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Dr Jart advances into Sephora and releases new CELLWAKE product April 27, 2011




Good News!

Sephora is now selling Dr. Jart+ products! Great to see Sephora bringing in a Korean brand, and hopefully there will be more to come. Click here to check out their Sephora page. There are only two products at the moment however, and the packaging is different. Instead of BB Cream, the Beauty Balm word is used.

Now, introducing the new Dr.Jart CELLWAKE Only One EX with advanced cell science total solution.

This is a stem-cell based serum that contains 400mg of stem cell culture medium which promotes cell regeneration and helps diminish wrinkles. Not only that, the ingredients are nano-capsuled, therefore ingredients are delivered deep into the skin for better penetration.

The CELLWAKE boosts the skin and drains toxin and waste products, detoxifying the skin.

Through innovative biotechnology, Dr. Jart Laboratories introduces a treatment that regenerates skin thanks to the SC-210 complex high in effective ingredients for skin regeneration.

Cell wake Only One EX works according to each individual’s skin condition by boosting the skin’s ability for self-regeneration in order to control early signs of aging.

This skin perfecting serum has a rich and velvety texture and goes on without stickiness. Comforts skin for a visibly smooth and retextured complexion leaving skin’s firmness and increasing potential hydration.


In short, there is a lot of high-tech stuff going on here, and it does sound a lot like the OHUI Cell Power serum.



It will be released on the 31st of April, therefore type ‘셀 웨이크 Only One EX’ if you’re interested in purchasing it!


Elisha Coy releases 2 new products–Snake and Snail!


ElishaCoy has been following Tony Moly’s back and releasing the same products.

ElishaCoy released their own version of the snail cream last month, and now they are releasing their own version of the SYN-AKE Cream, just 2 months after Tony Moly released theirs.

It contains the patented SNY-AKE ingredient, EGF, Vitamin B5, amongst other goodies.

And the next product off the Snail line is the Essence.


The Snail Essence is made of 80% Snail mucin and is nano-technologied, therefore ensuring maximum absorption.


it’s skin VITA +5 Program

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It’s Skin has released their new line called the Vita +5 Program which contains 5 types of cream, each having a main vitamin – A , B, C, D & E!

These creams absorbs quickly without being sticky , retains water in your skin and protects your skin from harmful enviroments.

Vitamin A – lifts the skin and improves the skin elasticity and repairs damage skin. Promotes collagen synthesis and skin elasticity by the effects of Caviar. Retinol is the main ingredient here – which is a form of Vitamin A.

Vitamin B – protects dry skin and prevents skin irritation. Suitable for troubled skin and contains excellent wound healing effect from mushrooms, and green tea extracts.

Vitamin C – Skin whitening and inhibits melanin protection. Protects sun from the harmful UV rays.

Vitamin D – Effective in skin soothing and moisturizing. Can be used after a long day under the sun, as a recovery from UV damaged. Contains jasmine extracts.

Vitamin E – Moisturizes the skin and provides nutrition. Contains also Acerola, Pomegranate which is rich in moisture and nourishes the skin.

These creams come in a miniature size – 10ml – so that you can mix and match the creams and vitamins according to your needs.

We think that’s such a neat idea and of course, never hurts to have the gorgeous Nickhun as your spokesperson.


more new etude house products !


Etude House will be releasing a few new products namely :

1. Etude House Mini Vita Foam 비타폼 미니

This mini foam cleanser is a foam cleanser for your hands. They are also mini-sized therefore, convenient to carry around everywhere you go. They wash off dirt, bacteria, dust which your hands come in contact throughout the day. 

2. Etude House Mini Anti-germ Hand Lotion 미니 잼잼 핸드로션

Korea’s first ever anti-bacteria hand lotion. Compact sized for convenience.


3. Etude House Open Your Eyes Mask Sheet 오픈 유어 아이즈 마스크 시트

This eye mask sheet facilitates blood circulation and de-stress the tired eyes. Contains Lutein, a carotenoid, which boosts eye health, preventing cataracts and macular degeneration. Used once a week.


Tony Moly releases the whitening Floria line


Tony Moly released the Floria line last year. ( Btw Floria is a mixed word created by combining the Latin word “Floralia” (meaning a flower garden full of fragrant flowers) and Utopia ) Floria uses fresh flower petals as the main ingredients.

This month, they will be introducing the Whitening line of Floria. The whitening line’s main ingredient will now be the ‘KOMBUCHA’.

KOMBUCHA is a fermented tea that is often drunk for it’s medicinal purposes. It is also known as the Red Fungus Tea.

It’s from Japan in 415 AD that the name kombucha is said to have come. A Korean physician called Kombu or Kambu treated the Emperor Inyko with the tea and it took his name, “Kombu” and “cha” meaning tea. Russia has a long tradition of using a healing drink called “Tea Kvass” made from a “Japanese Mushroom”.

From Russia it spread to Prussia, Poland, Germany and Denmark but it seems to have died out during World War Two. After the war Dr Rudolph Skelnar created renewed interest in kombucha in Germany when he used it in his practice to treat cancer patients, metabolic disorders, high blood pressure and diabetes.

As the Kombucha culture digests the sugar it produces a range of organic acids like glucuronic acid, gluconic acid, lactic acid, acetic acid, butyric acid, malic acid and usnic acid; vitamins, particularly B vitamins and vitamin C; as well as amino acids, enzymes.

