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By this time we all should know that I have a Skinfood problem. They are arguably one of the most heard of Korean skincare (and makeup!) brands around. Their motto is “good food for health is also good for the skin” which I personally love. So with my love of Skinfood, it’s no surprise that I was excited to try this Black Pomegranate Toner and Cream. (I mean, do we need to cover how much I love pomegranates? 😉 )
I was able to test drive a sample by Shara Shara, a Korean beauty brand that specializes in effective (and cute!) skincare and makeup products. This is the first time I’d ever tried Shara Shara, though I’d heard of them, so I was pretty excited! The sample package is a really pretty, soft, pastel look (a “mini me” version of the full size).
Before we really start diving into the glorious world of East Asian beauty, let’s discuss what exactly that entails. South Korea is considered the forefront of skin and beauty right now while the Western world sadly lags behind (but we’re picking up some ideas!). Natural ingredients free of parabens and fillers coupled with beautiful or cute packaging are the standard. Korean ladies expect bang for their buck and because they are so meticulous about what they use on their skin, companies are constantly innovating their products. Read more