Cleansing oils found their way in the beauty routines of Hollywood film stars in the 1950s. This oil-based cleanser was used to remove the heavy stage makeup used by Hollywood stars. Makeup artists found that cleansing oils effectively removed heavy makeup with ease and did not strip the skin of its natural oils. I decided to try the Missha M Perfect BB Deep Cleansing Oil. I wanted to try it to see how a Korean made cleansing oil would hold up to its Japanese counterparts. I wanted to find out how it was different. read more
Since it has become popular, BB cream has become an essential part of every girl's beauty routine. Earlier versions of BB cream were marketed as an all-in-one product. Originally created to soothe skin while reducing redness, it was dubbed as the ideal post procedure product & the perfect makeup item for those with reactive, sensitive skin. When the BB cream was thrust into the mainstream, cosmetic brands were quick to come up with their own versions of the cult favorite. Let's focus on one of K-beauty's best: Tony Moly Luminous Goddess Aura BB cream. read more
I've always loved skin care. Having sensitive & acne-prone combination skin for most of my teen years up to now, you'd understand my obsession;). That said, I'm always on the lookout for the latest products, ingredients or trends in caring for my temperamental skin. This time though, I wanted something that could moisturize my skin, brighten my old acne scars and improve my skin's overall texture. Let me tell you about my skin's new best friend, COSRX Snail 96 Power Mucin Essence! =) read more
Properly applied eyeliner can spell the difference between looking fresh, well-groomed & more “awake” as opposed to looking blah, tired & sleepy. After learning what eyeliner can do to enhance your eyes in the previous post, it's time for other brilliant eyeliner hacks that you can use for those days when you're in a hurry & those days when you need a little something extra. read more
It doesn't matter what age you're in. Pollution, stress, unhealthy habits & too much partying all take a toll on your skin, especially on your eye area. Skin damage may not show up instantly on the rest of your face but it's easily evident in your eye area. On your eye area, skin damage shows up in the form of dry skin, dark circles, sunken undereye area & crow's-feet. If you're not careful, the effects of lack of sleep, not drinking enough water and poor diet will easily age you. If damage has already set in, don't panic. Keep calm & let the Innisfree Green Tea Seed Eye Cream save your skin. read more
Protecting our skin from harmful UV rays is very important. Some of us don't even realize the danger of being exposed to sun without protection. Exposure to sun can cause uneven skin tone, dark spots & wrinkles. It accelerates your aging even if you are still young!The obvious solution for this problem is to use an effective sunscreen. I discovered the COSRX Aloe Soothing Sun Cream while shopping for other COSRX products. Since, I am a fan of COSRX, I decided to give this a try. read more
Eyeliner is one makeup product that can be considered as OPTIONAL. Most women can go about their day without it. Unlike foundation, eyebrow makeup & lip makeup, applying eyeliner can be intimidating. It is perhaps the trickiest and most difficult makeup application step to master. Most women dread using the eyeliner or just skip it altogether. Who can blame them? Their fear is justifiable.
Before you completely toss the idea of applying eyeliner, consider these facts. Proper application of eyeliner can: read more
Having a busy day at work is really tough, especially when your feet are tired from standing or working all day long. As a result, we get thick soles & calluses. It is important to provide the TLC that our feet needs.We often neglect our feet because we tend to focus on just the more visible parts of our body like our face & hands. However, we also need to show some extra love to our feet by using the Holika Holika Baby Silky Foot. read more
We often use the term whiteheads & blackheads when referring to the presence of dirt & bumps in our pores. What really is the difference between whiteheads & blackheads? Are these terms even interchangeable?
Here at Niniko, we would like to help you not only by finding the right product to use on your skin, but also on how to deal with your skin problems. read more
Recently, I'm starting to be concerned about my under eye skin. My wrinkles are not that obvious, but when I smile or laugh they become more visible. I also have dark circles because I tend to stay awake until wee hours, either because of studying or watching my favorite tv series.Wrinkles around our eye area is a natural phenomenon, which comes with ageing & constant exposure to sun. However, there are many ways of slowing down the presence of fine lines & reducing dark circles. read more