Not only that, it also contains Vitamin C which blocks the formation of melanin. Apart from  that, it also uses white evening primrose oil due to it’s complex composition and moisturizing properties.

Other components in the ingredients such as white dandelion, white water lily, oilseed rape, are also included. White Pearls are also encapsulated which gives skin a pearl radiant finish and the pearl powder absorbs excess sebum and makes fine lines less visible. 

The Floria Whitening line will be rich in Vitamins A, C, E , high in antioxidant , moisturizing , and whitening properties.

It will consist of 4 products at the moment, and i’m sure it will expand later on :

1. Tony Moly Floria Whitening Toner 플로리아 화이트닝 토너

2. Tony Moly Floria Whitening Emulsion 플로리아 화이트닝 에멀전

3. Tony Moly Floria Whitening Capsule Essence 플로리아 화이트닝 캡슐 에센스

4. Tony Moly Floria Whitening Cream 플로리아 화이트닝 크림


Danahan Ecopure releases three natural sunscreens



Somang’s DANAHAN naturalism brand, ECOPURE, has released 3 natural based SPF 50+ sunscreens :

1. Danahan Ecopure For Men Aqua Sun Cream

2. Danahan Ecopure Perfect UV Block

3. Danahan Ecopure Wild Sun Cream

The main ingredient is a patented ‘natural herbal complex’ which contains nine kinds of herbs : oregano, spearmint, lemon balm, chamomile, rosemary, lavender, bergamot, basil, Sage. All are ECOCERT certified.

They are free of benzophenone, artificial colours, fragrances, animal ingredients and mineral oil therefore, perfect for sensitive skin!


BRTC expands the 3d waterful jasmine line



Remember we reported a while back regarding the BRTC Waterful Jasmine Balm and their infamous Jasmine BB Cream ?

Now BRTC will be releasing 3 more products off the Jasmine 3D Waterful Line. Jasmine has the ability to balance hormonal imbalance, stabilize the mind and body, moisturizes the skin, and has a calming effect. These 3 products that will incorporate the Jasmine extracts are :

1) BRTC Jasmine 3D Moist Powder 자스민 3D 모이스트 파우더

Contains more than 50% Jasmine Water extracts. This powder keeps skin moist and bright.

2) BRTC Jasmine 3D Moist Pact 자스민 3D 모이스트 팩트

Contains fine powder acticles coated with moisturizing agents and water to even out the skin tone. Blocks harmful UV rays with its SPF 50 PA +++

3) BRTC Jasmine Eco Mist 자스민 에코미스트

Doesn’t contain parabens, alcohols, and harmful ingredients. Concentrated extracts of Jasmine used to give live back to full skin, and can be used to moisturize the body at the same time.


Scinic releasing WHITE VC line






We have recently seen Scinic released in Malaysia, and also are also bringing in Scinic products.

Scinic has recently released their White VC line which consist of three products. This line is a whitening line which gets rid of dark spots at the same time.

1. Scinic White VC Essence Water 화이트VC 에센스 워터 130ml / 25,000 won

This is a serum/essence which works like a mist. All you need to do is spray it on your face like how you would use a toner. Using Arbutin and Vitamin C, the White VC Essence Water keeps skin milky, smooth and white.

2. Scinic White VC Gel Cream 화이트VC 젤 크림 50ml / 27,000 won

The gel cream penetrates into the skin without stickiness and protects the skin from the external environment and UV light. Also contains Vitamin C and Arbutin, as well as other moisturizers to keep skin hydrated.

3. Scinic White VC Ampoules 화이트VC 파우더 앰풀  0.8g x 8ml / 15,000 won

Last but not least, the ampoules which is enriched with Vitamin C powder which will be seperated in order to guard the stability of the Vitamin C. Absorbs rapidly into the skin and brightens it up, getting rid of black spots, blemishes, acne scars, age spots etc.


It’s SKin releases HELLO Dr. line featuring nickhun@2pm



It’s Skin will be releasing a functional pocket cosmetic line called Hello Doctor which will be endorsed by the cutest man in the world, Nickhun from 2PM !

Why functional pocket cosmetics? Because the products are tiny and can fit perfectly in your pockets for you to bring around.

The line consist of 4 products :

1) It’s Skin Hello Dr. Smooth Pore Concealer 헬로우 닥터 매끈 모공 컨실러

Covers large pores and smoothens out irregularities

2) It’s Skin Hello Dr. Sebum Control Powder 헬로우 닥터 뽀송뽀송파우더

Absorbs sebum and prevents excessive excretion of sebum.

3) It’s Skin Hello Dr. Good Bye Dark Circles 헬로우 닥터 굿바이 다크써클

Eliminates and lighten dark circles. Contains Vitamin E

4) It’s Skin Hello Dr. Shining Balm 헬로우 닥터 반짝반짝 밤

This balm keeps skin moist, radiant, and glossy. Contains Camellia oil, and sweet almond oil.


Peripera releases designer nail art polish

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Makeup brand, PeriPera, will be releasing a unique series of nail polish called the PeriPera Syoyi Nail Polish. They are not the conventional normal nail polish. The Syoyi Nail Polish gives an art effect – known as the  ‘crack effect’ on your fingernails, making it look like ‘cracks on the ground’.

Each stroke gives you a unique ‘pattern’ on your fingernail. These nail polish are also made from high long lasting resitant polymer, therefore the nail polish would be able to last for a long time!

To purchase, type 쇼이 네일 on Gmarket.

Take a look below for some pictures of the ‘cracks’ depending on the strokes you use :