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Sunday, December 18, 2016

ETUDE HOUSE Play 101 Stick Color Contour Duo Review

Happy holidays everyone!


Whatever you will celebrate, enjoy it and rest well to prepare for a New Year ♥ I couldn't help it and I already opened a gift from my boyfriend and today, I will review for you a fresh item from Etude House!

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

ETUDE HOUSE: Dear My Enamel Lips-talk

Hello, girls!

I can't believe that Christmas is almost here! I won't lie to you. I am happy because winter semester in my University is almost over! *tears in my eyes*  I can't wait for holidays as I am tired from all the homework and studying.



Sunday, November 13, 2016

BATTLE OF THE CUSHIONS: Any Cushion vs. Cushion Filter (Any Cushion Cream Filter)

Hello, everyone!

Are you ready for some action? Just kidding, today I prepared special double review called "battle"! I will compare products based on some basic criteria and winner of each round will lead into final battle. This battle will be a little bit unfair, as Cream Filter is an upgrade of Any Cushion, read until the end to see the final result! ^^ 



NOTE: Full name is of this cushion is ANY CUSHION CREAM FILTER, but it's too long, so I shortened it into Cream Filter, don't be confused :D

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Life is Sweet: Celebrating Birthday with ETUDE HOUSE!

Happy late Halloween, my dear readers!
This post is special for me, as it's connected to my birthday, I hope you won't mind reading this. So let's get know each other better and of course, let's talk about cosmetics! :D

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

TONYMOLY NEWS: Strange Inventions

Welcome back, my dear visitors.
Last month I saw many interesting products/inventions and I just have to share it with you! This cosmetic news will be about TONYMOLY. By the way, I have some products from them, but i didn't write reviews yet. So let's start with the news! ^^

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Innisfree Bija Anti-Trouble Lotion REVIEW

Hello, girls~


How are you? I've been so busy with my school and with my other activities lately. But I am still trying to find time for my readers if somebody is reading this or at least this post's summary! 



Sunday, October 2, 2016

ETUDE NEWS: Hello, Any Cushion Cream Filter!

Hello, my dear readers!
3 days old, that's the age of a new Etude's Any Cushion. I've sent my spy to Etude shop to take exclusive photos for the people who are out of Korea, like me. So enjoy my new preview and let's talk! I hope you saw my previous post, Etude House News and saw Krystal's commercial for this newest Etude House Cushion Foundation! It's here and this post will have many interesting surprises for you kkk


Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Don Lee x New Cushion Launching and Shadow Cafe which is out of stock all the time - Etude House News September 2016

Dear my readers, I am launching new topic on my blog called "Cosmetic News from Korea"! Hands up with me and scream yay! It's difficult to watch all the news so I will open doors to all the fresh news for you ♥ My blog need new ideas as I wanted to make this place a wonderful amazing place where people will meet! Can I ever make it? I hope so!


Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Innisfree Bija Anti-Trouble Skin REVIEW

Hello, everyone!

I hope you had wonderful summer holidays. I just realized that it's already September. The new semester is here and soon, we (students and teachers) will get super busy! ^^


About

Recently I started with testing my samples, as I have too many of them. And I found Bija Anti-Trouble skin and lotion in a tiny cute box. I have problems with pores as most of the World's population and Bija line was promising things which stole my mind. So I bought toner/skin and also lotion! :D


"A toner made from natural Jeju torreya for treating blemished skin! 

1. The outstanding healing effects of the torreya seed oil help troubled skin. 2. Contains natural salicylic acid for exfoliation and blemish care. 3. The naturally fermented alcohol soothes skin. 4. 100% Natural essential oil: The scent of pine, juniper berries, and the forest comforts your mind and body."

Friday, August 12, 2016

The Face Shop - Kakao Talk Friends Set Masks Review

Welcome back, my readers~



I am back with a new review of Character Masks from The Face Shop. Summer is here and we can have more time to take care of skin, especially when we can see the sun most of the day and we are not so sleepy (sorry about our Australian and South American Friends, you have winter now).



Thursday, August 4, 2016

N Seoul Tower (SOUTH KOREA)

Hello everyone,
how are you doing? I was thinking a lot recently about my blog and I want to try to write not just about cosmetics. There are too many bloggers already and my little young blog doesn't stand a chance to blogging veterans. ^^; So I would like to write about some of my trips. I hope you will support me, my dear readers. ♥

About
N Seoul Tower is one of the main landmarks of Seoul city and also Namsan's proudest tourist attraction. Built in 1969 and costed about 2.5 million USD. Tower was for opened for public in 1980. 

