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The Face Shop welcomes summer with a new line–arsainte Eco Therapy Ice line May 23, 2011





After having seen other big brands such as Sum37, Hannule, Nature Republic, Sooryehan pushing out new hydration lines to welcome the summer, The Face Shop has finally joined the crowd by releasing their summer 2011 line – The Face Shop Arsainte Eco Therapy Ice ( Bing San Su ) line. 

The line features iceberg water and ice extract extracted from icebergs in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada ( Yes, it’s a name of a city! )

The iceberg water is known to be the purest water source in the world. They are toxin-free, and hydrates the skin deeply. It also contains 10 times the amount of dissolved oxygen compared to normal wate.

The (Bing San Su ) hydrating line is oil-free and features 4 products current :


1) The Face Shop Arsainte Eco Therapy Ice Cooling Mist

2) The Face Shop Arsainte Eco Therapy Ice O2 Mask

3) The Face Shop Arsainte Eco Therapy Ice Ultra Cream

4) The Face Shop Arsainte Eco Therapy Ice Super Gel

To find it on Gmarket, look for 아르쌩뜨 에코-테라피 빙산수



Bee Venom Skin Care, A.C Care releases sunscreen




We wrote an article regarding the release of bee venom skincare, A.C Care ‘s 1st Anniversary Limited Edition Water Essence Set ( article : here ). At the end of the article, we also did mention the release of a BB Cream and a Sunscreen.

Now there you have it – introducing the A,C Care Bee’s Sun Protection UV Moisturizer SPF 50+ PA+++ 에이씨케어 비즈 선 프로텍션.

The sunscreen is PABA-free ( para-Aminobenzoic Acid – PABA can cause a lot of side effects such as allergic reactions, acne, pus filled blisters, red spots, stain clothing and on top of all could be carcinogenic. Read more here ). It is also artificial coloring free, mineral oil free – therefore suitable for those with sensitive acne skin.

It also contains Bee Venom, their key ingredient of all products under A.C Care, which helps clear acne and control the secretion of sebum.

On top of that, aloe vera extract moisturizes the skin, while calming skin irritation.

For those who are suffering from acne and looking for a suitable sunscreen – try the A.C Care Bee’s Sun Protection – a multi functional product for both sun care and anti-acne care!



AHC now available at the Incheon International Airport

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AHC products will be available at the Lotte Duty Free Shop at the Incheon International Airport.

Therefore, for those who wants to try their latest upgraded BB Cream free from 9 harsh chemical ingredients , they are available directly at the Lotte Duty Free Shop!


Hannule releases Rich Effect Wrinkle Filler


Amore Pacific’s Hannule has just released another new addition off their purple line called the ‘Gogyeol Jinaek’ line or known in English as the ‘Rich Effect’ line : Hannule Rich Effect Wrinkle Filler.

As summer arrives, high temperature and sun heat slows down the blood circulation of the skin, and easily breaks the balance of the skin which results in accelerated aging. 

The filler is enriched with herbal ingredients (featuring Korea’s first Ginseng Saponin Enzyme Treatment, Angelica, etc ) to plump up wrinkles, and continuous use will see a drastic improvement on your wrinkles. It will also improve blood circulation   

To purchase, type 한율 고결진액 필러 on Gmarket.


Liole introduces the first Elastic Bubble gel type sunscreen

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There’s no surprise here. The Korean cosmetics market has been known to introduce unique, innovative products – especially when it comes to sun care products in which they place great importance.

Introducing Liole Powdery Sun Chiffon SPF 50+  PA +++ ( 리오엘리 파우더리 썬 쉬폰) , a sunscreen with a very unique formulation – Elastic Bubble Gel.

This unique sunscreen contains Mango Butter, Shea Butter, and Grape Seed Oil to moisturize the face and protect it from external damage.


It uses silicone cross polymer and Dextrin to create a unique texture. Dextrin is a polymeric carbohydrate which are formed during the hydrolysis of starch to sugars by heat, by acids, and by enzymes. Dextrine is known to give cosmetics a sort of fluffy whip-cream texture. It is also used in Tony Moly’s Whipping BB Cream. It also has water binding properties.

It doesn’t feel sticky at all, and smoothens the skin to ensure your skin’s comfort. It is also waterproof!


Dr. Jart releases Facial Mist off their Acne-X series

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Dr Jart has released a new Facial Mist off their anti-acne series, ACNE-X, called the Dr Jart ACNE-X Facial Mist 아크넥스 페이셜 미스트.

It provides instant hydration to the skin, while refreshing it. At the same time, it controls the secretion of sebum to avoid excess oiliness and shrink pores.

It contains aloe vera gel to soothe the skin from excess heat, and contains fine mist particles for maximum absorbtion.