Korean Beauty | BirchBox : January 2016 Edition
This month's BirchBox featured items from Korean Beauty or K-Beauty. Which are products that all come out of South Korea from makeup to skincare products. Where BB Cream was created and the sheet mask craze. BirchBox teamed up with the co-founder of Soko Glam to create this box filled with the brightest stars in K-Beauty.
Plus I love the pattern that come on the boxes as they are always different and make you feel like you're getting something amazing. This one is covered in glorious leaves, cucumbers and flowers.
For a lot of these products, the directions on the back are written in Korean so I'm going off of the fact sheet that is sent in every book for the tips and tricks of each product for application. And overall I'm happy with the selections that I got as I was in need of some good skin products.
This month's picks were:
Manefit - Beauty Planner Cucumber Soothing + Moisturizing Mask
This apparently is infused with cucumbers to soothe, tone, and restore moisture. Which is definitely something that we need in the winter as our skin loves to dry out. These come in a set of 5 for $10. The tip they give on this one is to peel off the plastic then smooth onto clean skin and then don't rinse as it's just absorbed into the skin.
Goodal - Yerba Mate Cleansing Foam & Yerba Mate Bubble Peeling
The Bubble Peeling is supposed to be for removing dead skin while the Cleansing Foam is for balancing oils and detoxifies the skin. This was a bonus item in the box so the price isn't listed.
RE:P - Bio Fresh Mask with Real Calming Herb
This mask is made with organic herbs and kaolin clay. And helps with reducing redness and cleanse pores. This product is $41 at full-size. To use you massage the product onto your face to exfolicate and 10 minutes later rinse off.
Goodal - Waterest First Essence
At full size of this is $30. It uses hyaluronic acid and lotus flower to help skin retain moisture. Similar to the Moisturizing Mask by Manefit you just let this absorb into the skin.
Tonymoly - Delight Tony Tint in #2 Red
The full size version is $6. This is a lightweight lip color that dries into a matte red shade. Because I could never have enough lip gloss or lip stick. I have tried this out and it starts out very red but quickly dries into an almost dark pink rose color rather than a bright red color. It also slightly tastes and smells like cherry or some kind of berry.
IPKN - Flash Cream Radiant Primer
Full size price is $28. Made with fruit extracts with SPF 15 primer to create smooth, luminous canvas for makeup. This can be wore by itself or underneath foundation.
If you would love to try this out yourself, BirchBox is only $10 per month and you get five items in every box. As well as an instruction card about the products.