five adorable cat themed cosmetics

cat themed cosmetics

Going to the makeup section of a department store can get pretty overwhelming.  There are so many products to choose from.  You’d need to spend hours to take a look at them all (sometimes I do!).  In that respect, Asian makeup does better than western brands.  A lot of collections have adorable and eye-catching packaging.

Since I’m a cat lover, one way to get me to buy a product is to put some cute cat art on the box.  If the product itself has some feline qualities, even better.  Laura has kindly invited to share some of my favorite cat themed cosmetic items on her blog. Continue reading



Why everyone is so obsessed with Korean Beauty products

korean beauty products

Everyone is so obsessed with Korean Beauty products! And I can easily see why! It’s not that they are new on the scene, in fact Korean beauty brands have been creating break through products and starting trends for years. However, products which were originally created for Asian markets are now more accessible and in huge demand all over the world. I’ve been dabbling myself in Korean beauty products and trends for a little while now after seeing them pop up online, discovering a few great K-beauty online stores and also shopping up a storm during my Asia holidays. So, if you aren’t quite sure what all the hype is about I’m about to fill you in faster than you can fill up a shopping cart of Tony Moly.  Continue reading



Etude House Styling Eye Liner review

Etude House eye liner

In my current quest to try out more Korean beauty products, Things of Beauty Boutique sent me the Etude House Styling Eye Liner to test out. Etude House is one of the more well known Korean Beauty brands, however I have only ever tried out one of their highlighters. I was also really keen to try out Things of Beauty Boutique, which is an NZ based online store that stocks makeup, jewellery and accessories. Continue reading



Korean Beauty Haul – best friend edition

Korean Beauty Haul 2016

My best friend, Melissa, is currently living it up in Korea, which means two things. Firstly, I miss her heaps, but at the same time I am crazy proud of her and secondly, Korean beauty products! Recently her and our other best friends who are in NZ with me decided to post each other some goodies. It was also Melissa’s birthday recently so we wanted to send her something for that too. You can see what NZ goodies we sent her at the bottom of the post, but for now check out what she sent me.

You can tell we have been friends for a long time because everything she sent me I am totally in love with!  Continue reading



Korean beauties and brands – a beautynet korea review

beauty net koreaEver since the outburst of BB creams into the western world I have kept my eye on Korean beauty products and brands, and my love for them has grown bigger and bigger. It seems that Asian beauty brands, especially in Korea, are always on the cusp of new breakthrough ingredients and they also have the most cutest packaging I’ve ever seen! Continue reading