N Seoul Tower is located on the top of Namsan mountain, means "South Mountain". This tower works like an observatory, restaurant and it contains also some shops.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Summer Night Tutorial feat. Ice Van Palette (ETUDE HOUSE)

Hello, girls~


How are you doing this summer? I hope everything is fine and I hope you are enjoying it! Summer's hot nights are here and I wanted to give you some sweet tutorial using Ice Van Palette, as this is the best seller in Korea (EH store) as well as in other global stores. 





Sunday, July 17, 2016

ETUDE HOUSE I Need You, Tea Tree! Mask Sheet Review

Hello, my dear readers!

How is your work or summer holidays? I've been a little bit busy with my art projects, but I am thinking about you every day, my readers, every day. This time, I will introduce you a sample from Etude House store, actually, mask sample. Isn't it great? Getting masks for free? I love Korean service so much. You really always get one bag of items for free and one bag as your actual purchase.






Tuesday, July 12, 2016

TAEYEON 태연 - "Why" Inspired Triangle Nail Tutorial (English, 한국어)

Hello, girls~


I have a good news, my blog passed 20.000 views yesterday!!! Congratulations! 축하합니다! Thank you very much~ And I have a good news for you as I prepared a new tutorial for you. YouTube got a new hit, Taeyeon and her music video "Why" and I am in love with that song. ♥ 
Taeyeon looks so beautiful and cute! (Taeyon form S N S D or Girl's Generations) She changed her hair color to blonde and all her music video was filmed in U.S. It suits her so much. I wish I had all her hairstyles too. It's like you want to look like Taeyon and you want to have sweet memories in the U.S. like she had. Anyway, if you were watching her video, you can notice many scenes with her nails. It's like it was calling me to make this tutorial. And she had cute tattoos on her fingers :D


Sunday, July 10, 2016

INNISFREE The Green Tea Seed Deep Cream - Review

Hello, girls!

Summer days are getting hotter and your face might get dry from strong sun. That's why Nana is here with a new review! kkk


Friday, June 24, 2016

ETUDE HOUSE Play Color Eyes Ice Van - Review

Hello, girls~


How is your summer? Is it hot? I am experiencing hot days all the time. I don't blame the weather - but I need as many ice creams as possible! kkk So what is today's review about? About Ice Van - Etude House newest palette. 

Friday, June 10, 2016

Etude House: Rose Garden Tutorial

Welcome back, my dear readers!


I am back with a new tutorial featuring ETUDE HOUSE items! This is older eyeshadow palette so you might be wondering why. I am currently having 11 Etude House eyeshadow palettes and I think, I am not only one in this world. So you might experience some kind of a flashback for their items in my future posts. I hope you don't mind~ I just feel too sorry for them laying under new items T-T




Friday, June 3, 2016

ETUDE HOUSE Dear My Wish Lips Talk PK002 Review

Hello, princesses!

I am back after passing first important exam and directly writing a review on Dear My Wish Lips Talk from Etude House! ^^ How are you doing? I hope you are doing great ♥ Let's skip to the review:

About

A few months ago, I participated in Etude House event and somehow I won this lipstick~ When I found this lipstick in the box, I was worried because I expected the worst shade, leftover which nobody wanted (it was an event after all). I've got surprised as I realized, that I've got the best shade from Dear My Wish line (2014). Ha! :D

Item comes in a cute paper package and the lipstick itself is made of a kind of glossy plastic container. It's a little bit older collection, but it can still be found in some shops. This paper box reminds pumpkin carriage for Cinderella. They had to put a lot of money into this paper package! And lipstick case looks fabulous as well!


Sunday, May 22, 2016

Missha Lipstick MRD03 Bloody Wine Review

Hello, girls ~

I am back with another lipstick review, as many of you liked my wishlist, I decided to buy the Missha MRD03 Bloody Wine Lipstick. To be honest, this lipstick came with a few surprises...



Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Strawberry Date Tutorial (ETUDE HOUSE)

Hello, everyone! ♥

How are you doing? I hope everything is fine ♥ Do you feel the sun? I do. Amazing what a little bit of temperature rise can do with a human's (my) mood. Promises must be kept, that's why I am bringing you this sweet Strawberry Date Tutorial! This tutorial is based on Strawberry Fondue eyeshadow palette from Etude House. (review here)


Monday, May 9, 2016

ETUDE HOUSE Strawberry Fondue Eyeshadow Palette Review

Hello, my dear readers!
I am well-known eyeshadow lover but my collection is getting kind of too big. Whatever, I am young only once. I love this palette and I was hesitating for about 2 months. But now I can proudly show you my review and tutorial!

Friday, April 29, 2016

ETUDE HOUSE Bubble Tea Sleeping Pack - Strawberry Review

Hello, beauties!~

Some of you saw my first cosmetic wishlist where I mentioned a sleeping pack from ETUDE HOUSE. It was just a wishlist, but my bank account had still some money left... not zero yet, so I started buying things from my wishlist. :'D


How does it look like?

Item comes in a paper package and plastic container. The package is cute as well as a plastic container. Jelly sleeping pack includes real bubbles similar to original bubble tea. 



Other types

This item comes in 3 different flavours:
 Green Tea Black Tea Strawberry 
(secret photo from Etude House)

Promised effect

"The bubble tea sleeping pack makes skin clear and full of vitality overnight with the mixture of strawberry gel and moisture capsule bubble." Etude is also promising moisture and brightening. The item itself has a beautiful strawberry scent. 


This bubble looks so strange :D
Testing


Sleeping pack might be temporary sticky after applying. And for me it's kind of weak moisturize as I am level "extreme" dryness type. I used this item also  to my damaged skin (accidentally) and I had a painful reaction. 
I found this website http://www.cosdna.com/eng/cosmetic_e576228118.html where is described the list of ingredients. You can see, alcohol has not pretty numbers in irritation value, at all.




Summary:

Design 4/5 I find it difficult to open the container while the spoon attached. You have to remove the spoon, put it somewhere and open the product. But it looks super cute ^^
Promised effect 3/5 One point down for Alcohol in the ingredients which might irritate your damaged skin. Another one down for stickiness when you use too much of the product and the weak moisturise.
Price 5/5 11.000 KRW is about 10 USD. We can still consider it as not that expensive.
Buying again? It looks super cute, but I had more impressing sleeping pack :)


I bought this item more like because of curiosity. What do you think about it? Have you ever try Bubble tea? Thank you for reading~

If you like my posts, please follow me! ♥

Nana ^^

Friday, April 22, 2016

Skin Like a Baby? Innisfree Green Tea Moisture Essence Review

Hello, everyone!

Today I am introducing you my new essence from Innisfree. Green plants are everywhere now, so I went outside to take photos for you~ Happy Earth Day, by the way ♥


Thursday, April 14, 2016

Spring 2016 Cosmetics Wishlist

Hello, my ladies!

For today, I decided to try to make my first Cosmetic Wishlist! I am blogging for a year now and I haven't done this before. I hope you will like my wishlist ♥ I am not really sure how to do that by here it is!



Friday, April 8, 2016

Tutorial: Like from the Magazine Look featuring EH Juice Bar Eyeshadows!

Hello, my dear ddalgies! °˖✧◝(⁰▿⁰)◜✧˖°

How are you doing everyone? This year is passing so quickly! How is it possible? But blogging is so fun! I am creating new and new reviews and working on new tutorials. So I hope will like this post ♥ I was working very hard. 


I am super happy to posting this tutorial! I was about to abandon this post, but today I've got a new strength and I just finished it, so I really hope you will like it~

How did I get this idea? A few weeks ago, I saw a beautiful yellow T-shirt, kind of blouse in Koton (my favorite shop ever, it's from Istanbul). I fell in love and for 10 dollars this shirt/blouse was more than likely welcomed in my wardrobe. This entire tutorial is to fit my new blouse. ♥ This yellow shade was so lovely and there is a beautiful detail made of gems there. It was a love at first sight! Inspiration is everywhere :D


Saturday, April 2, 2016

The SAEM Urban Eco Harakeke Firming Seed Oil review

Oily skin? Dry skin? Dry and oily skin combo? Do you also experience huge pores? I have combo skin with T-zone. Usually, there is no choice in cosmetics products. You can choose only between a product from the line for curing your pores, but it will leave your skin dry. Or you can try to cure your dryness however, your skin will get just more oily. Ladies and girls, I would like to introduce to you, my savior Urban Eco Harakeke Firming Seed Oil.


