Asian beauty

Soo'ae Unicorn Glow Hologram Sheet Mask Review

This magical sheet mask contains allantoin, sodium hyaluronate, and vitamin C. Plus, it makes your skin look shimmery (like a unicorn!) for a while.

When I signed up for the Walmart Beauty Box a few months ago, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I’ve only received two Walmart Beauty Boxes so far, but both of them have included sheet masks, along with a handful of other beauty samples. It seems like Walmart Beauty Box is a good fit for anyone who wants to get introduced to fun new sheet masks along with other beauty products they wouldn’t find otherwise. Since sheet masks generally cost about $2.50 to $3 a piece (unless you buy…

Innisfree My Real Squeeze Broccoli Sheet Mask

This face mask contains broccoli extract (yum?), tiger grass, green tea extract, and sodium hyaluronate to soothe and moisturize your skin.

Innisfree is a Korean beauty brand that falls under Amorepacific, along with other companies like Etude House and Laneige. Today I’m reviewing one of the sheet masks I purchased during an impromptu trip to Innisfree’s Midtown East location in NYC. I initially picked up Innisfree My Real Squeeze Broccoli Sheet Mask because of I was amused to see a bunch of broccoli florets on the front of a skincare product. But then I realized that it made sense: Why wouldn’t this food be…

Dollar store Japanese beauty: Precious Times Rice Ceramide face mask review

This sheet mask costs only 100 yen (~$1 USD)—is it a bargain or a bust?

Face masks are one of my favorite souvenirs to pick up while I’m traveling. On a trip to Japan last fall, I picked up a rice ceramide mask from CAN DO, a popular 100 yen store (dollar store) in Japan. This mask is marketed under the brand “Precious Times,” and the package included a link to MITSUKI. This company appears to specialize in creating 100-yen products. The package promised that it would “console” your skin and promote “smooth-textured skin.” I…