I've been nominated for The Versatile Blogger Award by:

Please do check out her blog and her blog post here.
Thank you so much for nominating me!

However, before I start, I'd like to make a short announcement.
Due to many of my international blog readers taking interest in my giveaway, I've extended the giveaway for another month to give those who have not entered, the chance to participate.
Thank you to all who have already entered, and good luck!

Rules of the VBA:
If you are nominated, you’ve been awarded the Versatile Blogger award.

1. Thank the person who gave you this award.
2. Include a link to their blog.
3. Next, select 15 blogs/bloggers that you’ve recently discovered or follow regularly. ( I would add, pick blogs or bloggers that are excellent!) Nominate those 15 bloggers for the Versatile Blogger Award
4. Finally, tell the person who nominated you 7 things about yourself.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Sponsored Review (Kpop2): NEO Dali Brown

Hello lovelies! ♥
Today I will be reviewing NEO Dali Brown.

*gasp* Two review posts in two consecutive days?!
Yeah, summer just started this week and I have a lot of time on my hands ; u ; nojk I'm just not doing the stuff I should be doing right now L-LOL;;

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These lenses were kindly sponsored by Kpop2.
Kpop2 is the best store for super cheap circle lenses! They have a whole category for lenses around $10 a pair~ When you visit their website, don't be fooled by the diameters. The diameter in the title of each circle lens, is its graphic diameter (meaning, how big the actual design is). I find this more helpful than the typical lens diameter because you can have a 15.0 mm lens diameter, with only a 14.5 mm graphic diameter which can really trick you when you're looking for something enlarging!
With quick service, kind staff, a huge variety of lenses to choose from, and really quick shipping (I received my package in 5 days, and they're based in Korea!), Kpop2 will be my go-to whenever I want to purchase circle lenses.

Lens Diameter: 14.2 mm
Graphic Diameter: 13.3 mm
Water Content: 45%
Base Curve: 8.6 mm
Type: 1 year disposal

$11+free shipping at Kpop2

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Sponsored Review (WISHtrend): OST Original Pure Vitamin C 20 Serum

Hello my lovely readers!
Today, I will be reviewing one amazing product, the OST Original Pure Vitamin C 20 Serum.
(I feel like all my review posts start out like this L-LOL;; Is this too boring? ; u ;)

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This serum was kindly sponsored by WISHtrend.
WISHtrend is an amazing online store which ships worldwide, and has a huge range of Korean cosmetics to choose from. If you have not already read my post on WISHtrend, please do so here!
Their shipping is relatively fast-- I received my package within 10 days.

This item is ranked as the best selling item in Singapore and WISHtrend.

$25 at WISHtrend

♥ 20% of the serum is pure Vitamin C (hence the name? haha~)
♥ Whitens skin
♥ Fades scarring
♥ Removes blackheads/whiteheads
♥ Improves and evens out complexion
♥ Softens and moisturizes skin
♥ Prevents premature signs of aging
♥ Gently exfoliates
♥ Tightens pores
♥ Reasonably priced

★ Sticky
★ May sting skin
★ Smells slightly medicinal (but it also smells like oranges)
★ Glass packaging, so it may break easily

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Review: G&G Xxtra Larger Hyper Size Circle Brown

Hello everyone!
Today, I will be reviewing G&G's Xxtra Larger Hyper Size Circle Brown.

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These are my first circle lenses! I purchased them from a tumblr shop called: Mochi-Shoppe
Mochi-Shoppe is a special store that provides really cheap circle lenses! You can purchase them through concealed cash or paypal. I really suggest you guys shop here because the prices are reduced by a lot~

Diameter: 14.5 mm
Water Content: 38%
Base Curve: 8.6mm / 8.9mm
Type: 1 year disposal

$20+$2 shipping at Mochi-Shoppe
(Other places like PinkyParadise sell them for $26+$10 shipping! Yikes > n <)

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Review: ROHTO Lycée Eye Drops (for contact lens)

Hello everyone!
Today I will be reviewing ROHTO's Lycée Eye Drops (for contact lens).

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ROHTO is really famous for their burning cooling effect eye drops, and I was really curious so I went ahead and bought one! I believe the strongest eye drop from ROHTO is Z!, and the least strongest is the Lycée.
I first heard about ROHTO from one of my favorite blogs, ekiBlog

Nozomi Sasaki is the spokesperson for these eye drops. Isn't the commercial really cute? ♥

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

International Giveaway: First Monthiversary / TY 50+ Followers ♥

Hello dears!

First of all, I'd like to thank everyone who has taken the time to comment on my blogposts, followed my blog, and supported me as a noob to the blogsphere. This blog is the first blog that I've ever created with the exception of tumblr (which I don't really consider a blog since most people just reblog photos haha;;) so I really appreciate the patience that some of the more experienced bloggers have shown me. 

In three days, it will be the date of my first monthiversary on Blogspot, and I'd like to take this opportunity to give back to you all! 

I'll be reviewing each item soon, but I have multiples of each product so the items that will be sent out   are brand new. If you guys happen to be wondering how I got my hands on so many samples and products, it's because some of them are free from online shopping and have accumulated over the past few months. Some are also sent to me by my grandmother who lives in Korea (she always sends multiples so that my mother and I can share haha...I have like twenty five sheet masks all aloe, green tea, and tea tree orz;;) And then all the LANEIGE samples are stolen from the local Hmart L-LOL (it said to take one sample, but I came like everyday so technically I did take one per each trip? haha~) The rest were purchased with my own money c:

Alright, without further ado, let's see what you can win~

Thursday, May 9, 2013

WISHtrend: The Hub of Korean Beauty Secrets

Hello lovelies!

Fun fact: did you know that South Korea is about twelve years ahead of the US in terms of skincare technology? That's right! TWELVE YEARS. Amazing right?
That's why a majority of Koreans have flawless skin, and why all my skincare products are imported from South Korea!

Sadly, there are people all over the world who want to achieve flawless skin and cannot get their hands on products in Korea.
But I've found the solution: WISHtrend

Monday, April 29, 2013

The Liebster Award

Hi everyone!
Sorry I keep posting things and deleting my posts shortly after > n < 
I'm a bit shy about my feelings, so when I post about personal things, I'm afraid of annoying my lovely followers with things they don't care about. So, I apologize for bothering you all!! ; n ; 

So, today I got nominated for the Liebster award by Jessie (please, do check out her blog! ♥)

To be frank, I don't even know what the Liebster award is, but apparently you're supposed to tag new bloggers with under 200 followers? ; u ; 

Friday, April 19, 2013

Review: Atomy Evening Care 4 Set

My first review on this blog will be on the Atomy Evening Care 4 Set~

I actually started using it because my mother constantly raved about how amazing it was to me ^^; 
I was a bit skeptical because I had never heard of it before, but I did notice that her skin quality had improved dramatically. Her complexion is smooth, fair, and young in comparison to the dull, freckly skin she had a month or so ago. And so, I decided to conduct some research!

Originating from Korea, the Atomy Skincare Line has been broadcasted on MBC, KBS, SBS, and YTN! It is claimed as a "miracle" skincare line and has cured acne for many people, both female and male ; u ; 

Now, without further ado, let's get to my review~