Sunday, March 20, 2016

Strawberry Nails Tutorial for Spring

Hello, my dear readers ♥

Spring is approaching and trees are starting blooming slowly. So ugly empty streets will turn into streets full of petals and you will take out your spring wardrobe and you all will become queens of streets! 
This is why we will welcome this lovely spring with a new nail design! ^^ For today I prepared Strawberry Nails Tutorial. Because strawberries are so cute, lovely and chewy. And this blog is Ddalgi (strawberry) itself, so this is my duty to make this tutorial. And why to not wear strawberries on your nails? I think it will be super stylish and not childish! Everyone will want to have nails like you will have.


Sunday, March 6, 2016

ETUDE HOUSE Precious Mineral Any Cushion Haul and Review

Welcome back, my dear readers <3

As I was about to post EH Juice Bar Haul when I realized... I forgot to post review of my beloved Any Cushion from Etude House~



I was very skeptical about buying Any Cushion. To be sure, which one to choose, I came to Etude House every day and tested each Any Cushion on half of my face. Results? I had 3 Cushions in my final round: 

1. Precious Mineral Any Cushion Light Pearl Aura (includes pearl brightener),
2. Precious Mineral Any Cushion Magic Mint (perfect for covering face redness),
3. Moistfull Collagen Foundation (which is not really cushion anyway :D)

However, I liked results of 3. Collagen Foundation the most, it was super heavy on my face and I couldn't stand using it for a long time. 2. Magic tint, greenish cushion had great results and using it was very comfortable. Unfortunately, my face looked like the ghost. It didn't cover just my redness, but also a natural color of my face. All my experience made sure, to buy 1. Light Pearl Aura~


Friday, February 26, 2016

UPDATED: BBIA Last Lipstick Velvet Matte Red Series Review

Hello, everyone ♪

I will be super busy soon, as I am signing to more and more part-time jobs. I kind of feel like Park Shinhye in "Heirs" as I do more working than studying now. BUT, I am still not satisfied with my amount of my cosmetics yet (my boyfriend thinks I have enough stuff, I disagree :D), because I need money to expand my humble collection~☆。゚+.(人-ω◕ฺ)゚+.゚~

Let
's stop talking and let's do review, I've got 2 lovely lipsticks from BBIA~

About

Last lipstick came in 2 different series: RED SERIES and RED SERIES 2 - in the green coat. As you can see, I have one from each series. You might be surprised, but the main propagator of BBIA lipsticks is Suzy! Suzy is wearing this lipstick almost at every photo shoot which she is doing for many kinds of magazines.  



The surprising fact is the shape of the lipstick, as it comes in a precise block, as well as the package. I have to mention that it was difficult to take lipstick out of the box because size and shape of package and lipstick is almost the same.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Etude House - Play Color Eyes Juice Bar Review

Hello, everyone!

Valentine's day is approaching in few hours and I've got a beautiful present from my boyfriend, already! I know, it's little bit earlier, but this gift is very exciting, so I am sharing it with you~ 

Juice Bar eyeshadows are fresh and came out with a new sweet line "Berry Delicious" (but it's not part of this line). Eyeshadows became a quickly best-selling item on Etude House Korean website of last week (this week number one is In the cafe eyeshadows - once again).



Saturday, February 6, 2016

Innisfree Canola Honey Series part 2 - Serum which does magic review

How are you, everyone? Today I prepared part 2 of Canola Honey Series reviews! 

To be honest, I had Canola Honey trial kit, which I wanted to review for you too, and I wanted to give a terrible review to Serum because it seemed useless. But It decided to try it, at least. And I realized that it works. I worked that well, that I've bought 2 bottles of this serum. :D Alright, let's stop with story background and let's do the review!



How does it look like?

Item reminds Canola Honey design as other products from the line. The new remarkable point is dispenser. And surprising is also size. I was suspecting it to be a little bit bigger because mist it about 3 cm taller.

The size of serum is 50 ml, which is average. The sample was 10 ml and it was without a dispenser. I think the sample was pretty huge, for being just sample! But in the sample, I couldn't recognize honey smell as I clearly noticed in original size product.



