Korean Beauty Brand J.One launches in Boots

I've been all about the K-beauty of late, as more and more brands launch into the UK. Boots now stock Sephora's best-seller J.One. The J.One Jelly Pack sells four units EVERY MINUTE in South Korea. This hero product is joined in Boots by the J.One Black Jelly Pack, and the J.One Jelly Cream. The J.One Jelly Pack White comes in 30ml (£20) and 50ml (£32). It's a jelly that liquefies to deliver extreme hydration when applied to all skin … [Read more...]

Colour Correction with new Erborian CC creme

I have mild rosacea and I do suffer from flushing (mainly with heat or alcohol) which is very frustrating. I'm always looking for new correcting products., and this latest one from Korean brand, Erborian, is the latest I've tried. The Erborian CC Red Correct is changes colour on contact with your skin, and adapts to your own skin tone, whilst also soothing the skin and helping the redness. It's a CC Creme, enriched with Centella Asiatica. … [Read more...]

Benefit launch Porefessional Pearl Primer

Benefit launch The Porefessional Pearl Primer just after Christmas - perfect for the whole Korean K-beauty-led 'glass skin' trend that you are going to know all about come 2018 - trust me. The idea behind it is, of course, perfect skin. But rather than the matte perfection we've all been after this year, and not the dewy look that can be a bit much, this is a sort of middle-ground - a 'glass effect. Super shiny, but perfectly matte … [Read more...]

Origins NEW Original Skin Essence Lotion

Origins add another product to their Original Skin line this month, in the form of an 'Essence lotion'. Remember that word, essence. It's a beauty trend waiting to happen. Trust me, you will be using an essence as part of your regular skincare routine very soon. The Original Skin line is for 25 year old plus - for Millenials' skin which is in transition in their 20s. It's time to pay attention to your skin, and Origins have highlighted this, … [Read more...]

Estee Lauder’s Genuine Glow – K-Beauty style

Let's talk about K-Beauty. What is it? Well, it has nothing to do with the Kardashians (for once!), it'a actually Korean-inspired beauty. If you're a beauty fan, you will know, and you will no doubt already be influenced by beauty from the Far East. The Korean beauty aesthetic isn't like ours. They focus on skin health, skin hydration, and a preferred lack of pigment. We tend to focus on being as tanned as possible. But perfect pale skin is a … [Read more...]