Promised effect

Innisfree promises serum containing a hydrating formula with Jeju Canola Honey and Canola Honey oil forms which deeply replenishes your skin with moisture. This time, we didn't get exact percentage of real honey inside. :D


Testing

Orange-gel like liquid with the honey smell. Gives softness and deep moisturizing even for dryest skin like mine. I realized huge improvement in my pore acne scars! I highly recommend to use it with Canola Honey cream for a perfect result!


Note: You should use a serum before cream.

I checked this product with SKINCARISMA again. I really like that website. Skincarisma analyze of Canola Honey Serum says there is a risk for a sensitive, oily and dry skin. Maybe because this item contains also alcohol. But for some strange reason I didn't have any scary side effect, actually, it helps a lot my dry and oily and sensitive skin. It might be a little bit risky to buy if you are worried about alcohol. You might want to see full ingredients list with an explanation here.

Summary:

Design: 5/5 Casual, Innisfree-like, chic!
Promised effect: 5/5 This product is great for cold dry winter days but also for people with dry skin and combo skin oil/dryness. Does impressive deep moisturize ♥ 
Price: 4/5 Well, sadly you can find this product from 20USD to 30USD, check for some sale~
Buying again? 5/5 I've got 2nd bottle already!

Missed part 1?

I hope you enjoyed this review, I will bring update with my pore scars fight. How is your serum? Would you exchange it with this one? I wish you a great week and don't forget to check my blog for a new updates from Calnola Honey Series ^^


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Do you want to read reviews of K-Beauty products? https://ddalginanabeauty.blogspot.com/search/label/Review

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Nana~

Monday, February 1, 2016

Innisfree Eco Nail Color 127 북극여우의 입김 review

Hello, girls~


Today, I made a review about a very lovely nail polish, which might look not so useful, but I will make you sure, that it's super lovely and usable for all occasions! I didn't really know how to style this product. In the end, I decided to take photos in the sparking background and I also added some special graphics effects. This shade used in this review will be number 127 (북극여우의 입김).



Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Snowy Dessert Play 101 Pencil Review


Hello, my snowy ddalgies!

Today, I would love to show you my new Play 101 Pencils. I love collecting them, they are useful and handy! (I am getting too many of them) The new limited edition is here! (●♡∀♡))ヾ☆*。Play Pencil's shades are like heaven's match with strawberry pepero (Korean snacks). How can it look so yummy ♥


About

Snowy Dessert Play 101 Pencils were launched on Pepero day (Pocky / Mikado day for rest of the world), which was 11. 11. 2015. It was great timing! It's a Pepero day because of four ones 1 1 1 1 and it looks like a Pepero in the packaging.

Only a 5 new colors were launched, what is so strange, until now they always made 10 new shades. What is Etude preparing next time? Valentine's day edition with 5 additional colors?


I have a photo from a shopping mall in Seoul, showing all 5 new colors. I've got only 3 because I don't use brown and red much. So you can at least check how they look like in real! ^^ Etude House store looks so magical during winter. I wish I could buy all the items from this limited collection, but I am so broke  :D all items are so cute, but I decided to buy only a Play Pencil Sticks.


How does it look like?

Packing was changed completely, I kinda like it, but I had problems to open it (good old paper boxes!). If they made all 5 shades into one big pepero packing, it would be much more interesting, but it's just my idea.


Compare old and Snowy Dessert Play 101 Pencils

Color shade is not included on sharpener (they put pencil's shade on the lining) and pencil number was moved to the main body part. Pencil shape is the same, only with different base color, dark brown.




About the colors

71 - this pink is beautiful, might look girlish, but the pigmentation is mixed and shine has additional color!
72 - brown with shimmering. This brown might look a little bit boring, but I think it might look great as a eyeshadow.
73 - I have high expectations of this warm gold color, I was looking for a replacement for my eye tint!



Colors look very sweet indeed. From my 3 shades, I like pink the most (71), because of it's unique shine. The expectation of light brown (72) was a little bit different, but I think mixing it with gold (73) will have a good result! ^^



Summary:
Design: 4/5 I don't like changed number position and shade, because it is harder to orient in my huge collection.
Promised effect: 5/5 any complaints.
Price: 4/5 from 5-10 USD.

Buying again? Limited edition.


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Do you like the new design? Have a wonderful day! Nana ~

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